Whether it's classic red, unique yellow, seedless, or seeded, folks are heading to Farmerville this weekend to get a slice of one tasty tradition.
Anthony Yakaboski has grown watermelons for over ten years. When it comes to picking the perfect watermelon, there are a few factors that come into play. Color is a big factor, as well as sound and smell. But there are unconventional ways too. An old Wife's tale says the straw will spin when the melon is ripe. Yakaboski isn't too sure it works.One thing he is sure of, the debate over seedless or seeded watermelons
“Most eat the watermelon they want the big seed they are just used to the old seeded watermelon," says Yakaboski.
No matter how you slice it, when it comes to watermelon, a smile says it all.
The watermelon festival will continue in Farmerville through Saturday. The festival has several events throughout the day all in celebration of watermelon