Picking fruit straight from the source allows eaters to interrogate each morsel's friends and neighbors, delving far beyond the superficial information presented on a typical berry's transcripts. Know your noshables inside and out with today's Groupon: for $13, you get 10 pounds of pick-your-own fresh strawberries at Lane Southern Orchards in Ft. Valley (a $27.50 value).
Named one of the best local markets by Georgia Family Magazine, Lane Southern Orchards cossets juicy treats with loving attention and proper hydration. A sprawling sea of strawberry plants blankets numerous acres of Lane Southern Orchards' grounds, sprouting sanguine offspring ready to be plucked by roving customers, ferried home, and given playful nicknames. Pick-your-own outings allow customers of all ages to forage into the horticultural unknown, bucket in tow, in search of perfectly plump and ripe natural delicacies. Towering deciduous gatekeepers flank the fields, engendering a feeling of being whisked away to a private fruit-filled paradise far from the outside world's petty demands and snootily-worded subpoenas.
50 Lane Rd.
Fort Valley, Georgia 31030Get Directions