Farm Foods

Aardvark Farm raises all natural, sustainable, and chemical free veggies and fruit along the Cane river in Yancey County. 20 week CSA shares offered. Find us at Asheville City Market and the Yancey county Farmers Market. Products Offered: arugula, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, chiles, chinese greens, collards, cucumber, edamame, eggplant, garlic, green beans, green onions, hot peppers, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, mustard greens, okra, onions, peas, potatoes, radish, rutabagas, salad greens, salad mix, spinach, sweet peppers, sweet potato, swiss chard, tomatillos, tomatoes, turnips, summer squash, pumpkins, winter squash, sweet corn, fresh flowers, edible flowers, blackberries, blueberries, cantaloupes, grapes, melons, strawberries, raspberries, watermelons and fresh herbs. Practices Followed: Organic (not Certified).   We sell at the following tailgate markets: Asheville City Market,Yancey County Farmers Market Burnsville, North Carolina, contact: Rett Murphy, grower , phone: 828-713-5986 cloveruprising@yahoo.com

Arthur Morgan School AMS is a small, coed boarding and day school for 27 students in grades 7, 8, and 9. Students help our organic garden and help raise shiitake mushrooms, eggs, turkeys, lamb, herbs, and seasonal veggies. Products Offered:  wool,  beets, cabbage, collards, cucumber, edamame, garlic, green beans, hot peppers, kale, lettuce, onions, potatoes, salad greens, sweet peppers, tomatoes, summer squash, pumpkins, winter squash,  eggs,   chicken, lamb, turkey,  jam, preserves, dairy goats,  fresh herbs,  mushrooms,  farm tours, educational programs for school children, workshops. We sell at the following tailgate markets, Yancey County Farmers Market. Free Range, GMO-Free, Humanely Raised, Organic (not Certified) Free Range, GMO-Free, Humanely Raised, Organic (not Certified). Farm produce is available on site or at local markets. We also host farm tours and educational workshops. Call or email for information. 60 AMS Cir. Burnsville, North Carolina , 828-675-4361, info@arthurmorganschool.org

Bee Log Farm & Nursery Is a small family farm is located in Yancey County, NC. They grow using organic practices and sell herbs and heirloom tomato and pepper plants for your home garden. Our farm offers a large variety of seasonal heirloom vegetables, free range chicken eggs, and honey, which we sell at the Yancey County Farmers’ Market and to area restaurants. Products Offered:  hot peppers, arugula, beets, carrots, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, onions, radish, salad greens, spinach, sweet peppers, swiss chard, tomatillos, tomatoes, turnips, summer squash, eggs, plants, vinegar, Sprouts,  wheat grass,  fresh herbs, farm tours, honey, green house tours and education on raising bees for honey production. Practices Followed: Certified Naturally Grown, Free Range, GMO-Free, Organic (not Certified), Permaculture. We sell at the following tailgate markets: Spruce Pine Farmers Market and, Yancey County Farmers Market. Robin and Wayne Smith Phone: 828-682-4060, Mobile: 828-215-9715 90 Hensley Branch Rd. Burnsville, North Carolina, tomatolady@beelogfarm.com

Bee Log Garlic & Flower Farm specializes in premium garlic and cut flowers. They also grow tomatoes and sweet peppers. Their products are sold at the Yancey County Farmers Market, and a few select local restaurants. The farm is Certified Naturally Grown. Products Offered: cucumber, garlic, sweet peppers, tomatoes, fresh flowers, plants, medicinal herbs. Certified Naturally Grown, Organic (not Certified). Farm tours available upon request. Please call first. We sell at the following tailgate markets: Yancey County Farmers Market. Melissa Will, 1393 Bald Mountain Rd., Bee Log, North Carolina, phone 828-682-0601,beeloggarlicandflowerfarm@verizon.net.

