Advance Order Farms

Avery Gardens

Address: 3189 Dave Heafner Road, Crouse

Business Contact: Bob and Wanda Avery

Phone Number: 704-735-4078

Date & Time: June - Oct as available - Mon, Wed, Fri after 10am by appointment.

Directions: Travel Hwy 27 west from Lincolnton. 1.2 miles, left on Hwy 182. 1.8 miles then left on Pleasant Grove Church Road. 1.4 miles then right on Dave Heafner Road. Farm is 6th house on left (.6 miles).

Services & Information: Advance Order, Wholesale Available. We are vendors at the Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton.

Items: Blueberries, muscadine grapes, honey.


Beam Family Farms

Address: 5200 Seven Pines Road, Lawndale

Business Contact: Luke Beam

Phone Number: 704-558-1419 / 704-472-9344



Date & Time: Year round; call in advance

Directions: Call for directions

Services & Information: Organic or Sustainable; Vendor at Downtown Hickory Farmers Market

Items: Grass fed beef; free range veal; dog bones and treats. Find us on Facebook. Also available at the Healthy Home Market in Hickory and Charlotte and at the Gastonia Farmers Market. Specialize in 1/2 cow orders.


Country Acres Farm

Address: 1670 Prison Camp Road Newton, NC 28658

Business Contact: Tim & Karen Harris

Phone Number: 828-464-7314, 828-381-0254, 828-381-6619



Date & Time: January through December. Call for appointment.

Directions: Take Business 321 south out of Newton. Go about 4 miles and turn left on Prison Camp Rd. Drive 1 mile to farm at 1670 Prison Camp Rd.

Items: Beef, eggs, and pecans


Home Harvest

Address: 905 N. New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC

Business Contact: Jennifer Putnam or Danielle Thuot

Phone Number: 980-989-0435

Email: homeharvest10@gmail


Date & Time: February - December

Directions: Contact for information

Services & Information: providing local food subscription service

Items: dairy, fruit, herbs/honey, meats/eggs, vegetables


Houser Farm

Address: 6922 Houser Farm Road, Vale

Business Contact: Tommy D. Houser and Dan Houser

Phone Number: 704-435-3640

Date & Time: May-Sept; 7 days a week, 7am to 5pm

Directions: Hwy 27 West, 12 miles from Lincolnton, left on Houser Farm Road. Farm is 1 mile on right.

Services & Information: Advance Order Farm, Wholesale Available. We are vendors at the Lincoln County Farmers Market at Denver.

Items: Blackberries, cider (blackberry), jams and jellies, sweet corn, melons, strawberries, traditionally grown vegetables.


Lewis Farm

Address: 330 Lewis Road, Gastonia

Business Contact: Cathy Lewis

Phone Number: 704-84201208



Date & Time: October: Check website for times. Call ahead for pickup times the rest of the year.

Directions: Check our website

Services & Information: Restrooms, picnic shelter, wheelchair friendly, weddings, receptions, trail rides and horseback lessons, fall pumpkin festival, and carriage rides

Items: local meat, eggs, vegetables


Oakridge Farm

Address: 1099 Patrick Road, Gastonia

Business Contact: Rosie Jones and CW Horsley

Phone Number: 704-853-0357 / 704-813-2457



Date & Time: Call before coming to farm.

Directions: Take Union Road 5 miles southeast of Gastonia. Turn on Patrick Rd at the NC/SC state line. Off Hwy 557 on Oakridge Rd. to Patrick Rd. on SC side. 30 miles southwest of Charlotte; 15 minutes off I-85.

Services & Information: Vendor at Charlotte Farmers Market.

Items: Eggs, ostrich/emu, pork, poultry.


Shady Oaks Farm

Address: 3487 Yount Road, Newton, NC

Business Contact: Tim Roberts

Phone Number: 828-464-5722, 828-228-1013



Date & Time: April through October: Mon-Sun 8am to 6pm. Call ahead. E-mail alerts when crops come in, sign up on website.

Directions: North on Hwy 16 to Balls Creek Road. Turn right--go 1.5 miles and turn left on Mt. Olive Church Rd. Go 1.5 miles and turn right on Yount Rd. Farm is .25 miles on left.

Services & Information: Advance order, vendor at Conover Farmers Market, orchard, pick-your-own, roadside stand, wholesale available

Items: Blackberries, blueberries, sweet corn, eggs, honey, peaches, pumpkins, traditionally grown vegetables, heirloom tomatoes, okra, rhubarb.


Stowe Dairy Farms, LLC

Address: 169 Stowe Dairy Road, Gastonia

Business Contact: Tim and Gwen Stowe

Phone Number: 704-228-9826 / 704-813-9122


Website: Facebook: Stowe Dairy Farms, LLC

Date & Time: Open Monday-Saturday. Call for hours and product availability before you come.

Directions: Take Hwy 321 south from Gastonia. Turn right on Crowders Creek Rd. Go approximately 4 miles and turn right on Stowe Dairy Road.

Services & Information: Advance Order, Agricultural Festival, Christmas Tree Farm, Farm Tours, Meat Market, Roadside Stand. Vendor at Belmont Farmers Markets. Heritage farm tours, birthday parties, hay rides, restroom facilities, picnic area available, custom designed tours to school classroom objectives, agri-educational/culinary workshops, summer farm camps.

Items: All natural, grass-fed beef. Eggs from free roaming hens. Christmas trees and wreaths, vegetables using organic practices, sorghum syrup. Sustainable Living classes and farm camps. Opening for the Christmas season around Thanksgiving with choose and cut trees as well as Fraser firs from western NC Mountains.


The Farmers’ Daughter

Address: 2150 Friendship Ch. Rd, Taylorsville, NC 28681

Business Contact: Amy Douglas

Phone Number: 828-312-8137



Date & Time: May through Oct 31; Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri from 10am to 5pm; Sat 9am to 4pm Call ahead to verify times.

Directions: call or check our website

Services & Information: You pick strawberries.

Items: local fruits and vegetables, eggs, honey and herbs.


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