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Pumpkin perfection proves valuable for farmers

by | Oct 29, 2015 | Life & Style

A wide variety of ghords and pumpkins are available from 5 star farms.

A wide variety of gourds and pumpkins are available from 5 star farms.

Patsy and Richard Goodwin are the official "pumpkin providers" for 5 Star Farms in Farmersville, a locally owned and family ran farm. Pumpkins can be found on Hwy. 78 next to The Brownie Cottage.

Patsy and Richard Goodwin are the official “pumpkin providers” for 5 Star Farms in Farmersville, a locally owned and family ran farm. Pumpkins can be found on Hwy. 78 next to The Brownie Cottage.

Glistening, orange jewels sit beside the highway, attracting drivers’ attention from near and far. Buyers stop, purchase and even chat with local farm owners Richard and Patsy Goodwin.

The Goodwins, along with their son and daughter-in-law Jerry and Karen Mantooth, own and operate 5 Star Farms, which is located outside of Farmersville on County Road 700.

During the Halloween and fall season, the family was asked to put the pumpkins for sale next to The Brownie Cottage on Hwy. 78.

By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]

For the complete story see the Oct. 29 edition of The Farmersville Times or click on the e-edition.

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