Blessed Botanicals, LLC Blessed Botanicals offers hand-crafted culinary blends and herbal teas focusing on locally grown and wild-crafted herbs. Our unique and flavorful blends are created with the freshest ingredients for amazing taste and health benefits. We buy from 3 local farms, including: Bee Log Nursury, White Oak Farm, Bee Log Flower & Garlic Farm. Visit us Saturdays, April through October, at the Yancey County Farmers Market or shop online through our website. Beginning this June 2012, we will be located within the new Mountain Heritage Expo Center located off Hwy 19 E, East of Burnsville on the Micavaille Loop/ Hwy 80 S. Stop in to see us at work, drink some tea, and pick up your favorite blends. Tara Lee, Owner . Phone: 828-682-7226, blessbotanical@aol.com.

Blue Ridge Bison We offer standard retail cuts of bison meat as well as bones for cooking (dogs love them too!) from our small herd of bison (American buffalo). Bison robes and horns are sometimes available. The herd roams over our mountain pastures where they eat grass or hay depending on the season. At times we supplement with some grain-based feed along with recommended minerals. You can buy meat at the farm or at the two locations of Farside Farms Market — Tunnel Road in East Asheville and on Merrimon Ave in North Asheville. Products Offered: Farm Tourism & Events, farm tours. Meat, Fish & Fowl: bison. Specialty Products: artisan crafts. Practices Followed: Humanely Raised, Pasture Raised. Farm store sales by appointment. Please call– 828–658-3634. Our store is open from January to December. Weaverville, North Carolina. Thais Wiener, Co-owner, 828-658-3634 thais99@frontier.com.

Boones Farm is a 5th generation mountain farm near Mt. Mitchell. We specialize in all natural beef. This means predominately grass finished and no use of hormones or antibiotics on slaughter animals. We also produce hay, eggs, produce, and Black Angus cattle. Products Offered: potatoes, sweet corn, eggs,   grain corn, beef, pork, firewood. Practices Followed: Humanely Raised, Organic (not Certified), Pasture RaisedWe offer beef and pork year round. Practices Followed: Humanely Raised, Organic (not Certified), Pasture Raised. Just give us a call. We are open most evenings and weekends. Our store is open from January 2012 to January 2013. 2135 Double Island Rd, Micaville, North Carolina, phone 828-284-0945, boones_farm@live.com.

Common Ground Located near the South Toe River in Celo, NC. Common Ground farm produces a seasonal mix of vegetables; beginning with early peas and ending with fall squash and potatoes. Currently operating on a small scale with a vision towards a larger and more diverse output. We currently sell at the Yancey County Farmers’ Market plus wholesale and retail deliveries into Asheville. Products Offered: arugula, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, Chinese greens, collards, green beans, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, mustard greens, peas, salad greens, salad mix, spinach, swiss chard, summer squash. Practices Followed: Low Spray, Organic (not Certified). We sell at the following tailgate markets French Broad Food Co-op Wednesday Tailgate Market and Yancey County Farmers Market. 125 Morning Glory Lane, Burnsville, North Carolina, 828-675-5448, guide@buyappalachian.org.

Craggy View Farm Stand Our mission is to provide families with quality plants and produce that are grown enviromentally safe with friendly service. We offer spring vegetable transplants both natural and conventionally grown. We grow over 35 varieties of tomatoes, and a huge selection of pepper, squash, melon and cucumber plants. Also, annual bedding plants, hanging baskets, culinary herbs and seasonal cut flowers. Farm fresh produce and many value added products. Grown locally on our farm and by our neighborhood farmers. In 2012 we excited to build a 24×30 greenhouse and add a small patch of U-pick flowers! And don’t forget about our floral design for your special event or wedding! Products Offered: Meat, Fish & Fowl,  pork, lamb, chicken, beef. Vegetables,  dry beans, sweet corn, winter squash, pumpkins, summer squash, tomatoes, tomatillos, sweet potato, sweet peppers, salad greens, potatoes, pole beans, onions, okra, lettuce, leeks, kale, hot peppers, green onions, green beans, garlic, eggplant, cucumber, collards, chiles, celery, cauliflower, carrots, cabbage, broccoli. Processed, sodas, sorghum molasses, pickles, soap, jam, preserves, baked goods. Forest Products, medicinal herbs, mushrooms, honey. Specialty Products, seeds, artisan crafts, gourds, corn shocks, broom corn, ornamental corn, decorative, floral wreaths. Fruits & Berries, watermelons, raspberries, strawberries, peaches, melons, grapes, cherries, cantaloupes, blueberries, blackberries, apples. Transplants, plants. Flowers, fresh flowers. Herbs, fresh herbs. Dairy & Eggs, eggs. Practices Followed: GMO-Free, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Low Spray. 149 Barnardsville Hwy, Weaverville , North Carolina. 828-713-4046 www.craggyviewfarm.com, craggyviewfarm@gmail.com.

