Will economics ruin Halloween?

Read this article about this year’s most eagerly awaited event: the pumpkin harvest.


Task: Using your understanding of demand and supply, demonstrate how this summer’s wet weather will affect the price of pumpkins as Halloween approaches. 

Your answer should include a diagram (drawn neatly) and an explanation of what is happening in the market. You should write no more than one side of A4. 

Pricey pumpkins on their way?