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North GA Mountains WAPF Chapter Food Resource List

Contact Shanna Beavers at Shanna@BuyFarmFood.com

www.WestonAPrice.org

 

Farm Foods

www.BuyFarmFood.com located in Ellijay, GA – They offer convenient, easy access to CSA style produce boxes with the option to add on meats, dairy, eggs, etc. with a weekly pick-up or delivery.  They only source food grown as nature intended.  Pesticide-free, chemical-free, naturally fed. Contact Shanna at shanna@buyfarmfood.com or 706-970-9375.  Please visit www.BuyFarmFood for details and FAQ’s.

 

 

Appalachian Cattle Company LLC is located in Blairsville, Georgia – They offer Grass-Fed beef products.  They do not supplement their beef with any hormones or antibiotics. Cattle are pastured on the grass and supplemented with fescue hay that is harvested at the highest protein level and stored inside until time to feed to the herd.  Please contact Steve or Dave with any questions about our operations or availability of their grassfed beef products. Appalachian Cattle Company, LLC., Steve Bennett, Dave Christensen, 181 Notla Vista II, Blairsville GA 30512. (706) 781-4958 or (706) 897-0619. E-mail: stevenb01@windstream.net.

4Mile Farm is located in Ball Ground, GA. They offer USDA inspected Grass-Fed beef and lamb by the cut. They do not feed grain. No hormones, no antibiotics.  Contact Shannon and Michael for information regarding the markets where they sell.  4Mile Farm, Allison and Michael Bryant, Ball Ground, GA. (678) 469-3647. E-mail: ally@busydog.com. Website: http://www.grassfedisbetter.com.

Mountain Valley Farm is located in Ellijay, GA  They offer USDA inspected Grass-Fed Beef and Free-Range Pork raised on pasture in a stress-free environment and handled humanely throughout all life cycles. Their Grass-Fed Beef is dry aged, locally butchered to our specifications, and sold by the individual cuts in the Farm Store.  Their Free-Range Pork is a Hamp/York and Berkshire Heritage Cross locally butchered to our specs and sold by the individual cuts in the Farm Store.  No hormones, no antibiotics, no pesticides, no commercial fertilizers.  Also offered, unprocessed, full-fat, cream-top, raw cow milk from pasture-grazed 285 cow dairy herd is sold in their farm store. Cows are milked twice daily, and their milk is filtered in-line and quick chilled to 34 degrees. Milk bottled fresh daily. Each container is labeled “Raw Cow Milk for Pets” in compliance with Georgia regulations. No added hormones, antibiotics, pesticides, or chemical fertilizers. Fresh Eggs from pastured poultry, Grass-Fed butter, artisan cheeses, canned vegetables, sauces and fresh ice cream are also available.  Farm Store Hours: Every Day, 10am to 6pm.  Mountain Valley Farm, Suzanne Wright, 2021 Homer Wright Road, Ellijay GA 30536. (706) 889-0999. E-mail:  suzyw@ellijay.com. Website: http://www.grassfedgeorgia.com.

Bear Creek Cattle Company is located in Ellijay, Georgia  They offer All Natural, Dry-Aged beef and pasture raised pork. All beef and pork is locally grown on mountain pasture and finished on a special blend of whole grain.  We raise all of our cattle in a low stress environment without the use of growth hormones, antibiotics, or pesticides.  Ellijay, GA 30540 – Contact Will Beattie 706-636-BEEF (2333) – info@bearcreekcattle.com  Website:  www.bearcreekcattle.com

Holden Creek Farms is located in Ellijay, GA  They offer pastured poultry.  No antibiotics or other medications.  The poultry is fed a custom-mixed non-GMO ration.  Chickens are processed and packaged at a USDA certified processing facility.  All products are vacuum sealed and frozen and are bone-in, skin-on unless otherwise stated.  Order on their website for monthly farm-site pick-up.  Contact Patrick and Sarah Burnett 706.273.6999 or e-mail at locallygrown@holdencreekfarms.com  Website:  http://www.holdencreekfarms.com/

 

Brown Eyed Girl Creamery is located in Cleveland, GA  They offer unpasteurized Jersey cow’s milk sold under license by the Georgia Department of Agriculture and labeled as pet food as required by Georgia law. Milk is bottled in glass containers and not bottled until sold to ensure freshness.  Registered Jersey herd is on pasture and supplemented with grain at milking. They plan to sell artisan cheese soon.  374 Asa Dorsey Rd, Cleveland GA (foothills of NE GA), phone: 706-865-3113 (days) and 706-865-3680 (nights), email: srlawson@windstream.net.

