Maine’s First No Kill Pumpkin Patch Is A Smashing Success!

The Corgan Pumpkin Patch in Caribou Maine is one of a kind, Modern Philosophers. Known as “The No Kill Pumpkin Patch”, the orange gourds on this farm cannot be taken off the property. In fact, pumpkins from other patches are brought to the Corgans so that they might live out their lives safely. “Our kiddos gave us the idea,” William Corgan explained to this Modern Philosopher as he gave

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pumpkinsThe Corgan Pumpkin Patch in Caribou Maine is one of a kind, Modern Philosophers.

Known as “The No Kill Pumpkin Patch”, the orange gourds on this farm cannot be taken off the property.

In fact, pumpkins from other patches are brought to the Corgans so that they might live out their lives safely.

“Our kiddos gave us the idea,” William Corgan explained to this Modern Philosopher as he gave me a tour.  “They loved to play out in the patch, give the pumpkins names, and befriend them.  Then they’d freak out when we’d cut them open, gut them, and carve them up.  My wife would try to explain that it was every pumpkin’s dream to grow up to be picked as a family’s Jack O’Lantern, but they wouldn’t accept that.”

pumpkins no kill“They’d say that the pumpkins told them their dream was to live in a peaceful field, play with the children…

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