Whether you’re a hard-core “locavore” or a slow-food aficionado, you’ll find area chefs embrace “nearer is dearer” when it comes to sourcing ingredients. Anyone worth their chef’s whites will tell you that there’s simply no beating locally-sourced provisions. The challenge, they say, is finding that elusive, steady source of heirloom vegetables, stone-ground grains and locally grazed meats. Fortunately, chefs along the North Georgia Farm Trail are blessed with an abundance of small, local producers who are passionate about providing farm-fresh foodstuffs — natural ingredients that form the core of classic Southern dishes as well as regional offerings with a twist! Here, farm-to-table restaurants plan their seasonal menus around what’s fresh and flavorful. Many have also started their own gardens, pulling veggies and herbs just moments before you spear them with your fork!

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Fresh, Locally Grown Menu • Seasonal Cuisine • Historic Building

After spending their post-college years in Charleston, SC, in 2008, Tadd & Jenna Schreiber ventured to the town of Jasper in North Georgia to put down some roots and make their home. This husband and wife duo, along with their dedicated family…

Locally Sourced Produce • Cajun & Creole Meals

Serving Beer & Wine!

Regional Cuisine • Friday Seafood Buffet • Sunday Brunch

Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa is regionally renowned for fine meals, lavish buffets and friendly service. Choose from two dining settings and two outdoor pavilions, including the resort’s Dining Room, which features picturesque mountain…

Locally Sourced Ingredients • Craft Beer • Full Bar

Rock-themed bar, with awesome, scratch-made food…

Real Ingredients. Local Flavors. Great Food.

With nationally recognized chef Danny Mellman at the helm, Harvest on Main strives to serve the best quality ingredients possible. The menu is globally influenced, but features a Southern twang. Harvest proudly supports local farmers and suppliers…

Seasonal Cafe • Local Food • Casual Atmosphere

This small cafe is situated on the grounds of the Union County Farmers Market. It’s only open when the market is, but it’s worth the trip to enjoy fresh food with local flavors — at a great price!

Southern comfort food, cider, seasonal vegetables and fruits at our farmers market, and U-pick apples.