Davis Farms specializes in hydroponic lettuces, a variety of vegetables and herbs, bedding plants and hanging baskets. They sell directly from their roadside stand located at 1836 Cane River School Road in Burnsville, as well as wholesale. Products Offered:  beets, broccoli, cabbage, collards, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, green beans, green onions, hot peppers, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, potatoes, radish, spinach, sweet peppers, tomatoes, turnips, summer squash, pumpkins, winter squash, sweet corn,    fresh flowers, plants, fresh herbs. Practices Followed: Conventional, Low Spray. We sell the freshest produce directly from our roadside stand located at 1836 Cane River School Road in Burnsville. Our store is open from April to Christmas. 1686 Cane River School Road, Burnsville, North Carolina, 828-682-9766 guide@buyappalachian.org.

Dillingham Family Farm is located at the end of Dillingham Road, near the Coleman Boundary. We offer USDA inspected beef and lamb, and pork.  A diverse selection of fruits and vegetables in summer.  Chicken and fresh eggs year round.  Heritage turkeys seasonally. We have an on-site sawmill offering firewood, and lumber. Meat rabbits.  Wine grapes and seedless table grapes. Also hay, square and round bails. Products Offered: Vegetables: sweet corn, tomatoes, green beans, sweet peppers, cucumber, cabbage, summer squash, onions, okra, hot peppers. Meat, Fish & Fowl: rabbit, pork, lamb, chicken, beef, turkey. Fruits & Berries: grapes. Dairy & Eggs: eggs. Practices Followed: Free Range, Organic (not Certified), Pasture Raised. We sell at the following tailgate markets: Weaverville Tailgate Market, Big Ivy Tailgate Market. Hours: Sales by appointment only. No commerce on Sundays. Our store is open from January to December. 6 Spice Cove, Barnardsville, North Carolina, 28709, 828-626-2624,dillinghamx6@tds.net.

Dogwood Hills Farm A ten-acre working farm offering u-pick blueberries, blackberries, concord grapes, and several varieties of heirloom apples. Sorghum syrup available seasonally. Growing organically but not certified. Please call or email to check for picking availability and hours. Tours and events by appointment. Products Offered:  Fruits & Berries, grapes, blueberries, blackberries, apples. Processed: sorghum molasses.Farm Tourism & Events, educational programs for school children, farm tours. Practices Followed: GMO-Free, Organic (not Certified). Visiting, farm tours available upon request.  369 Ox Creek Rd, Weaverville, North Carolina, 828-645-6286, dogwoodhillsfarm@frontier.com.

Firefly Farm is a small diverse farm located on the S. Toe River near Celo, NC. We use organic and sustainable methods to grow our seasonal mix of vegetables. We sell to local restaurants, groceries as well as at producer-only farmers’ markets. We also have a young heirloom fruit tree orchard and are raising 100% grassfed Devon beef. Check our website for details upcoming farm events. Products Offered:  arugula, beets, cabbage, carrots, chiles, chinese greens, cucumber, daikon, garlic, green beans, green onions, hot peppers, kale, leeks, lettuce, mustard greens, potatoes, radish, salad greens, salad mix, shallots, spinach, sweet peppers, swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips, summer squash, winter squash,    eggs, fresh flowers, edible flowers, beef, jam, preserves, tomato sauce,  blackberries, apples, blueberries, peaches, seeds, Christmas wreaths, dried herbs, fresh herbs,  farm tours, educational programs for school children, festival, celebrations, workshops, sustainable wood products. Practices Followed: Biodynamic, Free Range, GMO-Free, Humanely Raised, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Organic (not Certified), Pasture Raised, Permaculture, Wild Harvested.  We sell at the following tailgate markets: Montford Farmers Market, Asheville City Market, Yancey County Farmers Market. Visiting: Call ahead and arrange a time. Scott Paquin, Phone: 828-675-4739, Elizabeth Gibbs, Mobile: 919-452-1907  534 Grindstaff Road, Burnsville, North Carolina, 828-675-4739,firefly@mtnarea.net .

