Farm Adventures

What to do

Looking for a day out. These are some of many adventures going on during the year.

Easter at the Farm:

Hillside’s annual Easter egg hunt and festival is on the Saturday before Easter. We hide over 10,000 eggs. Hunt is open to kids’ age 0-10, Hunt is Free. There is even an egg draw in the store for adults. Bunny will be at the Farm starting at 10 am for Pictures and Lunch. Farm actives all day, see Facebook Page for more information.

Blackberry Picking:

Opens The End of June (Check Facebook For exact Date)
Picking is by the pound, we do supply containers or you can bring containers.
Please Check in at the store for picking locations and Picking Rules
Call or check Facebook for price and daily availability

Blackberries & Bluegrass:

June 29th 2019, Day long festival with everything blackberry. Music on the stage, specials in the store, Crafters and more.
Vendor information: Please email kiley@hillsideorchard.com

Farm Bakery:

Onsite bakery is not operational. Wholesale bakery is open for all bakery needs

 

Pie Bakery opens Daily in the fall, we offer 14 different types of fried pies, 5 different cake doughnuts and many types of Fruit Breads and Fritters. We also make homemade fudge and porkskins in the bakery. We do take special orders from the bakery, please call (706) 782-2776 or email kiley@hillsideorchard.com for more information

Farm Hayride:

The hayride to the barnyard will be running starting the first weekend in October hourly. Weekdays hayrides can be scheduled by appointment in the afternoons due to fieldtrips Cost $2 per person to ride, under 2 is free. Goat feed can be purchased along with hayride for $.50 a bag.

The Farm Train:

The farm train runs leisurely every hour around the farm. Slow steady ride around the farm and thru the apple orchard. Weekday Train rides are scheduled by appointment afternoon only due to fall field trips.  The cost of the Farm train is $4 per person, under 2 is free.

Pick-ur-own Apples:

Open in September, weather permitting. Special picking bags available. Varieties available in pick-ur-own: Enterprise, Staymens, Pink Ladies, Gold Rush, Arkansas Blacks and more being added.

2019 Apples are closed for the season.

Check on Facebook for picking availability, dates open and more

Little Mitcham’s Gem Mine:

Open Daily
Bags Range from $5-$20, bags include mixed gems, emeralds, fossils, arrowheads or all of the above
Come Visit with Miner Jim and Donkey and See the show between the two in our indoor gem mine and flume.

Fall Farm Day:

NOVEMBER 2nd, 2019. This is our Fall Harvest Festival

Open at 9 am that day..

Sale Rules and limits will be in place that day for all participants.

FALL FARM DAY SALE, Specials Thru out the store. Check out specials on Facebook. Some Specials Go Early.
Music on the main Stage, Events around the Farm. Crafters Welcome
Vendor Information: Please email kiley@hillsideorchard.com

2019 Corn Maze:

2019 Corn Maze " Happy Birthday Rabun" Includes facts from the 200 years of Rabun County. Game cards can be purchased in the country store for $8.00 under 2 free with a paying adult.

Find the answers to our game card questions in the maze. Redeem in the store for a choice of Ice cream or slushie.

Maze Open during Store hours.

Playground, Barnyard, Greenhouse, Giant Sand box, and Antique Equipment:

All of these attractions are available to visit. Playground is free for kids to play, Equipment on playground is for kids under 10. Visit the animals out at the farm. The walk around the farm is a ½ mile stroll by Stonewall Creek.

Contact Us

Retail 1800-262-9429 or (706) 782-2776
Wholesale 1-866-782-4995 or (706) 782-4995