Gail Taylor at pumpkin patch

Plant Sciences Pumpkin Patch Fun

pumpkin patch

It’s that time of year again when the Department of Plant Sciences takes to the field to pick pumpkins and do the best pumpkin carvings ever alongside an awesome BBQ and chili-off competition. We couldn’t quite do it all this year, given covid restrictions but despite that, over 200 people came to the UC Davis farm field, including lots of happy children, to enjoy a few hours in the sunshine picking some amazing pumpkins. Said Chair Taylor, “This is a great annual event and it’s so good to meet people, outdoors, in-person. It’s been an opportunity for many of us to get together and for lots of members of the department, recently appointed during the pandemic, to meet their colleagues for the very first time. Next year we hope to be back with the full event with a BBQ for over 600 members of the Department of Plant Sciences."