Go Green with Locally Grown Pumpkins


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If you’re trying to green up this decidedly orange holiday, walk right past those huge boxes of pumpkins at the grocery store and head out to Boone Hall Plantation. There you can pick a pumpkin right from the soil it was grown in, rather than right from the box it was shipped in. This is a simple choice with a relatively small impact, but it will eliminate the energy used to ship those store bought pumpkins from distant farms. It will also get you and your family/friends out for a fun fall outing.



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