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  • Clingstone vs Freestone Peaches

    From yellow, red, and white, to flat, round and heart-shaped, peaches come in many different forms. And while there are hundreds of varieties, there are only three main categories that each can be placed in. These categories are determined by the peach’s relationship between their flesh and pit. ...
  • Pearson Prince Peach Path

    After years of speaking with customers and answering numerous questions about peach varieties, we came to the conclusion that the only way to truly understand the difference is to experience each peach variety first hand.  Since color, texture, and taste change throughout the season from one vari...
  • Healthy Facts about Pecans

    Succulent, rich tasting pecans are not only the perfect complement to almost any meal, but they are also very nutritious. Pecans contain many health benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for well-being. They fit perfectly into the healthy lifestyle and can b...
  • Our Chocolate Story

    In the mid 90’s, Mary and Al were looking to add a new item to the Pearson Farm Retail Store’s ever growing inventory and chocolate covered pecans seemed like a winner. Mary knew that no ordinary chocolate would be good enough to dress her family’s signature pecans. They came from trees her husba...
  • How to Toast Pecans

      We toast tens of thousands of pecans every year in Mary's Kitchen.  Toasted pecans are used in many of our Signature Flavors, Cakes and Pies.  We know that toasting enhances the pecan flavor, gives pecans a crunchy texture and when you're adding a coating to the pecans, the coating will stick ...
  • A LESSON IN GRATITUDE

    We've been in the gift giving business for over 20 years; baking delicious treats, wrapping beautiful boxes and, of course, tying more bows on our customers packages than we could begin to count.  But it wasn't until the last few years that we stepped back and took a look at our own gift giving p...
  • KIDS of Summer

    “Working in Peaches” was the terminology used back when I was a teenager sitting around the cafeteria table discussing which packing house we would be spending our summer vacation in.  Back then, “working in peaches”, meant long hot days and nights in the packing house, folding boxes and box tops...
  • Summer Classics

    Growing up in the heart of Peach County, fresh peaches in the summer were a given.  Local folks didn't dream of buying peaches anywhere other than a packing house or fruit stand in town.  Why? Because everyone knew our Georgia peaches were the best!  They certainly checked all the boxes for the b...
  • ** RECIPE CONTEST**

    Summers at Pearson Farm are full of hot days, an occasional dip in a cool pond, and of course plenty of sweet and juicy peaches.  The Pearson girls love spending summer afternoons together in their family kitchen finding new and fun ways to incorporate peaches into meals and delicious treats.  Re...
  • Waiting on the Grey Van

    On May 27, 2019, our friend Mr. Otis Bray left his earthly home to join the angels in heaven.  He will be missed dearly.  A tribute to one of the best, Mr. Otis Bray: Mr. Bray (maybe Mr Otis} showed up at our farm 10 or so years ago to get some pecans. We started talking (Imagine That!) and I lea...
  • Allergy Test Kits

    Food allergies are a scary reality for many in our society.  According to the CDC, over 50 million Americans suffer from them, with nut allergies being the most common.  Nut Allergies are also among the most common food allergies related to anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening reaction tha...
  • Pearson Farm Walks the Red Carpet

    Last week, Pearson Farm attended the Taste of Southern event a few miles south of the farm, in Perry.  We were privileged to be in the company of many great restaurants and caterers, along with 800 of our closest friends.  We served our Buttermilk Pecan Pie and just as expected, the response was...