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When (and where) will watermelons start appearing around the Bay Area?

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vulber May 10, 2012 04:49 PM

this nice weather is making me crave them....

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    GH1618 RE: vulber May 10, 2012 04:56 PM

    I just saw some at Nob Hill in Alameda a couple of days ago.

    1. Robert Lauriston RE: vulber May 10, 2012 05:07 PM

      They come in all year from Mexico or wherever. The earliest varieties from the warmest areas of California start coming in in May. Local farmers, probably July.

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        trespinero RE: vulber May 11, 2012 11:08 PM

        Been eating the small bowling ball size seedless ones from Whole foods for the last 2 weeks. They are great because you can pop them in the fridge and have a nice cold sweet treat.

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          Tumkers RE: vulber May 12, 2012 11:43 AM

          We've already eaten through 3 full size watermelons from various Costco's (Mtn View, Sunnyvale) and two weekends ago had the minis from Lucky's and all of them have been good.

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            vulber RE: vulber May 12, 2012 12:55 PM

            yea pretty much the day after i posted this i started seeing them everywhere i go

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