The Melon

Melons are the vegetable garden’s crown jewels – and Amy Goldman’s lifelong love and calling. Her new book, The Melon, will entice and educate, whether you are a passionate gardener, a locavore, or simply delight in the inherent beauty and evanescence of the fruits of the vine.

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From The Melon

Curried Chicken Salad with Melon and Toasted Almonds

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Foreword from The Melon

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Yogurt with Melon, Fresh Cherries, and Toasted Buckwheat

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“The Melon”: Available now.

Created over the course of nine years, The Melon is both an information-packed resource and a visual delight. This definitive compendium on melon and watermelon reflects recent research findings and Goldman’s growth as a gardener since the publication in 2002 of her award-winning book, Melons for the Passionate Grower.


About the author


Amy Goldman is a gardener, author, artist, philanthropist, and well-known advocate for seed saving, plant breeding, and heirloom fruits and vegetables. Her mission is to celebrate and catalogue the magnificent diversity of standard, open-pollinated varieties, and to promote their conservation.

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