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Pumpkin seeds has anyone seen them?

I have been scouring the markets for raw pumpkin seeds to roast but cannot find them anywhere. Has anyone found them yet? Thanks!

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  1. I get them at Whole Foods.

    1. I usually find them inside pumpkins.

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      1. re: LStaff

        Haha...or that :-)

        1. re: LStaff

          Very soon , Johnny Pumpkinseed will come by and toss them out by the handful.

        2. Market Basket Somerville has them. They are in the aisle with the ice cream, for some reason.

          1. Big pile of 'em at Whole Foods in Wellesley on Monday $5.99 for a package (probably 12 ounces?)

            1. I'm not sure if OP is asking for pumpkin seeds from a farmers market (i.e. local ones), or just bulk pepitas in general. I assumed the former, as it'd be pretty difficult to look around a decent grocery store and come up empty (and also because the "yet" implies that this is tied to it being pumpkin seed season locally).

              So -- absent confirmation of this suspicion, does anyone know of a local farm-based source?

              1. I am looking for a few lbs. of raw ones that I can roast. Not that I have to dig and dry out of a pumpkin but ones already out of their shell.

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                1. re: cherrytomato

                  If all you're looking for is shelled raw pumpkin seeds, have you checked your local grocery store?

                  1. re: cherrytomato

                    Check Trader Joe's. I know they sell pepitas with their various other nuts and seeds, but I don't know if they have a raw variety. They do have raw nuts and seeds, I just don't know if those include pepitas.

                    1. re: Jenny Ondioline

                      Yes, Trader Joe's does have raw pepitas. Or at least they have for the past several years; haven't bought any since last winter.

                  2. Found them at Volante Farms today. Thanks for all of your help and suggestions.