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October at Meadowbrooke

October!  Fall arrived officially on September 23rd but the weather in PA is still pretty warm most days.  Soon the days will be shorter, the leaves will turn crimson and […]

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Farm Events

Sunflower Advice

Sunflower season has begun at Meadowbrooke Gourds and unless we get an early frost, we should have them well into October.  I thought I would do some research to find […]

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Farm Events

September at Meadowbrooke

September is the beginning of our busy time here at Meadowbrooke Gourds. We have lots of fun and exciting things going on at the farm. Sunflower Season Our sunflower season […]

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Fun Facts

What Other Places are Near Meadowbrooke to Visit?

One frequently asked question I get in the retail store is what else is there to see near Meadowbrooke Gourds.  Well, I never really knew exactly what was around us […]

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Farm Events

Looking Like Fall

Sunflowers Sunflowers!  I know everyone wants to know when the sunflowers are going to be blooming and I base this on the many calls, emails and people stopping into the […]

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Farm Events

Another Summer Celebration in the Books – 2019

We would like to give a great big shout out to everyone who attended our Summer Celebration last Saturday.  It was wonderful to see everyone coming together and enjoying the […]

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Summer Celebration Vendors 2019

As I am typing this, the Summer Celebration which is being held on July 13th starting at 5:00 is 29 days, 2 hours, 5 minutes and 32, 31, 30 seconds […]

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The Farm

Summer Starts on the Farm

June, the official start of summer. School is almost out, the weather is getting warmer, and vacations are starting to get planned. Here on the farm, June means time to […]

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Meet Our Staff

Meet Amber!

I’d like to introduce to you the newest member of our production team, Amber. She spends her time in our finishing room tying bows, sponging gourds, gluing on heads and […]

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Fun Facts

May at Meadowbrooke

It is definitely starting to feel and look like Spring here on the farm. Flowers are starting to blossom, grass is getting green and the trees are budding with lots […]

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In House

Remembering Shawn Trostle

Our Meadowbrooke family is saddened to report the passing of one of our own Shawn Trostle. Shawn had been working for Ben (Meadowbrooke’s owner) for over 30 years starting at […]

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All About Gourds

April at Meadowbrooke

Well, we thought spring was coming. Saturday really felt like spring hitting temperatures in the 70s only to be slammed on Sunday with plummeting temperatures and a fierce wind that […]

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Fun Facts

Spring is Coming!

March is all about getting ready for Spring here on the farm. The last of the winter decorations are coming down in the store and we are getting ready for […]

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Fun Facts

Meadowbrooke’s Designing Duo

When people come into the store or even at the wholesale shows I was currently at, customers are always surprised that we have come up with even more and different […]

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Behind The Scenes

February at Meadowbrooke 2019

February, for PA, is the middle of winter. We are currently experiencing the Polar Vortex with windchills well in the negatives which seems to have gripped the entire country. I […]

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Behind The Scenes

Welcome to a New Year!

2019!! Welcome to a new year. January for me means catching my breath after a very busy Fall and Winter season. The holidays are over, and my store desperately needs […]

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In House

December at Meadowbrooke

It’s December! The holiday season will be upon us before we know it and there is so much going on between now and the end of the year at Meadowbrooke. […]

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All About Gourds

Hostess Gift Ideas

A very important part of the upcoming holiday season is to gather with our family and friends to celebrate and reflect on the milestones of the last year. Almost 50% […]

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Behind The Scenes

Fun Filled November

October was packed full of two weekends of Fall Create Your Own, our first ever Sunflower Festival, 15 day Best Kept Secret Tour where we got to meet lots of […]

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Fun Facts

Well we had our First Ever Sunflower Festival. My First Thoughts….

Well, we just had our first ever Sunflower Festival. First, I want to thank our customers who were so wonderfully respectful of our farm. Many happy sunflower harvesters went out […]

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Fun Facts

So What has that Crazy Gourd Farmer Come up with Now?

So what has that crazy gourd farmer thought of now? If you can guess you must be clairvoyant because even he has no idea what will catch his attention next. […]

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Fun Facts

Best Kept Secret Tour

Secrets? Mystery? Sales? Coupons? Adventure? All these words describe the Best Kept Secret Tour in Cumberland County and we are happy to announce we are a stop on the tour […]

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Meet Our Staff

Travis Tennant

I met Travis Tennant almost a year ago. He was helping to price oops gourds for our big Fall Oops Sale. He was quiet, worked quickly and had a very […]

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Behind The Scenes

September and Sunflowers

Lots of things are happening at Meadowbrooke Gourds. September is a time of transition. For the store, things are switching to Fall decorations including burnt orange pumpkins, scarecrows, ghostly ghosts […]

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Meet Our Staff

Mara and Lauren our Store Clerks

If you have ever been to the store at one of our Create Your Owns or just to shop in the store, more than likely you have met Mara and […]

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In House

August at Meadowbrooke

August is a time of small transitions here at the store. I start getting the feeling that I’m done with the hot weather, the Summer Celebration is over and school […]

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Behind The Scenes

Life’s Milestones

This is my view this week as I sit at the beach with my family. This beach time gives me time to reflect on life. Milestones I think you could […]

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Behind The Scenes

A Thank You To Our Military

I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July and was able to spend at least some of it with friends and family. I didn’t get to spend the holiday […]

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Behind The Scenes

Meadowbrooke in June

June, the month that goes hand in hand with summer. Warm weather, vacations, days spent by the pool or creek, picnics in the park, and walks to the ice cream […]

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Gourd Tips

Birdhouse Tips for Nesting Birds

Some believe that it is too late to hang your birdhouses out because Spring is almost over, and Summer is coming but we disagree. I will agree that Spring is […]

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