First Monday Pickin’

First Monday Pickin’

By Dana Goolsby

CANTON- Every collector, craftsman, artist, and treasure hunter in East Texas worth his weight knows that First Monday Weekend in Canton is the treasure chest of the Pineywoods. My friends and I go pickin’ and treasure hunting almost every weekend, and Canton is one … Read More

Springtime Past Time

Springtime Past Time

By Dana Goolsby

It’s blackberry pickin’ time in East Texas! Pickers have been out and about, scouring fence rows and pastures for at least two weeks. Wild southern blackberries and dewberries that grow in the Pineywoods will be picked by the gallons along East Texas highways and Read More

Pineywoods Pickin’…. A Hometown Haul

Pineywoods Pickin’…. A Hometown Haul

By Dana Goolsby

Some folks have a hard time parting ways with their junk. In fact, some folks have a hard time parting ways with anything they have acquired over the years. Last year I had the opportunity to pick a hoard in my hometown. … Read More

PYOP- Pick Your Own Peaches!

PYOP- Pick Your Own Peaches- Danville Farms has been offering peach picking opportunities since 1980. The six-acre orchard consists of 600 trees, where peaches are allowed to fully tree-ripen. This results in some of the best-tasting peaches the East Taxes climate can possibly produce.… Read More