millions of peaches.

May 28, 2009

i have been singing that silly presidents of the united states of america ode to peaches for the last week since i was so excited about picking them at schnepf farms. does anyone else remember that song? movin to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches. ugh. i will never get it out of my head.

anyway, my mom (and claire of course) accompanied me out to the big ol farm in queen creek, where we picked peaches in the breezy sun, got eaten by mosquitoes and peed on by some stray farm dog. can you believe i am speaking of desert-y, barren phoenix? in fact, the guy ahead of us picked over 100 pounds of peaches and was from florida. he said they were better than theirs. yup. even better was you could eat all you wanted in the orchard for free, and luckily we brought wipes because these are the juiciest, sweetest peaches i have ever tasted. perfect. here’s some pictures from our day:


my mom is so pretty.


yum. and they are organic, the farm has never used pesticides in 45 years.


did i mention my mom is silly?


we had to document claire’s first farm visit even though she slept through it all!


the sleepy girl. so cute. sweeter than any peach there.

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3 comments | leave a comment

  1. adrian
    May 28th, 2009 at 2:05 pm #

    My baby girl is so cute. Wish I went too, but at least I get to eat the peaches now 🙂

  2. Amber
    May 28th, 2009 at 2:17 pm #

    I love how your mom wore a peach shirt. How cute. I love that song, btw.

  3. Kavita
    May 28th, 2009 at 8:13 pm #

    we went there a couple weekends ago and picked some peaches. i have to agree – they are some of the BEST peaches i have ever had!!

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