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SQUASH

Learn about the different types of squash we grow and have available at our Harvest Fun Days and pumpkin patch!

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Delicata

Elongated shape, cream-like background with green flecks and stripes.

Nutty, buttery, sweet flavor, moist texture.

Recommended for stuffing, baking

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Sweet Dumpling

Acorn shaped, unusually colored with oranges, greens, creams.

Smooth, creamy texture with a sweet and nutty flavor.

Try cutting in half, stuffing both halves and roasting in oven. Also great in soup.

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Acorn

Dark green with spots of oranges and yellows, deep ribbing.

Sweet, nutty, mild in flavor.

Great roasted in the oven. Pairs well with maple syrup and bacon!

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Spaghetti

Oblong shape, bright to dull yellow in color.

Slightly sweet, savory, nutty flavor. "Strands" have crunchy texture.

Can be stored for several months.

Best roasted in the oven.

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Butternut

Long with thick cylindrical necks, peach in color.

Slightly sweet, nutty flavor, buttery texture.

Great for soups, roasting.

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Buttercup

Blocky, dark green color with "button" at the blossom end.

Sweet, creamy taste. Similar to acorn but sweeter.

Recommend roasting, soups.

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Delicata

Elongated shape, cream colored with green flecks and stripes.

Nutty, sweet flavor.

Recommended for stuffing or baking.

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Carnival

Hybrid acorn squash.

Round shaped, deep ribbing with shades of green, yellow and gold flecks.

Subtle sweet, nutty flavor.

Great in stews, curries, soups.

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Turks Turban

"Turban" shaped, bright orange-red color with spots of greens, white and oranges.

Sweet, nutty, mild hazelnut-like taste.

Recommended roasting, steaming, baking or pureeing.

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Ambercup

Similar looking to a pumpkin with light colored veining.

Very sweet, smooth texture. Similar to Buttercup. 

Great baked in the oven.

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Hubbard

large, long shaped, bumpy texture and blue-gray in color. 

Sweet, rich, buttery flavor. Texture can be a bit grainy.

Perfect for baking, purees and soups.

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Gourds

Swan necks, apples and caveman clubs.

Such fun additions to your displays!

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