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Pumpkins seem to be everywhere in October! Here is a little pumpkin trivia for you:
The top pumpkin productions states are Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania and California.
Pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin A and can be used to make soups, pies and breads.
Pumpkins originated in Central America and are members of the cucurbit family.
The largest pumpkin grown, so far, weighed 1,818 pounds and was grown in Ormstown, Quebec, Canada.