PUMPKIN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PUMPKIN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Thieves steal pumpkins grown by New Mexico preschoolers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402123-68/pumpkins-mexico-preschoolers-thieves.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402123-68/pumpkins-mexico-preschoolers-thieves.html.csp">Thieves steal pumpkins grown by New Mexico preschoolers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T09:16:02.439-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portales, N.M. • Thieves have picked clean a pumpkin patch that had been tended to by New Mexico preschoolers. Eastern New Mexico University’s Child Development Center said the Portales school’s pumpkin patch was raided sometime over the weekend after students had worked for months growing the pumpkins. School officials found the pumpkins missing and vines destroyed Monday morning. Lara Vaughan, the school’s master teacher, says the four full pumpkins were just about to turn orange. She says stu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584021232014-09-11T09:16:02.439-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T09:16:02.439-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402123@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:16:02 MDT Video shows 1,200-pound pumpkin floating the Colorado River — kind of http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58378100-226/pumpkin-video-1200-colorado.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58378100-226/pumpkin-video-1200-colorado.html.csp">Video shows 1,200-pound pumpkin floating the Colorado River — kind of</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T11:44:47.724-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some adventurers on Thursday posted a video of them gutting a giant pumpkin and then floating it down the Colorado River near Moab. How well it went is in the eye of the beholder. The video shows the pumpkin riding low in the water. The final shot suggests the vessel met its end on some rock. On the other hand, getting a 1,200-pound fruit to float at all is an accomplishment.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378100@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:44:47 MDT Pumpkin craze transforms comfort foods http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347501-79/pumpkin-starbucks-flavored-lattes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347501-79/pumpkin-starbucks-flavored-lattes.html.csp">Pumpkin craze transforms comfort foods</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leslie Patton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T10:56:02.102-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • It may not be sweater weather yet, but the annual deluge of pumpkin-flavored treats is on its way. Pumpkin-spice lattes will go on sale at McDonald’s restaurants in some regions starting Sept. 1 and at Starbucks cafes the following day. Starbucks is letting customers get the drink early this year by whispering a code — “First PSL” — to a cafe barista. American’s craving for pumpkin delicacies has become a seasonal ritual that’s only grown in recent years. The success of the Starbucks l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347501@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:56:02 MDT