Did you know that a million pumpkins are brought in the united kingdom each year for carving into scary Halloween faces? Did you also know that a massive 95% of these pumpkins are destined for land fill in which they will be left to rot away, whilst only 5% are made into soup or pumpkin pies?
At Sandon we took part in our second annual “Pumpkins for pigs” in which we ask children to bring in their pumpkins to give to our pigs and chickens on the farm so they can enjoy a special Halloween themed treat.
This year was better than ever with nearly twice the amount of pumpkins brought in for the farm.
Look at the pictures below of our Sandon Farmers feeding some of the pumpkins to the pigs.