Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Atlanta's NW burbs: North Fulton, Cobb, Forsyth area in Georgia?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Atlanta's NW burbs: North Fulton, Cobb, Forsyth area in Georgia, sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name  (see "What does Organic mean?"). The U-pick crops they offer follow the name of the farm. To search the page for a specific crop, use Ctrl-F (or on an ipad or Mac, use their "search on this page" function) If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. If you find anything outdated or inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

New! Pricing information - I am building a pricing guide to help you know what the typical prices are for each crop.

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or Facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! And if you know of any farms I missed and want to add a farm, please let me know!   I'm making updates for this year as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know! This website is supported by purchases you make through the links to products on Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This allows me to continue to maintain the website and make improvements!

What's in season in August 2019, and other timely information:

Notes for August 2019: Summer is here and that means blueberries, peaches, raspberries, blackberries, figs, corn and tomatoes are here. Check your area's specific crop calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for seasonal updates. Strawberries and cherries are finishing up in the north, long done in the South.

See these pages to find a local Peach festival, Blueberry festival and other festivals. We have a guide to peach varieties here. Also recipes, canning and freezing directions for strawberries, blueberries, peaches, tomatoes, corn etc.

See our comprehensive list of easy home canning, jam and jelly making, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me! It is easy to make your own ice cream, even gelato, or low fat or low sugar ice cream - see this page. Also note, there are many copycat website listing U-pick farms now.  They have all copied their information from here and usually do not ever update.  Since 2002, I've been updating the information every day but Christmas; so if you see anything wrong or outdated, please write me!

Children's Consignment Sales occur in both the Spring and Fall  See our companion website to find a local community or church kid's consignment sale!

Atlanta's NW burbs: North Fulton, Cobb, Forsyth area in Georgia U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2019, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map. New:  If you are looking for wineries in Georgia for a tour or tasting, see this page.

Bartow County

  • Smith Farm Products and Nursery - Produce, Vegetables and Plants
    729 Burnt hickory road, Cartersville, GA. Phone 770-843-8488. Open: 8 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday and 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday and Sunday. (UPDATED: May 13, 2013, from GaFCMB)

Cherokee County 

  • Berry Barn - No pesticides are used, blueberries, U-pick and already picked
    1310 N. Lake Dr., Canton, GA 30115. Phone: (678) 925-1385. Email: [email protected]. Open: Picking by appointment only on Monday thru Saturday (no picking appointments for Sundays). Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Mid June thru Mid July. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. . Availability: blueberries from late June through July. Containers provided. Jack Morgan.   (UPDATED: July 04, 2018)
    Click here to see comments from visitors.
  • Berry Patch Farms - Blueberries, pumpkins and Christmas Trees, No pesticides are used
    786 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock, GA. Phone: 770-926-0561.  Click here for a map. Open: early July through early August from 8 am to 9 pm on Tuesday thru Sunday, Closed on Mondays. Provides a pick-your-own blueberries, pumpkins and Christmas Tree experience. Blueberry season: Opens . Our blueberries are never sprayed with pesticides. They are totally pesticide-free, so feel free to eat them right off the bushes! 2009 prices were $1.69/lb. Payment: cash or check. Containers are provided. Call for picking conditions. Please, no dogs allowed... our dogs are jealous! Berry Patch Farms has blueberries! Grab a bucket and fill it with the best blueberries in Georgia! 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.  (UPDATED: May 23, 2018, JBS)  
    Comments from a visitor on June 15, 2012:
    "(Their) Website says that this years berry crops was killed by april frost so they wont be open this season"
    Click here to see comments from visitors.
  • Blueberry Hill - blueberries,
    Canton, GA 30115. The farm asked to be removed, saying "The farm is more than 20 years old and it cannot support the additional pickers who find us here (on the internet). ".    
  • Cagle's Family Farm - UPDATE for 2019 - they only do weddings, events and group farm  tours now - restrooms, picnic area, Jumping pillow, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    362 Stringer Road, Canton, GA 30115. Phone: 770-345-5591. Email: [email protected]. Open: farm tours April to October on  Tuesday to Thursday starting at 9am; $6 per person; allow about 2.5 hours for your visit to the farm. They host farm field trips in small groups by reservation only; minimum of 20 guests is required to book a field trip.. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. . (UPDATED: May 23, 2018, JBS) (ADDED: September 01, 2014, from their website, jbs)
  • R. L. Dangar - turnips and mustard greens
    1062 L.G. Road, Alpharetta, GA. Phone: 770-475-1914. 
  • Odom Farm - Blueberries
    4516 Waters Road, Woodstock, GA.  Phone: 770-926-5420. Call for availability and directions. They berries are usually ready to pick shortly after July 4th - always call before you come!!! (UPDATED: June 27, 2009, by phone)
  • Pleasant Union Farm - No pesticides are used blueberries, restrooms, farm animals, weddings and wedding parties
    1500 Pleasant Union Road, Canton, GA 30114. Phone: 470-448-8078. Email: [email protected]. Open: Saturday and Sunday, 8:30am to 8:00pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries in July. Payment: Cash, only. Family run farm. All natural with no pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (UPDATED: May 23, 2018, JBS) (UPDATED: June 12, 2016) (ADDED: May 23, 2015)

