You don't have to travel far to find fresh, naturally grown food on family farms. Here's a list of places in Rockdale and neighboring counties.
Frannie's Farm (Conyers) - Onions, tomatoes, okra, corn, peas and butterbeans, collards and other greens, carrots, peppers, and chicken brown eggs.
Contact: Franniesfarm59@gmail.com, 770-265-4418
Honey Creek Bee Farm (Conyers) - Honey products; operated by the Bigham family, Leroy and son David and his wife Emily Bigham; Rockdale Farmer's market organizer; produces honey, beans, cabbage, corn, cucumbers, okra, peas, peppers, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and tomatoes.
Contact: 770-278-7373, www.honeycreekbeefarm.com
David Shipp (Conyers) - Produces honey, sold at Puritan Cleaners locations; Head of East Metro Beekeeper's Association.
Contact: email@example.com, 770-843-0313
Treffynnon Farm (Conyers) - Raises heritage breed turkeys, ducks, chickens and geese; pastured chicken and duck eggs.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 404-721-4042, www.facebook.com/pages/Treffynnon-Farm/184937338653
Double B Farm (Oxford, GA) - Raises shitake mushrooms, honey, greens, more; community subscription service
Contact: 404-456-4333, www.localharvest.org/double-b-farm-M25820/csa
Mitcham Farm (Oxford, GA) - Pick your own strawberries, blueberries, pumpkins
Contact: 770-855-1530, www.mitchamfarm.com
Holifield Farms (Covington, GA) - fresh pork sausage and pork cuts; family owned farm.
Contact: 770-786-2086, www.holifieldsausage.com
Whipoorwill Hollow Organic Farm (Walnut Grove/Covington, GA) - seasonal greens, vegetables, fruits; pick your own blueberries; community subscription service
Carrell Farms Inc (Monroe, GA) - water buffalo meat, Katahdin sheep, alpacas
Contact: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.facebook.com/CarrellFarmsInc
Burge Organic Farm (Mansfield, GA) - vegetables, greens, fruits; community subscription association
Banner Butter (Decatur, GA) - Sweet and savory butters from grass fed cows.
Contact: email@example.com, 404-401-3735, www.bannerbutter.com
Blue Moon Creamery (Loganville, GA) - Goat cheese, flavored and plain