Goldfinch Gardens grows mixed vegetables March – December, both outside and using two hoophouses. Our quality produce is available to restaurants and through our online farmstand. Their food is grown using only natural methods in Celo, NC. Products offered: collards, edamame, green beans, green onions, onions, peas, potatoes, arugula, beets, carrots, chinese greens, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, salad greens, salad mix, spinach, sweet peppers, sweet potato, turnips, summer squash, fresh flowers, plants, fresh herbs. Practices Followed: GMO-Free, Organic (not Certified). Ben McCann, Phone: 828-675-1740, 77 Paw Paw Hill Rd, Burnsville, North Carolina, 828-675-1740,farmers@goldfinchgardens.com .

Green Toe Ground Farm grows a diversity of vegetables on our 15 acre farm using biodynamic practices. This method includes the observance and integration of moon and planet signs in our agriculture activities plus the application of herbal, mineral, and manure based preparations to the land. Cows, sheep, pigs, chickens, and bees live on the farm. Products Offered: arugula, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, celeriac, chinese greens, collards, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, green beans, green onions, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, mustard greens, onions, parsnips, peas, potatoes, radish, salad greens, salad mix, spinach, sweet peppers, sweet potato, swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips, summer squash, pumpkins, winter squash, wool, dried flowers, fresh flowers, fresh herbs, hand spun yarn, decorative, floral wreaths, felt, broom corn, educational programs for school children, festival, celebrations, workshops, honey. Practices Followed: Biodynamic, GMO-Free, Humanely Raised, Organic (not Certified), Pasture Raised.  We offer “Fine dining on the farm” two times a season where we offer a five course Italian dinner on our farm.  We sell at the following tailgate markets: Montford Farmers Market, Asheville City Market, North Asheville Tailgate Market. Nicole DelCogliano, Phone: 828-675-0171,Burnsville, North Carolina, nicoleandgaelan@yahoo.com.

Headwaters of Poverty Farm. We are a 6th generation family farm located in the Big Ivy community of northern Buncombe County. Products include pasture raised lim-flex beef, free range chicken, duck, and other poultry. Our egg offering consists of chicken & duck. Products Offered: Forest Products, firewood, honey, ramps. Nuts & Seeds, walnuts.  Dairy & Eggs, eggs. Meat, Fish & Fowl, turkey, chicken, and beef. Practices Followed: Free Range, Humanely Raised, Pasture Raised. 465 Poverty Branch Road, Barnardsville, North Carolina, 28709. Business Contacts: Thomas Shepherd, Owner, Phone: 828-626-2795, Mobile: 828-273-0549, headwaters@tds.net.

Ivy Creek Family Farm Located in Barnardsville, our farm produces high quality vegetables, cut flowers, and shiitake mushrooms using all natural, sustainable growing practices. We sell our produce at local tailgate markets, area restaurants and through our CSA. We believe that fresh foods build strong, healthy communities. Products Offered: Farm Tourism & Events, educational programs for school children. Herbs, fresh herbs, dried herbs. Grains; popcorn. Fruits & Berries; strawberries, blackberries. Vegetables; tomatillos, sweet potato, dry beans, carrots, asparagus, sweet corn, winter squash, summer squash, turnips, tomatoes, swiss chard, sweet peppers, spinach, shallots, salad greens, rutabagas, radish, potatoes, peas, onions, okra, lettuce, kohlrabi, kale, green onions, green beans, garlic, eggplant, edamame, cucumber, collards, chinese greens, cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, beets, arugula. Flowers; fresh flowers, dried flowers. Forest Products; mushrooms. Visiting; we offer farm field trips for school groups. We sell at the following tailgate markets: North Asheville Tailgate Market and Weaverville Tailgate Market.  390 North Fork Rd, Barnardsville, North Carolina. Anna and Paul Littman, Owners, 828-626-2447, Mobile: 828 712-4644, wncfarm@gmail.com.

