From the Pumpkin Patch

Each year Quesnel Farmers' Market holds a contest to see who grows the biggest pumpkin

The Rossmann boys anxiously await the results.

Approximately 15 pumpkins arrived at the last Farmers’ Market for the biggest pumpkin contest, several of which were grown by children. Pumpkins ranged from 37 pounds to the winner at 161 pounds grown by Mackin Creek Farm. Second place went to the Josephy family at 152 pounds and third to the Pepper family at 140 pounds. First prize (in Market bucks) was $100, second was $50 and third prize took home $25.

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