The Harvest of the Month (HOTM) featured item for August is peaches – Georgia’s state fruit.  Check out these resources and ideas to celebrate Harvest of the Month with local peaches and grow your farm to school program.


School Nutrition Professionals

Morning announcement script:

  • “Good morning, August is National Peach Month and the school cafeteria is featuring local peaches.  Try a sweet, juicy, local peach today (or on _____ date(s)) at lunch (or breakfast)!”

Menu ideas:

  • Serve a fresh, juicy peach on your school breakfast or lunch menu.
  • Add fresh peaches to a smoothie or yogurt parfait or make into salsa.

HOTM Peaches Fact Sheet

HOTM Peaches Marketing Poster 8.5×11

Taste test idea:

  • Invite students to taste test fresh, sliced peaches. Survey students to see if they liked the peaches.  Visit the Harvest of the Month page for taste testing resources.

General Resources:


Students and Families