The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

Melons, Melons, Pearson Melons

 

September 18, 2019

After a summer of planting, irrigating, weeding, and cultivating, we are now enjoying the fruits of our labor. Yesterday we picked melons for three Farmer's Markets in our area. We spend many hours picking, cutting, taste testing, sorting, and analyzing the tastiest, juiciest, melons for our customers. We have become melon snobs, and only the best will do.

We are always amazed at how many other species, besides people, love cantaloupe. We notice the damage as we are picking and we sort them as we go. One pile for cow melons too damaged to market but still enough left to load in the tractor...



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