Welcome to the Yosemite Peaches Project. Yosemite Can O Peaches is the title of a Radio Podcast and Blog by John P. DeGrazio.

The Yosemite Peaches Project was created because everyone in Yosemite National Park has a story to tell. My goal is to meet with individuals to give a voice to each story in a recorded interview as they explain the profound effect Yosemite had on their life. The peaches represent the rewards of their journey. 

Join me as I explore the trails of Yosemite with local experts as we share our can o peaches and the sweet rewards of Yosemite National Park.

Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio

John DeGrazio hosts The Yosemite Can O Peaches radio show on air and streaming live at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, CA.

The Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Show Premiered On Sunday March 19, 2017. John interviewed Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Founder and Conductor, Les Marsden in Yosemite Valley below Yosemite Falls for a special one hour introductory show.

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The Yosemite Can O Peaches is now on iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher.

Can O Peaches Blog

Yosemite Can O Peaches with Jamie Richards, Yosemite National Park

For the seventh Yosemite Can O Peaches episode of Season one, John interviews Jamie Richards, Yosemite National Park Ranger and Public Affairs Officer. Jamie shares many safety tips and other valuable information for Yosemite visitors including how visitors can help protect bears in Yosemite. She also describes the feeling of working in such a beautiful park …


Because everyone in Yosemite has a story to tell, I invite you to share yours in Yosemite National Park with a Can O Peaches.

For interview requests, please contact john@yosemitecanopeaches.com

The First Can O Peaches

I had my first can o peaches on the summit of Mt. Rainier  back in 1997. After I asked a local woman at a Sea-Tac information kiosk for one piece of advice about the climb, her reply was simple. “Go buy yourself a can o peaches. It’s the sweetest reward you’ll ever taste on top of a mountain.” She was speaking from experience. A few days later I found myself on the summit of Mt. Rainier with my own can o peaches giving thanks to this kind woman for her sage advice.

For years, I told that story before learning the true meaning of the peaches. Today, I realize that regardless of reaching any summit, the adventure is the can o peaches. Exploring nature and discovering its beauty while achieving self growth is the true reward. The peaches symbolize those sweet rewards, and they taste even sweeter when shared.

I invite you to enjoy this site as I share sweet stories from the trails Yosemite National Park with adventurous souls on my Yosemite Can O Peaches Blog and Radio Show.