The Georgia peach is piece of pride grown in the soil of the state. The pinkish-yellow fruit can be found all across this great nation. Restaurants, grocery stores and markets around the United States stock beautiful, fresh Georgia peaches. Of course, Georgia peaches are also found in recipes and desserts, and diners are never too far from the delicious fruit. Valdosta, and the surrounding county of Lowndes, is the ideal place in Southern Georgia to get freshly picked peaches. The area is home to a number of local Georgia peach farms and farmer's markets. Both give visitors the chance to get their hands on one of a kind Georgia peaches.
Located just outside of Valdosta in Morven is Lawson Peach Shed. Opened in 2012, Lawson Peach Shed is a local farm that sells its produce to customers at its farmer's market. Visitors can drive up to Lawson Peach Shed and get some of the best Georgia peaches and peach ice cream found anywhere. Guests can also dine on sandwiches, pies and cool peach lemonade. Lawson Peach Shed is a fantastic location to buy some local produce or to sit back and relax on a hot southern Georgia day.
Opened in 1979, Farmer Brown's Produce has been a staple of Valdosta for nearly 40 years. The store has a vast array of locally sourced fruits, vegetables and nuts. Of course, freshly picked Georgia peaches are available at Farmer Brown's Produce and visitors can pick some up on a trip to the store. It is a great place to stop off on the way to a picnic or for anyone just passing through Valdosta.
Burton Brooks Peach Orchard is situated just north of Morven. The orchard grows a host of fantastic fruits and vegetables. Of course, the most popular items visitors can buy at Burton Brooks is its Georgia peaches. The orchard also sells freshly made ice cream featuring fruit picked from the trees in the groves located next to the market. Visitors can also descend on the orchard in June and July to pick their very own barrel of Georgia peaches. Find other amazing things to do in Valdosta.