By Peggy Jo Goodfellow, Arizona Farm Bureau: Four generations of the
Nick and his wife Laurie continued to farm cotton and wheat until 1989 when Nick grew his first pumpkin crop and that was the beginning of the Annual Buckelew Farm Pumpkin Festival. Their children, Clint and Amy have worked the farm their entire lives and have been a big part of the Pumpkin Festival growth.
From their website: “We are proud of our farming roots and proud of being able to share a piece of the family tradition with our customers every October.”
Don’t miss Buckelew Farm’s Pumpkin Festival of fun during the last three weekends in October!
Buckelew Pumpkin Festival & Corn Maze
Starts: October 10 – October 31, 2015
Place: 17000 W. Ajo Highway, Tucson, AZ 85735
Saturdays 10 am to 5 pm
Sundays 10 am to 5 pm
Admission: $10 per person (Children in diapers are free of charge)
Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series of Fall Festival articles. For more information on our member benefits including our regional benefits go to Arizona Farm Bureau’s member benefits page online. Or, download the Member Benefits app (FB Benefits) to your smart phone for easy, everyday access to your benefits