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Quesnel's Farmers' Market drew many giant pumpkins to its annual contest

In the annual Quesnel Farmers’ Market pumpkin contest on Saturday, Roy Josephy’s 135-pound pumpkin took top honours (word on the street was he grew it in a compost pile) with several others coming in well-over the 100-pound weight.Crowds gathered as the weights were announced. This was the last outdoor market of the season but loyal patrons can look forward to the Christmas markets in the Arts and Rec Centre.Henry Boal, left and Rob Borsato ensure the scale is accurate and read right.

In the annual Quesnel Farmers’ Market pumpkin contest on Saturday, Roy Josephy’s 135-pound pumpkin took top honours (word on the street was he grew it in a compost pile) with several others coming in well-over the 100-pound weight.Crowds gathered as the weights were announced. This was the last outdoor market of the season but loyal patrons can look forward to the Christmas markets in the Arts and Rec Centre.Henry Boal, left and Rob Borsato ensure the scale is accurate and read right.

In the annual Quesnel Farmers’ Market pumpkin contest on Saturday, Roy Josephy’s 135-pound pumpkin took top honours (word on the street was he grew it in a compost pile) with several others coming in well-over the 100-pound weight.

Crowds gathered as the weights were announced. This was the last outdoor market of the season but loyal patrons can look forward to the Christmas markets in the Arts and Rec Centre.  Henry Boal, left and Rob Bursato make sure the weighing of the pumpkins is accurate.

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