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    Raise Your Glass to Georgia’s Best Summertime Drink!

    Raise Your Glass to Georgia’s Best Summertime Drink! From blended beverages to family favorites and everything in between, our search for Georgia’s best summertime drink was packed with plenty of ice-cold libations for watermelon fans of all ages to enjoy.  So while things heated up here in GA, we quenched our thirst by gulping down […]

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    Calling All Georgians: It’s Time to Beat the Heat & Win!

    July is our favorite month of the year for many reasons: summer is in full swing, school is closed, water parks are open and most importantly, it’s National Watermelon Month! What better way to celebrate than with a refreshing watermelon beverage to beat the July heat. And while you’re whipping up your favorite cold beverage […]

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    GWA Plans Big Promotions for 2015

    Georgia Watermelon Association’s purpose is watermelon promotion from production to consumption. Promotions can vary from our watermelon queens making appearances and talking at functions, to providing informative links about watermelon and the watermelon industry and sharing interesting watermelon recipes with all of our fans. GWA Dedicates $90,000 for 2015 Marketing Program - To Learn more…

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See where our 2015 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

2016 – New Orleans, LA.
2017 – N. Lake Tahoe. NV
Watermelon Feta Salad

Watermelon Feta Salad

Watermelon Feta Salad Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 (5 pound) watermelon, cubed 1/2 cups feta cheese, crumbled 6 mint sprigs, stems removed, chopped; extra mint leaves for garnish tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Directions Place watermelon and feta in a large (serving) bowl. In […]

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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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