Papa Has “Extras” Planned for Last Week

Thank goodness things warmed up for the final week that Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is open. (Our last day is Saturday, Oct. 20.) To celebrate, we’ll have enough volunteers available to open all of our extra activities on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12-6 pm! That means you can enjoy all of the free activities PLUS…

OPEN: What’s in Store for You at Papa’s

Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is open Saturday, Sept. 23. To date, we’ve hauled in over 150,000 pounds of pumpkins, squash and gourds at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch! We anticipate we will bring in well over 400,000 pounds of produce through the end of our season on Saturday, Oct. 21.  We’ve got most of the pumpkin varieties in…

Down to the Final Load of Pumpkins

It’s hard to believe the last load of pumpkins arrived Saturday evening. We’ve hauled in nearly 400,000 pounds (!) of fall produce this season, and the final 16 bins of large orange Howden pumpkins will be placed in the yards today. Papa’s Pumpkin Patch plans to be open through Saturday, Oct. 24 from 12-7 pm daily….

We’re Working on a Bountiful Harvest at Papa’s!

Almost daily, Papa is receiving more favorites from the fields as harvest is underway. On Monday night, we unloaded New Moon (large white) pumpkins, Wee Bee Little pumpkins, Snow Balls (small whites), a wide variety of gourds and Lunch Ladies, and decorative corn. Many of you have been waiting patiently for the corn, and it…

The Squash Are Arriving!

A cooler, wetter August has made for a late harvest at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. That means almost daily we are getting more produce. Today, we unloaded our most popular varieties of squash: buttercup and spaghetti. We also have acorn squash, and we expect to get hubbard, carnival, butternut and turban in the next two weeks….