The Sounds of a Morning Walk at Papa’s

Nothing beats an early morning walk in the summer. The air is crisp and fresh; the temperatures cool enough that there’s a heavy dew that sparkles in the sunshine all across the fields. And this morning was made extra special by the North Dakota summer sounds: pheasants, morning doves and Papa’s favorite, the meadowlark. The…

Papa Welcomes Husky To The Family

Folks who know Papa well know that he gives most everyone and everything a nickname. Take lawn mowers for example. We didn’t have the newest lawn mower for a day and Papa already was introducing him as “Husky.” Husky joins Marlys and Dixie as the primary caretakers of the yards around Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. We’ve…

Papa’s 2015 opening is 98 sleeps away!

Kids are great at marking time by how many more “sleeps” they will have until a special day, and Papa is taking their lead. In case you are counting, there are 98 more sleeps until Papa’s Pumpkin Patch opens for the 2015 season! The 2015 season will be Sunday, Sept. 13 through Saturday, Oct. 24,…

The Best Country Drive Around Town!

Each spring, it creates itself anew, practically before our eyes. This spring is no different, and the rain the last couple of days has certainly helped it along. Papa is talking about the beautiful tree tunnel that arches over Sandy River Drive, one of the main roads to Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. It’s the best country drive…

Papa’s Got His Granola at Local Outlets

Here’s something fun: Papa’s Granola is now available at three retail outlets in Bismarck, ND. That’s right! You can get a little bit of that home-grown goodness you love about a visit to Papa’s Pumpkin Patch, all year round. (Check out this story on KFYR TV.) You’ll find Papa’s Granola at Steep Me a Cup…