A cherished family heirloom from the great state of Nebraska, this beautiful variety is named for itís unique skin color, which resembles the plumage of the Nebraska state bird, the Meadowlark. Seeds of this delectable winter squash originated in the garden of Nettie Myers in Fullerton, Nebraska in 1940 and have been passed down over three generations. In 1995 seeds were entrusted to Andrew Koziol who has maintained the purity of the seeds and has brought this incredible variety to our attention. The long slender fruits of this winter squash are perfectly suited to cutting lengthwise and stuffing. Folks canít get enough of the exquisite flavor and convenient form after all, meadowlark was selected by and for the home cook.