Peak season: winter squash

This article was originally published in October 2013

Varied in color and often wacky in shape, winter squash is versatile, chock-full of flavor and a pleasant addition to so many dishes. Rent’s Due Ranch in Stanwood, Wash., grows the majority of our winter squash so it’s local and organic to boot!


  • Get to know your winter squash, from acorn to turban.
    Check out our guide »
  • Watch our Quick Bites video and discover the many varieties of squash available in our produce department. Watch now »
  • Watch PCC Chef Lynne Vea offer cooking tips and ideas for using winter squash. Watch now »


Recipes to try

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