Local Groceries for the Cabin

Pick up some great specialty foods and locally made beverages for the cabin.

Buy some great local groceries, beer and wine when you stock the cabin for your Blue Ridge getaway. Here are some suggestions for buying homegrown, homemade and specialty foods, plus some local wine, beer and hard cider.

A Taste of Amish

A Taste of Amish - 1412 Appalachian Highway

A Taste of Amish is located on Highway 515 as you enter Blue Ridge. Inside you'll find fresh locally baked breads, jams and jellies, meats and cheeses and a lot more. Homegrown produce from the Mennonite Farm in Benton is available seasonally. Pick up some old fashioned toys, games and treats for the kids.

Blue Ridge Olive Oil

Blue Ridge Olive Oil - 511 East Main St.

Blue Ridge Olive Oil Company offers 65 varieties of olive oil and balsamic vinegar and the opportunity to savor these remarkable tastes from around the world. They offer an array of flavors from Italy, Spain, Greece, Tunisia, Chile, Australia and other exotic destinations. Step next door to purchase gourmet tea at Tupelo Tea.

Chester's Provisions

Chester's Provisions - 733 East Main St.

Featuring unique food and beverage items including craft beers and wine with a nice selection of entertainment accessories. Connected to Chester Brunnenmeyer's Bar & Grill.

Folk Apothics

Folk Apothics - 3586 East First St.

Folk Apothics is remembering their Appalachian Roots. Purveyors of all organic herbs, teas, salves, extraction, ointments, supplies, mountain knowledge and all things folk. Homegrown organic veggies in season.


gather - 75 Roberts Way

gather offers delicious foods and beverages sourced as locally to Blue Ridge as possible as well as unique and affordable kitchen and home goods and so much more. 1% of every purchase, every day, goes to local charities in the North Georgia community with a designated charity each month. gather is below one of Blue Ridge's favorite shops, Blue Ridge Cotton. Shop there for Blue Ridge T-shirts, gifts and souvenirs.

Huck's General Store

Huck's General Store - 500 East Main St.

Blue Ridge wouldn't be Blue Ridge without Huck's General Store. The owners of Huck's wanted to take a chance on working together and opening up a place where people could feel good for a while; a place that had something for everyone. From candy and food, to housewares and toys; they have worked hard to make each product they carry affordable and enjoyable.

Mercier Orchards

Mercier Orchards - 8660 Blue Ridge Dr.

Bushels of apples, fresh from the surrounding orchard, invite you to taste along with bottles of fresh cider, jams, jellies, sweets fresh from the bakery, and other gourmet treats. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner as well! Hardpressed Beverages are available year round at Mercier Orchards, where they grow, press, ferment, and bottle their own hard cider and wine.

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue - 647 East Main St.

Out Of The Blue offers an extraordinary selection of the finest wines, beers, and artisan cheeses from around the world. They sport the only beer Growler station in Blue Ridge. Stop in and experience all that Out of the Blue has to offer! Located in the heart of historic downtown Blue Ridge.

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