Other Giant Fruit & Vegetable Statues (page 3)

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Peck's Farm Market East
Spring Green, WI
Peck's Farm Market West
Spring Green, WI
Peck's Farm Market has two big produce stands just down the road from each other. They also sell other foods and gifts, and feature a petting zoo, horse drawn wagon rides, and a children's play area. Peck's Farm Market was established in 1966. I don't know how long these giant food statues have been here. There is another ear of corn like this one in Indianapolis, IN. For more, see this website. [strawberry photo thanks Mark Comstock] [Peck's Farm Market East map]; [Peck's Farm Market West map]

Giant Banana, Orange, Corn & Strawberry
Fairfield, OH
Giant Strawberry & Pumpkin
Wisconsin Rapids, WI

The Giant Banana, Orange, Corn and Strawberry sculptures in Fairfield are located at Jungle Jim's International Market. For more, see this website. [map]

The Giant Strawberry and Pumpkin were built around 2001. The Pumpkin is about 12 feet tall and eight feet wide. The Strawberry is about 10 feet tall and eight feet wide. They are mounted on poles at Altenburg's Country Gardens. They are brought down for local parades and towed by a tractor (note the wheels). This farm has been here since 1964. [map]

Giant Pumpkin [gone?]
Vandalia, IL
Pumpkin Patch Ride
St. Paul, MN
Pumpkin House
Brainerd, MN

The Pumpkin in Vandalia is made of concrete. This photo is from 2010. I think this Pumpkin might be gone. I can't locate it at Google Street View.

This Pumpkin Patch is a kiddie ride at Como Town, located in Como Park. For more kiddie rides, see this section.

This Pumpkin House is located at Paul Bunyan Land. It may have been moved here from someplace else.

Giant Pumpkin
Milton, WI

This fiberglass Giant Pumpkin was installed on top of an empty silo at Meyer's Farm Market. The fiberglass pumpkin was built by FAST and had been there since 2004. The first photo above is from 2008. During a storm in 2010, the pumpkin was knocked off the silo and broken. It was rebuilt and reinstalled in 2011. Just weeks later, the new pumpkin was also knocked off the silo. The photos from 2011 above show the remains of both broken pumpkins. There were plans to build a third pumpkin. The other two were covered by insurance. However, in 2019, the pumpkin was still missing from the silo. The pieces were still on the ground. For more, see this website. [first photo thanks Mark Comstock] [map]

Pumpkin [gone]
Sun Valley, CA
Danville, IL
Moriarty, NM

The giant Pumpkin in Sun Valley was located at U Pick Parts when this photo was taken in 2013. In 2015, the business closed. I don't know if this Pumpkin was saved.

The giant Pumpkin in Danville is located at a produce stand. It appears to be made of foam rather than cement. [map]

The giant Pumpkin in Moriarty is located at McCall's Pumpkin Patch. It was installed around 2015. This photo is from 2017. Around 2018, another giant pumpkin was added. [map]

More Giant Pumpkins:
Westville, IN
Roland, MB

Morel Mushroom
Nevada, MO
Giant Mushrooms
Middlebury, IN
Giant Mushrooms
Sutherlin, OR

This Morel Mushroom is about thirty feet tall and is lit at night with spotlights. It advertises for which grows and sells morel mushrooms. [map]

These Giant Mushrooms in Middlebury are recreations of those exhibited by Krider Nurseries at the Century of Progress International Exposition at the Chicago World's Fair from 1933-1934. In 1935, parts of the exhibit including these mushrooms were installed here at the Krider's World's Fair Gardens. After Krider Nurseries went out of business, the garden was neglected. The city restored it in 1995.

These Giant Mushrooms in Sutherlin are located at Magic Mushroom/Oregon Gifts. The mushrooms on the roof of the building were built around 2000. The giant joint was made around 2015. The mushroom car was a drive-able golf cart. The sculptures were made from sprayfoam by the owner with the assistance of Steve Fletcher. In 2018, the property was put up for sale. This store might not be around much longer. The mushroom car appears to be gone now. [map]

More Giant Mushrooms:
Austin, TX [gone]
Vilna, AB

Green Pepper
North Hudson, WI
Celery Stalk
Santa Ana, CA
Salad Bowl
Hot Springs, AR

This giant Green Pepper is located in front of the Village Inn Sports Bar & Grill. The Pepper may only be installed here during North Hudson's annual Pepper Fest. [map]

This giant, bronze Celery Stalk sculpture was installed in 2015. It is a tribute to Japanese-American farmers who worked in California's "Salad Bowl." For more, see this website. [map]

This giant Salad Bowl is installed at the Cafe 1217. The restaurant opened in 1997. The Salad Bowl has been there since at least 2007. [map]

Chile Peppers
Las Cruces, NM



This concrete Chile Pepper is 47 feet long. It was installed in 2011 in front of America's Best Value Inn. It was partially concealed behind walls. This VW van in the parking lot has a much smaller chile pepper on the roof. Around 2016, the concrete wall around the chile had been removed and the motel was renamed the Big Chile Inn. [map]

Chile Pepper
Hayward, CA

This Chili Pepper is located at Bell Plastics. It was produced by Mark Cline in 2016. [map]

More Giant Peppers:
Philadelphia, PA [gone]

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