• GWAHandlingWP

    Watermelon Handling Video

    Click here for Watermelon Recipes!  Watch this video for tips on how to pick the best watermelon, safe handling techniques (wash your watermelon, utensils, cutting board all before cutting) and different ways to slice and serve your juicy GEORGIA watermelon this summer!!    

  • GWA 2014 Conference Photo Collage

    GWA Meeting & Conference Wrap Up & Photos

    The 2014 Georgia Watermelon Association Annual Meeting & Conference was a huge success and fun was had by all; this could not have been done without our sponsors…thank you! Everything from the banquet to the luncheon to the evening festivities were fantastic. Everyone also had fun with the skeet shooting, golfing and especially the watermelon […]

  • GWA Thanks our platinum sponsors

    GWA Thanks our 2014 Platinum Sponsors

    The Georgia Watermelon Association would like to thank International Paper, Melon 1 Inc, C&L Packing, and Borders Melons East for being our 2014 Platinum Sponsors. A special thank you goes out to these organizations. If you would like to learn more about these fine companies please visit their websites below.  

Calendar of Events

See where our 2014 Watermelon Queen is Going Next!

Georgia Watermelon Association Promotions Calendar

To schedule a queen appearance at your retailer’s location, local event or school,
contact Samantha Kilgore at the GWA Office – 706-845-8575 or email Samantha Kilgore.

Upcoming NWA Conventions

2014 – Savannah, GA.
2015 – La Quinta, CA.
Grilled Watermelon Salsa

Grilled Watermelon Salsa

INGREDIENTS FOR THE SALSA 4 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 tsp. ground chipotle chile 1 1/2 lb. watermelon, sliced 3/4 inch thick Kosher salt 1 medium tomato, coarsely chopped 1/3 cup chopped English cucumber 2 Tbs. chopped fresh cilantro 1 Tbs. chopped shallot 1/2 medium serrano, seeded and chopped 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice Prepare […]

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Watermelon Salad

Cool Watermelon Salad

INGREDIENTS 4 cups seeded and cubed red watermelon 4 cups seeded and cubed yellow watermelon 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon lime zest 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 cup Pickled Watermelon Rind 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1 tablespoon seeded and thinly sliced […]

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Watermelon Cranberry Sauce

Watermelon Cranberry Sauce Ingredients 4 cups fresh cranberries 1/2 cup organic sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 lemon (juice squeezed from the lemon) 1 lemon (zest from the lemon) 1/2 maple syrup dash of cinnamon 2 cups minced watermelon Instructions Heat cranberries, sugar, vanilla, lemon juice and zest in a 3-quart saucepan over medium low […]

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