Melon Mania: The Scoop on the Top 5 Summer Melons. Get Your Slice of the Action Now!

Andrea Breaux
4 min readAug 6

Melons are nutritional low-cal powerhouses that provide hydration and are a delicious summer treat. Bursting with essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, they offer an array of health benefits that make them an ideal addition to your diet. Eating melons in the summer is a healthy and economical decision.

“Mmmmm, this melon is so sweet.”

“I can tell you’re really enjoying,” laughed LJ as he wiped juice off Annie’s chin.

“The flavor is intense. There’s nothing quite like eating fruit right off the vine. Have a bite,” said Annie offering a piece.

LJ bit into the watermelon. “Hmmm. This is probably the sweetest melon I’ve tasted in a long time. The store-bought variety doesn’t hold a candle to fresh off the vine.”

Early that day, he and Annie woke before sunrise to get a start on the day. The morning air was already warm, promising a scorching afternoon ahead. It was time for their yearly summer tradition — a visit to the Patel’s farm to pick melons.

Annie silently marveled at the countryside’s vibrant colors as they made their way to the farm. The fields were lush green, and the sweet fragrance of blooming flowers filled the air. LJ remarked on the number of soaring hawks and other birds welcoming the dawn as if sharing their enthusiasm for the day ahead.

Arriving at the farm, they were greeted by their warm-hearted friends, Uday and Nishi. The foursome were good friends, bonding through their love of sustainable, earth-friendly planting practices. The Patel’s, who had been successfully farming for decades, were known for their exceptional produce, particularly their melons, renowned throughout the county for their exceptional taste and juicy goodness.

The reason for their early morning visit was simple — melons are best when picked in the coolness of the morning. As Annie and LJ made their way through the sprawling melon fields, they spotted watermelon, Honeydew, cantaloupe, Galia, and Crenshaw melons glistening under the morning dew.

“What’s the plan, sweetheart?”

LJ looked out at the field and glanced at the sky. “How about you go for the…

Andrea Breaux

Andrea started based on her goal to inspire a shift in consciousness that recognizes food-as-medicine as the core of good health.