Agriculture & Horticulture
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data & reports

Clarke County Farm Gate Value Report
County-level data on production volume and value for row & forage crops, fruits, nuts, vegetables, ornamental horticulture, forestry, and livestock production. Provides annual reports from the present back to 2001.

Agriculture Census for Clarke County, Georgia

Data on farms, farm workers, crops, livestock, value of agricultural products, and more.

Farm Subsidies Database
Data on payments to Clarke County recipients for farm subsidy programs administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

organizations & markets

Athens-Clarke County Extension Service
A cooperative venture between the Athens-Clarke County Government and UGA, Cooperative Extension provides education and information for all citizens of Athens-Clarke County in the areas of agriculture, horticulture, the environment, families, food and nutrition, and financial security.

Athens Farmers Market
An organization of local farmers, craftspeople, and volunteers working to make locally grown food and sustainably produced food and crafts available in Athens. Markets on Saturdays at Bishop Park and Wednesdays at Creature Comforts Brewing Coompany, April through December.

Athens Farm to School
Connects school communities with local farms and food. Seeks to increase kidsí and parentsí engagement with food, nutrition and agriculture, serve fresh healthy meals in school cafeterias, and support small local farms.

Athens Land Trust
Athens Land Trustís Community Agriculture Program seeks to support neighborhood revitalization by developing a sustainable local food system in some of Athensí most food insecure communities, strengthening the local economy and building unity and wellness at the community level.

Athens Nursery Growers Association
A group of local nurseries with varying specialties who share the common goal of producing quality plants.

Daily Groceries Co-op
A community-owned cooperative grocery store offering local and organic produce, vegetarian and vegan products, deli items, supplements & more.

Jackson ECO Farm
An learning academy dedicated to environmental & agricultural education and celebrating the 'farm-to-table' agriculture concept. Holds special events, teacher workshops, and engaging outdoor learning experiences.

Opa Robbyís Market
Offers organic locally grown produce from farms around Athens & Georgia.

School Garden Network
A partnership of local organizations that have come together to make sure that every school in Athens-Clarke County has an accessible school garden to enhance instruction that engages students, staff, families and the community with a focus on sustainability.

Slow Food Greater Athens
The mission of Slow Food is to bring good, clean, and fair food to all and to link the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment. Seeks to provide access to sustainably produced, harvested and prepared food in the greater Athens area and to educate consumers about the economic, social and health benefits of locally grown food.

Spring Valley EcoFarms
A non-profit organization focusing on education, research, and outreach to promote more ecologically sustainable agriculture.

West Broad Farmers Market & Garden
A community-driven, education-oriented, weekly farmers market that supports local economic development & community wellness. The market features locally produced fruits, veggies, dairy, baked goods, and crafts. Open every Saturday 10am-2pm, with a produce stand every Tuesday 4pm-7pm, from May to December.


Athens Locally Grown
A group of nearly a hundred small farms and gardeners located around Athens who share a dedication to community, environment, health, and the benefits of sustainable agriculture practices. Standards ensure that everything produced is chemical-free, fresh, and of the highest quality.

Canoe Lake Farm
A small farm that breeds and raises sheep, cattle, chickens and eggs using grassfed, freerange, pasture raised methods.

Collective Harvest
A collaboration of local family farms providing sustainably grown fruits and vegetables to Athens area communities. Aims to foster a connection between small scale sustainable farmers and our local community.

Front Field Farm
A small farm just outside Athens in Winterville growing sustainable certified organic produce and flowers.

Full Moon Farm
A certified naturally grown family-owned business practicing organic farming techniques. Seeks to provide the local community with an experience that honors the ancient and fundamental connections between food, land, and people and to nurture a more sustainable and just future.

Healing Path Farm
Grows blueberries, pomegranates, vegetables, flowers, and medicinal herbs. Seeks to care for the land, to provide the highest quality food to heal the mind, body, and soul, and to offer the farm as a sanctuary for those who long to reconnect to nature.

Mills Farm
Organic corn is ground into high quality sweet cornmeal and grits sold throughout the area under their "Red Mule" label.

UGArden is a student-run learning and demonstration farm located just south of the main University of Georgia campus. The mission of UGArden is to build a community of students centered on a sustainable food system.

Washington Farms
Provides the opportunity to pick your own strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and pumpkins, or purchase pre-picked berries.

Williams Farm
Located two miles from downtown Athens, the Williams Farm is an oasis in the city where Athens Land Trust staff and community members work together to grow produce, flowers, and herbs for weekly farmers markets and CSA program, and for donations to local food banks & soup kitchens.

Woodland Gardens Organic Farm
A certified organic vegetable, fruit, and cut-flower farm just outside of Athens, growing over 80 different fruits and vegetables.

related services

Athena Bee Supply
An independent apiary and bee supply company located in Athens. Provides services, equipment, and consultation for the local and outlying agricultural communities, such as pollination and bee hive set-up.

Back To The Garden
Offers premium organic compost and mulch.