Strawberry Picking Near Me: 13+ Best Georgia Farms w/ the Juiciest Berries (2024)

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Strawberry picking in Georgia can begin as early as March and typically runs through June, depending on where in the state you’re picking.

We’ve got all the best pick-your-own strawberry farms in Georgia, so grab a bucket and let’s get picking!

Strawberry Picking Near Me: 13+ Best Georgia Farms w/ the Juiciest Berries (2024)

STRAWBERRY PICKING NEAR ME: ATLANTA AREA

Southern Belle Farm (McDonough)

1658 Turner Church Rd. | 770-288-2582 | Facebook

Southern Belle Farm offers 15 acres of strawberries and is usually open mid-April through mid-June. Grab your crew and get ready to pick or pick up a bucket of freshly picked strawberries from the Country Farm Market.

In addition to strawberries, they will also have their awesome farm activities! Plan to experience Belle’s Barnstormer, pedal karts, jumping pillows, a cow train, ball zone, mini ball zone, tetherball, an animal barn, giant tunnel slide, hayrides, rubber duck races, and wagon rides.

See more about the fun we always have at Southern Belle Farm!

Washington Farms (Bogart, near Athens)

5691 Hog Mountain Road | 706-769-0627 | Facebook

Washington Farms strawberries are back!

In the spring, Washington Farms offers strawberry picking, lots of fun farm activities, and yummy treats — like strawberry ice cream!

They’re offering Super Spring Saturdays on select Saturdays in April and May. On these special days they’ll have concessions and all the fun farm activities you can handle — like a petting zoo, corn box, wagon rides, inflatables, playgrounds, cornhole, and so much more. (Seriously, this place is great and offers lots of family fun!)

Their strawberry picking season usually begins in April, but it’s always best to call first (or check their Facebook) because picking conditions and hours are always subject to change due to weather. Closed on Sundays.

Whitley Farm (Sharpsburg)

917 Bob Smith Rd | (678) 300-9443 | Facebook

Whitley Farms is a locally-owned and family-operated business located in Sharpsburg, about 40 minutes southwest of Atlanta. Their berries and tomatoes are pretty much famous in the area, and Amanda’s Farmer’s Salsa is beyond awesome.

They usually begin the season in mid-April and will carry it on as long as their fields are producing. Whitley Farm proudly offers fresh, locally, naturally grown fruits and vegetables too. Call to see what is available each day.

Warbington Farms (Cumming)

5555 Crow Rd. | 770-889-1515 | Facebook

Warbington Farms in Cumming offers strawberry picking and fun farm activities too!

Usually opening in mid-April for strawberry-picking season, Warbington Farms offers 3 acres of strawberries. Additionally, you’ll find fun farm activities on select days. Activities include “Hey” rides to see the cows, a petting zoo in the barnyard, slides, a jumping pillow, corn cribs, and a bubble station. You can Save $3 off regular admission price by purchasing online.

Mitcham Farm (Oxford)

797 W Macedonia Church Rd. | 770-597-6346 | Facebook

Mitcham Farm in Oxford, near Covington, usually opens for strawberry picking in early April and stays open through late May/early June, every day of the week.

Stop by the market for strawberry donuts, slushies, ice cream, specialty jarred items, and fresh produce including Vidalia onions, watermelons, and tomatoes! Strawberries are available for picking when available.

For daily crop availability, check their Facebook page or call.

STRAWBERRY PICKING NEAR ME: SOUTH GEORGIA

Elliott Farms (Lizella)

4761 Holley Rd | 478-935-8180 | Facebook

A reader recommended Elliot Farms! They are a family-owned and operated farm located in Lizella, GA, near Macon, growing pick-your-own strawberries. You’ll also find fresh garden vegetable and homemade ice cream for sale here!

Their season usually begins in April. Check their Facebook for picking updates.

Sweet Berry Orchard (Hogansville)

6659 Lone Oak Rd | 772-342-1224 | Facebook

Sweet Berry Orchard is located in Hogansville, about an hour southwest of Atlanta. Tom and Leigh Anne are local berry farmers who use sustainable farming practices — including using their own bees for pollination — to bring the freshest, sweetest, and yummiest berries you can pick or buy.

