A perfectly ripe, fresh-market melon is one of the great taste treats of the produce world. Sweet and fragrant, with a texture that practically melts in the mouth, a well-grown, local melon bears little resemblance to its supermarket counterpart.
Learn the basics of successful growing, harvesting, storing, and selling melons. With the right varieties and knowledge, you can produce melons that will win over the most finicky buyers.
As 2013 draws to a close, so, too, does Johnny's 40th year. In gratitude, we want to direct the spotlight onto our customers, who have joined the resurgence in sustainable agriculture over the past four decades and made our success possible. Over the past year we have profiled some of our core customers - fresh-market farmers - engaged in diverse business models.