Western Innovator: Unique gourd farm carves a niche

April 4, 2024 | by magnews24.com

FALLBROOK, Calif. — Welburn Gourd Farm was originally homesteaded in the 1880s and today is the largest gourd farm in the country, according to the new owner, Jaime Weber.

“The Welburn family leased part of the farmland and the hard-shelled gourd crops for the past three decades,” she said. “We have been neighbors to the farm and decided to purchase the farm when it went up for sale in 2023 to keep the gourd legacy alive and carry on the passion.”

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