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  • 2020 Peach Season

    We made it through the 2020 Peach Season and what a season it was! From implementing new peach packing procedures,to adding an outdoor area for our Farm store, this season saw unprecedented changes.  We accepted the challenges placed before us, and were blessed with one of the largest peach seaso...
  • How to Freeze Peaches

    As peach season draws to a close, many of us will find ourselves longing for a sweet, delicious peach this fall and winter. Thankfully, there is a simple way to enjoy Georgia peaches year round.   Freezing peaches is easy to do and a great way to keep peaches available to use any time of the year...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. We 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...
  • 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 othe...