Summertime is the perfect time to indulge in fresh, juicy peaches. And there’s no place better to get your fill of these sweet treats than Fredericksburg, Texas. With orchards and farms concentrated along Highway 290 between Fredericksburg and Stonewall and along Highway 87 South, there’s no shortage of delicious peaches here.
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The peach season runs from mid-May through mid-August, bringing bushels of fresh Texas Hill Country peaches. So if you’re looking for a delicious way to cool down during the summer, be sure to check out Frederickburg’s amazing peach options!
Jenschke Orchards is a family-owned and operated farm that has been in business since the 1960s. They only sell peaches that they grow on their property, and they offer them by the pound or truckload. In addition to fresh peaches, they also offer ice cream, jams, jellies, and canned peaches. Jenschke Orchards also offers pick-your-own peaches for those who want to get a little closer to the farm experience.
8301 East US Hwy 290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 bestfredericksburgpeaches.com
Burg’s Corner is a family-run farm that’s been in the peach business since the 1950s. They sell fresh Stonewall peaches, peach cobbler, cider, jams, and other fresh produce. Seasonally they also offer apricots, plums, figs, apples, pears, and pecans and tons of fresh veggies like okra, zucchini, and specialty squash. Customers also rave about their peach salsa, which has the right amount of sweetness, kick, and chunkiness.
15194 US Hwy 290 East Stonewall, TX 78671 burgscorner.com
If you’re looking for a delicious, fresh peach to enjoy, look no further than Studebaker Farms. This family farm specializes in producing fresh market peaches and offers several varieties of peaches on its roadside stand. You won’t be able to pick your own purchase, but that’s okay – the taste of their peaches will more than makeup for it!
9405 East, US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 studebakerfarms.com
Vogel Orchard is a family-owned and operated retail market located in Stonewall, Texas. The peaches here are picked by experts and graded, so you can be sure that you’re getting the highest quality fruit possible. With over 30 years of experience harvesting and selling fruit, this orchard knows how to do it right. And if that’s not enough, they also have blackberries and plums! And if you’re feeling adventurous, try one of their tasty treats like peach cobbler or peach ice cream.
12862 US HWY 290 E Fredericksburg, Texas 78624 vogelorchard.wixsite.com
Fischer & Wieser’s Das Peach Haus
If you’re looking for a taste of the Hill Country, you need to check out Fischer & Wieser’s Das Peach Haus. This store began as a roadside market for fresh Fredericksburg peaches but has since expanded to include hundreds of products found on grocery shelves today, including peach preserves, Original Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Sauce, and Das Peach Haus Peach Salsa. Today, the farm is transformed into a sort of theme park for food and wine. It also has a historic store, a wine tasting room, guest houses, Dietz Distillery, and a roadside fruit stand.
1406 S. U.S. Highway 87, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 jelly.com
Donald Eckhardt Orchards
Donald Eckhardt Orchards is a peach orchard that has been in business for close to 100 years. They have been growing peaches for commercial use for 85 years and do not allow self-picking. In addition to peaches, they also sell fresh fruit and vegetables when they are in season, as well as canned goods and antiques.
2150 S US Hwy 87, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 hillcountrypeaches.com
Behrends Orchard, a Gillespie County Orchard, is a local farm that offers fresh fruit and vegetables to the community. They are well-known for their homemade peach ice cream, which is a must-try for any visitor. In addition to their delicious ice cream, Behrends Orchard also offers freestone peaches, berries, and other seasonal vegetables available for purchase.
4579 US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 texaspeaches.com/behrends/
Located along Main Street, Lydell’s Store is a family-owned and operated business that has been in operation since 1973. They are a member of the Hill Country Fruit Council and sell seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as jarred items. Lydell’s is a great place to get fresh produce, and their peach and tomato crops are some of the best in the area.
1607 E. Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Gold Orchards, Inc.
Gold Orchards, Inc. is a family-owned business that offers seasonal peaches, plums, nectarines, produce, peach ice cream, and pies. They have an on-site bakery serving pie and cobbler. Gold Orchards also boasts of having the best soft-serve peach ice cream around. Not only do they have great food items, but they also offer specialty grocery items and a gift shop.
14329 E. U.S. Highway 290 Stonewall, TX 78671
Wahl’s Peaches is a family-run business that has been operating for over 10 years. They grow their peach trees organically and offer pick-your-own peach farms.
15369 E U.S. Highway 290 Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Harvest Hill Farm Market
Harvest Hill Farm Market is a local Fredericksburg farm that grows their own produce and sells at the Fredericksburg Farmers Market. They offer a variety of items like pumpkins, peaches, and more. Harvest Hill Farm Market is great to get your fresh produce for the season.
12918 S State Highway 16 Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Farm Mart is a local farm market that specializes in selling home-grown fruits and vegetables. They have their own peach, veggie, and fruit stand, selling everything from homegrown tomatoes to fresh-picked berries. Farm Mart also has their own greenhouses, and its growers raise all of their produce from seed.
2162 N U.S. Highway 87 Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Ernst Market is a family-owned fresh produce market in the Texas Hill Country. They sell fruits and vegetables, including peaches, tomatoes, peppers, and more. They’ve been in the business for more than 15 years, and they’re open seasonally from June through mid-August.
3722 S. State Highway 16 Fredericksburg, TX 78624
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The Fredericksburg area is well-known for its wineries, but the town also offers a lot of peaches and peach-inspired products. Peach growers from the Hill Country Fruit Council sell prized fresh peaches, while others sell other products and wines. If you’re from Austin, Central Texas, or San Antonio, make sure to stop by one of these stands and pick up some delicious fruit!
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