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Thread: anybody hear about the pumpkin shortage

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    Super Member mimom's Avatar
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    I want one of those white pumpkins, I hated them when I first saw them a couple of years ago, but now I love them.

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    I did but then Publix (grocery store) loaded them in the stores and they are $1 less than last year. $5.99 for a very nice size.

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    Not again! Last year we couldn't find canned pumpkin anywhere. And pumpkin pie is one of my favorites.

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    Last year was the first time I carved a pumpkin in a number of years. I only did that because it fell when the grandson and grand daughter were going to be here. I just don't get as thrilled by Halloween like I used to, and it is my favorite holiday. I think it is the take down afterward that does it.

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    The pumpkin patch fields here are full of pumpkins all sizes. I guess it depends on where you live and if you are able to go to the source to buy. If there is a bad crop most markets may not get very many pumpkins to sell. Oh, My dog loves canned pumpkin and the vet said it was excellent for her to eat for a treat.

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    I bought one and made 2 pies. They are gone already. :roll:

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    Super Member redquilter's Avatar
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    That was said for last year also but we had no problems. Perhaps in certain areas.

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    It ain't happening in my area. They're everywhere.

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    Yes I guess it's what part of the country you live in.

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    I know a year ago there was a shortage on commercial/canned Pumpkin in TN at the holidays! The shelves were bare down to 3 cans at Thanksgivig and the store clerk told me they wouldn't be getting anymore, so I was fortunate to get a can.

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