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How to Enjoy Hood River Peaches

How to Enjoy Hood River Peaches

Nothing says summer quite like a ripe, juicy peach. This summer, McCarthy Family Farm is introducing fresh, local peaches to our online store. Starting in July, we’ll be harvesting three varieties of delicious peaches. Here are some suggestions on how to eat them. 

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The Magic Behind Hood River Peaches

The Magic Behind Hood River Peaches

The Hood River Valley is a premier fruit-growing region, boosted by Mount Hood's rich, volcanic soils, abundant winter snowfall, and warm, dry summers. Learn more about our peaches. Plus get tips on knowing when peaches are ripe. 

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Coming Soon: Locally Grown Peonies

Coming Soon: Locally Grown Peonies

One of McCarthy Family Farm's best-kept secrets is our fields of locally grown peonies in the upper Hood River Valley. June through August, these full, showy flowers burst with big layers of colorful petals and a sweet, timeless fragrance. This year, they will be available in our online store.

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Early Days of McCarthy Family Farm

Early Days of McCarthy Family Farm

Our great-grandfather, Homer Rogers, homesteaded in the upper Hood River Valley in 1910. When he discovered that the fertile volcanic soils around Mount Hood produced some of the best-tasting apples he’s ever tasted, he planted a small orchard where trees still remain today.

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