“Imagine the quintessential peach. It bears a bit of a blush, with a sunny yellow background. It’s symmetrical, about the size of a baseball, with a sweet smell. It yields to the gentle press of your thumb. When you find such a specimen, there’s only one thing you must do: Eat it immediately. And there’s only one way to eat this piece of fruit: right over your kitchen sink so the juices can drip down your hands and chin into an easily cleaned vessel. Farmers have a term for this. “They’re ‘sink’ peaches,” says 35-year-old Ben Scholl of Scholl Orchards in Bethlehem.”
The above is an excerpt from a 2015 Edible Philly article beautifully written by local food writer Carrie Havranek and exquisitely photographed by Easton’s own Adam Atkinson. You can read the full story here.
We love pulling it out every year because it reminds us why we love Peach Day so much… no bells and whistles, just a perfectly delicious day that celebrates one of summer’s sweetest gifts. Read on for all the juicy details.
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