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Noir Des Carmes Melon

Noir Des Carmes Melon

Look at this delicious beauty!  This is a French heirloom melon, grown by Carmelite nuns in France.  While growing it is so dark green, it is almost black – this is where it gets its name.  “Noir Des Carmes” means Black Carmelite.  It is supposed to turn a lovely golden hue when ripe,  and when it (and its siblings) ripen, you’ll hear all about it!   At this point, it was too adorable not to share…

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