Just Ripe Farm We are a four acre vegetable farm located in the Reems Creek area of Weaverville. We will be growing a wide variety of vegetables and selling to restaurants and markets in the area. Products Offered: Vegetables; turnips, green onions, tomatoes, green beans, tomatillos, garlic, swiss chard, fava beans, eggplant, sweet potato, sweet peppers, sun chokes, edamame, spinach, daikon, shallots, cucumber, collards, chinese greens, salad mix, chiles, salad greens, celeriac, rutabagas, carrots, cabbage, burdock, cauliflower, winter squash, brussels sprouts, radish, broccoli, potatoes, beets, peas, pumpkins, arugula, summer squash, parsnips, onions, okra, nettles, mustard greens, lettuce, leeks, kohlrabi, kale, hot peppers. Flowers; edible flowers, fresh flowers. Herbs; fresh herbs. Practices Followed: Organic (not Certified), Permaculture, Wild Harvested. Weaverville, North Carolina.  Rachel Kinard, farmer, Mobile: 803-429-3943, Justripefarm@hotmail.com, Rachelkinard@hotmail.com.

King & the Cropp Farm Products Offered:  Vegetables; sweet corn, winter squash, pumpkins, summer squash, tomatoes, swiss chard, sweet peppers, salad greens, potatoes, onions, okra, lettuce, kale, green onions, green beans, cucumber, collards, carrots, cabbage, beets, arugula.  Transplants; plants. Flowers; fresh flowers. Herbs; fresh herbs.  Dairy & Eggs; eggs. Forest Products; mushrooms. Practices Followed: Free Range, Humanely Raised, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Organic (not Certified). Weaverville, North Carolina. 434-770-2896,kingcroppfarm@hotmail.com

Maple Creek Farm Maple Creek Farm is the southernmost producer of maple syrup in our region. We tap about 500 trees on our 106 acres of Yancey County mountainside. We also produce sweet sorghum syrup in our “Sugar Shack”. We host a Maple Syrup Farm Tour in February, and are on the ASAP Family Farm Tour in June. Products Offered:  sorghum molasses, maple syrup, farm tours, educational programs for school children. Practices Followed: Organic (not Certified), Permaculture.  Visit with our livestock, hike a working farm and see local food production first hand. Tours are offered year round; please call or email ahead of time for details. We host our Maple Syrup Farm Tour in February, our Sweet Sorghum Syrup Farm Tour in September, and are on the ASAP Family Farm Tour in June. 1641 Lickskillet Road, Burnsville, North Carolina, 828-682-0297,catori@maplecreekfarm.net .

Mary Dale Growers Growers of premium vegetable plants/produce and annual bedding plants. Practices Followed: GMO-Free, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Low Spray. We invite customers to see our greenhouse and choose their own plants. Please call first. 254 Strawberry Hill Lane, Burnsville, North Carolina, 828-675-4614,dalesapp@ccvn.com.

Meadow Cove Farm Growing and processing seasonal vegetables, berries, fruits and shiitake mushrooms in beautiful Dula Springs Cove just outside of Weaverville. Our naturally grown products are marketed to individuals, local food businesses, restaurants, grocers and commercial customers. Products Offered: Vegetables; tomatillos, garlic, eggplant, chiles, arugula, sweet corn, winter squash, pumpkins, summer squash, turnips, tomatoes, swiss chard, sweet peppers, spinach, salad mix, salad greens, radish, potatoes, peas, parsnips, okra, lettuce, leeks, kale, hot peppers, green beans, cucumber, collards, beets. Fruits & Berries; wineberries, raspberries, strawberries, persimmons, cherries. Specialty Products; landscape plants. Farm Tourism & Events; educational programs for school children, farm tours, cabins. Herbs; fresh herbs. Nuts & Seeds, chestnuts. Practices Followed: Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Organic (not Certified). Visiting; An opportunity to see crops being produced in a sustainable manner and the ability to see a gravity fed rainwater irrigation system, as well as solar collectors that provide hot water and electricity. Lodging; Sparrow’s Nest Cottage, Two bedroom, two bath fully furnished house with kitchen in a farm setting. One level for easy access. Sleeping accommodations for up to nine people. Weekly or longer vacation or short-term rentals preferred. Dula Springs Rd, Weaverville, North Carolina, 828-658-0294,meadowcovefarm@frontier.com.

