Fruits, Jams & Jellies

Alexander Farmers Market

Address: 200 NC Hwy 16 South, Taylorsville

Business Contact: Lenny Rogers

Phone Number: 828-632-4451


Date & Time: July 7-Sept 8; Thursdays 2-6pm

Directions: Hwy 16 Business, 3 blocks south of Main Street in parking lot behind Peoples Drug Store and across from Old Alexander County hospital.

Services & Information: Farmers Market

Items: Fruits/jams/jellies, herbs/honey, vegetables.


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.


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.


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


Catawba County Public Health Farmers Market

Address: 3070 11th Ave. Dr. SE Hickory, NC 28602

Business Contact: Tracey Paul

Phone Number: 828-695-5861


Date & Time: Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. June through September

Directions: Take I-40 to Exit 128. Turn north onto Fairgrove Church Road. Travel north until you come to a stoplight, just before arriving at Catawba Medical Center (which will be ahead on your left). Turn left onto 11th Avenue Drive S.E. You will find public health on the right not far up the road.

Services & Information: Restrooms, ample parking, wheelchair accessible

Items: apples, blackberries, blueberries, eggs, muscadine grapes, herbs, honey, jams and jellies, melons, peaches, pumpkins, strawberries, organic and traditional vegetables, fresh cut flowers


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.


Elliott Family Farms

Address: 5022 Brooks Chapel Road, Polkville

Business Contact: Hilda Elliott

Phone Number: 704-538-8661 / 704-472-9668



Date & Time: Agr Tour Show/Festival - 1st weekend of Oct., Sat & Sun: 10am-8pm. Tours available if you call in advance.

Directions: Take Hwy 226 north, 2.5 miles out of Polkville. Turn at Five Forks on London Rd. Travel 1.5 miles; right at Elliott Family Farms sign.

Services & Information: Agricultural Festival, Farm Tours

Items: Molasses, homemade apple butter. We have an Agr. Tour attraction – first weekend in Oct every year. Turn of the Century Farm setting – restored log cabins, exhibits, antique tractors, Old General Store, vintage shops, Black Smith Shop, Hit and Miss Engine Show with tractor pull, etc. Molasses making from Oct – Nov. Visitors are welcome to come and watch and tour the farm while this operation is going on. Find us on Facebook.


Farmers Market at Center United Methodist Church

Address: 4945 Sherrills Ford Road, Catawba, NC 28609

Business Contact: Kelsey Johnston

Phone Number: 828-695-5800


Date & Time: Wednesday from 2:00 - 5:30 p.m. June through September

Directions: Take exit 138 on I-40 for Catawba/Oxford School Road. Head south on NC10/Oxford School Rd. for 5 miles. Turn left on Murray's Mill Road. Church/Farmers Market will be on left in 2 miles. It's located at the intersection of Murray's Mill Road, Sherrills Ford Road and Buffalo Shoals Road.

Services & Information: Restrooms, ample parking, wheelchair accessible

Items: Apples, blackberries, blueberries, fruit cider, eggs, muscadine grapes, herbs, honey, jams and jellies, melons, peaches, pumpkins, strawberries, organic and traditional vegetables, fresh cut flowers


Foothills Farmers’ Market

Address: 111 S. Washington Street, Shelby, NC Mailing address: 130 South Post Rd., Suite 1 Shelby, NC 28151

Business Contact: Greg Traywick

Phone Number: 704-482-4365



Date & Time: (1) Uptown Shelby Main Market: May-Nov, Wed & Sat, 8 AM-12 Noon. (2) Shelby Satellite: Jun-Aug, Tues, 8 AM-12 Noon. (3) Downtown Kings Mountain: Saturday 8am to 12Noon.

Directions: (1)Uptown Shelby Main Market: Located under tents on Washington Street at historic courthouse square in Uptown Shelby, NC (2) Shelby Satellite: Located in the parking lot of the Cleveland County Health Department, 315 E. Grover Street, Shelby, NC (3) Boiling Springs Satellite: Located in the parking lot of the Ruby C. Hunt YMCA, 1322 Patrick Avenue, Boilings Springs, NC.

Services & Information: Farmers Market, Organic/Sustainable Agriculture. Wheelchair accessible, and restrooms nearby. Accepting debit and EBT cards for payment at all market locations.

Items: These certified local tailgate market locations offer a range of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked items, cut flowers, farmstead cheeses and eggs, all-natural personal and home care products, and ornamental plants, all produced within a 50-mile radius of Cleveland County.


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