New Canadian Record Field Pumpkin

New Canadian Record Field Pumpkin
Press Release
On September 27th, 2014 in Waterville, Nova Scotia a new Canadian Record was set for the Heaviest Field Pumpkin. The event was the 6th Annual Annapolis Valley Giant Vegetable Growers -Glad Gardens Weigh Off. The new Canadian record Field Pumpkin was grown by John MacKinnon of Strathlorne , Inverness County, Nova Scotia and weighed in at 197lbs. The previous record, which was set back in 2012 also held by John, was 181lbs.
John is a long time grower of various giant vegetables including Atlantic Giant Pumpkins and Field Pumpkins. Over the years John has held various records in both of these categories. In 2003 John set a new Canadian Record for Atlantic Giant Pumpkins at 1252 pounds and in 2011 John broke the World Record in the Field Pumpkin category weighing in at 162 pounds.

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