Mountain Farm Beautiful sustainable farm in Yancey County: u-pick blueberries, lavender gardens, annual Lavender Festival, dairy goats. Bottle fed baby goats/Baby Goat Day each May. Llamas, Angora goats, Angora rabbits, and Jacob sheep. School and family tours, vacation rental, weddings, romantic getaway. Open year-round. Products Offered:  angora, llama, mohair, wool, eggs, dried flowers, plants,    blueberries, soap, salad dressing,  Christmas wreaths, decorative, floral wreaths, hand knit clothing, salves, artisan crafts, manure, dairy goats, maple syrup, farm tours, educational programs for school children, festival, celebrations, cabins, workshops. Practices Followed: Biodynamic, Certified Naturally Grown, Free Range, GMO-Free, Humanely Raised, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Pasture Raised Visiting: Close interaction with farm animals, bottle feeding baby goats, participation in farm chores, scheduled classes in backyard farming, cooking with lavender and soap making. We sell at the following tailgate markets: Yancey County Farmers Market. Lodging : Blueberry Cottage. Blueberry Cottage is an 80 year old heritage farmhouse updated with all modern kitchen and bathroom fixtures. Wrap-around porch with fabulous views of the Black Mountains. Sleeps 8+. Washer and dryer. Family vacation or romantic getaway. 125 Copperhead Bend, Burnsville, North Carolina, 828-675-4856, marilyn@mountainfarm.net.

Mountain Gardens is a botanical garden of useful plants grown ecologically and arranged ornamentally. This one-acre display garden incorporates over 500 species of plants, including native and oriental medicinal herbs, perennials, food and craft plants, sacred and magical herbs, and useful weeds. Visit the herb shop pharmacy, and extensive library, and see examples of alternative building and energy. Joe Hollis, 546 Shuford Creek Rd., Burnsville, North Carolina, 828-675-5664.

Mountain Star Farm Offering registered French Alpine dairy goats for sale to help create sustainable lifestyles in our local community. Educational support is provided. We will have 8 to 12 kids available this spring with excellent top of the line bloodlines. Products Offered: Dairy & Eggs; eggs. Practices Followed; Free Range. 62 White Bridge Road, Weaverville, North Carolina. Renee Garcia, owner, 828-779-1055, frenchalpinegoats.blogspot.com, jreneegarcia@gmail.com.

Ostara Farm is a small organic farm in  North Buncombe County.  We have a Jersey cow and will have 100% grass-fed, organic raw jersey milk for sale (labeled for animal consumption of course). We are starting with one cow, but if the demand is there, we will add more. We also will have our eggs available again in the spring.  Our chickens are free-range and our organic feed is also wheat and soy-free (our hens get real animal based protein and you can tell the difference). Products Offered: Dairy and Eggs. Practices Followed, Free Range. Tara and Sean Adinolfi, owners, 828-707-6253 or by email: Ostara.farm@gmail.com. Please visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ostara-Farm/288114630131.

Pleasant Gap Farm Located in the mountains near Asheville, we feature sustainable and humanely grown, hormone and antibiotic free, grass raised and finished beef, utilizing a salad mix of native, improved grasses and clover. Our beef is dry aged to maximize flavor and texture. Pleasant Gap Beef is sold by quarters, halves, and whole, while individual cuts are available at Saturday morning Yancey County Farmers Market. Products Offered: beef. Practices Followed: Humanely Raised, Pasture Raised. We sell at the following tailgate markets: Yancey County Farmers Market. 3303 Double Island Road, Green Mountain, North Carolina, 828-208-2562, pleasantgapfarm@gmail.com.

