I’ll preface this piece of news by saying that I enjoy a good piece of pumpkin pie as much as the next guy — but this whole pumpkin spiced anything craze is just a travesty.
Anyways, it seems excessive rains in the Midwest have done damage to the pumpkin crop that’s used to make canned pumpkin pie filling, so pick yours up early.
Also, just because I thought this was interesting, more than 90 percent of the American pumpkin crop comes from Peoria, Illinois.
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