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Crops across state bounce back with an exceptional year - The Galveston County Daily News : Food

September 17, 2014

Peaking peaches Crops across state bounce back with an exceptional year

Posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:00 am | Updated: 10:02 pm, Fri Aug 1, 2014.

You don’t need an odometer to know when you’ve driven 150 miles inland. The air gets a tiny bit drier, the terrain starts to undulate, and in the summer, the roadside pickups selling watermelons give way to fruit stands selling peaches somewhere near that mile marker.

Whether it’s the Fairfield peaches sold along Interstate 45 from Huntsville to Dallas or the Fredericksburg peaches available on the highways near the Hill Country, peaches are peaking.

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