The Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin festival is an annual event featuring gourds weighing more than 1,500 pounds. Sammy Caiola The Sacramento Bee
The Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin festival is an annual event featuring gourds weighing more than 1,500 pounds. Sammy Caiola The Sacramento Bee
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Pumpkin madness: Elk Grove celebrates giants in style

September 30, 2016 08:00 AM

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Debbie Arrington is the home and garden writer for The Sacramento Bee. A lifetime gardener and consulting rosarian, she took over that beat in 2008 after almost 10 years on The Bee's Sports staff. Debbie also writes about food and cooking, focusing on seasonal crops and farm-to-fork cuisine.

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