This spring, thing BIG… think GIANT… think pumpkins.

It is the first day of spring, which means, even if the ground is still covered in snow, it’s time to start dreaming of the garden. We talked with Chad Gilmore, Pemberton’s champion giant pumpkin grower, to get a few tips on how to turn one tiny seed into one giant bounty. Gilmore is a … Continue reading

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How to grow a giant pumpkin… and why you really do want a Jabba the Hut look-a-like sprouting in your yard

The Canadian Tourism Commission declares Pemberton to be: the place Whistlerites move to when they grow up, fast becoming one of the great locavore foodie destinations in Canada the second-best place in the country to spend Thanksgiving (after your own home.) It’s also angling for the title : home to champion giant pumpkin growers. Pemberton’s … Continue reading