Fresh peaches can be distinguished from nectarines by their "fuzzy" skin. Canned and frozen peaches make a delicious alternative to fresh all year long.

Peach Recipes

USDA Mixing Bowl. SNAP Recipes.

Preserving Peaches

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service.

Information, recipes, and tips for canning peaches, freezing peaches and preventing fruit from turning dark. Also available in PDF format.

Peach: Nutrition. Selection. Storage

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for peaches and tips on how to select, store and prepare them. Also included are links to other relevant information, including Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Peaches, that gives new and different ways to add this fruit to your diet.

Fruits and Vegetables Lesson: Peaches (PDF | 435 KB)

University of Georgia.

Lesson plan for older adults teaches the health benefits of peaches, how to choose, store, cook and prepare them. Includes handouts, worksheets, activities, recipes and references.

California Cling Peaches

The California Cling Peach Board.

Site includes peach recipes, nutrition information, fruit tips, and facts and history about the peach. Special links for dietetic professionals, school and foodservice professionals, kids, teens, parents and teachers.

Peaches: Food $ense Guide to Eating Fresh Fruits and Vegetables (PDF | 274 KB)

Utah State University Cooperative Extension.

Find a broad range of information peaches including availability, selection, storage, and preparation. Nutritional highlights and recipes containing peaches are also included.