• Covid-19 Update

    Keeping our staff and customers in a healthy clean environment is an important priority for us as a small business. You will notice all staff wearing gloves, this is common with handling money and fresh produce. In fact it is something we have always practiced. We have placed hand sanitisers on entry to our store … Continued

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  • Free Mr Pumpkin Soft Toys

    Did you know that the Funky Pumpkin has been around in Christchurch for 20 years! That makes Mr Pumpkin virtually a Christchurch institution! This February-March we are giving away Mr Pumpkin Soft Toys to celebrate! Simply Be a Funky Club Member Shop 5 Times with us over Feb/March Easy as That!   Not a member? … Continued

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  • Back to School

    Well Christmas has come and gone and the holidays have flown by once again. With the return to school just around the corner we thought we would share some school lunchbox ideas to get the year off to a healthy start. Ways to get fruit and veg into the lunch box…. Carrot sticks with hummas … Continued

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  • The Twelve Funky Days of Christmas

    This Christmas the amazing Brad from Halswell Butchery has kindly supplied 6 x Xmas Hams to give away. We are matching this with 6 x Boxes of Fruit and Vege to bring you… The Twelve Funky Days of Christmas. Starting on Friday 13th December Every customer no matter the spend can go into the daily … Continued

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  • Our Journey to Reduce Plastic

    Here at the Funky Pumpkin we are working hard on reducing the amount of plastic in our store. NAKED STUFF! We have gone direct to the growers and are getting our products without plastic sleeves wherever we can.  This include most products from the lovely Fern from Groovy Greens (kale, bok choy, rocket, coriander, watercress). … Continued

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  • Creamier Than The Udders

    That’s the catch phrase of our new very local glass bottle milk provider.  Canterburys Choice milk comes to us from the Selwyn district and is the Freshest milk you’ll come by. Why Canterbury’s Choice? Their milk is processed and delivered in less than 24 hours! They operate SUSTAINABLE practices. The way their cows are farmed … Continued

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  • You Talked, We Listened

    After running our survey in store and online for a few weeks, we have now collected all the responses and collated them. A huge thank-you to all those people who responded. We really do value your feedback. There were many really useful comments, that we are now addressing. But there were definitely a few themes … Continued

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  • Time for some Funky Feedback

    Our team here at the Funky Pumpkin, are always striving to be the best we can be. We would love to hear your feedback on our store and on our service. In fact we would love it so much we will put you into the draw to win a $50 Voucher for our wonderful local … Continued

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  • I want to ride my Smoothie Bike

    This week we are putting the Fun back in Funky and have the Turners and Growers Smoothie Bike instore all week! Rach got right into it and even donned the banana costume for its first smoothie! We will have it going at random times over the week and will be making some delicious smoothies thanks … Continued

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  • Working with what you’ve got

    Sometimes I get the feeling that we are loosing the art of making do. That is, making the most out of whats in the fridge or pantry. Let me explain…with so many services out there now that package up your meals into convenient ready to cook packages complete with recipes, we are finding ourselves in … Continued

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