Louisiana Cantaloupe
Published June 30, 2012
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    This time of year, all eyes are on watermelons, and for good reason: local farmers grow stars and stripe melons just in time for the July 4th weekend. This year, melon fans should be especially grateful for the spring drought. It has yielded an expectedly good run of cantaloupes and musk melons. Annually, local farmers battle overwhelming humidity and regular showers to grow these delicate orange flesh melons, but this year is different. Just ask Garyville farmer Christine Monica. Her family
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