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Pumpkin Drop-off
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Friday, 2nd November 12PM - 6PM
Saturday, 3rd November 9AM - 2PM

Three Springs Police Substation
545 Wilson Gulch Drive, Durango, CO 81301

La Plata County Fairgrounds
2500 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301

Drop off pumpkins, gourds, apples and other Fall fruits for farmers and ranchers to use as animal feed.
No candles or decorations please!

NEW for 2018 at the Fairgrounds location only:
Prize for the heaviest pumpkin
Leaf drop - unsprayed, bagged leaves will be collected for compost by Table to Farm
Table to Farm Compost 

Interested in receiving pumpkins?
We are seeking farmers and ranchers interested in receiving pumpkins to feed livestock and with the ability to collect and transport pumpkins from the drop-off locations.
Register your interest using this form and return to Darrin Parmenter with the CSU Extension Office:

The annual pumpkin drop-off provides a responsible alternative to leaving squash on the porch as a bear attractant or tossing them in the trash.

Quote from a local hog farmer who received pumpkins in 2017:
"I think our little farm is well poised to grow with this... campaign at Three Springs in particular... It's a convenient location and it really helps me sustain a rare hog species in a responsible manner."

2017 Pumpkin Drop-off
A total of 405 pumpkins were collected at two locations and donated to local farmers and ranchers to be used as animal feed.

Pumpkin Drop-off 2017