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Day: October 8, 2005

Rock Star Turned Pumpkin Grower

Rock Star Turned Pumpkin Grower

When Jim Martin was a child he marveled at the huge pumpkins shown on tv each Fall. He wondered how folks grew them so big. He never knew he’d be growing them himself one day. Martin took a slightly different career path than farming. He left his native Hayward in California for the glamor and glitz of rock in roll. In the 1980s and 1990s, he was a guitarist for the band “Faith No More”. After spending years on the…

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