August is New Jersey Peach Month, and growers are reporting a good season, with strong crops, despite the April freeze, and, expectations are that peaches will be available well into September (Send a peach to school with your child this fall ! :) Click 'Read more' for latest news, peach facts and stats!:)
Finally, after the vagaries of our spring weather, New Jersey’s own, locally grown peaches are hitting the markets, and the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council is celebrating this healthy, delicious fruit throughout the State at farmer's markets, supermarkets, and restaurants. This year, nutritionists and dietitians in supermarkets will be doing demos and tastings of peaches in a variety of healthy dishes, from breakfast to dessert and in between.
The New Jersey Peach Promotion Council announces their newly re-designed website. It's responsive to any standard size screen and device.
“Now peach shoppers can find the nearest growers, retailers and shippers of Jersey peaches from their smart phones, as well as from desktops, laptops and notebooks,” says Santo John Maccherone, chair of the Council.
The dedication of the New Jersey Peach Buyers Guide for 2016 was recently announced by Santo John Maccherone, Chair of the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council, to Larchmont Farms and its owners, Charles Haines and Tom Dunn. Tom and Charles are the 11th generation Haines family owners of Larchmont Farms, located in Elmer, New Jersey.
Glassboro, NJ (June 7, 2016) The 2016 edition of the New Jersey Peach Buyers Guide is now available from the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council. This year’s guide is 64 pages with information for prospective wholesale and retail buyers on where and how to buy and handle New Jersey peaches and nectarines.
Everything you need to know about our Jersey-grown peaches is here, just a click away. Discover why 'Jersey Fresh' peaches & nectarines stand high above the rest!
Aug 20, 23-25: "Just Peachy" tastings from area chefs, Between Collings & Irvin Avs, on Patco Collingswood area Restauramt Festival - Aug 20 (Sat): Peach demos at Collingswood Farmers Market, The Tortilla Press Aug 23=24: "Just Peachy", special menus at several restaurants,The Tortilla Press Aug 20: "Peach Party", Montclair Farmers Mkt, Walnut St Train Station Aug 20:" It’s Just Peachy What You Can Do With Peaches", Pennington Farmers Market, 101 North Route 31 at Rosedale Mills Aug 21: "Peach Party/ Perfect Peach Pie amateur baking contest", Riverview Farmers Market, Riverview-Fisk Park, Ogden Ave (between Griffith & Bowers St) Aug 27: "Peach & Butterfly Festival", Sickles Market, 1 Harrison Avenue, Little Silver
A Produce Manager’s Guide to Handling and Displaying Jersey-Fresh Peaches...