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Come Out and Celebrate Peach Day at the State Farmers Market

WIS TV •  June 29, 2012  

Come Out and Celebrate Peach Day at the State Farmers Market To celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Certified SC Grown program, the South Carolina Department of Agriculture has been hosting a series of Summer Celebrations featuring local produce and products at the State Farmers Market which is located at 3483 Charleston Highway in West Columbia. Peach Day at the Market, sponsored by the S.C. Peach Council and the S.C. Department of Agriculture, will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2012. For a designated time during the day, every visitor at the Farmers’ Shed will get a free peach to enjoy.

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SC PEACH GROWERS  The heart of what makes our peaches so sweet.

McLeod Farms

  McBee, SC    

“Life’s a peach” is more than a slogan for the McLeod family of McBee, South Carolina. The McLeods operate one of the largest peach orchards in the area, growing 22 varieties on 650 producing acres on sandy loam outside the small town of McBee, SC. The orchards have been in the McLeod family since 1916. Mac’s Pride Brand peaches are picked every day, are hand-graded, and millions are packaged and shipped to all parts of the U.S. and Canada.