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Pumpkin House at your service


Pumpkin House is situated by the urban farming area in Tahmela, serving the residents and farmers of the area as a community center open for everyone. Pumpkin House adds to the comfortableness of the area and of all residents in the city of Tampere by supporting urban farming, by taking care of the environment and by organizing versatile cultural events.


Everyone is warmly welcome to have a look at the Pumpkin House’s Test Garden throughout the whole growing season. Our goal is to increase people’s knowledge of Finnish vegetables and the usage of local ingredients.


Pumpkin House is a meeting place for the farmers of the area and for everyone interested in sustainable living. We also have a small café – come by and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.


  • Cosy place for relaxing and for meeting up with friends
  • Products of the Pumpkin House and local handcrafts
  • Adventure Land for children
  • Small library of books on farming
  • Voluntary work
  • Courses and lectures
  • Events and festivals
  • Marketplace for local vegetables and other products (Farmers Market)


Rowboat and kayak for rent

At the Pumpkin House there are two rowboats and a kayak for rent.

First hour 10 euros and then + 2 euros per hour – boats and kayaks can also be rented for an entire day. Life jackets are included in the prices.

Enquiries by phone (+358 41 525 7956) or on location.


Opening hours

in Summer and during events


Kurpitsaliike ry

Isolähteenkatu 2, 33250 Tampere

+358 41 525 7956

Facebook: kurpitsatalo.kesakahvio