David Karp is a pomologist with UC Riverside and a freelance writer for the Los Angeles Times food section, where he writes the Market Watch column. This week he describes the Crane Melons sold at Windrose Farm at the Santa Monica Farmers Market. He also discusses the definition of heirloom.
You can see David’s Market Watch column about the Crane Melon here.
Amelia Saltzman is the author of the Santa Monica Farmers Market Cookbook. See all of her melon suggestions on the Good Food Blog. For information on Amelia’s demonstration at the Good Food Festival, click here.