Happy National Pumpkin Day!

Today is Oct 26 which means it is National Pumpkin Day! Check out some fun facts about pumpkins below!

  • Pumpkins are 90% water
  • Are in the same family as squash, cucumber and honeydew melon
  • Over 1 billion lbs of pumpkin are produced each year in the US alone
  • Pumpkins grow on every continent except Antarctica
  • Native Americans used pumpkins for food, medicine and floor mats
  • They make excellent pie!

 

 

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