Fruits & Vegetables

Finding local, in-season foods at the peak of flavor may seem like a challenge, but it’s easy with the help of these Georgia Grown farmers.

Apples

Did you know the commercial apple industry started here in Georgia? And by a President's cousin, no less.

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Basil

Basil comes in more than 25 varieties, and all of them can be planted throughout the state.

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Beans – Lima

Whether you're eating them Southern Style or skillet-fried, Georgia lima beans have a velvety texture and buttery flavor.

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Beets

We're always rooting for our beets because they're not only tasty but also great for you.

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Blackberries

An ingredient in cobblers, jams and wine, blackberries are as delicious right off the stem as they are in your favorite recipes.

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Blueberries

Blueberries were planted to replace tobacco fields. Today, they're Georgia's No. 1 fruit (even beating the peach).

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Broccoli

Broccoli prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Guess what Georgia has? Both! That's why our broc is the best.

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Cabbage

Georgia's climate allows for cabbage year-round, but peak seasons for this healthy cruciferous vegetable are spring and fall.

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Cantaloupes

Cantaloupe is one of America's favorite melons. Georgia's climate and well-drained soil produce the best.

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Carrots

We recently discovered that carrots grow sweeter in Georgia. That's why the industry has hopped to it ever since.

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Christmas Trees

Ranked the Top Forestry State in the Nation, we plant five new trees for every single one we cut.

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Citrus

Orange, tangerine, lemon, lime, grapefruit, kumquat and more. Try Georgia's refreshingly sweet, fresh-picked citrus.

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Collards

Collard greens are pretty much standard Southern fare. You can find them on almost any dinner table.

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Cucumbers

They're great raw and even better pickled. Either way, Georgia cukes are among the nation's best.

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Eggplant

Although a member of the nightshade family, there's nothing sinister about this delicious delicacy, except maybe its brooding purple color.

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Field Peas

Georgia and field peas go together like two peas in a pod. In fact, they've been grown here since colonial times.

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Greens – Kale, Turnip, Mustard

While Southerners love their collards, the popularity of kale is on the rise. So we grow both!

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Irish Potatoes

We bake in the goodness right here in Georgia. Our "Irish" potatoes grow exceptionally well in our nutrient-rich soil.

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Lettuce

Americans eat a lot of lettuce, and Georgia residents are no different. That's why we need to grow more of it.

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Muscadine Grapes

Sweet, wild and delicious, they're Georgia's native grape. Muscadine must-haves include jams, sauces and wine.

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Mushrooms

As a locally grown favorite, mushrooms really put a feather in our cap. Enjoy them raw or cooked.

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Okra

We love okra so much that we grow it in every single Georgia county. It's that good.

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Peaches

"As fresh as a Georgia peach" describes anything that's absolutely pristine. But what describes a fresh Georgia peach? Perfection.

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Peanuts

Meet Georgia's official state crop. The Peach State provides almost half of the peanuts produced annually in the United States.

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Pears

Whether you love your pears European or Asian, both are equally delicious picked fresh here in Georgia.

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Pecans

Pecan trees were planted in Georgia in the early 1900s. Since they can bear fruit for 300 years, that's a lot of pie!

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Peppers

We put the pep in pepper! Red, green, orange or yellow, we're Georgia's most valuable vegetable.

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Persimmons

You'll be a persimmon person in no time. Never heard of them? Come by and try – they're a sweet fave.

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Pumpkins

Georgia treats Halloween visitors with the best orange pumpkins around. Did you know they come in white, green and blue, too?

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Squash

This pumpkin cousin is a delicious addition to many recipes and a great substitute for pasta.

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Strawberries

Whether you pick your own or buy 'em by the bushel, strawberries are the world's most popular berry.

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Sweet Corn

Our corn is the sweetest there is and perfect both on and off the cob (and with or without butter).

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Sweet Potatoes

They're autumn's MVP (most valuable potato) – great for pies, casseroles or even baked and enjoyed on their own.

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Tomatoes

Everyone thinks they're a veggie, but they're really a fruit – a berry, actually. And they grow really well here.

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Vidalia® Onions

This mild, sweet onion – exclusive to Georgia – is our official state vegetable.

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Watermelons

A refreshing, flavor-filled snack loved by kids of all ages (and it's good for you, too).

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Wheat

We love our wheat and you will, too. In fact, it's one of the country's most important winter grain crops.

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