THE FAMILY PEACH

Extraordinary peaches grown by heirloom peach champion David “Mas” Matsumoto are now available in all Rosemont stores. These are mouth watering peaches selected for eating, not storage.

“In the heart of California’s Central Valley, a vast expanse of orchards, vineyards, and vegetable fields, lies a small collection of aging peach trees. Farmer Mas Masumoto’s decision to preserve those trees, and then to write about it, became a symbol of resistance to machine-driven food production.

Yet the Masumoto farm’s story isn’t just one of saving peaches. It’s become a father-daughter saga of claiming, abandoning, and then re-claiming a piece of America’s agricultural heritage…”  Read NPR’s story of this remarkable peach farmer.