When we carve up jack-o-lantern, go to pumpkin patch, roast some pumpkin seeds and/or bake up favorite pumpkin recipes; all pumpkins deserve a celebration today. Happy Pumpkin Day.
[Image Description: Orange banner background. At the top; “National Pumpkin Day”, next line, “October 26, 2021”. Next is an image of pumpkins stacked up together in front of sunrise/sunset on the grass.
Next, “Pumpkin [Greek origin: pepon “large melon”]”. Next in bulleted list:
“US produces 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins
Illinois produce more than any other states
Pumpkin is packed with vitamin C”
Next is CODIE logo in green]