By Bridget GuruBeant Welch, LMT
Take a drive on country roads in Georgia and you are bound to see row after row of tall, shady, evenly-spaced pecan trees. Georgia has led the nation in producing pecans since the early 1800’s. Designated as Georgia Pecan Month by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, November is the peak month of harvest, which yields about 88 million pounds in an average season, enough to make 176 million pecan pies!
Pecans are native to the United States, and provided a great source of foraged food energy and protein for the pre-agricultural natives of our country.... Read more