Elberta Peaches at William L. Brown Farms near Montezuma (August 03, 2010)
Peach County is the center of Georgia's
peach-growing region, along with Crawford, Taylor, and Macon counties.
80% of all Georgia's peaches are grown in these counties. The peach
harvesting season is from mid-May until mid-August.
East of Fort Valley, Lane Southern Orchards (formerly known as Lane Packing Company) is a great showcase for Georgia's peach industry. Fresh produce, cobblers, ice cream, and other treats make a visit to Lane's a pleasant stop that is popular with both tourists and locals alike.
Peach cobbler at Lane Southern Orchards (August 07, 2010)
Dickey Farms in Musella is a little more off the beaten path, but is nice because it has an old-timey atmosphere. Dickey Farms also sells their peaches at the State Farmers Market in Macon, which is convenient for I-75 and I-475 interstate travelers.
Homemade peach ice cream for sale at Dickey Farms (June 02, 2012)
World's largest peach cobbler at the annual
Peach Festival in Fort Valley (June 24, 2006)
he who wins souls is wise. (Proverbs 11:30)