To everything there is a season, and in Alabama each season in bountiful! Take your family on a local farms tour to sample the sweetest berries, freshest flowers, perfect peaches, crunchiest apples, and most perfect pumpkins. The places below are real working local farms, owned and operated by families right here in North Alabama. Our crew of Contributors have experienced each farm listed below with their families and wrote about the activities available there just for you!
Don’t forget – If you’re craving locally-grown produce but can’t pop in for a farm visit, you can always sample the fruits of their labor at one of these local Farmers Markets.
Spring Season Farms
March – April
Tiptoe through the Tulips at Hubert Farms
Mid-April through May
Where to Go Strawberry Picking in North Alabama
Summer Season Farms
Mid-June through July
Where to Go Blueberry Picking in North Alabama
June through August
Pick Your Own Peaches at Scott’s Orchard
Late August through October
Go Grape-Picking at GNH Farm
Fall Season Farms
Mid-September through November
The Ultimate Pumpkin Patch Experience – Visit Lyon Family Farms this Fall!
Winter Season & Year-Round Farms
Year-Round by Appointment Only
A hobby farm with more than 100 animals, this Hazel Green family farm offers tours as well as summer camp.
Rockhouse Alpaca Farm
This Alpaca farm in Meridianville offers a unique experience for the whole family.
Belle Chevre Creamery
If you want an up-close look at how goat cheese is made at this local farm/creamery.
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