They post updates on their Facebook page often, so check or call before heading out. Their season usually begins in April.

Dickey Farms (Musella)

3440 Musella Road | 478-836-4362 | Facebook

Dickey Farms in Musella, near Macon, has been growing peaches in the heartland of Georgia for over 125 years, but they also have U-pick strawberries in the early spring!

Come out and pick your strawberries, or pick up a bucket of their pre-picked berries. They also offer strawberry shortcake, ice cream, fritters, breads, hand pies, and seasonal vegetables at their market. You’ll find a great playground here for the kids.

Strawberry picking is open from late-March to late-May, depending on weather and crop conditions.

Lane Southern Orchards (Fort Valley)

50 Lane Road | 478-221-7358 | Facebook

If you’re looking for something sweet to enjoy this spring, stop by the Lane Southern Orchards strawberry patch in Fort Valley, Georgia. Lane Southern Orchards is located right off I-75, south of Warner Robins, making it a great road trip stop.

Lane Southern Orchards usually opens for strawberry picking the second week of April through mid-May.

After strawberry picking, visit their market where you’ll find plenty of strawberry-themed goodies like strawberry ice cream and breads. The Peachtree Cafe & Bakery onsite is the perfect lunch stop.

STRAWBERRY PICKING NEAR ME: NORTH GEORGIA

Moon Farms Country Market (Colbert, near Athens)

3498 GA-72 |706-338-0065 | Facebook

Moon Farms Country Market is located in the Athens area, and usually opens for the strawberry-picking season in early April. With over 48,000 strawberry plants consisting of many different varieties, you’re sure to find the perfect berries for you.

They offer both U-pick berries and pre-picked berries. They plant their berries on raised plastic beds to provide you with the cleanest, easiest picking.

They don’t charge an entrance fee — you’ll just pay for your berries!

Merk Farms (Commerce)

233 Mitchell Road | Facebook

Merk Farms in Commerce, about 30 minutes north of Athens, offers U-pick strawberries, pre-picked strawberries, and fun farm activities too.

Enjoy activities like their Strawberry Train, Hay Ride, or their Spring Wheat Maze. They also sell strawberry-themed concessions, like a Strawberry Slushie and homemade Strawberry Ice Cream! Check their Facebook for crop updates.

Jaemor Farms (Alto)

5340 Cornelia Hwy. | 770-869-3999 | Facebook

Jaemor Farms in Alto has 13 acres of strawberries, all pre-picked, and they usually have fresh berries available at their market in late April. They sometimes offer special U-pick days, so keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates.

In addition to fresh berries and other fruits and veggies, you’ll also find homemade fried pies, ice cream, boiled peanuts, and much more in their market! It’s truly a great place to stop.

Mercier Orchards (Blue Ridge)

8660 Blue Ridge Dr. | 706-632-3411 | Facebook

Mercier Orchards in Blue Ridge is the place to be during strawberry season! Mercier usually opens for the strawberry season in May. They also sell pre-picked strawberries in their market. They carry half-gallon baskets and one-gallon baskets.

Make sure to stop by their cafe and market for more yummy items while you’re in town!

LCCL Strawberry Farm (Rome)

3743 Old Dalton Road | 706-295-2587 | Facebook

LCCL Strawberry Farm is a family-run strawberry farm in Rome. We love that they also have a great relationship with a favorite escape, Barnsley Garden. LCCL Strawberry Farm usually opens in mid-April for strawberry season. They ask that you bring your own containers to take your strawberries home. Cash or check only.

They also have strawberry ice cream, strawberry jam, strawberry salsa and honey available to purchase.

Check their Facebook page for crop updates! 

STRAWBERRY PICKING FAQ

When is strawberry picking season in Georgia?

Depending on the weather, the strawberry season in Georgia runs from mid-March to late-June.

How long to strawberries last?

Strawberries can last for around seven days in a well-ventilated container where they can breathe.

What should I bring to pick strawberries?

Strawberries grow in the sun, without shade. We recommend bringing a wide-brimmed hat and some sunscreen.

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Strawberry Picking Near Me: 13+ Best Georgia Farms w/ the Juiciest Berries (2024)