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

Below are the U-Pick orchards and farms for vegetables that we know of in this area. Not all areas of any state, nor even every state, have vegetables 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.

Camden County

  • Merck Farms - strawberries, vegetables
    4745 Clark\'s Bluff Road, Kingsland, GA 31548. Phone: (912) 674-0197. Email: Directions: type . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.
    Merck Farms Facebook page. . is open based on crop availability, they update open times every afternoon/evening on their Facebook page. Please call or text prior to driving out to the farm to confirm seasonal hours of operation and crop availability. "" into Google Maps, Apple Maps or Car GPS systems or if you are on your phone just click on this link. Click here for a map to our farm. LLC is a locally owned farm located on the St. Mary's River in Kingsland, GA. Our mission is to grow fresh fruits and vegetables, and provide them to our community. We believe in reducing our footprint on the earth by growing locally and sending the food straight from the farm to your table. Strawberry U-pick started earlier than normal in February in 2020 and ended the season in early April. Vegetable U-pick began about one month after the strawberry U-pick ended. The vegetables typically include sweet onions, bell peppers, hot peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, cherry tomatoes and slicing tomatoes. (ADDED: September 16, 2020, JBS)

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: 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.

Tattnall County

  • Durrence Farms - U-pick strawberries, blackberries and prepicked vegetables
    14381 Hwy 301(5 miles north of Glenville), Glenville, GA . Phone: 912 654 4367. Email: Open: Daylight, March for strawberries, onions, May for blackberries, squash, cucumbers, June for tomatoes, cantaloupes, July for watermelons, peppers etc, Fall for greens. Click here for a map and directions. . If attendant is not available you can pay in the honor box. Bring small bills to verify yourself out. Greens, turnips, mustard, etc in cold weather; Strawberries March to May; Blackberries in May-June; Tomatoes June; Squash May-June & later; Cucumbers Bell peppers, others. DC Durrence Farm knows a thing or two about home-grown. A fourth generation family owned and operated farm, Durrence Farm has four poultry houses, a farm-fresh road side market, and JD Beef cattle operation. The farm grows strawberries, tomatoes, sweet corn, and a variety of fresh garden vegetables and fruits. When owners Danny and Sandra Durrence are not busy managing the farm they can be found making trips to supply the Daniel Reed restaurants with seasonal produce and beef. Farm Fresh U-Pick, Angus Cattle, USDA Certified. A visitor writes on May 6, 2020: "II go there several times a year and was just there last week to get strawberries. There is a review on your web site that leads people to think it is closed. Please know that it is NOT closed but actually doing better than ever. They seem to have had a better farm the last few years - more organized and a wider variety of crops. I always do the U-Pick strawberries and blackberries. It is a wonderful roadside farm with very friendly owners. If the owners aren't there, they have an honor box which is great if I can only get their in early evening or Sundays..
    Comments from a visitor on June 08, 2010: "Mr & Mrs Durrence are friendly and provide high quality produce at a reasonable price."

Ware County

  • The Red Barn (formerly the Berry Patch) - strawberries, green beans vegetables
    6446 Valdosta Highway, Manor, GA 31550. Phone: 912-283-5060. Email: Open: closed on Sundays. Click here for a map and directions. The Red Barn (formerly the Berry Patch) . In April and May: strawberries, greens, potatoes, cabbage, yellow squash and zucchinis. Starting sometime in June, also Tomatoes, sweet corn, okra, and several varieties of beans(i.e. limas, grean beans, fordhooks,etc.). Be sure to call before you go to verify on their hours and availability of crops. We sell fresh quality produce by the pound or in bulk at low prices. Please call before you come to check on produce availability. Hours may vary. U-PICK TOMATOES: Tomato field is typicaly open in June and July for u-pick. 2020 price was $8 a 5 gallon bucket . Note: BRING YOUR OWN BUCKETS! STRING BEANS: Round Green String Beans and Flat Green String Beans in June and July. in 2020, they were $8.00 a 5 gallon bucket for u-pick green beans.
    Comments from a visitor on June 11, 2010: "Very friendly people willing to go the extra distance to make sure their customers are happy. Very reasonable prices and great vegetable/fruit quality.
    Comments from a visitor on July 17, 2009: "They were very nice. The turn in is there before you know it. Slow down in Manor near "Friendly Express" convenience store. Tomatoes available again in Oct. great watermelon and other produce. "


Vegetable Picking Tips, Recipes and Information

Pick veggies that are firm and free of blemishes.

Canning, Freezing, Drying, Preserving and more!

Below are links to pages with easy and reliable directions about how to can, preserve, freeze and make other goodies fromveggiess.  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!

Pickled vegetables

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.

Many more recipes and directions:


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