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flat creek lodge!

Get-your-hands-dirty is your middle name. So if you’re in the mood for a foodie farm visit, go on and take your pick.

Farm: Flat Creek Lodge
Foodie Following: Whole Foods, Sawicki’s, Savor Gourmet.
Feast On: Award-winning, artisanal cheese and local game. Catch a fish at the lake and have it plated in the dining room the same night. Meet-and-pet dairy visits with head cheese Dane Huebner are perfect for seeing what all the funk is about.
Find ’Em: 367 Bishop Chapel Church Road, Swainsboro (478-237-3474).

greenleaf farms!Farm: Greenleaf
Foodie Following: Dynamic Dish, Decatur Farmers Market, Peachtree Road Farmers Market.
Feast On: Radishes, kale, watermelon, cantaloupe, greens, tomatoes, and more. Ring dreadlocked farmer Greg Brown to schedule a trip (the best days are Sunday and Monday) and shadow him around his salt-of-the-earth CSA farmstead.
Find ’Em: 201 Highway 36 Bypass, Barnesville (678-596-6803).

full moon farms!Farm: Full Moon Farms
Foodie Following: Farm 255.
Feast On: Biodynamic, local grub at the feel-good, foodie-fave sister restaurant (farmer Jason Mann is a co-owner). Put post-meal pep in your step with an educational cupping session (and Friday afternoon open house) at local roaster 1000 Faces. E-mail info@fullmooncoop.org for buzz about seasonal workdays and farmstead lectures.
Find ’Em: 1695 Spring Valley Road, Athens.

truly living well!Farm: Truly Living Well
Foodie Following:
Sevananda, Dynamic Dish, and at their own Wednesday roadside market.
Feast On: Swiss chard, spinach, garlic, beets, and okra. K. Rashid Nuri’s urban farm is popular among grubbers of all ages for a reason: Tykes can lend a hand pruning and weeding, while you learn the finer points of edible landscaping, home gardening, and responsible land cultivation.
Find ’Em: 3353 Washington Road, East Point (404-520-8331).


Keep on truckin’. For more road trip ideas, go to dailycandy.com/guides.

Photos: Courtesy of Flat Creek Lodge; Courtesy of Greenleaf Farms; Jason Mann / Courtesy of Full Moon Farms; Courtesy of Truly Living Well

LOCATIONS
Truly Living Well Natural Urban Farms
3353 Washington Rd
East Point, GA 30344
404-520-8331
Flat Creek Lodge
367 Bishop Chapel Church Rd
Summertown, GA 30401
478-237-3474
Greenleaf Farms
201 Highway 36 Bypass
Barnesville, GA 30204
678-596-6803
1000 Faces Coffee
585 Barber St
Athens, GA 30601
706-534-8860
Full Moon Farms
1695 Spring Valley Rd
Athens, GA 30683
706-247-2100
Whippoorwill Hollow Farm
3905 Hwy 138
Covington, GA 30014
678-625-3272
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