Tuesday, November 20, 2018

SAGES Visit to Blue Ridge, GA

(Socially Active Growing Engaged Seniors)
The SAGES of St. Martin's traveled north this past Thursday. Despite the cold rainy weather in the Atlanta area, when we arrived in Blue Ridge, Ga. the rain had stopped and the temperatures were in the high 40's - low 50's.

First Stop:

Mercier Orchards is a family owned and operated apple orchard now in it's 4th generation. Started back in 1943 by Bill & Adele Mercier, Mercier Orchards is now celebrating 75 years of fruitful harvest! The combination of our U-PICK events, Bakery & Market Cafe, Market Store, and now our Farm Winery makes us a great choice for a day trip by yourself or with the family! Spend the day experiencing what makes us unique! We're constantly improving our products and our store to give you the best experience that we can possibly offer. 
We currently grow strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, peaches, plums, nectarines, and apples! Be sure to check out our 'News & Events' link at the top of the page to see what's going on in the orchard!

For more information about Mercier Orchards, please visit their website:

The Orchards 

According to one member of the staff..
1,000 trees that produce more than a dozen varieties of apples from which you can choose.
The Store

Next Stop:

Lunch - The Harvest on Main,  Blue Ridge

Click here to see the photos from our trip

Video Slide Show

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For more information about the St. Martin's S.A.G.E.S please contact Dottie Palmer:
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