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  • 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...
  • Hey Guinness Book of World Records, Check out this PEACH!

    GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS HERE WE COME!!!!It's  been weighed,  it's been measured and it's been (unofficially) certified that Pearson Farm has grown the World's Largest Peach!!  All we need now is the word from Guinness...... The massive peach grown in one of our orchards in Peach County weighed in ...
  • 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...
  • Old Men Don't Grow Peaches

    If I've heard him say it once, I've heard him say it 100 times, "old men don't grow peaches." After years like 2017 and weeks like the last two, it's easy to understand why Mr. Al says it. Restless days and sleepless nights spent worrying about freezing temps and frost will turn even a young man'...
  • How much sleep do you need?

    How much sleep do you need?? That always seems to be the question when it comes to raising children. Adults even keep track of our sleep patterns, as we strive to lead healthier lives. Last year when our peaches didn't get enough cold hours, I heard someone say, “It's not time for them to wak...
  • Buttons

    Mr. Al came by my office early this week and said he'd like for me to write my post about buttons. I'll be honest with ya'll, I didn't know what he was talking about…. They call Lawton's son Sutton, “button” sometimes, so I thought maybe he had a story he wanted to tell me about that little cutie...
  • People, Preserves, Progress and Peaches

     People, Preserves, Progress and Peaches are words that have been uttered over and over again this week.People have been filling our parking lot and rocking chairs daily. Many of these People are locals who just drop in for an afternoon snack of delicious peach or butter pecan ice cream while oth...
  • Thank You!!

    For years, we have been filling bins, hauling wagons and dumping peaches onto the belts of the packing house here at Pearson Farm. The days start with the rising sun in dew covered orchards and don't end until well after the sun has set. These long days are full of fuzzy, sweet peaches that are p...
  • Shipping Time....

    Peaches, Boxes, Green Foam, Strapper, Boxes, Peaches, Corporate Customers, Boxes, Cakes, Labels, Brown trucks and trailers, Preserves, Peaches, and oh did I mention, BOXES..... This week has been all about shipping the precious few sweet, juicy, Pearson Farm peaches we have this season. Suffice i...
  • Georgia Peach Festival

    This week we are celebrating the Georgia Peach Festival here in town. It starts the first weekend of June in Byron and concludes in Fort Valley the following weekend. The calendar of events includes Food and Arts & Crafts vendors, a Quilt Raffle, Butterfly Hunt Contest, Sidewalk Chalk Contes...