Food Info

We boast the best Southern food this side of Heaven. Many foods like nachos, tacos, pizza, etc. are not appropriate. Some food booths are located under building or sheds. These spaces are approximately 10′ x 20′. No tables or other supplies are furnished or available. We do not allow modern food trucks or trailers in the exhibit area. 

Most, but not all, of our food booths are run by local civic organizations. We do not duplicate food items.  Breakfast, Brewed Tea, Regular Coffee, Lemonade and Limeade can be prepared by any exhibitor.

The deadline to apply for the October show is July 15. Once accepted, the deadline to pay your booth fee is August 25. A $35 late fee will be charged after August 25. Late fees are not charged when application ares submitted after August 25. If you miss the July 15 deadline you may apply for the ‘Wait List’ for cancellations.
If you mail your application, put your name, address and telephone number with the photo description on the back of each photo.  To have your photos returned, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope with sufficient postage. Photos will not be returned otherwise. Include a $40 check or money order payable to Prater’s Mill Foundation.  You may also include information on your work, newspaper articles, etc. with your application for consideration.  Mail to: Prater’s Mill Country Fair, PO Drawer H, Varnell, GA 30756.
Submitting online will expedite application review.  Mailing forms may result in missing available spaces.

Listed below are foods we already have at the fair.




Prater’s Mill serves Coke® Products. You can select from Coke®, Diet Coke®, Sprite®, Dr. Pepper®, Dasani® water and Powerade® (Fruit Punch, Berry Blast, Lemon-Lime & Grape).  Prater’s Mill will provide credit for the duration of the fair but all Coke®Product MUST be ordered and purchased through Prater’s Mill in order for us to receive the pricing discount.  No product may be brought in from another source. Doing so will jeopardize your exhibitor status.  Your Coke® product order is to be picked up from the Coke® trailer behind the food shed on Friday between  9:00 – 11:00 a.m. or 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.. All orders must be picked up during attended times. You are not required to pick up the entire order. You can restock Saturday evening between 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.  You will need to have your own transportation to get the products from the Coke® trailer to your booth. You may return for credit any FULL MATCHED CASE  (24 bottles of the exact same product) Sunday evening between 4:30-6:00 p.m. NO RETURNS after 6:00pm on Sunday.  Empty crates must be returned to the trailer by 6:00 p.m.Sunday. a minimum $50 fine will be assessed to remove any coolers, crates or trash form your booth and will jeopardize your exhibitor status.  Payment for all used product is due to Prater’s Mill Foundation no later than Sunday at 6:00pm.  Make payment to Prater’s Mill Foundation. DO NOT make payment out to Coke. All Product is to be sold for $2.00 each.

You may also make and sell Brewed Tea, Lemonade, Limeade, Regular Coffee without restriction.

  • You may not sublet your booth, in whole or in part. 
  • Application Fee is non-refundable and does not apply towards booth fee.
  • Advise reading all information before submitting application.
  • Food booth fee is $175 (single); no commission or jury fees.
  • Food power is an additional $25. Amperage is limited and not guaranteed.
  •  Electricity is limited to 20 amps, and there is a $25 additional fee. 
  • Freestanding booths share 20 amps. You may need to coordinate usage with your neighbor.
  • Quite generators are allowed.
  • DO NOT send booth fee until you receive an RSVP Invitation & Registration form.

Listed below are the items that we currently have being served as of June 27, 2018. 

Apple Cider (hot/cold)
Apple Dumplings
Baked Beans
Baked Chicken
Barbecue Chicken Dinners
Barbecue Ribs
Barbecue Pork
Beef Stew
Black Eyed Peas
Blooming Onion
Boiled Peanuts
Bread Pudding
Brewed Tea (Sweet & Unsweet)*
Brunswick Stew
Biscuits – Ham
Biscuits – Tenderloin
Biscuits – Country Ham
Biscuits – Sausage
Biscuits – Sausage Gravy
Candied Apples
Carmel Apple
Cheesecake (favored)
Cheese Straws
Chicken (Baked) & Cornbread Dressing
Chicken & Dumplins
Chicken Tenders
Chili-cheese Fries
Clam Chowder

Coke Products*
Cole Slaw
Collard Greens
Corn in a Cup
Cornbread Salad
Cotton Candy
Curly Fries
Crawfish Bread
Donuts (mini with toppings)
Flavored Coffee
Flavored Water
French Fries
Fried Bologna Sandwiches
Fried Chicken (on a stick)
Fried Corn
Fried Corn Fritters
Fried Cat Fish
Fried Green Tomatoes
Bacon Fried Green Tomatoes Sandwiches
Fried Loaded Potato Balls
Fried Mushrooms (on a stick)
Fried Oreos
Fried Pickles
Fried Pies
Fried Pork Chops
Fried Sweet Potatoes
Fried Zucchini
Funnel Cakes
Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Greens (mixed)

Ham Shank
Honey Sticks
Hot Chocolate
Hot Sauce
Hush Puppies
Ice Cream
Kettle Korn
Onion Rings
Pickles & Relishes
Piggy Dogs
Pinto Beans
Plate Lunches
Polke Salit
Popcorn (kettle korn)
Pork Rinds
Potato Chips (plain/seasoned)
Potato Salad
Red Beans & Rice
Rice Krispy Treats
Roasted Corn
Roasted Peanuts
Roasted Nut Mix
Slushy Mixes
Snow Cones
Spiral Cut Taters (ribbon fries)
Turkey Legs
Vanilla Extract

* These items can be carried by any booth : Coke® Products, Breakfast, Brewed Tea (sweet & unsweet), Lemonade, Limeade & Regular Coffee


Listed below are foods we WOULD LIKE to have at the fair. We do not duplicate food booths:
Apple Fritters, Bratwurst, Breads, Cakes, Canned Goods, Chocolate Covered Nuts,  Chocolate Jelly, Chili & Soups, Corn Fritters, Fried Okra, Gumbo, Ham & Grits, Itailan Sausage, Jams & Jellies, Muscadine Juices, Polish Sausages, Pork Chops, Salsa, Shrimp & Grits

Please select a button below to complete the Food Application either Online (preferred) or to Print and Mail the Application.