Cobb County

  • Blue Moon Berries - No pesticides are used, blueberries,
    5552 Moon Rd, Powder Springs, GA 30127. Email: [email protected]. Open: during Blueberry Season 7 days a week: from sunrise to sunset; Please visit our Facebook page for harvest season updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. Park on the road. (ADDED: March 11, 2018)

DeKalb County

  • Ecosystem Farm - No pesticides are used strawberries, Fresh eggs, farm market
    1088 Bouldercrest Dr Se, Atlanta, GA 30316. Phone: (404) 919-4422. Email: [email protected]. Open: We are in the process of replanting our strawberry field and will not be open for u-pick this year; See you in 2020 - but our farm stand will be open Sunday 12 pm to 4 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. . We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. We run a farm stand on Sundays from 12 pm to 4pm 4. (UPDATED: March 24, 2019) (ADDED: April 24, 2018)

Forsyth County

  • Blueberry Garden's U-Pick Blueberry Farm & Nursery -  blueberries, No Pesticides or Herbicides used
    5445 Crow Road, Cumming, GA 30041. Phone: 770-889-2519. Open: from mid June to August on Friday & Saturday for berry picking (by appointment Monday to Thursday)Friday from 6am-8pm;  and closed on Sunday's. We also offer Pre-Pick, (Please call 2 hours a head for each gallon). Please call ahead. We are using organic practices to grow the best blueberries possible. We accept cash and personal checks only, no credit cards or debit cards accepted. We are a U-Pick Blueberry Farm open We start when the berries are ready, typically in mid-June. Keep watching we will keep you updated. Blueberry Garden's is a 5 acre blueberry farm 50 miles north of downtown Atlanta Ga. just off of Ga. 400. Depending on amount of ripen berries picking may be by appointment only or open to general public, if berries are abundant. When picking is by appointment only email list subscriber get first choice of appointments and are notified by email. If ripen berries are abundant there will be a open to general public and will be posted, on our website and facebook. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
  • Fresh Farm Beef and Blueberries - blueberries, farm animals
    9465 Old Federal Rd, Ball Ground, GA 30107. Phone: 770-889-2609. Alternate Phone: 404-732-4315. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Saturday 8 am to 7 pm blueberry's seasonal in May call to see if ready to pick. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. We sell 100% Farm Raised Beef, Pork and Chicken. From Birth our animals are raised in a stress free environment.  Come out and taste the difference for yourself!  Amish Canned Goods, Amish Cheese & Butter, Homemade Pot Pies, Homemade Cookies, Cakes and Bread., Homemade Ready to Cook Meals, Farm Raised Eggs, Raw Cows Milk, Fresh Vegetables.
  • The Kinsey Family Farm - pumpkins and sunflowers, train rides, corn cannon, and prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides,
