Winter squash are durable, long-lasting, affordable, versatile, and delicious vegetables that are widely grown in Maine. Shop at farmers’ markets for the most selection, and ask the grower for recommendations! Each squash type has different flavors and uses. Winter squash may be purchased at farm stands and local stores as well, and can be stored for months if kept cool and dry. Butternut squash is always a favorite – try it in this squash pie recipe!