It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The world of competitive pumpkin-growing

Raymond Chen

Bill Littlefield of NPR’s sports program Only a Game interviews Susan Warren about competitive pumpkin-growing. [Direct link – Real format] An excerpt from her book Backyard Giants was printed in The Wall Street Journal: The Race to Break the Squash Barrier, the quest to grow a one-ton pumpkin. I’m fascinated by these subcultures of people obsessed with one thing.


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