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Georgia Peach Season OR

Georgia Peach Season OR

Georgia Peach Season

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The peach harvest is a Georgia tradition unlike any other. It brings people from all over the world together to celebrate sharing their labor and joy in the harvest of these beautiful fruits.

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Summertime in Georgia means one thing: peach season. Every May to September, farms sell Georgia-grown peaches by the crate, and restaurants feature them on their menus. There's more than one way to enjoy them, from picking them on the farm or enjoying them on the plate. We're showcasing a few of our favorite ways to enjoy them!

Sweet Georgia peaches are a nutritional powerhouse of health. A medium peach packs more than 20 different macro and micronutrients, including fiber, vitamins A, C, E, potassium and zinc. They are also naturally free of fat, sodium, cholesterol, gluten and trans fats. The orange-yellow hue of peaches is a cue that they’re an excellent source of beta-carotene, an important antioxidant that’s converted to vitamin A. In fact, a medium peach (1 cup slices) has about 500 IU of vitamin, equal to about 10% of the Daily Value for this nutrient. Vitamin A is an essential nutrient for optimal growth, bone health and vision. (Source: www.perishablenews.com)

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You may be wondering where to buy Georgia peaches. Not all of us have the time to drive hundreds of miles across states just so we can get our hand on those wonderful peaches but I am sure we’d all love to have a go at them if we could. But there is no reason to feel frustrated. You can now buy Georgia peaches for yourself or send peach gifts to your loved ones by calling reputable fruit farms or going to their website to make online transactions.

Sure, it's a simple thing to head down to the local market when you have a hankerin' for a fresh peach, but Georgia is such a beautiful place and, after all, it's the source for the fruit that satisfies your craving. So why not take a trip down south? Mid-May to mid-September is peach season, making summertime ideal for embarking on a peach mission, and to do a little sight-seeing while you're at it. Georgia isn't just about peaches, but there's enough peach-centered activities that you just might have to plan another trip to get it all in. (Source: www.n-georgia.com)

 

 

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