Pumpkin season

Pumpkin season

Most states have seasonality in the fall months. The three major productions in the United States are Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. The long pumpkin season in Illinois takes place from August till November. Pumpkin season in Indiana is in September and October and in Ohio in for a month longer, till November.

Our Halloween symbol and autumn delight, pumpkins are the best veggie to cook, decorate and make our house a cozy home in the first cold fall evenings. They are also very easy to grow in our own garden! Try a few seeds next time you have some over and wait for some months… the plant is also beautiful and the flowers are edible too.

Want to know when is pumpkin season close by you?

Please have a look at the following chart!

StatePumpkin in season
Alabamamid-September till mid-November
AlaskaSeptember and October
ArizonaSeptember and October
ArkansasSeptember till mid-November
CaliforniaSeptember till November
ColoradoSeptember and October
Connecticutmid-September till November
DelawareAugust till November
FloridaSeptember till November
GeorgiaSeptember till November
HawaiiAugust till December
IdahoSeptember till November
IllinoisAugust till November
IndianaSeptember and October
IowaAugust and September
KansasSeptember till mid-December
KentuckyOctober and November
Louisianamid-June till November
Mainemid-September and October
MarylandSeptember till November
MassachussetsSeptember till November
Michiganmid-September till mid-November
MinnesotaOctober and November
Missourimid-July till mid-December
MontanaSeptember and October
NebraskaSeptember till November
NevadaJuly till November
New HampshireSeptember and October
New Jerseymid-September and October
New MexicoAugust till November
New YorkSeptember and October
North CarolinaSeptember and October
North DakotaSeptember and October
OhioSeptember till mid-November
OklahomaSeptember and October
PennsylvaniaSeptember till December
Rhode Islandmid-September and October
South Carolinamid-September till mid-November
South DakotaSeptember and October
TennesseeSeptember till November
TexasSeptember till November
VermontSeptember and October
VirginiaSeptember and October
WashingtonSeptember till January
West VirginiaSeptember and October
WisconsinSeptember and October
WyomingSeptember and October

Pumpkins health benefits

Besides being delicious, pumpkins are also nutritious. They are high in vitamins (great to keep our immune system strong during the cold months!) and like an orange veggie, they contain Vitamin E and beta-carotene (great for your eyes and skin). Great source of fiber, potassium, and antioxidants, it’s perfect to replace potato when you want to get more nutrients for lower calories and still prepare a winter meal rich in (good) carbs.

Fresh pumpkin recipes

There are endless ways to include pumpkin in your diet. Some of our favorite recipes are the super tasty and rich pumpkin gingerbread, healthy pumpkin pasta and pumpkin hummus. The three of them are a complete delight for your nose and eyes, flavor-rich, filling, nutritious and healthy!

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