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There is More to Pumpkin than a Pie!

Pumpkins and squash have a long history, going back to the ancient Americas.  Archeologists have determined that variations of squash and pumpkins were cultivated along river creek banks along with sunflowers and beans.  After the emergence of corn, ancient farmers decided to grow squash, corn, and beans together.  This was because the bean roots set nitrogen […]

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