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 some organization. The first few days, I dusted EVERYTHING and moved gourds around to fill in empty spots to make room for all the new […]Learn More
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. We start the month out with our Winter Create Your Own. It takes place on the first and second weekend. Most of the weekend dates […]Learn More
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% of people will be invited to someone else’s house to share a meal, visit and get caught up on all that is happening in each […]Learn More
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 new friends, the Fall sale and the gourd plant tours which just came to an end. Here we are now starting November and it is […]Learn More
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 of their way to thank me and our team for being so generous. It was a lot of fun to see how much everyone enjoyed […]Learn More
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. Think millions of sunflowers and thousands of monarch butterflies. Then think the coolest wagon shaped like an old-time trolley pulled by a brand-new John Deere […]Learn More
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 this Fall. So, what exactly is this Best Kept Secret Tour? Well, let’s start with what do a chocolate shop, a jewelry designer, a gourd […]Learn More
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 nice smile. Who would have thought that a year later, he would be working full-time at Meadowbrooke Gourds. He was born in Morgantown, WV and […]Learn More
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 and lots of happy witches. I have most of the store’s decorations for Fall on display including our great new Fall gourds. Although, here in […]Learn More
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 Lauren. These two ladies have been working regularly in our retail store for a little over a year. Mara will be a senior this year […]Learn More