Razor Mountain is a Heritage Breed family. We are committed to preserving heritage breeds and to conserving the small family farm. We raise Dominique chickens for ourselves and neighbors, keep a Dexter cow for milk and to sell her calf. We have begun a breeding program of Gloucestershire Old Spots pigs to provide pasture heritage pork for our table and for market. Tennessee Fainting goats raised as pets are available for sale also. Honey bees and herb and fruit gardens contribute to the sustainability of our farm. Products Offered: Meat, Fish & Fowl; pork, goat, beef. Practices Followed: GMO-Free, Humanely Raised, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Low Spray, Pasture Raised. Visiting: We offer a model for people with small acreage who want to live more sustainably. We allow visitors to meet and interact with our horses, goats, cow, chickens and pigs. 157 Poverty Branch Rd, Barnardsville, North Carolina. Mike Quirk, Mobile: 828-545-8824, Razormountain@gmail.com, mtavo52@yahoo.com.

Star Berry Farm is an edible forest garden and permaculture berry farm in Weaverville NC. We go beyond organic by mimicking nature to grow healthy plants and soil. Products Offered:  Fruits & Berries; raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries. U-pick strawberry and raspberry schedules to be posted on website beginning mid-May. Practices Followed: Organic (not Certified), Permaculture, Wild Harvested. Visiting: U-pick available, please call first. 1083 Reems Creek Rd, Weaverville, North Carolina, www.starberryfarm.net.

The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms We are excited about our new on-farm kitchen facility! We now offer heirloom Bloody Butcher cornmeal we are grinding. We also offer jellies made from flowers! We are growing our own Cascade Hops and making Hops Flower Jelly! Follow us on Twitter (The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms)and Facebook (Susan Tipton-Fox) and view our farm photos. Each year we try to diversify into a more sustainable farm and way of life. We have a dairy goat farm where all the animals are treated humanely! We will be offering “Animal Feed” goats’ milk. We will also be offering informative workshops through Mayland (Yancey Campus) and on-farm workshops on keeping and taking care of goats, making cheese, growing Shiitake Mushrooms and more. We offer in-season produce and berries. We want to offer a naturally grown product. We are also Seed Savers. We use natural fertilize/compost from the farm for the gardens, we offer pollinator/beneficial insect habitats to encourage natural pest management and increase fruit/produce production. We use cover crops and crop rotation. We have Shiitake mushrooms grown naturally on logs. We offer Mountain/Native American crafts (drums, dreamcatchers, corn shuck dolls, hand-made forged knives, goats’ milk soap, hand-made necklaces from local stone found here on the farm/bone, hand-made tiles and more. We will also be offering teas and smudge sticks. Products Offered:  potatoes, sun chokes, sweet potato, pumpkins, winter squash, beets, carrots, hot peppers, lettuce, salad mix, swiss chard, tomatoes, summer squash,  eggs,  fresh flowers, edible flowers,   grain corn, plants, chestnuts, sunflower seeds, wineberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, cherries, soap, teas, corn meal, baked goods, bread, jam, preserves,  candles, artisan crafts, Christmas wreaths, decorative, floral wreaths, broom corn, luffa, dairy goats, seeds,  dried herbs, fresh herbs, workshops, farm tours, mushrooms. Practices Followed: GMO-Free, Humanely Raised, Organic (not Certified), Pasture Raised, Wild Harvested. The on-farm stand will have fresh produce, flower essence jellies as well as traditional jams/jellies, flowers, herbs, plants, crafts and more. CSA pick-up. Call for details.Our store is open from May to November. We sell at the following tailgate markets: Spruce Pine Farmers Market , Yancey County Farmers Market. Alan & Susan Fox, Owners ,Phone: 8286821405, 54 Labrador Ln., Burnsville, North Carolina, 828-682-1405,yanceyfoxfarms@frontier.com

