The corn has about run it’s season now. They have been selling it at all the local farmer’s markets in the valley, but their pumpkins are ready to be picked. Starting this week they will have pumpkins, cornstalks and straw for holiday décor. If you want to pick a pumpkin right out of the patch, Mabey Pumpkin Patch is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm. Your kids or grandkids will love you for it. If you are looking for a great place in your neighborhood for a a local pumpkin patch (in the United states) check this site.
Meanwhile, enjoy the remaining corn harvest while you can! What is your favorite way to eat a fresh ear of corn?
photo credit: CML