Our mission is to connect sustainable agriculture practices, our family history, and our customers by sharing the family farm experience and serving as an example of healthy land stewardship while providing high quality ethically raised meats. Just a short, scenic 20 minute drive from Asheville, NC and 30 minutes from Black Mountain, the Farm Store is a great way to see first hand the landscape where your food is grown and to meet the people who make it happen. At Hickory Nut Gap Farm you will find animals raised in their natural environment. Pigs outdoors, cows on pasture eating grass and clover, multiple species grazing together, drinking fresh spring water and living the good life. We offer grassfed beef and pastured pork, free range eggs and have pastured poultry available seasonally. You'll find many local food treasures such as Lusty Monk Mustard, Fire on the Mountain's BBQ sauce, Looking Glass Creamery Cheese, Haw Creek Honey and Imladris Farm Jam. Discover the craft of Maria Pritchard's jewelry and Farmer Jane's goat milk soap among other local pottery and handmade crafts! Come see for yourself the food and crafts from our area. Pick up a few gifts, treat yourself to some breakfast sausage and don't forget your camera. Come visit the baby animals, play on our culvert slides, splash in the creek, or go on a nature hike. Our farm is open to the public and a wonderful family experience. In the fall months, we are proud to offer a full list of fall festivities including hay rides, corn maze, pumpkin patch, kiddie carts, fresh pressed apple cider and more. In our HNG Kitchen we serve lunch 7 days a week from 11-4pm. In Jan-March, we are closed Mondays and Tuesdays. We offer Sunday brunch from 10-4. We are also offering kitchen and butchery classes, as well as event catering and event site hosting.
baked goods, beer, bread, cider, honey, jam, preserves, juice, pet food, sodas, teas, wine, pickles, hot sauce, salsa, butchery, charcuterie
Dairy & Eggs
cheese, yogurt, eggs, milk, goat cheese, ice cream
Farm Tourism & Events
guided farm tours, corn maze, visiting with animals, hayrides, school field trips, farm dinner/events, classes/workshops, event venue (weddings, parties, festivals), summer camp
Fruits & Berries
apples, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, black raspberries
Meat, Fish & Fowl
beef, chicken, lamb, pork, turkey, other fish
soap, Christmas wreaths, salves, artisan crafts
asparagus, mushrooms, pumpkins
The Hickory Nut Gap CSA Program is a great way to buy local, sustainable food directly from the farm at a 10% discounted price. By signing up, members enroll monthly and receive either 10 or 15 lbs of a variety of grassfed beef, pastured pork, and pastured chicken. Other CSA options include the Soup & Bread CSA, as well as a ton of membership discounts, bonuses, and gifts. Members also receive an additional 10% discount off any extra meat or egg purchases on the day pickup. Please email [email protected] for further information.
Pickup: North Asheville Tailgate Market, Hickory Nut Gap Farm Store
U-Pick pumpkins. Mid September-October. U-Pick berries (Bluberries, Blackberries, Black Raspberries, Raspberries). June-August. U-Pick Asparagus. Mid May-June.
September to November
June to August
June to September
June to July
We're listed in ASAP's Wholesale Local Food Guide, ASAP's Farm to Business Trade Directory.
Located just 20 minutes from Asheville, NC, the Hickory Nut Gap Farm Store in Fairview features a variety of grassfed beef, pastured pork and poultry, and local WNC products. Come visit the farm and enjoy the view, grazing animals while picking up your weekly groceries! Guests can buy lunch and a local beer during their visit. Our store is open 7 days a week from 9am-6pm, and we serve lunch everyday from 11am-4pm.
Come visit year round for family fun at the farm! Hickory Nut Gap Farm is a great place for family and friends to experience and take part in connecting with their food source and sustainable agriculture. Shop the farm store, visit the animals, and enjoy a locally-sourced lunch! Tours and field trips available by reservation. Call 828.628.1027 for more information.
Certified Organic, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Pasture Raised, Humanely Raised, Free Range, GAP Certified, Animal Welfare Approved