• 2017-GWA-Conference

    GWA Annual Meeting & Conference

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  • 2016PlatinumSponsors

    GWA Thanks our 2016 Platinum Sponsors

    The Georgia Watermelon Association would like to thank Gibson Produce, International Paper, Melon 1 Inc, C&L Packing and Border Melons East for being our 2016 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.

  • EatMoreGeorgiaWatermelonGWA

    GWA Plans Big Promotions for 2016

    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…

Calendar of Events

See where our 2016 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 Dawn Cheplick at the GWA Office Р706-845-8575 or email Dawn Cheplick.

Upcoming NWA Conventions

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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