Whether you’re looking to promote local farms and businesses, bringing a healthier lifestyle to your dinner table, or you just love that fresh taste of locally-produced produce and goods, then you’re probably in search of a way to find the freshest in Western North Carolina. Here’s your resource for the best farms, roadside farm markets, and farmers markets in Western NC.
Western NC Local Farms & Growers
These pick-your-own and roadside markets offer you the very freshest produce right off the farm.
Coston’s Apple House/Coston Farm
Located in Hendersonville, this farm provides all sorts of apples, including jams, jellies, butter, and cider. You can also enjoy tours, gifts, and pumpkin picking.
Located in Hendersonville, Creasman features apple cider, beans, corn, and courts, as well as bakery items.
Grandad’s Apples N’ Such
This Hendersonville farm offer all things apples, including apple and cider samples, tours, and a bakery… plus crafts, a petting farm, and pumpkin-picking.
Hillcrest Orchard/JH Stepp Farm
Located in Hendersonville, this farm offers a variety of fresh veggies and fruits, including 22 apple varieties that include cider, jam, and salsa. There are also group tours, wagon rides, and birthday parties.
This Hendersonville farm features fresh fruits and veggies, tours, horse-drawn hayrides, a weekend barbecue, and a bakery with pies and doughnuts.
Located in Hendersonville, McConnell offers fresh produce March through November, as well as some truly delicious homemade ice cream.
Western NC Farmers Markets
You don’t have to go out to the farm to shop fresh and local. Check out these area farmers markets!
Asheville City Market
On Saturdays April through December, head to the Public Works building in Downtown Asheville between 8am and 1pm to shop fresh locally-grown fruits and produce.
Downtown Farmers Market
On Saturdays 3pm to 6pm, head to 45 S French Broad in Downtown Asheville to explore a wealth of locally grown and produced goods, including produce, meat, cheese, plants, and breads.
Henderson County Tailgate Market
At 100 N King Street in Hendersonville, the Tailgate Market offers locally-grown fruits and veggies Saturdays from 7am to 12pm April through November.
Hendersonville Community Co-op
Mondays from 3pm to 6pm May through October, the Community Co-op features fresh fruit and produce, as well as honey, eggs, meat, and plants at 715 South Grove Street.
Lake Lure Market
Enjoy a day at the beach while you shop local at the Lake Lure Market, located next to Lake Lure Inn. On Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 5pm, browse fresh produce, honey, jams and jellies, locally-made furniture, and Native American crafts.
Tryon Tailgate Market
From May through November, the Tryon Tailgate Market offers the freshest local goods and produce every Wednesday from 9am to 12pm at Harmon Field.
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