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Fredericksburg peaches on 290?

pwang Jun 7, 2009 12:54 PM

Just a quick question for folks: are the peaches sold out of the back of trucks along 290 and 71 as good as the "real deal" down in Fredericksburg? Is there a compelling reason to make the drive to get them from the orchards?

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    txtowhead RE: pwang Jun 7, 2009 07:59 PM

    I don't know that a drive to the orchards would do you much good; the late freeze in April is reported to have killed most/all of the peaches in Gillespie County this year. Don't know if that is limited to the early clingstones or to both cling and free. Doubt the truck peaches can compare.

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      budgethound RE: txtowhead Jul 5, 2009 07:23 PM

      I heard the bad news, too. :-(

      By the way, you can get details and contact info for most of the orchards here:

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        singlemalt RE: budgethound Jul 6, 2009 06:43 AM

        Very interesting website for those of us who are addicted to Stonewall peaches. I have been back and forth between A. and Kerrville about 3 times in the past six weeks and all they have right now are peaches from other citiies, ie. Mexia, Pittsburg. They tell me that their might be some coming in soon. I am going down there again today and will keep you posted.

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          singlemalt RE: singlemalt Jul 7, 2009 06:35 AM

          Per the ladies at Burg's Corner in Stonewall, there will be no Stonewall peaches this year. Wah!!!

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