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Farms of Tuolumne County will hold its second Pumpkin & Zucchini Weigh-In on October 20, 2018 (rain date October 27) at Hurst Ranch, 17415 Highway 108, Jamestown, CA.

For instructions on how to grow a giant pumpkin click pumpkin growing instructions-04052017191508

Possible web sources for Pumpkin seeds:

Farmer John’s  and Garden.org   A few others are https://www.theheirloomseedstore.com/product/atlantic-giant-pumpkin or https://www.burpee.com/gardenadvicecenter/vegetables/pumpkins/how-to-grow-huge-pumpkins/article10276.html where you can also learn about how to grow a giant pumpkin.

Or check with your local nurseries e.g. Nature’s Whole Food Depot    or   The Garden Company 

For those of you who can’t help but grow giant zucchini, this is the event for you.

ENTRY INTO THE WEIGH-IN IS FREE.   HOWEVER, there is a $7 fee to get into Hurst Ranch  because this event is being held in conjunction with their Fall Festival which includes the FOTC Pumpkin & Zucchini Weigh-In,   Unlimited Train & Hay Rides, Hay Bale Maze, Petting Zoo, Free pumpkin for everyone.  Kids under 2 get in free.

Don Pedro FFA will have hot dogs, cookies, coffee and sodas for sale.

Hurst Ranch opens at 9am. Get your entries in by 9:30am.  Weigh-in will end around 12:30, but the Hurst Festival will go to 3pm.

Cash prizes for biggest pumpkin and zucchini!  Certified scale.

Don’t have a pumpkin or zucchini to enter? Come on over anyway and join in on the fun!

For more information call 209-928-3775 or e-mail info@tcfarms.org.

To download Official Rules and ENTRY FORM click 2018 Weigh-In flyer with entry form

Flyer with Entry Form also available at Sonora Farmers Market beginning mid-September