Northwest NEWS

October 12, 1998

Local News

The search for the great pumpkin

   A traditional fall ritual is the search for the right pumpkin.
  
   Take a country drive, enjoy the autumn foliage and celebrate the change of season with some roadside treats, or walk through a field of colorful gourds and squash.
  
   There's nothing like wandering through a pumpkin patch to get people in the mood for the fall harvest season.
  
   Local pumpkin growers are usually open to pickers on weekends by mid-October. Most are only open midweek by appointment for groups.
  
   Here's a listing of local patches:
   For more information call 425-348-5802 or toll free at 888-338-0976 or visit www.snohomish.org on the web.