Vegetable grower John Vincent for the Toronto Star

John Vincent stands next to one of his giant pumpkin(1,133 pounds) at his home in Prince Edward County Oct. 29, 2012. In 2009, he and a friend grew the world’s largest squash at 1,236 pounds. Lars Hagberg for the Toronto Star

John Vincent stands between two pumpkin at his home in Prince Edward County Oct. 29, 2012. The one on the left(John’s right) is grown by John and weights 1,133 pounds and the one the right is grown by a friend that comes up from Scarborough. In 2009, he and a friend grew the world’s largest squash at 1,236 pounds. Lars Hagberg for the Toronto Star

John Vincent moves some seeds around in his dehydrator from the squash that was brought to 24 Sussex Drive in Ottawa, at his home in Prince Edward County Oct. 29, 2012. The seeds sold for $100 for a pack of four. In 2009, he and a friend grew the world’s largest squash at 1,236 pounds. Lars Hagberg for the Toronto Star

John Vincent sits next to a one of his cabbages at his home in Prince Edward County Oct. 29, 2012. John estimates that the cabbage weights around 110lb or more. Lars Hagberg for the Toronto Star

Story in the Toronto Star by Michele Henry.

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One Response to Vegetable grower John Vincent for the Toronto Star

  1. Mac MacIntire says:

    This man is like the Doctor Moreau of farming.

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