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Fruits and Vegetables PICKING: Pick-Your-Own Berry Farms.

Strawberries, Blueberries, Peaches, Apples, Blackberries, Melons and More! Updated May 23, 2020

By Diana Cole, Owner Publisher, Editor: Sandy Springs Dunwoody Macaroni Kid July 28, 2020

A popular activity for families during the Spring and Summer months is to pick strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries right off the vines at local farms. Not only is it fun for kids of all ages, but also is a great way to get a yummy and healthy treat to eat right out of the bucket or use in your favorite recipes!
Following is a list of nearby farms in our area. You can find more information about harvest dates or about pick-your-own farms at www.pickyourown.orgAlways make sure to call ahead to confirm your visit, as farms often have to change their schedules depending on the weather and harvest.

1486 Georgia Highway 54 West, Fayetteville, GA 30214; 770-461-9395

Fruit Available: Strawberries, Blackberries, Raspberries, and Blueberries
Pricing: TBD; Cash and Checks Only
Hours: Open 9 AM - 4 PM Monday through Saturday, April 1st - mid-July
More Information: Berry fields are well maintained, clean, easily accessible and filled with rows and rows of ready to pick berries. There are always people there to assist with picking so you can locate the biggest, ripest berries in the field.  Two-gallon containers are provided for easy picking.  Please provide your own containers to take your berries home. For those who do not desire U-Pic, on most days pre-picked berries are available.

786 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock, GA 30188; 770-926-0561

Fruit Available: Blueberries
Pricing: TBD
Hours: Season tends to run June - July, 8 AM - 9 PM Tuesday through Sunday
More Information: Our farm is a great place for your family to enjoy a picnic and hayride, or a visit to the barnyard! Our blueberries are never sprayed with pesticides, so feel free to eat them right off the bushes! Blueberries can be frozen for your blueberry muffins, pancakes and desserts all year long. Click on our recipe section for some ideas.

1839 Prospect Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043; 678-442-7853

Fruit Available: Blueberries
Pricing: $16 per gallon, Cash or check
Hours: Monday - Sunday 8 AM - ? (Hours are based upon availability. Please call to make sure we are open as we sometimes have to close for a day or two to allow our crop to replenish.)
More Information: All of our berries are sold by the gallon and we supply 1-gallon containers to use in the fields. However, we encourage you to bring large containers or boxes to carry your berries home in. Opening date expected to be around mid-June. Check the website and Facebook for hours as it depends on the volume of pickers we get at one time.

8660 Blue Ridge Dr., Blue Ridge, GA 30513; 800-361-7731

Fruit Available: Strawberries, Blueberries, Apples
Pricing: $8 for a half-gallon and $15 for a gallon
Hours: 7 AM - 6 PM 7 days a week; Strawberry picking should be open during the first or second weekend of May.
More Information: For up-to-the-minute information, check out their Facebook page.

797 Macedonia Church Rd, Oxford, GA 30054  (770) 855-1530.

Fruit Available: Strawberries, Berries, Blackberries, Georgia-grown produce such as sweet corn, cucumbers, beans, okra, onions, peaches, snap peas, tomatoes, yellow squash, zucchini, watermelon - depending on season and availability.

Pricing: You-Pick: $12 per gallon; Pre-Picked: $15 per gallon; Berry Picking Bucket $1

797 Macedonia Church Rd, Oxford, GA 30054  (770) 855-1530.

Fruit Available: Strawberries, Berries, Blackberries, Georgia-grown produce such as sweet corn, cucumbers, beans, okra, onions, peaches, snap peas, tomatoes, yellow squash, zucchini, watermelon - depending on season and availability.

More Information: Please check our homepage, Facebook Page or call before heading to the farm. We do close the field if we get picked out or because of inclement weather. We will update the homepage, Facebook page, and voicemail if we have to close early.

1658 Turner Church Rd., McDonough, GA 30252; 770-288-2582

Fruit Available: Strawberries, Peaches, Blueberries & Blackberries
Pricing: You-Pick: $12 per gallon, plus tax; Pre-Picked: $15 per gallon, plus tax
Hours: Monday - Saturday 8 AM - 6 PM; Sundays 1 - 6 PM (Hours are dependent upon berry availability)
More Information: Spring Weekends Only - Belle’s Barn, Jumping Pillows, Cow Train, Pedal Cars, Hayride, Giant Tube Slide, Rubber Duck Races, SeeSaws, and more are available for all to enjoy.  There is a charge of $8.00 per person to enter the activities area of the farm. There is no admission charge to pick berries- you just pay for the berries you pick. 

