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When and where to pick & what to make with peaches

When Available:

Through mid-September

Pick Your Own at Local Farms:

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.

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)

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) • Blueberry Lane Berry Farm (Frankford, DE)


Chunky Peach Popsicles

From Eatingwell.com

3 to 4 medium-sized peaches, halved and pitted
Juice of 1 lemon
¼ cup orange juice
¼ cup sugar, or to taste
¼ tsp. vanilla extract
1. Coarsely chop peaches in a food processor and place in a bowl. 
2. Transfer 1 cup of the chunky peaches to a medium-sized bowl; add lemon juice, orange juice & sugar to taste. Purée until smooth. 
3. Add mixture to the first bowl with the chunky peaches and stir in vanilla. 
4. Divide the mixture among 12 2-oz. or 8 3-oz. freezer-pop molds (or small paper cups). Freeze until beginning to set, about 1 hour. 
5. Insert frozen-treat sticks and freeze until completely firm, about 1 hour more.

More Recipes

Grilled Peaches

Peach Cobbler

Fresh Peach and Zuccini Casserole

Peach Pound Cake

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