Our peach jam is made from Elberta peaches we grow in our
orchard. Elberta is a famed peach for
canning, originating in Georgia in 1870 and named after the wife of Georgia
peach grower Samuel Rumph. Renowned for
its sweet succulent fruit, this attractive yellow fruit has splashes of crimson
when ripe. Like many of our fruits you
won’t find Elberta peaches in the supermarket, they have been replaced by newer
varieties which ship better, but these new peaches can’t beat the flavor of the
To capture the fantastic flavor of these peaches, we process
them directly from the tree. We’ve found
peaches like several other fruits lose flavor when refrigerated. This is one advantage of both growing the
fruit and processing the jam! As with
all of our jams and jellies we us about 20% less sugar in our recipes.
Elberta peach tree growing in our orchard.