KVRR News, Fargo, ND.
KVRR News, Fargo, ND.
KVRR on Twitter KVRR on Facebook

Farmer Sells Pink Pumpkins For Breast Cancer Awareness



Bookmark and Share

Local farmers in Minnesota are growing pink pumpkins for a good cause: breast cancer awareness.
 
You can see, these pumpkins are not the typical bright orange.

If you look closely, you can see a pink tint on them.

Farmer Bert Bouwman says the concept started by accident several years ago when a farmer spotted the color.

They're being sold at some Twin Cities grocery stores, and buyers are snatching them up!
  
"It just started and already we're over by 400 dollars," Bouwman says. "So by the end of the season we hope to have a good large amount."
  
A certain percentage from the pumpkin sales will go directly to fund breast cancer research.

     

St. Joseph's School in Moorhead Holds Second Rake-A-Thon

A Moorhead Catholic school gives back to the community by helping ...

ND Democrats Accuse GOP Of Squandering Oil Tax Revenue

North Dakota Democrats say a Republican supermajority could ...

Free Ride for Williams County Graduates

A North Dakota county has a good deal going to try to keep youth in the area. ...

Burris Sentencing Delayed  Oct. 24

One-Year Sentence for Wales, ND Man  Oct. 24

Local Groups Donate Supplies to West Africa  story with video  Oct. 24

Steakhouse Set To Open In Valley City  Oct. 24

Valley City Pushes For $16 Million Wellness Facility  Oct. 24

Drunk Driving Crash and Arrest  Oct. 24

Hunting Accident Near Tewaukon Wildlife Refuge  Oct. 24

Vehicle Hits West Fargo Boy on Bike  Oct. 24

Huge Response to Investigation  Oct. 24

Man Appeals 160-Mile Electrical Transmission Line  Oct. 24

Tips Coming In After Armed Robbery  Oct. 24

Moorhead Man Pleads Guilty to Unlicensed Tattoo Shop  Oct. 24

Road Closure in Moorhead Starting Monday  Oct. 24

EERC Names New Director  Oct. 24

NDSU Students Fight World Hunger  Oct. 23

Boy's Grandmother Objects to Republican Ad  Oct. 23

Kindred Man Charged in Brother's Death  Oct. 23

Detroit Lakes Man Pleads Guilty to Crossbow Killing  Oct. 23

Grand Forks PD Meets Community   Oct. 23

Nonprofits Showcase Volunteer Opportunities   story with video  Oct. 23

Tesoro Suspect Is Still At Large  story with video  Oct. 23

Savers Models Halloween Fashion Trends  Oct. 23

Last Chance for Fresh Produce  Oct. 23

County Measure May Increase Phone Tax  story with video  Oct. 23

40 Overdoses Reported Last Month in Fargo  Oct. 23

McDonald's Theft in Devils Lake   Oct. 23

Attorney for Hockey Players Wants Gag Order  Oct. 23

$1.4 Million Spent On Measure Ads  Oct. 23

No Determination Made in Hoffner Investigation  Oct. 23

$4.5 Million for Rural High-Speed Internet  Oct. 23

KVRR News Archive
     

Nonprofits Showcase Volunteer Opportunities   story with video

People looking to do a little volunteer work found ...

40 Overdoses Reported Last Month in Fargo

Fargo public safety leaders are concerned about a report showing there were about ...

Huge Response to Investigation

Dozens of people are coming forward to talk about their concerns with ...

Last Chance for Fresh Produce  Oct. 23

Savers Models Halloween Fashion Trends  Oct. 23

McDonald's Theft in Devils Lake   Oct. 23

Attorney for Hockey Players Wants Gag Order  Oct. 23

No Determination Made in Hoffner Investigation  Oct. 23

KVRR News Archive