Georgia peaches and pecans are world-famous, but there's more to eating locally in Georgia than peaches and pecan pie. Like all the state guides, this one is a work-in-progress. Do you have a favorite local foods market in Georgia or state specialty? Tell us about it!
Georgia Seasonal Fruits & Vegetables
Georgia Farmers Markets
Look for an even background color of golden yellow for yellow peaches, and creamy yellow for white flesh peaches. Note that the red blush characteristic of some peaches does not indicate ripeness. Learn how to Choose, Store & Use Peaches.
Georgia Pastured & Grass-Fed Meats
- Nature's Harmony Farm meat CSA has limited memberships and often requires a wait, but their heritage turkeys and grass-fed beef are also available for sale at the farm and through buying clubs.
- White Oak Pastures raises grass-fed beef and sells it through Publix markets.
- Carlton Farms sells grass-fed beef, pastured poultry and pork, as well as organic vegetables. Order online or join their CSA.
Georgia Local Foods ResoucresStill want more? Here are some excellent places to find more sources for local foods as well as like-minded folks:
This Slow Food video of local foods in Georgia, courtesy of Nature's Harmony Farm, is an inspiration to anyone interested in local foods.