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DID YOU KNOW: 16 POUNDS OF WATERMELON PER YEAR!

Here’s a random stat for you: The average American eats 16 pounds of watermelon each year. Considering the average watermelon weighs around 20 pounds and yields about 15 pounds of edible goodness, that means the average American eats roughly one whole watermelon per year. I’m definitely doing my part to…

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2009 WATERMELON FESTIVAL CALENDAR

Need proof that watermelon is near and dear to the hearts of more Americans than almost any other fruit? Take a look at how many watermelon festivals are planned each year. (Answer: lots!) Here’s a run-down of some of the most notable festivals being held in ‘09. I tried to…

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