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What’s your favorite summer crop?

By on July 15, 2011

Today was Watermelon Day at the WNC Farmers Market. Visitors were able to enjoy free samples of fresh N.C. watermelon, receive nutritional information and take home watermelon recipes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. N.C. Watermelon Queen Alycia McLamb also

Largest watermelon weighs in at 184 pounds

By on August 6, 2010

Yesterday, the State Farmers Market hosted its annual Watermelon Day with free watermelon slices, free activity books and a visit from N.C. Watermelon Queen Madelyn Varner. The main attraction of the celebration, however, was the largest-watermlon contest. Dozens of spectators braved the midday heat

Watermelon Day at the State Farmers Market Thursday, Aug. 6

By on August 5, 2009

The State Farmers Market’s annual Watermelon Day might as well be called “What a melon!” Day, as the annual celebration will crown the state’s largest watermelon Thursday, Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors will also be able