Farm Facts: Pumpkins
Fall wouldn’t be the same without pumpkin pies, pumpkin carving or pumpkin picking at a local patch. In fact, pumpkins are so popular in the fall that many North Carolina farmers plant between 1 and 5 acres of the crop as a source of additional income each year. Can’t get enough of the favorite fall fruit? Check out a few of these fun pumpkin facts.
3,000-4,000 acres of pumpkins are grown in North Carolina each year.