Malum Persicum - the "Persian Apple"

Malum Persicum - the


Random things you should know…about Peaches:

  • The “Peach State” is Georgia’s nickname.
  • California is the largest producer of peaches in the USA. (according to
  • Peach ‘fuzz’ is a natural defense mechanism against insects, diseases, etc.
  • Nectarines are ‘fuzzless’ Peaches
  • Peaches are generally classified as ‘clingstone’ or ‘freestone’. The pit (seed) of a ‘freestone’ peach will pull free from the flesh easily and cleanly. A ‘clingstone’ will…well, it will cling:)
  • The Romans referred to peaches as ‘Persian Apples’.
  • Are believed to have originated in China.
  • If right now, you are humming the tune to the Steve Miller Band song, ‘the Joker’, we may have been born in the same decade.😎

Farm Shares & Fruit Boxes

Order by noon on Friday for delivery the following week.
Next week’s predicted contents list for delivery between
Monday, August 7 - Friday, August 11

Fruit Box

  • Dandee Red Apple - One of the first red apples that are ready to harvest. Similar to a Macintosh…but with a ‘crisper crunch’. Great for eating, pies, sauce, and baking.
  • Sugar Plums
  • White Peaches

Dandee Red Apples - Weaver’s Orchard - Morgantown, PA

Sugar Plums - Weaver’s Orchard - Morgantown, PA

Regular Farm Share (Half Bushel Box)*

  • Green Beans
  • Golden Potatoes
  • Cabbage
  • Romaine
  • Kohlrabi
  • Celery

Large Farm Share (Bushel Box) *

  • Green Beans
  • Golden Potatoes
  • Cabbage
  • Romaine
  • Kohlrabi
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Basil

*All Farm Shares are sourced from Goose Lane Farm in Sinking Spring, PA

NOTE: This is a predicted list…items may change or be substituted.

A La Carte


Peaches & Cream Donuts

Canned Peaches

Fritters - Deep-fried dough, similar to a donut. These are fruit fitters…practically at the top of the food pyramid (due to the presence of fruit…obviously).


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