Atlanta Farms

Many of Atlanta's blueberry farms open their gates to the public and are great summer family destinations.

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While a lot of Atlantans have herb gardens growing on a patio or perhaps a tomato plant or two, there aren't any full-on working farms in the city. Besides walking the aisles of Whole Foods, if you have a hankering for some produce from the source, you need not go very far. Some of the farms make for great family outings and have "you-pick" days, while others have corn mazes and festivals during the fall.

Picking fresh blueberries is a favorite pastime for many Georgians. The farms usually charge by the bushel or the gallon, and some of the farmers appreciate a call before popping over. Also, take something to haul your load. There are a few vegetable farms as well. Here are a few farms near Atlanta we rounded up for you. 

Barrow County

The Dacula Briarpatch
2503 Cammie Wages Road, Dacula
770-962-4990
7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday—Saturday
No need to call ahead.

Carroll County

Garmon Family Farm
337 Old Four Notch Road, Whitesburg
770-214-8531
Reservations only.

Taylor Blueberry Farm
195 Clem Lowell Road, Carrollton
770-832-6857
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday—Saturday

Willoughby Farms
2342 Corinth Poseyville Road, Bremen
770-646-9080
Please call ahead.

Fayette County

Adams Farm
1486 Highway 54 West, Fayetteville
770-461-9395
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday—Saturday
$2.50 per pound
Please call ahead.

Carnahans' Blueberries
116 Odith Road, Fayetteville
770-460-7796
8 a.m. to noon, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Please call ahead.

Cobb County

Berry Patch Farms
786 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock
770-926-0561
8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday—Sunday
They also have pumpkins, Christmas trees and hayrides.
Please call ahead.

Odom Farm
4516 Waters Road, Woodstock
770-926-5420
By reservation only.

Ruth's Blueberries
1675 Milford Church Road, Marietta
770-426-8079
8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday—Sunday
No need to call first.

Gwinnett County

DJ's U-pick Blueberry Farm
1839 Prospect Road, Lawrenceville
678-442-7853
8 a.m. to noon, Monday—Friday
Please call ahead.

Hall County

Cool Springs Blueberry Farm
5975 Smith Mill Road, Gainesville
770-480-8085
Handicap access available; please call ahead.

Roberts Family Blueberry Farm
5517 Clarks Bridge Road, Clermont
770-983-3755
7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday—Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday
Handicap access available; please call ahead.

Henry County

Helen DuBose Farm
275 Stroud Road, McDonough
770-957-7863
$12 per gallon. By appointment only.

Gardner Farms
3192 Highway 42 South, Locust Grove
770-957-4912
7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Please call ahead.


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