Pet and Pick at These 5 Family Farms

Middle Tennessee farms offer a variety of produce and unique ways to enjoy a family-friendly summer weekend. There are plenty farms in the area where you can pick your own fresh berries and/or pet some fuzzy, friendly farm animals.

Pick Your Own farms:

Pantall Farms
2781 Carter’s Creek Station Rd.
Columbia, TN 38401
Just outside of Spring Hill in Columbia, strawberries are ripe for the picking in May and beyond at Pantall Farms. Prices are around $3 per pound and most days picking starts at 9:30 a.m. Pantall also has other pre-picked vegetable varieties available, and they are open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visit Pantall’s Facebook page for updates on hours and more information HERE.

Boyd Mill Farms
3395 Blazer Rd.
Franklin, TN 37064
Opens the 1st day of July for berry picking, and is well-known for musical happenings. Blackberries and raspberries are available for picking. Prices vary by year, but a gallon of berries will usually be under $20 if you pick your own. Boyd Mill will host musical events throughout the summer, including the Blackberry Jam on the fourth Saturday in June to kick off the season. Visit the Boyd Mill website at:

Golden Bell Farms
4080 Clovercroft Rd.
Franklin, TN 37067
This blueberry farm opens for pickers near the end of June and has prices at $3 per pound. They are open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7 a.m. until noon. Visit the Golden Bell website HERE

Stoney Creek Farms
4700 Coe Lane
Franklin, TN 37064
Stoney Creek opens at the beginning of June with a variety of vegetables available for picking including tomatoes and squash. Blueberries and blackberries will be available for picking near the beginning of July. Prices are per pound and will be listed on the website soon. Visit the Stoney Creek website HERE.

Petting Farms:

Lucky Ladd Farms
4374 Rocky Glade Rd.
Eagleville, TN 37060
From a petting place to mega slides, Lucky Ladd is a place designed for family fun. This farm is like the amusement park of farms with creek mining, animal and fish feeding, archery range, wagon rides, acres of playground and even a goat-a-coaster rooftop goat walk. This year, a splash pad and bubble blast will be opening on May 20. Admission is $11 for kids and $13 for adults with some games and attractions costing a bit extra inside. There’s a cafe and gift shop as well.

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