Teal Pumpkins for Trick o’ Treat

teal pumpkin for alergy awareness oct 2019

Why do you have a Teal Pumpkin on your Porch?

The Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) suggest families to place a teal pumpkin outside their homes and offer non-food trinkets and toys as alternatives this Halloween in order to bring awareness to food allergies. This Teal Pumpkin Project brings awareness of food allergies, making Halloween safer and more inclusive for all trick or treaters’. Not to mention cutting back on sugar.

10 Ideas for non-food trinkets include the following…

  1. Vampire fangs
  2. Playing cards
  3. Pens and notepads
  5. Stickers
  6. Bouncy balls
  7. Mini slinkies
  8. Coins
  9. Whistles
  10. YoYos