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Starting from a seed: Agritourism, conservation help farm flourish

The fall brings long hours and strangers sometimes straying into off-limits areas but the Lohstrohs love showing off their farm. George’s wife, Michelle, is the primary educator, teaching all ages about the different varieties and uses of pumpkins and squash and how much hard work goes into growing food. Around town she’s known as the “pumpkin lady.” Another appropriate title would be “conservationist.”