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October 24, 1990 | RHONDA HILLBERY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
You can't miss the Moon and Stars watermelon growing next to the big red barn at the Seed Savers Exchange farm, even through the mist of a gray autumn afternoon. Kent Whealy, founder and director of the nonprofit seed exchange, had searched for years for the rare fruit with bright yellow spots on a dark-green rind. In 1981, a Missouri man heard Whealy describe the melon on a local television program and realized he was growing it in his own garden.
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October 24, 1990 | RHONDA HILLBERY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
You can't miss the Moon and Stars watermelon growing next to the big red barn at the Seed Savers Exchange farm, even through the mist of a gray autumn afternoon. Kent Whealy, founder and director of the nonprofit seed exchange, had searched for years for the rare fruit with bright yellow spots on a dark-green rind. In 1981, a Missouri man heard Whealy describe the melon on a local television program and realized he was growing it in his own garden.
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