Whispersholler Farms LLC is a series of small family farms in the mountains of Western North Carolina. We have farms in Yancey and Buncombe counties specializing in organic vegetable production and organic plant sets. We also offer organic animal feed, organic seeds, fruits, berries, native plants, farming classes for young and old, a CSA, a blog, and a farm stand. Please visit our website, whisperhollerfarms.com for more information. We look forward to meeting new folks and working with anyone who is interested in organic farming and sustainable agriculture. Have A Beautiful Day, And Enjoy The Harvest! Products Offered: arugula, asparagus, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, celery, celeriac, chiles, chinese greens, collards, cucumber, daikon, edamame, eggplant, garlic, green beans, green onions, hot peppers, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, mustard greens, okra, onions, parsnips, peas, pole beans, potatoes, radish, rutabagas, salad greens, salad mix, shallots, spinach, sweet peppers, sweet potato, swiss chard, tomatillos, tomatoes, turnips, summer squash, pumpkins, winter squash, rhubarb, sweet corn, artichoke, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, shell beans, fresh flowers, edible flowers, fresh herbs, farm tours, educational programs for school children, mushrooms, honey, firewood. Practices Followed: GMO-Free, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Organic (not Certified). We sell at the following tailgate markets: Yancey County Farmers Market. Kendall Huntley , Owner whispersholler.farm@gmail.com ,Anna Whitley ,whitley.anna@gmail.com, 231 Christ School Rd Arden, North Carolina, 828-536-4953.

Wiebe Farmin’ As always, we are doing wonderful things up here at Wiebe Farmin’. It’s going to be another exciting year for us and our customers. Look for our top quality, affordable and certified organic produce across the region and across the state. Products Offered: broccoli, cabbage, winter squash,    watermelons, mushrooms. Practices Followed: Certified Organic, GMO-Free. We sell at the following tailgate markets: Yancey County Farmers Market. Ryan Wiebe , Phone: 828-675-4983 64 Patience Park Rd.,Burnsville, North Carolina, wiebe79@yahoo.com.

Wildwood Herbal is a family farm that has been serving WNC with organically grown products for 21 years. We kick off the early spring with 3.5″ pots of herb & vegetable starts to get your garden growing. For the late spring/summer we co/op with other local farmers to offer a market style CSA to the North Buncombe & Weaverville area. In 2012 we received an Ag Option grant to start a Aquaponics project. Aquaponics is growing fish and using their waste to fertilize hydroponically grown plants. Our goal is to offer fresh Talapia in the fall. We have expanded our operation and now offer greens year round. We are excited to offer a growing variety of products. The best way to reach us is by e-mail at alanbsalmon@gmail.com. Products Offered: Forest Products;  greenery.  Vegetables; sweet corn, green onions, tomatoes, green beans, garlic, swiss chard, fava beans, eggplant, sweet peppers, spinach, cucumber, collards, chinese greens, salad mix, chiles, salad greens, carrots, cabbage, celery, cauliflower, winter squash, radish, broccoli, potatoes, beets, pole beans, peas, arugula, summer squash, parsnips, onions, okra, mustard greens, lettuce, leeks, kohlrabi, kale, hot peppers. Meat, Fish & Fowl; other fish, Specialty Products, landscape plants, Transplants, plants, Herbs, fresh herbs.  Practices Followed: Organic (not Certified).  Visit our farm mid-April through June for herb and vegetable plant starts. We are open Monday through Sunday 9am to 6pm. If no one is around please use the honor system. Mid-May through fall join our market style CSA for your fresh products on Friday afternoons from 4:30 to 6pm. We sell at the following tailgate markets: Asheville City Market. CSA: New for 2012 we are working with other local farmers to offer a market style CSA to the North Buncombe & Weaverville area. We will offer a wide variety of vegetables, meats, eggs, bread, plants, and fall fresh fish. Pick Up Spots: Our Market Style CSA is located at Wildwood Herbal Farm, 817 Reems Creek Rd, Weaverville, NC of Friday afternoons from 4:30 to 6pm. 817 Reems Creek, Weaverville, North Carolina, 828-645-4342, alanbsalmon@gmail.com. Seth Salmon, Aquaponics/Field production manager, sethsalmon@gmail.com.