America’s First Pumpkin Seed Oil!

Chef Pumpkinhead

The first pumpkin seed oil produced in the U.S. says, “Move over olive oil!”

Rich, nutty and delicious. This beautiful, dark-red, gourmet oil is wonderful used in salad dressings. Drizzle over squash soups, or enjoy its savory flavor as a dip for bread.


How Hay River Pumpkin Seed Oil Came to Be

2003 Pumpkin Trials

Pumpkin Visions

I see pumpkins ... Got some ideas ... Years ago, I worked for the beauty product company Aveda. The company was founded by visionary entrepreneur … [Read More...]

The 2014 Season

The Muddy Till-job

MUD! So hard to fuss about too much rain It Is So I just gassed up the tiller, pulled on my boots And tilled in the mud And the rain And then came the sunshine! They are looking so great. … Read Full Article

Seedlings at Kate's

Greenhouses Full of Hope!

Pictures of the seedlings for 2014’s Vintage. We had to use two, ‘cause we grew this year! Added more seedlings because we have more wonderful Growers! Hope to plant next week… Photos by Adrian Wright … Read Full Article

Planting pumpkin seed trays

What a Crew—What a Greenhouse!

We’re planting seed trays people!   Those Fab-5 kept me so busy keeping up with them.   Soon Sue’s greenhouse will be awash with new possibilities—pumpkin seedings   About 55,000 plants; give or take… … Read Full Article

More Posts from 2014

Chef Pumpkinhead presents …

Pumpkin seed oil over ice cream

Pumpkin Seed Oil Recipes

Chef Pumpkinhead presents ... Have you ever enjoyed the taste of roasted pumpkin seeds? Pumpkin seed oil has a similar flavor, rich, nutty and delicious. Use it as a flavoring oil in salad dressings, eggs, vegetables and for dipping bread. It has a real affinity for corn and can be used in many … [Read More...]