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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Scenes from the 2015 Homegrown Celebration, brought to you by ESB Financial

Casey Woods, Main Street, demonstrates a competitive "watermelon eating" technique.

Watermelon Rollers prepare!

The youngest competitors roll watermelons.

Mandy Kern brought home the prize for best carved watermelon.

Seed Spitting for distance.

Top watermelon eaters and judges Tyler Curtis (ESU), Jim Wayman (ESB Financial), and Casey Woods (Emporia Main Street).

Who can eat the fastest?

Start 'em early -- future watermelon rolling champ.

Rollin', rollin', rollin'...

The Emporia Arts Center was on hand with watermelon arts and crafts projects for the kids.

Market Manager, Tracy Simmons, and Farmhand, Mary McGaw.

Go Team ESB Financial!

Thanks to Evie Simmons for the photographs!