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Peaches

When, where & how to pick peaches and farm-recommended recipes


When Available:

July through mid-September


Pick Your Own at Local Farms:

Click on a farm for address, Google map and contact information.

Highland Orchards (West Chester, PA) • Indian Orchards (near Media, PA)
Linvilla Orchards (Media, PA) • The Market at DelVal {Doylestown, PA)
Penn-Vermont Fruit Farm (Bedminster, PA) • Shady Brook Farm (Yardley, PA)
Styer Orchard (Langhorne, PA) • Weaver's Orchard (Morgantown, PA)

Conte's Farm (Tabernacle, NJ) • Johnson’s Corner Farm (Medford, NJ)
Mood’s Farm Market (Mullica Hill, NJ) • Russo's Orchard Lane Farm (Chesterfield, NJ)
Strawberry Hill Farm (Chesterfield, PA) • Terhune Orchards (Princeton, NJ)

Bennett Orchards (Frankford, DE) • Fifer Orchards (Camden-Wyoming, DE)
Milburn Orchards (Elkton, MD)


Nutritional Benefits:

Feeling anxious? Reach for this sweet stress-reliever (known as the “Fruit of Calmness” in Hungary), packed with nutrients and antioxidants that form a natural sedative. Keep it as a go-to alleviator for when your little one has an upset stomach, too. Its high levels of pectin help soften the intestines and protect the stomach lining from ulcers.


Farmers' Picking Tips:

• The ripest peaches have a deep yellow background color, are firm, and separate from the branch easily.
• Red does not indicate ripeness. Firm peaches will often soften if left out in room temperature for a few days.
• Enjoy your peaches within a week from picking.


Recipes:

Grilled Peaches

Peach Cobbler

Fresh Peach and Zuccini Casserole

Peach Pound Cake

 

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