Strawberry picking can be a fun tradition that is healthy and entertaining for the whole family! Strawberry picking is usually best from Mid April thru early June in Georgia. Here is a listing of some near and far for your picking pleasure. Several strawberry farms listed below are U-Picks and its a good idea to call before you go.
Adams Farm Fayetteville
Adams Farm grows Sweet Charlie and Strawberry Festival varieties. Berry fields are well maintained, clean, easily accessible and filled with rows and rows of ready to pick berries. Two gallon containers are provided for easy picking. Please provide your own containers to take your berries home. For those who do not wish U-Pick, on most days pre-picked berries are available. Blackberries to pick end of May – June.
1486 Highway 54 West, Fayetteville, GA 30214 Phone: 770-461-9395. Crops are usually available in April through October. Open: Monday through Saturday 9 am to 5 pm; call before you go! Payment: Cash, Check. Also available are a wide variety of other fruits and vegetables that are not U-pick.
Cottle Strawberry Farm Fayetteville & Stockbridge Farms
They expect to have plenty of fruit available for handpicking from early May through the first week of June. Open Monday through Saturday from 8 am to 7 pm, and Sundays, 1 pm to 7 pm. One of their buckets = approximately 5lbs. 290 Banks Road near the water tower Fayetteville(770-719-2600) and Stockbridge (770-761-7822)
When: Mid-April through Early June.
Monday – Saturday 9 am – 7:00 pm (7:30 in Stockbridge)
Sunday – 12 pm – 5:30 pm (Upick please arrive by 5:00 pm)
Harry Stacy’s Strawberry Farm Dallas NO U-PICK in 2017
770-443-0292. Cash only.
LCCL Strawberry Farm Rome
Opened Tuesday, April 4 2017 for the u-pick season. More strawberries available in coming weeks as its early now.
Train rides on Saturday and Sunday ($1 per child per ride). No pets allowed. U-pick strawberries: $2.25 per pound. $11.25 for 5 pounds (1 gallon). Pre-picked strawberries $3.25/pound. $16.25 for 5 pounds. Containers are provided by LCCL Strawberry Farm to pick in and to take strawberries home. “Containers are provided by LCCL Strawberry Farm to pick in. If you can bring a container or box to take your berries home in we would greatly appreciate it! If you have a container you want to transport them home in, please let us weigh the container before picking strawberries or pick in our buckets and we can transfer them to your containers after being weighed.”
Cash or check only. Click HERE for their Facebook page.
Mercier Orchards Blue Ridge
U-pick ~ possible starting late May 2017. Beautiful farm and U-pick of various fruits year round. Spend the weekend in Blue Ridge shopping, hiking, boating.
- When: 10:00am-4:00pm, Saturday-Sunday & Tuesday-Thursday
- Where: Mercier Orchards 8660 Blue Ridge Drive, Blue Ridge GA
- U-PICK is subject to weather and availability. Please call to confirm before you make the trip!
1(800) 361-7731 firstname.lastname@example.org Mercier has a restaurant and market to purchase other fruits, apple pies and more! Click HERE for their Facebook page.
Mitcham Farm Oxford 770-855-1530
Strawberry picking is open for 2017! Strawberry Festival April 29 & 30, 2017! Check their Facebook page for updates.
The farm is located just 30 miles east of downtown Atlanta, less than 5 miles from Interstate 20. Mon – Sat 9-5 and Sunday 1-5pm. U-pick $12/gallon.
Picking your own berries is easy and fun, and it doesn’t take long to fill a basket. Large flats of berries are available. Their site has Fun Strawberry facts (plus tips on care/handling, picking, storing, preparing, freezing, recipes):
- On the average, there are 200 tiny seeds in every strawberry.
- Eight(8) medium sized strawberries contain 160% U.S. RDA for Vitamin C.
- Strawberries are fat-free, low in calories and are a good source of folic acid, potassium and fiber.
- Flavor is influenced by growing conditions (e.g. weather), stages of ripeness, when harvested, and variety. Size does not determine flavor.
Moon Farms Country Market Colbert (outside of Athens)
Open for U-pick 2017!! Rain or shine their fields have sweet, red, ripe STRAWBERRIES ready for you to pick or call ahead to be picked for you! Moon Farms can’t wait for you to come out and visit us at the market for some farm fresh strawberries and homemade strawberry ice cream! You can come enjoy the opportunity to pick the berries yourself or call ahead and we will have them picked for you! Please, remember to call ahead before driving out to the farm to make sure we are open on days that have unfavorable weather! Blackberries in June. Click HERE for their Facebook page. Mon – Sat 9 -6pm, Sunday 2-6. U-pick gallon bucket $12.
May 6 Spring Saturday Flowers blooming, gentle breeze blowing and 1,500 acres of play space – all available for you and your family at The Rock Ranch. Visit the farm and climb the 50 ft. rock wall, zoom down the zip lines, soar high on the giant jumping pillow, and enjoy many other fun activities. Gates open at 10 a.m. and close at 4 p.m., tickets are $12/tax.
Southern Belle Farm McDonough U-pick 2017 is open!
Southern Belle Farm, is a 330-acre working farm located just south of Atlanta. Farms are a special place to be in the spring, with fresh-air fun and baby animals, in addition to the berry-picking fun. Belle’s Barn is home to chickens, donkeys, cows and calves, goats, horses and more!
On the weekends:
Belle’s Barn, Jumping Pillow, Cow Train, Pedal Cars, Hayride
On weekdays after 1pm:
Jumping Pillow and Belle’s Barn
Call 770-288-2582 to check availability before you go. Click HERE for their Facebook page.
Warbington Farms Cumming
U-pick open!! May 6 Strawberry Festival!! Check their Facebook page and website for hours! Warbington Farms has been open for over 37 years. They offer family fun almost year round and produce picking. Strawberry festival coming soon!! HERE for Facebook page. Check their website for other events: April 22 Farmer for a Day, May 6 Strawberry Festival
Directions: 5555 Crow Road Cumming 30041 770-380-2920From Atlanta take highway 400 north to exit 17, take a right toward Gainesville. Take a right onto highway 369 (east). Go 3.4 miles then take a left onto Little Mill Road Continue 1.7 miles, then take a left onto Crow road The farm is on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.
Washington Farms Loganville/Watkinsville GA
- Both locations U-Picks strawberries are open for 2017!!
- April – June (dependent upon Mother Nature). Closed on Sundays.
- Strawberries are grown at both locations – Watkinsville (706-769-0627) and Loganville (770-554-8119). U-pick Strawberries, blueberries and blackberries
- Strawberries are grown on raised plastic beds for easy picking and clean berries. Pre-picked strawberries available as well. Click HERE for their Facebook page.
- Super Spring Saturdays: 10am – 4pm Price: $8(+ tax) per person (ages 2+)
Food: We will have limited concessions available: Kettle Corn, Cotton Candy, Hand-Squeezed Lemonade, Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream, Hotdogs, Chips, Drinks.
The corn maze, pig races, grain train, corn cannon, and pumpkin slingshot are only available in the fall. They will not be open during our Super Spring Saturdays.
Original article from 4/2012 and updated yearly. Updated for 2017.