Seasonality

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Varieties

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Astd harvested melons
Watermelon growing
Watermelon growing
Lopes growing
Lopes growing

Varieties we grow and love:

Storage

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I find the best way to select your cantaloupe is by smell.  The aroma should be sweet, fruity and a little musky. A good cantaloupe will feel rather heavy, the skin will be raised and net like, and the stem end will give in to a slight pressure with your finger.

If you find your cantaloupe is not as ripe as you like, you can ripen it on the counter at room temp for a day or two. Whole melons should stay good in the fridge for up to 5 days, sliced melons for up to 3. Keeping the seeds intact helps to keep the moisture inside, just scoop them out before enjoying!

As always, fresh produce is most delicious and nutritious when consumed as close to the harvest date as possible.

Culinary Info

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– can be enjoyed in: yougrt, salads, soup and more!

Tips for preparing: Well, I’m a fan of slice, dice and eat.. but hey you can even grill it! But salads and salsas are also not out of the question!

 

Also check out these great recipes: