Bumper crop of Halloween pumpkins ready at Linby’s Brooke Farm

An abundance of pumpkins freshly grown at Linby’s Brooke Farm are now available for sale ready for Hallowe’en. And they’re also for sale in West Bridgford.

Smaller pumpkins are priced at £1.50 and £3 for a large pumpkin at the farm shop on Main Street, Linby, which is open Monday to Thursday 8am to 3.45pm, Friday 8am to 3.15pm and Saturday 8am to 3pm.

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Pumpkins are also available for sale at County Hall reception, West Bridgford, from 10am to 1.30pm on Wednesdays.

The farm is run by Nottinghamshire County Council and employs staff with mixed abilities and offers training to people with disabilities.

Councillor Stuart Wallace, Chairman of Nottinghamshire County Council’s Adult Social Care and Public Health Committee, said: “Although the lack of rain over the summer prevented us from growing giant pumpkins, this year has been a good year for quantity as we have around 200 small and 150 large pumpkins ready to be made into Hallowe’en lanterns.”

The farm shop also offers a range of home-grown produce for sale including free range eggs, seasonal vegetables, salad and fruit, flowers and plants along with locally-sourced products such as bread, milk, preserves, pickles, cakes and biscuits.

For more information visit www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/brooke-farm