Local peaches sweet for economy (and eating)

Kayden Thompson, 6, picks peaches at Rushing Orchards. Staff photo by Taylor Nye
Agriculture YANTIS — The Rushing’s peach orchard in Yantis is just about to close out their season with the last of their tasteful red skin peaches ripening. According to owner Sheila, the pick-your-own or buy ready-picked combo orchard has maybe one or two weeks in August left. Although the Rushings spent several years living in Austin, they’re happy to be back home in Yantis, where Sheila now…

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