Mercier Orchards

Mercier Orchards is a 4th generation, family owned working orchard that is involved in everything from U-PICK events and cider production, to wholesale distribution and food services. Mercier Orchards offers guided tours through the orchards, as well as a ‘pick your own’ experience and a pavilion for you to enjoy lunch in the orchard with your group! Call for more information. 
Contact Info
Address: 8660 Blue Ridge Drive, Blue Ridge, GA, 30513. Fannin County. 
Tel: 1-800-361-7731. 
Hrs: Open year round at 7AM. Closing time depends on season. See website or Facebook for current hours of operation. 
Mercier Orchard’s informational School Tour teaches students about what really goes on behind the scenes of a working orchard, bakery, and cider producer. Students will learn about farm life, food production, and more.
Contact Info
Contact: Customer Service,, 800-361-7731.
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-12th. 
Group Size: Varies.
Activity Type: Guided Tours, Day Trips. 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-2 hours. 
Cost: $8 per child. Price applies to school tours ONLY and not regular U-PICK events.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Farm Lesson Plan

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