5555 Crow Road, Cumming, GA 30041; 770-889-1515

Fruit Available: Strawberries
Pricing: You-Pick: $14 per gallon; Pre-Picked: $16 per gallon
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 AM - 2 PM; Saturday & Sunday 9 AM - 5 PM (Hours are dependent on berry availability.)
More Information: Please check our homepage, 
Facebook Page, or call before heading to the farm. We do close the field if we get picked out or because of inclement weather. We will update the homepage, Facebook page, and voicemail if we have to close early.

270 Willowwind Dr.,  Loganville, GA 30052; 770-554-8119  

Fruit Available: Strawberries, Blueberries, Blackberries
Pricing: You-Pick: $12 per gallon, plus tax; Pre-Picked: $15 - $19 per gallon, plus tax
Hours: Open 8 AM - 7 PM Monday - Saturday
More Information: All of our hours are always subject to change due to weather conditions and the availability of berries.  It's always best to call the farm or checkFacebookbefore you drive out to make sure we will be picking and have plenty of berries available when you plan to arrive - especially on busy Saturdays.

5671 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677; 706-769-0627

Fruit Available: Strawberries, Blueberries, Blackberries
Pricing: You-Pick: $12 per gallon, plus tax; Pre-Picked: $15 - $19 per gallon, plus tax
Hours: Open 8 AM - 7 PM Monday - Saturday
More Information: All of our hours are always subject to change due to weather conditions and the availability of berries.  It's always best to call the farm or check Facebook before you drive out to make sure we will be picking and have plenty of berries available when you plan to arrive - especially on busy Saturdays.

917 Bob Smith Rd, Sharpsburg, GA 30277 (678) 300-9443

Fruit Available: Strawberries

Pricing: Please contact for pricing

Hours: Mondays - Saturdays 9AM - 4PM,

More Information: Please check our homepage, Facebook Page or call before heading to the farm. We do close the field if we get picked out or because of inclement weather. We will update the homepage, Facebook page, and voicemail if we have to close early.

GEORGIA HARVEST DATES


Apples
July 25-November 21
Asparagus
March 15-June 20
Beans – Lima
May 15-October 20
Beans: Pole & Snap
May 10-November 5
Blackberries - Atlanta Area
June 1-July 30
Blueberries - Atlanta Area
June 15-August 15
Cabbage
May 15-September 25
Cantaloupes
June 1-August 20
Christmas Trees
November-December
Collards
October 1-June 20
Corn - Sweet
May 15-July 1
Cucumbers
May 1-July 20
Eggplant
June 15-October 20
Grapes - Bunch
June 20-October 1
Lettuce
March 15-May 20
Muscadines
July 1-November 1
Nectarines
May 8-August 25
Okra
May 20-October 1
Onions - Dry
May 1-June 25
Onions - Green
January 1-June 1
Onions - VidaliaⓇ
April 20-June 10
Peas – English
January 15-April 1
Peas – Field
May 15-October 1
Peaches
May 8-August 25
Peanuts
August 15-November 1
Pears
August 1-November 1
Pecans
September 1-December 15
Pepper - Sweet
June 1-September 1
Plums
July 1-August 25
Potatoes - Irish
May 15-September 15
Potatoes - Sweet
July 15-November 20
Pumpkins
September 15-November 15
Squash
May 20-October 1
Strawberries - Atlanta area & N. Ga.
April 5 -June 10
Tomatoes
May 25-October 15
Turnips - Bunched
January 1-April 15
Turnips - Greens
October 1-March 15
Watermelons
June 25-September 1
(DATES MAY VARY DUE TO WEATHER AND/OR LOCATION)



We try to make the information in this newsletter and on the website as accurate as possible, but the event and venue information is subject to change without notice. Always call your destinations ahead of time to confirm dates, times, locations and admission fees. 

This guide is informational only and is not a recommendation to attend. Please evaluate your family's health carefully before attending, and please follow all mask and social distancing requirements when attending any in-person event.

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