Superjuicy, indescribably tender and more aromatic than any green-market peach you’ve ever tasted, the fruit sold by The Peach Truck has Nashville’s best cooks swooning. Pastry chef Lisa Donovan takes a bite.
Have you ever had a trash can peach, a specimen so juicy you have to eat it hunched over a garbage pail? If not, you’ve probably never met my friend Stephen Rose. He is the owner of The Peach Truck, a small company that sells impeccable fruit from Pearson Farm in Fort Valley, Georgia—his quiet hometown. The Peach Truck is named after the 1964 Jeep that Stephen and his wife and business partner, Jessica, use to deliver that fruit, just hours off the tree, to a cult following of chefs and farmers’ market devotees in Nashville. (continue reading)