ERICA GOKEY PHOTO The Independent-Register
The Raupp’s stand next to their pumpkin stand. From left: Jessica Raupp, Lily Raupp, and Brian Raupp

By Erica Gokey, Staff Writer –

The Raupp family is trying something new with their family. Jessica and Brian Raupp, along with their children and several volunteers, put together a pumpkin stand North of Brodhead on County E.

The Raupps have a seven-acre spread they are transforming into a pumpkin patch. So far, one acre is filled with pumpkins. Weed control fabric is laid down, weeding is done on a regular basis and water lines also run down the field to help water the seeds.

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