Squash or “calabasa” is similar to pumpkin that’s why Filipinos call it “Philippine pumpkin” .
Calabasa is one of the crops that needs less fertilizer and also less work. In fact, some farmers do not put fertilizers in it.
You can find calabasa in any markets here in the Philippines. It is common and mostly cheap (because most Filipino farmers grow this type of crops). You can prepare several dishes with this veggie. You can also use it as replacement for pumpkin if you are making pumpkin pie. Squash is also full of nutrients that helps improve the quality of your sight.