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Tomato U-Pick Orchards in Coastal Georgia, including the Savannah area in 2024, by county

Below are the U-Pick orchards and farms for tomatoes that we know of in this area. Not all areas of any state, nor even every state, have tomatoes orchards that are open to the public. If you know of any others, please tell us using the add a farm form!

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! If I cannot reach them, I DON'T GO!

PLEASE report closed farms, broken links and incorrect info using the "Report Corrections" form below.

Bulloch County

  • Clark Farm & Produce - Strawberries, tomatoes,
    400 Clark Farm Road, Twin City, GA 30471. Phone: 912-865-3200. Open: Monday through Saturday, from 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 2 pm to 5 pm; call ahead to verify availability Crops usually ready in mid-April. Click here for a map and directions. Clark Farm & Produce Monday through Saturday, from 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 2 pm to 5 pm; call ahead to verify availability (Crops usually ready in mid-April). Bring your own containers. Tomatoes start in early July. (Mail: P.O. Box 107, Portal, GA 30450).
  • Lane Farms - tomatoes,
    7642 Lakeview Road, Statesboro, GA 30461. Phone: 912-587-5542. Open: Monday through Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm. Directions: From Downtown Statesboro, Georgia take Lakeview Road north for 9 miles. Lane Farms Stand on the left. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. . U-Pick tomatoes starting around June 1; Farm stand opened May 10, 2011. Visit the Farm or call for further information.

Pierce County

  • Davis Farm - beans, corn (sweet), cucumbers, melons, peas, peppers, summer squash, tomatoes, other vegetables,
    6138 Ayrin Brooke Ln, Blackshear, GA 31516. Phone: 912-449-2425. Email: gajokerfloyd@yahoo.com. Open: Monday through Sunday, from 7 am to 8 pm; June 1 to October 30. Directions: highway 84 east out of Blackshear, Georgia turn left at ace pole plant then another left on dean still road go about a mile turn left on Ayrin brook lane its the first dirt road on your left it the second double wide on you right fenced yard. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. . . There will be okra, straight neck squash ,zucchini squash, Irish potatoes, cucumbers, tomatoes ,cherry tomatoes, sweet corn ,jalapeno peppers, sweet bell peppers, mild banana peppers, spaghetti squash ,watermelons, black-eye peas ,green snap-beans in the fall white turnip, purple top, and mustard greens. Please check the south Georgia produce harvest page on this web site.

Toombs County

  • Ohoopee Farm Services, LLC - peppers, tomatoes,
    Intersection of Highway 292 and Highway 86, Lyons, GA 30436. Phone: 912-293-9529. Email: mail@ohoopee.com. Open: June to November, CALL before you come out. Directions: From Lyons go EAST 5 miles on 292 to 292|86 Intersection. Call or Text the number above. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. . . Ohoopee Farm Services facebook page. Pricing update for 2022: Upick tomatoes. $10/bucket $20 25LB box. (UPDATED: June 14, 2022, JBS)(ADDED: April 08, 2016)

Ware County

  • Kenneth Taft - Tomatoes
    7810 Taft Lane, manor, GA . Phone: 912-285-5277. Open: 7 am to 6 pm. Click here for a map and directions. . Open Bring your own containers. Available in October.

 

Tomatoes

Tomato Picking Tips, Recipes and Information

Pick tomatoes that are firm and free of blemishes. Cracking is common in very hot weather, especially after a rain, and if you intend to use the tomatoes within 1 day, that will be ok. Varieties of tomatoes

During hot summer weather, pick the tomatoes when they have a healthy pink/red (or yellow or orange depending on the variety) color and let them finish the last day or two of ripening indoors. Tomatoes do not need to be in the sunlight in order to ripen. If you have green fruit on the plants in the fall when frost is approaching, pick the tomatoes and store them in a cool, dark place to ripen.

Tomato Varieties

In general paste or Roma-type tomatoes are the best to using for canning, as they have thicker, meatier walls and far less water. And cherry tomatoes are the worst to use, as they are mostly water.  But you can use any type you can get hold of.  You may just have to cook them down longer to boil off excess water.  See our Master list of tomato varieties

Growing tomatoes

Canning, Freezing, Drying, Preserving Tomatoes and more!

Below are links to pages with easy and reliable directions about how to can, preserve, freeze and make other goodies from tomatoes.  Some of these require a Pressure Canner to prevent potential spoilage and food poisoning, due to the low acid content of the food.  For others, you can use a water bath canner OR a Pressure Canner.  I've noted what's required for each, below, following each entry, with
W for water bath,
P for Pressure canner, and
W, P for either may be used!

And don't miss: Answers to common tomato canning problems and see this page about what to do with your unripe green tomatoes!

Prepping tomatoes

Canning tomatoes (in water bath canners )Home canned tomato soup

Canning Tomatoes in Pressure canners

Freezing Tomatoes

Drying tomatoes

Ripening green tomatoes in your garage or basement

If you want to bring your green tomatoes indoors before a freeze in the Fall, and ripen them, see:

And if you'd like to start you own tomatoes from seed (you can save a small fortune and grow the heirloom varieties you like) see this page for easy directions for growing your own tomato plants from seed.

Frequently Asked Questions About Canning, Freezing and Preserving Tomatoes

 

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