Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce

10 Reasons You Should Visit R&A Orchards in the Spring and Summer

1. Apple Blossom Tours

Early to Mid-April, R & A Orchards will offer FREE tours of the orchards when the peach and apple blossoms are in bloom.

2. Fried Pies

Fulfill those cravings for delicious fried pies all seasons of the year.

3. The People

R&A Orchard had  its beginning in 1947 when Ann Futch’s father and mother planted their first trees in Gilmer County.  Three generations later you can find Andy Futch and his family greeting customers, sharing recipes and working on the farm.

4. Fresh Peach Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for R & A’s fresh peach ice cream! Starting in June, those sweet peaches turn into this delicious treat available in the market.

5. Sandwiches in the Cafe

Fresh made sandwiches, BBQ, and a variety of soups available everyday.

6.Boiled Peanuts

Everyone craves a warm salty bag of boiled peanuts.

7. The Views

Among the rows of blooming trees are breathtaking views.

8. Garden Veggies & Fruits

R & A Orchards farm market carries a variety of fresh garden vegetables and fruits.

9. Homemade Fudge

Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Maple are staple fudge flavors offered at R & A Orchards.

10. Delicious Strawberries

During the summer, R & A Orchards has some of the most delicious, fresh strawberries around.

If you have a craving for something and can’t make it to the market, check out their many products available online.
5505 Hwy 52 East
Ellijay, GA 30536