It's The Great Pumpkin Shortage, Charlie Brown!
You might want to secure your jack-o-lantern sooner than later this year. Melody Schwabe of Schwabe Pumpkins says Mother Nature has taken a toll on patches across the prairies. "We probably harvested 40 per cent less than we normally have," she says. Schwabe anticipates they will run out long before Halloween. "We'll probably be out of pumpkins shortly after Thanksgiving. Usually we make it to the end of the month," she says. She says prices are a bit higher as a result. They are...

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