For ultimate freshness and flavor, pick your own oriental persimmons, pears, muscadines, and blueberries in season at Reese Orchard and then visit Peeples Pecan Company to purchase or harvest your own Mississippi-grown pecans.
Both farms are owned and operated by local families. Reese Orchard is at 1716 Sessums Circle in the Sessums community about 5 miles southeast of Starkville (662-324-1509. Peeples is at 754 Pecan Drive, Starkville (662-323-7038). Call for hours and best picking dates.