Have you ever had a fresh, just plucked off the tree Georgia peach? There's nothing quite like it. Well, now's your chance to bite into one with the help from Teen Hope Ministries!

The 16th Annual Summer Fruit Peach Sale is back for another year! For $40 you'll get a 25 pound box of delicious Georgia peaches, or you can also get a one-pound bag of shelled halves of Georgia Pecans for $14.

These Georgia peaches were harvested five days ago and are delivered to you "Firm-Ripe". You can purchase them at Evangel United Methodist Church, on North Broadway in Rochester starting TODAY!

They'll be selling them this afternoon from 12:30 P.M. - 8 P.M. Wednesday 9 A.M. to 6 P.M. and then Thursday 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Consider this one a Win-Win-Win: You get great fruit, at a great price and you help kids through the programs of Teen Hope Ministries! Buy a box and share them with friends and family alike.

It's first come first serve unless you've already pre-ordered, so be sure to make plans to join our close personal friend Gary Kadansky, and pick up your Georgia peaches while supplies last!

Check out teenhopeministries.org for any upcoming events!

**TIPS FOR PEELING & FREEZING PEACHES ONCE THEY ARE RIPE**

  • Be sure to let the peaches ripen at room temp until they reach your preferred ripeness, as this may take a few days as some peaches will ripen quicker than others. After they ripen, place them in the refrigerator. *PEACHES WILL NOT RIPEN IN THE FRIDGE
  • Place a few peaches at a time into boiling water for 15 seconds.
  • Place peaches into a bowl of ICE water, wait 15 seconds, then slip off the skins (extend time in boiling water in 5 sec. increments if needed to get skins off.)
  • Cut the peach in half and remove the pit.
  • One idea is to slice peaches into a bowl with a little orange or lemon juice (to reduce browning). Drain well and place slices flat onto a wax paper lined cookie sheet and freeze. Once frozen, place the peaches in a freezer bag or other container. This way the peaches don't freeze together in a clump.

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