Pumpkin farmers across US ready to deliver fun this Halloween season

Have no fear this Halloween season.

October 14, 2021, 7:30 PM

Have no fear this Halloween season, farmers across the country are working hard to make sure there's no shortage of pumpkins -- and fun -- this fall.

At Underwood Family Farms in Ventura County, California, farmer Suzanna Underwood said her patch is a community-driven business.

PHOTO: The Faharda family at the "Underwood Family Farms" in Ventura Country, California, on Oct. 14.
The Faharda family at the "Underwood Family Farms" in Ventura Country, California, on Oct. 14.
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"We're so excited to have our community come to our farm and select their own pumpkins grown right here in our fields," said Underwood.

The Faharda family visited the farm on Thursday. The fam said it's a newer family tradition.

"Doing our third annual America tradition ... getting our family pumpkin," said the father.

PHOTO: Brigette Basse, co-owner of “Pumpkin Town Farms,” in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Brigette Basse, co-owner of “Pumpkin Town Farms,” in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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In Tulsa, Oklahoma, families at the Pumpkin Town Farms pumpkin patch were happy to pick their own pumpkins, too.

Brigette Basse, co-owner of Pumpkin Town Farms, said she is grateful that her neighbors chose to shop locally.

"As a family owned and operated business. ... We are grateful for our customers who choose to shop locally and support made in America," said Basse.

PHOTO: Cristina Palombo, owner of "Maize in the City," in Thornton, Colorado.
Cristina Palombo, owner of "Maize in the City," in Thornton, Colorado.
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At "Maize in the City" in Thornton, Colorado, customers have a hand in harvesting while they make lifelong memories with family and friends.

"We're really excited to just be able to provide a really fun, family friendly location for you to come out, build community, come together and just enjoy the season," said owner Cristina Palombo.

PHOTO: The Johnson family at the "Crockett Farms" pumpkin patch in Rushville, Missouri.
The Johnson family at the "Crockett Farms" pumpkin patch in Rushville, Missouri.
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As cold weather returns to much of the country each year, families do the same at their favorite spots. The Johnson family, of Rushville, Missouri, has been coming to the Crockett Farms pumpkin patch for 10 years.

"We just have a blast looking at all of them and picking out our favorite ones," said Ellen Johnson.

PHOTO: Andrea Crockett, the co-owner of "Crockett Farms," in Rushville, Missouri.
Andrea Crockett, the co-owner of "Crockett Farms," in Rushville, Missouri.
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Crockett Farms co-owner Andrea Crockett said there is no shortage of pumpkins at their farm.

"We have about a 20-acre pumpkin patch and we raise all of our own so we don't have to worry about getting them shipped," said Crockett. "We have white, we have orange, we have green, we have bumpy, we got smooth."

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