Take a Tasty Tour Of The North Georgia Farm Trail

Lucille’s Mountaintop Inn & Spa is surrounded by counties that are known for their wonderful farmland, orchards, wineries, and breweries. Joining together, these communities and businesses form the North Georgia Farm Trail, and foodie guests will find lots to love taking a circle tour. While the main focus of the trail is homegrown foods, any trek will also uncover a range of natural attractions, historic sites, and local artisans. You can tour farms, then savor farm-to-table dining at one of the town’s notable restaurants. Shop a local farmers market or stop by an orchard to pick your own peaches or … Continue reading

Fortify Restaurant Shines In North Georgia Mountain Town

The small town of Clayton, Georgia, is home to a restaurant with big time flavors. Fortify Kitchen & Bar, the brain child of Jack Nolan (owner) and Jamie Allred (owner/chef) is a favorite of ours, and one that we love sending guests to because they always come home happy. Clayton is a picturesque village with a nice town square and little shops, surrounded by lush farms that supply much of the ingredients for Fortify Kitchen & Bar. The restaurant is adamant about supporting local farmers and sustainable practices, and its menu is a reflection of this. From starters such as … Continue reading

Farm-to-Table Dining Comes Alive at Harvest Habersham

Experience local grown, fresh from the farm flavors at Harvest Habersham, the newest farm-to-table restaurant in North Georgia.   This great new restaurant only adds to the well-deserved reputation for farm-to-table cuisine in our area, taking advantage of the abundance of locally raised produce, meats and fish, prepared by trained chefs that are skilled at making the flavors of this beautiful array of foods come alive on the plate. Many recent guests at Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa have found Harvest Habersham to be a culinary gem just off the historic square in nearby Clarkesville.  This casual, farm-to-table dining experience offers unique dishes every day for lunch and dinner based on … Continue reading

Discover Farm to Table Freshness in Northeast Georgia

Summer is the best time to find the freshest produce and homemade jams, jellies and sauces produced right here in North Georgia.  Farm to table agritourism is one of the Georgia Mountains’ special attractions. Loganberry Heritage Farms brings a great experience to visitors who want to bring home the best in farm fresh produce. Every Saturday through the summer they offer a traditional farm market (actually on the farm!) from 9:00am to 2:00pm, with an abundance of homemade goods and lots of fresh picked produce such as asparagus, hearty chard, fresh eggs, locally ground grits and corn meal, sorghum syrup, jams and jellies and lots of garlic … Continue reading

5th Annual GarlicFest Celebrates the Beauty of Garlic

  There is nothing quite as aromatic as the strong, enduring scent of fresh, raw garlic… fondly referred to as the Stinking Rose. On Saturday, August 24th, 2013 Loganberry Heritage Farm celebrates this pungent member of the Lily family at the 5th Annual GarlicFest in nearby Cleveland, Georgia from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Dust off your market basket and make plans to visit us the weekend of August 23-24 for GarlicFest. There is a full day’s worth of festivities at this nearby Southern Appalachian farm that includes farm tours, live music, artisans, animals, samplings and guest chefs preparing unique dishes that will … Continue reading