Pumpkins are a fall tradition. From Jack-o’-lanterns to pumpkin pie, they signal the beginning of the fall season. Join us Thursday, October 7, 2021 at the Greene County Extension for an evening of all things pumpkin! We will start with some Pumpkin Fun Facts presented by the host, Kim Hupman, OSU Extension Greene County Horticulture Program Assistant. Jim Jasinski, OSU Extension Integrated Pest Management Program Coordinator, will talk about the 5 Key Pest of Pumpkins. Laura Halladay, OSU Extension Greene County Family and Consumer Science Educator, will teach us how to prepare a fresh pumpkin to use in recipes and provide a selection of tastings using pumpkin. Her presentation, Pumpkins: Not Just for Pie, will have you experiencing pumpkin in a whole new way! Finally we will wrap it up with Bryan Reeb, Giant Pumpkin Grower, on How to Grow Giant Pumpkins: The Basics from Start to Finish along with some seeds from his giant pumpkins.
When: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Location: 100 Fairground Rd., Xenia, Ohio 45385
This program will be held in person at the OSU Extension Greene County office, Ohio State University Extension follows current University and Local Public Health COVID-19 protocols.