Ornamental pumpkins come in hues to suit any taste at Strom’s Farm and Bakery in Guelph, Ontario (www.strom.ca). Food-variety pumpkins sustained homesteaders through many hard winters. Today, ornamental varieties are a valuable crop, especially for small farms with agritourism offerings that connect neighbors from town to agriculture.



Here at The Furrow and Homestead magazines, we love looking through the photos our field editors capture on their travels. Unfortunately, there’s only so much space in our print magazines. So with “The Occasional Photo,” we’ll showcase some of the inspiring photography we just couldn’t make room for in the magazine. We may dust off some classic shots from past articles, too. Enjoy, and check back for more from “The Occasional Photo.”

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