Sara Lipe, of Makanda, picks peachesWednesday at her family’s 40-acre orchard, LipeOrchard, in Makanda. One year after her familyexperienced one of the worst droughts they hadever witnessed, Lipe said her orchard and otherarea farmers have experienced a rebound. “I wouldcall this a good year, even without comparing it tothe drought,” she said. “It’s been nice picking.”CHRIS ZOELLER