8 Aug 2022

Lifecycle of a Maine Peach

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Real Maine member, Libby and Son U-Picks specializes in Maine fruit and connecting people to their family business. The family is a Pick-Your-Own (PYO) fruit farm, growing Maine fruit since the 1950s.

Farmer, Aaron Libby shares behind-the-scenes photos and descriptions about growing peaches in Maine. Peaches are one of the crops they grow at their ochard in Limerick, Maine.

Pretty in Peach – A look at the how a Maine farmer grows peaches

Explore More Connections to Maine Farms

Want to learn more about Maine farmers and the crops they grow? Or about the makers, and the farm foods and products they provide? There are several ways you can explore connections.

  • Listen to the Harvesting Maine Podcast. Each episode features a live interview of conversations with Real Maine members.
  • Plan to visit the businesses to learn about Maine crops and farm products available year round. Often this includes events, farmstores, and markets.
  • Read one of our seasonal publications to learn about what’s happening on Maine farms, and see the cover pictures Maine farmers submit!
  • Finally, you can also dig in by reading about different topics. For example, Maine cheese making, fiber production, and recipes Maine ingredients.