January, 2017 : Online
Seed Auction , Starts January 7th at 12:01AM, ends promptly at 4:00PM January 15th.
It will be hosted on BigPumpkins.com.
February 4th, 2017 - Annual Winter Meeting
to be held at the Comfort Inn & Suites at Maplewood in Montplier, VT (Exit 7 off I-89). Meeting starts
at 10:00AM, lunch will be served ~12:00PM. The Comfort Inn will offer a special room
rate for anyone who wants to make a weekend of it, mention VGPGA for special rates. The Comfort Inn is located
at 213 Paine Turnpike North, Montplier, VT 05602 (802)
229-2222. Hope to see you there.
Google Map to Comfort Inn.
August 5th, 2017 - The
Vermont Giant Pumpkin Growers Association (VGPGA) Annual BBQ and Patch Tour: No cost to members and their
families. Patch tour prior to BBQ, details will be published when available. To be hosted by Huey & Wendy
Cadieux (East Poultney, VT).
September 23rd, 2017 -
The Vermont Giant Pumpkin Growers Association (VGPGA) Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh off:
To be held at Sam Mazza's
Farmstand in Cholchester, VT. Weigh off will start at 1:00PM but please have your pumpkin there between 10:00
- 11:00 AM. Mazza's typically has a food vendor available and a corn maze, fun for all. Non-members
can get their veggies weighed entering the day of for $25, this includes VGPGA membership.
Sam Mazza's Farmstand in Colchester.