Monthly Archives: July 2013

South Carolina or Georgia Peaches?

Earlier this spring I had Florida peaches for the first time.  They were smaller in size than a South Carolina or Georgia peach, but what it lacked in size, it surely made up in flavor.  Florida peaches are only available … Continue reading

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Florida avocado now available…

I’m a big avocado fan.  One of my favorite ways to eat avocados is to cut a slice and sprinkle it with a bit of salt.  For a more fulfilling snack, spread it on a piece of bread.  As a side dish, … Continue reading

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Parkesdale’s homegrown summer peas

Along with growing “pickles” in the summer time, Parkesdale Farms grows a few varieties of summer peas: black eye, zipper, and conk. All three types are conventionally grown in our fields in Dover, FL.  To maintain freshness, they are picked … Continue reading

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