It’s sad to say, but our blueberry picking season is officially over. We had such a great crop this year. Hopefully you preserved or froze some of the blueberries you picked and can enjoy them throughout the year. We encourage you to share your recipes for frozen or preserved blueberries with us on Facebook. You
Thanks so much to everyone who came out this weekend for our pre-picking event! Your support really helped us get everything together for the season. We think we’ve got this honor system thing figured out… at least a little bit! We look forward to seeing everyone this season!
Farmer for an afternoon was a success! Several people came out to help clear the rows in the blueberry fields, do some creative painting with Lucas, and cut down saplings. Thank you all so much for coming out!
Happy Fall, everyone! Yesterday was the autumn equinox, officially bringing Summer to an end. Fall is a great time and, when all of the leaves start changing color, will be an absolutely gorgeous time at the farm. Unfortunately, though, our Fall crop is not going to be as plentiful as we had hoped. The rains
The excessive rain, although very welcome, has been hard to deal with. Our commitment to the earth and nature as well as to our consumers not to use herbicides or pesticides has been very difficult on us this year. It has been close to impossible to maintain the grass and therefore the weeds due to
There are a lot of great things going on at the farm right now! First and foremost our You-Pick-Em blueberries have a new process! Instead of being open only for our weekend hours, we are now open everyday from 7am to dark. The gate will now be open all day and the supplies will be
LongShot Farms is known for it’s amazing “you-pick-em” blueberry days, but there is so much more to this local farm. As you turn onto the drive, your eyes are met with rows and rows of the ever popular blueberries. (I can’t wait for opening day to go pick buckets of them!) As you keep going,
We are starting our season. We have onions, duck eggs, and fresh cucumbers available this week. All of our products are listed with Athens Locally Grown. Soon we will be inundated with both the heirloom tomatoes and the blueberries. Although our farm is located in Oglethorpe County, we are close enough to Athens to consider
Time for some spring eating! Hello everyone, and welcome to a new season! We are so excited for this growing season. With our blueberries reaching their 3rd year, our newly ready crop of asparagus, some great heirloom tomatoes, more peppers that you can count, and tons of other produce, eggs, and honey for everyone, it