Roadside Markets

Apple Hill Orchard and Cider Mill, LLC

Address: 2075 Pleasant Hill Ave Morganton, NC 28655

Business Contact: Harley and Gayle Prewitt

Phone Number: 828-433-1406



Date & Time: late August through Dec 24th; Mon through Sat 9am to 6pm until Nov 1; 9am to 5pm after Nov 1

Directions: Exit 104 from I-40. South 4 miles. Right on Pleasant Hill Ave. On right .3 miles.

Services & Information: Bakery, restrooms, picnic facilities, wagon tours, school tours with reservations.

Items: apples, peaches, cider, bakery items


Apple Orchard Farm

Address: 640 Mariposa Road, Stanley

Business Contact: Arthur Duckworth

Phone Number: 704-263-2635 / 704-718-4923



Date & Time: Open year round, Mon-Sat 9am-6pm. Call ahead for product availability and information.

Directions: 1.5 miles off Hwy 27 onto Mariposa Rd. in Stanley. 4 miles off Plank Rd. from Hwy. 16 onto Mariposa Rd. Look for the windmill!

Services & Information: Farm Tours, Meat Market, Orchard, Roadside Stand. Vendor at Mt. Holly Farmers Market. NC Meat Handlers License, member Goodness Grows in North Carolina and NC Agritourism Networking Association.

Items: All natural beef and pork meats, seasonal produce and apples, honey, garden vegetable plants, farm tours.


Berry Hill Farm

Address: 2400 Hudson Poultry Rd, Iron Station NC

Business Contact: Patsy Lineberger

Phone Number: 704-922-8688; 704-748-1488


Date & Time: May through June: Mon through Sat 8am to 7pm; Sun 1pm to 5pm

Directions: Hwy 27 East of Lincolnton

Services & Information: Cider and other products available at Maple Springs Farm in Dallas after June.

Items: strawberries, blackberries, cider


Deal Orchards, Inc.

Address: 7400 NC Hwy 16 North, Taylorsville

Business Contact: Alan Deal / Lindsay Deal

Phone Number: 828-632-2304


Date & Time: Mon-Sat 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m. Closed on Sun. (Extended hours in the Fall--check our website)

Directions: Located 7.5 miles from Taylorsville on Hwy 16 North on the right side of the road. From WIlkesboro, travel approx. 9 miles on Hwy 16 South - located on the left, one mile after crossing into Alexander County.

Services & Information: Roadside Farm Market, Wholesale. We have been growing fresh fruit for three generations.

Items: We grow apples, peaches, nectarines, Asian pears. Also available in our Farm Market: cider (pasteurized), country ham, honey, jams/apple butter, stone ground cornmeal, other produce and much more.


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


Maple Springs Farm

Address: 906 Dallas Stanley Hwy, Dallas

Business Contact: Harold and Patsy Lineberger

Phone Number: 704-922-8688 / 704-748-1488


Date & Time: Late April-Oct (closed in August): Mon-Sat 9-6pm, Sun 1-6pm. Hours may change with season, call to confirm.

Directions: From I-85 take exit 20, New Hope Road, north 4 miles to Dallas. Right on Dallas-Stanley Hwy (NC 275). Farm is 1 mile on right, 5 miles from Stanley. From 321, take Dallas-Cherryville exit (hwy 279-275). Go thru Dallas. Turn left on Dallas-Cherryville Hwy (275) at Rite-Aid store. Farm is 1 mile on right.

Services & Information: Farm Tours, Pick-Your-Own, Roadside Stand, Wholesale Available, Vendor at the Gastonia Farmers Market, children's activities, picnic facilities

Items: Blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberry cider, blackberry cider, muscadine grapes, peaches, pumpkins, strawberries, traditionally grown vegetables.


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.


Triple Oaks Farm

Address: 4731 Ike Starnes Rd, Granite Falls, NC 28630

Business Contact: Ronnie Bowman

Phone Number: 828-396-1130; 828-244-7785

Email: N/A

Date & Time: May through October; Mon through Sat from 9am to 6pm

Directions: Call for directions.

Services & Information: traditional fruits and vegetables

Items: melons, strawberries and vegetables


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