OLIVETTE FARM

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About Olivette Farm

Olivette Farm is a project that affirms the Olivette community’s commitment to re-localizing food production in Western North Carolina. The farm grows year round salad greens, microgreens, specialty produce, flowers, fruit and honey for local farmers markets and restaurants, as well as CSA memberships. To properly steward the land, Olivette Farm uses methods such as crop rotation, cover cropping and conservation tillage, as well as a wide variety of both traditional and modern growing practices. Everything grown on the farm is produced with great care and recognition of the fragile nature of our ecosystem. We welcome visitors and volunteers at Olivette Farm, as the growth and education of our community is our top priority.

CONTACT

Physical Address

215 Old Macedonia Road
Alexander NC
(Buncombe County)

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Business Contact

Justin Aiello
Farm Manager
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PRODUCTS OFFERED

Farm Tourism & Events
farm tours, educational programs for school children, festival, celebrations, workshops, event space/weddings

Flowers
dried flowers, fresh flowers, edible flowers

Fruits & Berries
asian pears, blueberries, melons

Herbs
dried herbs, fresh herbs

Specialty Products
beeswax, plants

Sprouts
sprouts, wheat grass

Vegetables
arugula, beets, broccoli, brussels sprout, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, celeriac, chiles, chinese greens, collards, cucumber, daikon, eggplant, garlic, green beans, green onions, hot peppers, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, mustard greens, okra, onions, parsnips, peas, pole beans, potatoes, radish, ramps, salad greens, salad mix, spinach, sun chokes, sweet peppers, sweet potato, swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips, summer squash, pumpkins, winter squash, microgreens

CSA

Olivette Farm offers Asheville's only Salad CSA. We offer both a 28 week full season share, a 14 week half season share, and an 8 week winter share. HOW DOES IT WORK? -Our full season CSA lasts for 28 weeks, beginning on April 25 and ending on October 31. Our half season Salad CSA lasts for 14 weeks, beginning on April 26 and ending on July 25. Winter share details will be available in August. -Each week your bag will contain 5-7 different seasonal produce. -An example of a spring CSA bag would be: 1 Bag of Lettuce Mix 1 Bag of Arugula 1 Bag of Spinach 1 Bunch of Spring Onions 1 Bunch of Baby Carrots 1 Bunch of Baby Beets -An example of a summer CSA bag would be 1 Pint of Cherry Tomatoes 1 Pint of Lunch Box Peppers 1 Bag of Summercrisp Lettuce 1 Bag of Basil 1 Bag of Baby Kale 1 Quart of Microgreens -You can pick up your vegetable CSA bag in one of three locations: On the farm on Wednesdays from 4:00-7:00pm. At the Black Mountain Tailgate Market on Saturdays from 9:00am-12:00pm. At the Asheville City Market on Saturdays from 8:00am-12:00pm.

Pick Up Spots

Pick ups are available on Saturdays at the Black Mountain Tailgate Market, Wednesdays at the farm in Alexander, and on Saturdays at the Asheville City Market.

PAYMENT METHOD

Credit/Debit

WHOLESALE LOCAL FOOD GUIDE LISTING

We're listed in ASAP's Wholesale Local Food Guide, ASAP's Farm to Business Trade Directory.

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VISITING

Our Farm Offers:

We offer farm tours and education workshops throughout the year. Volunteers on the farm are also welcome.

TAILGATE MARKETS

We sell at the following tailgate markets:

In the ASAP directory

Asheville City Market Black Mountain Tailgate Market Asheville City Market - Winter

PRACTICES FOLLOWED

Organic (not Certified), GMO-Free, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Biodynamic