Flat Creek Lodge Blog

Berries Galore This Summer!

Andi Frey - Tuesday, June 19, 2012

We're so excited for the berries this 2012 summer! 

U Pick Berries: 

Blueberries - $4 per lb.
Blackberries - $6 per lb.

Berries we pick and sell retail for pickup at the farm: 

Blueberries $5 per lb.

Blackberries $7 per lb.

Hours for both are 9 to 11 on Saturdays or by reservation 7 days in advance during the week.

Pears will be ready by mid-to-late August as well as figs!

Berries Galore!

Andi Frey - Wednesday, June 06, 2012


Berries Galore! Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries and Pears are in season and ready for pick up at the Farm! 

Pinetree Festival Parade

Andi Frey - Monday, May 07, 2012

We were SO excited to be a part of this year's parade! We are thankful for the community of Swainsboro and surrounding areas. Here are a few of our favorite pics from the Festival parade!


The float!


Lots of smiling faces enjoying the great weather!


Bringing nature to the parade!


So cute!


Sumer U Pick Days at Flat Creek Lodge!

Andi Frey - Thursday, June 16, 2011

We supply the bucket and let you loose on our berries! Our public Pick Your Own Berries Summer Days are June 25, July 2 and July 9th from 8:00am - 11:00am.  Experience our farm fresh cuisine with a special lunch in the dining room for just $12/person - call us at 877-352-8273 for reservations.  Come for a memorable experience with the whole family!

Summer Squash!

Andi Frey - Monday, June 06, 2011
We couldn't help but sharing these beautiful photos of our Farm Fresh squash! Our guests in the dining room enjoyed these this past weekend during our Dining Room hours and Summer Brunch Sundays!

Cheese Platters from FCL

Andi Frey - Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Holiday entertaining time? Order cheese platters by calling the Lodge now to wow your guests with savory, fresh artisan cheese made right here in Georgia!  Featured cheeses include FCL Dairy Feta, Mozzarella, the award-winning Aztec Cheddar, Caprise and Provolone.  Let us show you the easy way to entertain with help from the Lodge! Call 877-352-8273 to place your order today!

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Feta Provolone Platter

Caprise Platter

Keith and Cheese Platters

Press about our new Head 'o Cheese!

Andi Frey - Thursday, July 15, 2010
The media's a buzz with Keith's new role here at the Lodge.  We are so thrilled to have him be a part of the team!  Read more in The Forest Blade and Examiner.com. 

Berries on Board in Atlanta!

Andi Frey - Wednesday, July 07, 2010
A warm welcome to one of our new retailers for berries! Hong Kong Supermarket, one of the largest Asian grocers in the Metro Atlanta area, now carries our berries. They are located at: 

Hong Kong Supermarket
4166 Buford Hwy
Atlanta, GA 30345
(404) 325-3999

New Head Cheese Maker Keith Blok!

Andi Frey - Wednesday, July 07, 2010
The Dairy's abuzz with excitement as we welcome the new head cheese maker to the team, Keith Blok! We are so excited to have his expertise join the team.  In fact, his goals are to continue winning blue at cheese competitions in the name of Flat Creek and to double the production.  With Keith's award winning background paired with work at Darigold, Inc., one of the major US cheddar commodity producers, he's got the right stuff to reach both of these goals.  As a Canadian native, the temperatures may be different but we know that he'll soon love our 4 season weather, Southern hospitality and of course the nearly 100 sheep and and all-Jersey cow herd that will help make the star ingredient for our dairy! We'll letting Keith settle in right now, but we'll be back with more cheese-tastic updates soon. 

A hearty Welcome to you Keith! We are so thrilled to have you as a part of our Flat Creek Lodge family.

You can also read the full Press Release!

Berry, Berry, Bo-Berry!

Andi Frey - Tuesday, June 22, 2010

It's berry season at Flat Creek! We're excited to let you know the season has officially begun! We've got blueberries and blackberries at the Lodge as well as at the Farmer's Markets that we participate in.. and both in fresh and frozen varieties!

Check out this Special Recipe from our Kitchen to Yours: Flat Creek Lodge Blueberry Cobbler

When our berry orchards start popping, our chefs starting thinking all kinds of yummy things. Sous Chef JoAnn Ealey just couldn’t wait to share her Blueberry Cobbler recipe. Enjoy!

Flat Creek Lodge Blueberry Cobbler
½ Cup butter   
1 Cup milk
1 Cup all-purpose flour
1 ½ tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. salt
1 Cup sugar
2 Cups fresh blueberries
1 tsp. vanilla

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Put butter in a 9x13 baking dish and place in oven to melt.  Mix together the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl and stir in vanilla, milk and sugar to make a batter.  Remove the hot dish with the melted butter from the oven and pour the melted butter into the batter.  Spoon the berries into the dish and pour batter over the berries.

Do not stir! Place dish back in the oven and bake until the batter is browned - about 30 minutes.  

Top with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.