Full Name
Carolyn Brummel
Gehrke Family Farms/The Pumpkin Wagon
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Speaker Bio
Carolyn Brummel farms full-time with her husband, parents, and brother in northeastern Illinois. Carolyn and her brother started a pumpkin business called The Pumpkin Wagon when they were children, and still operate it today. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Agricultural and Consumer Economics concentrating in Policy, International Trade, and Development, and a minor in Crop Sciences. Before returning to the farm, Carolyn worked in Salzburg, Austria for a year. Besides agriculture, Carolyn is passionate about international travel and is involved with the IFYE exchange program. She also serves on the Illinois Farm Bureau State Young Leader Committee.
Carolyn Brummel