 

Sweetbriar Farm is located in Dahlonega, GA   They offer raw milk from grass fed Jersey milk cows, pastured eggs and pork. Farmer notes they “proudly treat their farm animals humanely and ethically.” They manufacture and sell DIY cheese making kits, handmade soap and bee products. Call for availability.  Ben and Heidi Lane, 34 Sweetbriar Trail, Dahlonega, GA 30533,  phone: 706-216-0192, email: benlanejr@gmail.com, web: www.sweetbriarfarmfresh.com.

 

Earth Friendly Farm is located is located in Ellijay, GA   They offer heirloom veggies, plus some unusual things.  They also grow and sell native plants, anything from Bottle Brushes to figs.  In the Fall, they teach classes on Shiitake Mushroom Inoculation, and grow Shiitake mushrooms for food.  Also offered, raw honey and beekeeping classes.  Contact Michael Smith (770) 356-4234 Pleasant Hill Road, Ellijay, GA 30540  www.earthfriendlyfarm.net

 

Smokey Hollow Farms is located in Cherry Log, GA  The  Smokey Hollow Farm Learning Center is set up to do just that; whether you plan to just build raised beds and grow organically, or go all out and live off the grid. They will provide you with a good start to reaching those goals! Go to their website to see all the things they offer.  Events, classes, and workshops. They have dairy goats and raw milk, labeled as pet food as required by Georgia law, available most of the year.  Farm visits are welcome by appointment please. See more at: http://www.smokeyhollowfarms.com  Contact  Frank Corker  (678) 374-7473  Location: 2897 Goose Island Rd. Cherrylog, GA 30522

 

 

Wellness Products

Mountain View Farms is located in Ellijay, GA  They offer a Totally Natural line of Handmade NATURE’S ESSENCE SKINCARE Face and Body Care Products ‘one-small-batch-at-a-time’ using ONLY Pure Biologically Active Botanical Ingredients, North Georgia Mountain Bee Products, Goats Milk and Whole Buttermilk.  Contact Elaine Carey Goble, M.S. 706-635-7407  webspace.etcnow.com/users/gobles

 

 

Fermented Products

Mountain View Farms is located in Ellijay, GA  They offer  Live Kefir Grains and Fresh Homemade Kefir – Local Pick-up. Instruction Sheets Provided Via E-mail with Order: ‘Care and Feeding of Live MILK Kefir Grains’ and ‘How to Make Healthful and Delicious Fresh Kefir’ – Including Additional Recipe Suggestions.  Contact Elaine Carey Goble, M.S. 706-635-7407  webspace.etcnow.com/users/gobles

Earth Friendly Farm is located is located in Ellijay, GA   They offer Kombucha Cultures and teas.

 

 

Restaurants

Fightingtown Tavern

511 E Main St,

Blue Ridge, GA 30513

(706) 946-2006

fightingtowntavern.com

Hours:

11am to 10pm, Tue–Thr

11am to 12pm, Fri, Sat

Closed Mon

 

Martyn House Bed and Breakfast

912 Flat Branch Rd,

Ellijay, GA 30540

(706) 635-4759

themartynhouse.com

Hours:

By appointment only

 

Mike’s Ellijay Restaurant

351 Tails Creek Rd,

Ellijay, GA 30540

(706) 635-4381

Hours:

6:30am to 8:30pm, Mon–Thr

6:30am to 9:30pm, Fri, Sat

Closed Sun

 

61 Main

49 S Main St,

Jasper, GA 30143

(706) 253-7289

61main.com

Hours:

Lunch 11am to 3pm,

Supper 5pm to 8pm, Mon–Sat

Dinner 5pm to 9pm, Thr–Sat

 

 

