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Market is filled to the brim with farmers, bakers and artisans. At other times, you can head straight to the source. 7M Family Farms grows fruits and veggies year-round, and supplies many local restaurants and markets. Whimsy Flower Farm bursts with blooms spring through fall. Southern Tree Plantation adds joy to the holidays with Christmas trees and tours. Logan Turnpike Mill grinds its own flours and grits. And Mercier Orchards offers seasonal U-picks for strawberries, blueberries, peaches and apples. Estab- lished in 1930, the Georgia Mountain Research & Education Center is a working agricultural station for UGA students, and features beautiful botanical and vegetable gardens, a historic cannery, museum and agricultural exhibits.
• 7M Family Farms, 706-835-1607
• GEORGIA MOUNTAIN RESEARCH & EDUCATION CENTER, 706-745-2655, gmrec.uga.edu
• LOGAN TURNPIKE MILL, 800-844-7487, loganturnpikemill.com
• MERCIER ORCHARDS, 706-632-3411, mercierorchards.com
• SOUTHERN TREE PLANTATION,
706-745-0601, southerntreeplantation.com
• UNION COUNTY FARMERS MARKET, 706-439-6043, ucfarmersmarket.com
• WHIMSY FLOWER FARM, 706-994-0671, whimsyflowerfarm.com
Animals Make Everything Better
Want to get up-close and personal with an alpaca? Head to Jerae’s Unity Alpacas or Lasso the Moon Alpaca Farm, where visitors can take a tour and pur- chase a variety of alpaca fiber products. Prefer to go over the mountains and through the woods on horse- back? Area stables cater to riders of all ages with guided trail rides, hayrides and custom excursions.
• A STEP ABOVE STABLES, 706-745-9051, astepabovestables.com
• APPALACHIAN TRAIL RIDES, 706-374-0362, appalachiantrailrides.com
• BRASSTOWN VALLEY RESORT, 706-379-9900, brasstownvalley.com
• JERAE’S UNITY ALPACAS, 478-278-0147, jeraesunityalpaca.com
• LASSO THE MOON ALPACA FARM, 706-835-1837, alpacamoon.com
• TRACKROCK STABLES, 706-745-5252, trackrockstables.com
• UNION COUNTY SADDLE CLUB, unioncountysaddleclub.org
A Great Place to Wine & Unwind
Here in the “Napa Valley of the South,” wine lovers can enjoy tastings, tours, wine weekends, live music and special events. Prefer your spirits a little stronger? Step back in time with a visit to a real, working distillery.
• CRANE CREEK VINEYARDS, 706-379-1236, cranecreekvineyards.com
• GRANDADDY MIMM’S DISTILLERY, 706-781-1829, mimmsmoonshine.com
• HIGHTOWER CREEK VINEYARDS, 706-896-8963, hightowercreekvineyards.com
• MERCIER ORCHARDS, 706-632-3411, mercierorchards.com
• ODOM SPRINGS VINEYARDS,
706-745-3094, odomspringsvineyards.com
• PARADISE HILLS RESORT & SPA, 706-745-7483, paradisehillsga.com
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