The orchards are full of ripe peaches and apples, the fields are full of fresh corn, batches of cider doughnuts are being lifted out of the fryer in the store. Yet the crowds are streaming towards the pumpkin sling shot.
It makes sense. What could be more rewarding than smashing a pumpkin into a target — or better still, a basketball backboard, right above the rim? Not much ranks higher, except Halloween of course. But why wait?
At three pumpkins for $5, the pumpkin slingshot is far cheaper than any therapy and a lot more laughs. Wightman Farms in Harding will be offering fall family fun weekends through the fall season. At 1111 Mount Kemble Ave.