Winter Squash: A Minor Primer

Butternut squash in the field at Cheryl Rogowski’s farm © Heather Phelps Lipton

Recently harvested Butternut squash piled in the field at W. Rogowski Farm. Butternut squash is one of the most popular varieties today. It was developed in the 1930s in Western Massachusetts, by a farmer who crossed the long, stringy Gooseneck squash with the large, tough Hubbard.

Recently harvested Butternut squash piled in the field at W. Rogowski Farm. Butternut squash is one of the most popular varieties today. It was developed in the 1930s in Western Massachusetts, by a farmer who crossed the long, stringy Gooseneck squash with the large, tough Hubbard.

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