Retail

Mercier Orchards

8660 Blue Ridge Dr,

Blue Ridge, GA 30513

(706) 632-3411

mercier-orchards.com

Hours:

7am to 6pm, Sun-Sat

 

The 1907 Restaurant

24 River St,

Ellijay, GA 30540

(706) 276-6116

the1907.com

 

Cartecay River Trading Company

58 N Main St,

Ellijay, GA 30540

(706) 635-2782

cartecayrivertradingcompany.com

Hours:

10am to 6pm, Mon-Sat

1pm to 4pm, Sun

 

New Ground Market

118 North Main St,

Ellijay, GA 30540

(706) 455-3018

newgroundmarket.com

 

 

 

Events/Classes/Workshops

Smokey Hollow Farms is located in Cherry Log, GA  The  Smokey Hollow Farm Learning Center is set up to do just that; whether you plan to just build raised beds and grow organically, or go all out and live off the grid. They will provide you with a good start to reaching those goals! Go to their website to see all the things they offer.  Events, classes, and workshops. They have dairy goats and raw milk, labeled as pet food as required by Georgia law, available most of the year.  Farm visits are welcome by appointment please. See more at: http://www.smokeyhollowfarms.com  Contact  Frank Corker  (678) 374-7473  Location: 2897 Goose Island Rd. Cherrylog, GA 30522

 

 

CSA’s

Hill Valley Farm LLC is located in Ellijay, GA  They offer a large variety of vegetables as well as pastured eggs. Visit their website for a listing of items available and feel free to contact us to place an order.  Season:  May through October.  Contact Donny Hunter  (706) 273-1821 Location: 409 Sam Hill Trail, Ellijay, GA 30540

 

www.BuyFarmFood.com located in Ellijay, GA – They offer convenient, easy access to CSA style produce boxes with the option to add on meats, dairy, eggs, etc. with a weekly pick-up or delivery.  They only source food grown as nature intended.  Pesticide-free, chemical-free, naturally fed. Contact Shanna at shanna@buyfarmfood.com or 706-970-9375.  Please visit www.BuyFarmFood for details and FAQ’s.

 

Harvest Table Farm

The 2015 CSA crop plan contains 30+ crop types and 80+ different varieties. In addition to freshly harvested produce, members also receive a weekly email containing a brief Crop & Field Report, a list of produce to be received and 2-3 recipes.  Season:  May through October  Naturally grown, grass fed/pastured, integrated pest management.  Contact: Meghan Cole  Phone: 828-772-4206  Address:  961 Old Whitestone Road East, Talking Rock, GA 30175

 

 

Farmer’s Markets

 www.BuyFarmFood.com located in Ellijay, GA – They offer convenient, easy access to CSA style produce boxes with the option to add on meats, dairy, eggs, etc. with a weekly pick-up or delivery.  They only source food grown as nature intended.  Pesticide-free, chemical-free, naturally fed. Contact Shanna at shanna@buyfarmfood.com or 706-970-9375.  Please visit www.BuyFarmFood for details and FAQ’s.

Jasper Farmers Market is located in Jasper, GA   A North Ga. local market of ALL Homegrown & Handmade items. The market is operating this year – Every Saturday from March 29th until Oct 25th, 7:30 am – 12:00 pm & on Wednesday’s June 18th thru Aug 27th from 7:30 am – 12:00 pm. July 5th Market will be at Sacketts on Highway 515 Winter Market dates: November 8th and 22nd. from 8 am to noon December 6th and 20th. from 8 am to noon.  Contact June McKenzie (706) 253-8840 Location: in the Jasper’s Park & Ride Lot just off of Hwy 53,next to the Chamber of Commerce & Newton Park.  www.pickensmg.org

Gilmer County Farmers’ Market is located in Ellijay, GA  A North Georgia Mountain farmers and crafts people sell delicious home grown and organic fruits and vegetables, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants, handmade crafts, jewelry, pottery, quilts, furniture, art and other items 8-12 noon each Saturday from April 18th, 2015 to the first Saturday in October.  Contact Frank Corker (678) 374-7473  Location:  The courthouse parking lot, off the round-about in downtown Ellijay

 

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