Photos and audio by Jenna Richardson
Mileur’s Orhard has been a family owned farm since the 1960′s.
Howard and Lisa Mileur have been owners of Mileur’s Orchard since 1996. This orchard was planted by Howard’s parents in 1961 and has been in the family ever since. Mileur’s Orchard is located several miles just west of Murphysboro on Highway 149.
Mileur’s Orchard grows peaches, apples, nectarines, white peaches, white nectarines, apricots, plums, and pears. The orchard is known for quality. “We want people to come back so we try to keep them happy and give them the best fruit we can,” Lisa said.