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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Far Western North Carolina?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Far Western North Carolina, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in November 2017, and other timely information:

November brings with it the Fall harvest of many crops, from apples to many vegetables, and the ability to buy locally, soon col weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions,  plus fresh winter squash, pumpkins and moren.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

Click on Local resources above, if you need a county map

Buncombe County

  • Asheville Farm - Free range, organically fed chickens, farm fresh eggs
    43 Bright Blue Sky Lane, Leicester, NC 28748. Phone: 828-515-0177. Email: growing@ashevillefarm.com. Directions: 5 miles northwest of Asheville on Highway 63. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available all year. Open: 9 am to 9 pm on weekends; Weekdays by appointment. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: May 11, 2008)
  • Aunt Sandie's - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Fresh local eggs, Crafts, artistic products, etc, flowers, herbs/spices, melons, peppers, pumpkins, tomatoes, walnuts, Other fruit or veg, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, farm animals, birthday parties
    1059 Old Leicester Highway, Asheville, NC 28806. Phone: 828-683-8917. Email: sandrabiddix@bellsouth.net. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Please see our website for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Aunt Sandie's also offers winter squash, seedlings, edible flowers, ornamental vegetables. (ADDED: May 28, 2010)
  • Hickory Nut Gap Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, apples, blueberries, pumpkins, Turkeys, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    57 Sugar Hollow Road, Fairview, NC 28730. Phone: 828-628-1027. Email: amy@hickorynutgapfarm.com. Open: Wednesday to Saturday 1 pm to 5pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: October 13, 2010)
  • Rayburn Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    136 Dillingham Road, Barnardsville, NC 28709. Phone: 828-424-5109. Email: mlrayburnfarm@gmail.com. Open: Mid September to October; Saturdays, 1 to 4 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Farmstand will have fall greens (such as kale and collards), onions, garlic, specialty potatoes, sweet potatoes, popcorn, preserves, and fruit syrups. (ADDED: April 18, 2015)

Cherokee County

Clay County

  • SSM Farm - Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers, Corn, Squash, Beans, Pumpkins, Cabbage,
    Tusquittee Road, Hayesville, NC 28904. Payment: Cash and Check. They have a Port-A-Potty.
    Comments from a visitor on July 28, 2009:
    "The service and prices cannot be beat. The stand is beside the fields and the produce is of excellent quality. I have been buying form them for two years and refer everyone I know that freezes and cans about the farm. Vegetables can be purchased by the box or you can buy small quantity for a meal. These crops are not organically grown. " (ADDED: July 28, 2009, suggested by a visitor)

Graham County

Haywood County

  • Christopher Farm Store - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), Indoor market, Covered outdoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, restrooms
    2266 Crymes Cove Road, Waynesville, NC 28560. Phone: 828-456-3010. Alternate Phone: 828-712=9710. Fax: 828-456-3055. Email: tim@christopherfarmstore.com. Open: from: Monday to Saturday, 6 am till 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. Our sweet corn does not last very long as people watch for us to start harvesting, the same with our apples.. Our corn is absolutely wonderful. (ADDED: July 16, 2012)

Henderson County

  • Big Willow - No pesticides are used, Fresh eggs
    151 Big Willow Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739. Phone: 828-692-7213. Email: chatty1998a@bellsouth.net. Open: Directions: US 64 W to Etowah. Left on Etowah School Road Left on River Road Right on Big Willow. Click here for a map and directions. Farm Fresh Eggs, some duck eggs; 1;50 dozen; Eggs gathered daily; Free roam chickens and ducks; Only feed Layer feed and cracked corn; Feed scraps from house and garden;. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: August 11, 2009)
  • The Farm - Roadside stand, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, beans, blueberries, broccoli, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, melons, onions, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes,
    2731 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792. Phone: 828-696-5375. Email: sharon_searcy@yahoo.com. Open: Monday through Saturday 9 am Until 6 pm May through October. Directions: Take interstate 26 to exit 49 A (Hwy 64 east, Bat Cave), go 1 1/2 miles and The Farm is on the left (about a mile past Walmart in Hendersonville). Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. (ADDED: October 05, 2011)(UPDATED: June 14, 2012)

Macon County

Madison County

McDowell County

Mitchell County

Polk County

Rutherford County

  • Love Story Farm - Garden stand on a residence, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, face painting, school tours
    314 Lovers Ln, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Phone: 828-447-0047. Email: lovestoryfarm@yahoo.com. Open: May 23 through October 31; Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm; Saturday, 9am to 6pm; Closed on Sundays. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Summer Solstice; Friday, June 24th; 6pm to 10pm; Activities include: bonfire, drum circle, live music, s'mores making, and story-telling; Saturday, June 25th; 10am to 6pm; Activities include: face painting, homemade wine tasting contest, homemade icecream; We will be offering blueberries, strawberries, sal Saturday, jams, pies, and fresh-cut flowers for sale; Local artisans May rent space for $25 a booth; Please bring your own equipment and setup; Contact Christine at Love Story Farm for more information; Harvest Festival; Saturday, August 13th; 10am to 6pm; Activities include: hay rides, face painting; Demonstrations include: papermaking/journal making, pressed flowers (cards), natural tye-dying, potpourri and sachel making, solar dehydration, soap making, and biodiesel; We will offer 3 tours of the farm; Please check back for updated times and schedules of the events; There will also be items available for purchase, such as: sunflowers, jams, pesto, herbs (fresh and dry), shirts, hats, etc. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Intensive Cob Weekend. Friday, May 20, 1pm until Sunday, May 22, 5pm. Arrive Thursday at 5pm or later. Canning and Preserving Class. Saturday, July 23, 9am to 1 pm. Earth Plaster and Paint Weekend. Saturday, July 30, 9am, until Sunday, July 31, 5pm. Arrive on Friday, 2pm or later. St. Patty's Irish Brew Class*. 4 weeks. Thursday nights. 7pm to 8:30 pm. March 17 to April 7. Summer Mist Wine Class*. 5 weeks. Thursday nights. 7pm to 8:30pm. May 12 to June 9. *Must be 21 and show ID. (ADDED: March 10, 2011)
  • Mary Ann's Berry Patch - Roadside stand, blueberries,
    202 Rock Springs Church Road, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Phone: 828-755-5255. Email: maryaferrin@yahoo.com. Open: Monday to Saturday from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Closed on Sunday. Directions: The berry patch is 5 miles east of Lake Lure; 1/10 mile off of Route 74A/64. Picking Blueberries from June 12 to July 30, 2017. Payment: Cash, Check. This will be the last season for the blueberry patch due to a two year drought and other factors. (UPDATED: June 14, 2016)

Swain County

Transylvania County

Yancey County

  • The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms - Garden stand on a residence, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, carrots, flowers, gooseberries, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (black), summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, Fresh eggs, farm animals
    54 Labrador Lane, Burnsville, NC 28714. Phone: 828-682-1405. Email: yanceyfoxfarms@frontier.com. Open: Call for hours. Directions: Call for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Bloody Butcher corn. (ADDED: February 18, 2011)

 

 

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