Rensselaer, Indiana: Mathew's Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patches

Rensselaer, Indiana: Mathew’s Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patches

Mathew’s Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch in Rensselaer, Indiana holds a colorful surprise.

For all of these years, I thought that a pumpkin came in only 2 colors: Orange and White.

Mathew’s Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch in Rensselaer, Indiana

After a visit to Mathew’s Pumpkin Patch, I was quickly set straight. There is an amazing, amazing selection of pumpkins at this Indiana pumpkin patch.

Cinderella, Fairy Tale, Sandstone, Golden Pan and New England Sugar may sound like new crayon colors, but they are actual pumpkin varieties. These different kinds of pumpkins have a slew of purposes, too. Some are for carving, some are for sitting and looking pretty, and others are for eating–here’s looking at you, New England Sugar and Golden Pan. Perhaps you can even grab some pumpkins for my Pumpkin Muffins recipe.

From black to flaming orange to yellow stripes and even touches of blue, from smooth to bumpy, Mathew’s Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch has it. There were pallets and pallets and PALLETS of pumpkins and gourds. Gourd lovers have simply got to make it out to Matthew’s. The selection of gourds is incredible, unique, and priced right.

Rensselaer, Indiana Pumpkin Patch

Mathew's Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch in Renssselaer, Indiana

Mathew’s Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch in Renssselaer, Indiana

Walk through the rows of Indiana pumpkins and see if you don’t want to take home each and every one. The prices are so reasonable you almost could. Deciding on a few is impossible. We went home with a bundle, as did our close family friend, and wow–it’s so inexpensive.

The owner of the farm in this great Indiana town pumpkin patch is super nice as well. Niceness still counts with me. There’s also something pretty special sitting near the cash box. He produces honey from his own bees. It is delicious. Anyone with allergies in the area might want to make it a point to consume local honey. It can help reduce your symptoms (not to mention that it is way better than any you’ll find in those bear-shaped bottles at the store).

Of course, as soon as we got home, I had to bake some bread so we could do a taste test the right way. The verdict? It is fantastic. I should head back and pick up more. Between my recipe for homemade granola and our love for a great muffin slathered with butter and drizzled with honey, well, we use a lot of honey in our home.

Go There

Rensselaer, Indiana: Mathews Pumpkin Patch

Rensselaer, Indiana: Mathews Pumpkin Patch

If you are tired of the same old ho-hum orange pumpkins and want to make a dramatic statement this Halloween without breaking the bank, make your way to Mathew’s Pumpkin and Christmas Tree Farm in Rensselaer, Indiana. As always, please do call ahead before heading out.

Mathew’s Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch
224 E 900th S
Rensselaer, IN 47978
219.866.3388
This business keeps seasonal hours. Call ahead before making a special trip.

Small Towns: Destinations, not Drive-Thrus. I’m Jessica Nunemaker and THIS is Little Indiana.

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