    7170 Jot-em Down Road, Gainesville, GA 30506. Phone: 770-887-6028. Fax: 770-886-7241.  Open: Fall - Every Day - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Christmas - Every Day 9:00 am until dark (closed Thanksgiving Day) Our fall festivities run from the last weekend in September through the 31st of October. Directions: Take Georgia 400 6 miles north of the Exit 17 bridge. You will come to the intersection of Georgia 400 and Jot-em Down Road. At the traffic light take a right and go 4.0 miles. The farm is on your right. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in October, November, December.The farm provides hayrides, pick your own sunflowers, fish feeding, the outstandingly popular apple cannons, and plenty of picnic tables for visitors. We also carry thousands of pumpkins for you to choose from as well as a wide variety of additional fall harvest crops for eating and decorating with. Fall is a beautiful time at the farm and the weather is just right for an afternoon in the country. Our Christmas season begins the weekend BEFORE Thanksgiving and runs until the 22nd of December. With over two thousand choose and cut trees to choose from each year you are certain to find the "perfect" tree every time! Bring plenty of warm clothes, a big hunger for marshmallows, and your camera. Building Christmas memories is something we live to do! Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.
  • Warbington Farms - removed by request of the owner. I agreed to remove them; my experiences there several years ago were terrible and there are current reports on Facebook (2018) that their customer service still hasn't improved. Not recommended. It is extremely rare (only 4 times in 12 years) that I have removed a farm in the United States. Here are some quoted brief excerpts (you can go to Facebook to see the full reviews):
    April 10, 2018: "We recently had our daughter's birthday party there. While the farm was charming and fun for the kids the run around, their customer service was terrible. ..."
    March 26, 2018: "I went to the egg hunt and it was ok. It was high priced. ..."
    "t I was charged for a NEWBORN baby in 2016 $10 admission and $5 for me (adult)"
    October 22, 2017: "Warbington Farms sucks a**. I wish my family and I would have gone to Randy's pumpkin patch, or the one in Buford"
    December 10, 2017: "I paid nearly $30 for my kids to play on a snow covered playground. A lot of the "fun" things to do were misrepresented. It was so unorganized and no one seemed to know what was going on when..."

Fulton County (North Fulton)

  • C.O. Adams - muscadines
    112 Spring Drive, Roswell, GA. Phone: 770-998-4606. Open: August-September, call for availability and hours. Directions: Call for directions. Bring your own small containers.

Haralson County

  • Willoughby Farms - Uses natural growing practices, blackberries, blueberries, U-pick and already picked, restrooms
    2342 Corinth Poseyville Road, Bremen, GA 30110. Phone: 770-646-9080. Fax: 770-646-9080. Email: [email protected]. Open: 2018 update: Their website is gone; Does anyone have current information, are they still offering pick your own or are even open?  If so, please write me, their last reported hours were late May through June; Thursday 9am-7pm, Friday 9am-7pm, Saturday 9am-7pm; Call before coming to check availability. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard.   (UPDATED: April 13, 2018, JBS)  

