About Us

We began serving local farmers and gardeners in 1940 when Lewis L. Akins opened Akins Feed & Seed on Market Street in Barnesville Georgia. Three of his five children, Harold, Lamar and Ralph, joined the business in 1946 and opened additional branches in Griffin and Thomaston in the following years.  Today, we have twolocations:

Akins Farm & Home
108 Zebulon Street
Barnesville, Georgia

Akins Feed & Seed
748 Everee Inn Road
Griffin, Georgia

There are lots of changes happening for Akins Farm and Home in Barnesville, Georgia. As of March 6, 2019, Akins Farm and Home will once again become Akins Feed & Seed and will have a new location that focuses on larger-scale agricultural spreading, spraying, and applications. The former retail location is now Country Oaks and is under new ownership.

While you will still find familiar faces at both locations, Bruce Akins, Carol Akins Smith, and Edwin Foshee will be at Akins Feed and Seed’s new home at 108 Zebulon Street, Barnesville, GA 30204. You can reach them at 678.359.1454 or 678.359.1455. They will be available to help you with agricultural applications such as

  • Spreading and bulk fertilizer
  • Spreading and bulk lime
  • Spreading and bulk Potash
  • Agricultural spraying
  • Agricultural application products (herbicides, pesticides, etc.)
  • Professional consultations and analysis

As always, the Akins Feed & Seed family will continue to serve to large-scale and small-scale customers at both locations in such ways as:

  • Hand packaged and bulk seed
  • A wide selection of pet and livestock feed including Purina, Godfrey’s, Seminole, and Southern States feeds
  • Bagged and custom-blended bulk fertilizer
  • Lawn care supplies and expertise
  • Electrical and traditional fencing
  • Organic farming supplies and guidance
  • Pet food and pet care necessities
  • Livestock health supplies, dewormers and vaccines
  • Pest and weed control
  • Spreading/spraying of fertilizers and pest/weed control for large areas
  • Pecan cracking and shaking
  • Snapper Mowers and service
  • Stihl Equipment and service
  • Expert guidance for livestock, farming, gardening, and pet needs

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