It is only April (2016) and it is already getting hot. We have begun to water the bushes almost every day to ensure they will be big and plump after ripening. Right now we estimate that they will be ready to pick around mid June. That is subject to change as we get closer to
Sadly, there has been even more crop loss on the farm. Last week a herd of deer got through our fence and chowed down on our delicious corn. The corn was a crop we were really looking forward to this fall, but the deer ate and destroyed most of it. Don’t despair, though! Although we
This summer it has seemed, instead of the sun providing for our holiday time, the sun has taken a holiday of it’s own. The immense amounts of rain have impacted our growing season in a heavily negative way. We lost a good deal of produce to all of the rain and it has impacted our
We are looking for some people to come out to the farm a few times a week and work. The work will include helping to pick, process and package produce and also general things needed around the farm such as weeding and mowing. Blueberry picking will be paid as $5 per gallon picked. All other
Long Shot Farms is now listed on the website pickyourown.org so make sure to check us out. The Farm is located and listed in Oglethorpe County. However, we are close to Athens, GA and consider ourselves the pick your own blueberry farm of Athens so make sure to come and visit. The blueberries are ripening
The potatoes, peppers and cucumbers are almost ready. By next week the cucumbers will be ready for salads. The peppers and potatoes need some more time.
That’s right folks, the asparagus is coming up quickly, and if you want some you better let us know because it’s going fast. This week we’re going to have a bunch, but in a couple weeks it’ll all be gone. Fill out our pickup form here if you want some! Thank you to our Farmers