Shows & Events
The annual Watermelon Festival in Hope, Arkansas on August 9 to 12th include contests for seed spitting and watermelon eating. But it's the giant, 200-pound specimens that have made this festival famous.
For a complete schedule call (870) 777-3640.
Southern Veggies Site
If you're new to the Middle South, or even if you're a native, transplanted New Englander Dr. Rick Snyder's web site, Southern Vegetables and Fruits, from Mississippi State University is a good resource to teach you the language of southern vegetables. This page is full of other great links, too.