Paulding County

  • Brandie Freeman - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries, honey from our hives
    382 Old Teal Road, Hiram, GA 30141. Phone: 678-549-5165. Email: [email protected]. Open: daily, but call first for availability; Berries are usually ready mid-June to early August. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in July. Bring containers; Call if you need directions or if you have any questions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, only.  The 2011 price is $12 a gallon for blueberries. Pre-picked garden produce is also available.
    Comments from a visitor on July 08, 2010: "I went to this farm today with my boys. It was wonderful! There were plenty blueberries to pick and choose. It was easy and fun. They use the honor system and provide buckets for use. There were other patrons but it wasn't crowded. I really enjoyed my first blueberry picking experience and I will sure be going back a number of times before the season is over. I'm very happy to find such a gem right in my backyard."
    Comments from a visitor on July 09, 2009:
    "We e-mailed and she is the nicest person! She allowed my kids and I to come early for my 5-yr old's birthday to pick some blueberries. It was so much fun! Highly recommend the place and hoping to go back soon to try out the honey."
    Comments from a visitor on October 03, 2008: "I have visited the Freeman home to pick blueberries several times this summer (2008)...highly recommended! Nice lady, great prices, and great blueberries! She has buckets, bring your own bags to carry home. Also, bring cash, payment is on the honor system. Call before you go to verify availability, and bring bug spray for your shoes and socks incase of chiggers. "
  • Freeman Farm - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries, picnic area (bring your own food)
    300 Old Teal Road, Hiram, GA 30141. Phone: 770-445-7397. Fax: 770-445-7397. Email: [email protected]. Open: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm daily during July. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, only. Call ahead for availability information.
  • Harry Stacy Farms - strawberries,
    623 Poplar Road, Dallas, GA 30157. Phone: 770-443-0292. Open: The Strawberry Farm is NOT offering "U-Pick" for the 2014 season. Directions: for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in April, May. Open: Monday through Friday 10 am to 5 pm and Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm, but call ahead for availability. Payment: Cash, only.   
    Comments from a visitor on May 09, 2011:
    "The farm is closed every Saturday because they are at the farmers market...I believe they have that information posted on the webpage...and they do provide a number to call and check...Also on Facebook...Thanks"
    Comments from a visitor on May 23, 2010:
    "I've called every Saturday since the first weekend of May and the recording (which is difficult to understand) says they are closed. We finally gave up and drove out to a different farm. Maybe they run out of berries by Saturday morning?"
    Comments from a visitor on May 09, 2010:
    "We visited today (May 9, 2010), and they are open. Very friendly. Plenty of strawberries for picking, even with many other people there. We wanted to buy some eggs but they had just run out. We did buy some honey. Our GPS seemed to have trouble finding the exact location, but we just continued down the road a bit until we found it."
    Comments from a visitor on May 11, 2009:
    "April 2009 Our playgroup picked our own strawberries as a playdate, and had a blast! The berries were the best, sweetest strawberries I've ever tasted, will have to go back soon!"
    Another visitor writes on April 24, 2008:
    "The best strawberry farm in Georgia!! These berries are as sweet as candy. Just a few steps down one row will fill your basket! Tons & Tons of berries!! You'll hate to leave so many behind!"
    Comment from a visitor, April 19, 2008: "We have visited this farm today and it's open !! They have really nice strawberries. Two varieties. Owner is very kind and love to welcome more visitors. Also this farm is not far from Marietta and west Cobb area. We live in Cobb and it's just 12 minutes away from my home "

Polk County

  • Bo & Lisa's Lil Patch - Registered naturally grown, blueberries, tomatoes, Other fruit or veg,
    Yarbrough Road, Across the street from house number 324, Aragon, GA 30104. Phone: 404-313-1010. Email: [email protected]. Open: We will open in 2014 - we are not open in 2013; Pick your own Produce season begins in 2014 on June 1 and ends on or about August 31. Directions: Located off highway 101 from Rome, Ga on Yarbrough Road We have a clearly marked sign at the road and are across from 324 Yarbrough Road. Click here for a map and directions. We are registered naturally grown for all crops. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Our Lil Patch Grand opening is in 2014! We have approx 300 Blueberry Shrubs that are 5 years old and are approx chest height. We keep clean and easy access. We have cookouts on Saturdays and you are welcome to bring your food and have a picnic. We have snacks and cold drinks for your convenience in our farm store.
    A visitor writes on July 05, 2014: "This was a wonderful experience for my family! Lisa took time from her busy day to teach us. We learned how much it takes to run a farm and why we need them so much. If you have small children this is a farm you will never forget and return to."
  • Test Farm - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries, picnic area (bring your own food)
    Hiram, GA 30141. Email: [email protected]. Open: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm daily during July. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, only. Call ahead for availability information.

Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)

Other information:

We also have our own free and simple, step-by-step, illustrated instructions on canning, freezing and drying  many fruits and vegetables, such as  how to make jam, apple butter, applesauce, spaghetti sauce, salsa, pickles, ketchup or freezing corn .   If you are looking for Canners, mixes, jars, pectin and other canning supplies at the best prices anywhere!

Other Georgia pages: