Catawba County

Catawba County Public Health Farmers Market

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

Business Contact: Tracey Paul

Phone Number: 828-695-5861

Email: tracey@catawbacountync.gov

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


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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

Email: countryacres@bellsouth.net

Website: http://www.ncgrassbeef.com

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


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Farmers Market at Center United Methodist Church

Address: 4945 Sherrills Ford Road, Catawba, NC 28609

Business Contact: Kelsey Johnston

Phone Number: 828-695-5800

Email: kjohnston@catawbacountync.gov

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


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L.F.R. Farms & Greenhouses

Address: 2952 Lou Hoyle Lane, Newton

Business Contact: Lucas Foard Richard

Phone Number: 704-462-1417

Email: lucasfrichard@yahoo.com

Date & Time: April-Oct: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat 8am-12pm, Sun closed. Call for availability.

Directions: Hwy 10 west of Newton. Turn left on Wesley Chapel Church Rd. At stop sign, turn left. Farm is at top of hill on left.

Services & Information: Wholesale Available. Find us on Facebook.

Items: Greenhouse plants, hanging baskets, vegetable plants, annuals, perennials.


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Red Wolf Farm

Address: 1797 Water Plant Road, Maiden

Business Contact: Josh Grant and Dr. Amanda Cline-Grant

Phone Number: 828-428-1445

Email: redwolffarm@att.net

Website: http://www.redwolffarm.com

Date & Time: Spring and fall school tours by appointment weekdays. Pick-your-own pumpkin patch also open late Sept-end of Oct.; Sat 10-5pm and Sun 11-5pm. Call ahead year round for pork and eggs.

Directions: Exit 28 on Hwy. 321 to Maiden. In Maiden, right on Providence Mill Rd. Go ½ mile. After sharp curve, turn right on Water Plant Rd. We are on the corner of Providence Mill Rd. and Water Plant Rd.

Services & Information: Advance Order Farm, Agricultural Tourism, Organic or Sustainable, Pick-Your-Own, Roadside Stand

Items: Heritage-breed pork, free-range chicken eggs, pick-your-own pumpkins, sustainable and naturally grown heirloom vegetables. Pumpkin patch with family entertainment. Hayrides, kiddie corn maze, playground, tractor-train rides, farm animals, creek side hiking trails, restrooms, picnic facilities, birthday parties. Weddings and corporate parties year round. Summer camps. We are Catawba County's first educational farm and forest.


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Shady Oaks Farm

Address: 3487 Yount Road, Newton, NC

Business Contact: Tim Roberts

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

Email: tjrob50@hotmail.com

Website: http://www.discovershadyoaksfarm.com

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.


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