About Darnell Farms

We are a working farm located along the banks of the Tuckaseegee river in Bryson City, North Carolina. We have in-season fruits and vegetables, such as strawberries, a large assortment of heirloom tomatoes, beefsteak tomatoes, squash, corn, beans, cucumbers, greens, herbs, and much, much more. Our retail market also has wonderful options such as fresh peaches, other local grown produce, amish butter, cheese, fresh eggs, cold drinks, food, homemade jellies and local handmade crafts. We have two large festivals each year, Strawberry Jam and Plow Day. This year Strawberry Jam will be on May 16, 2020 and Plow Day is on October 17, 2020. These festivals are all day events. For more information visit our homepage www.darnellfarms.com or our Facebook page. We also offer educational agritourism activities, as well as destination weddings on our beautiful farm. Come on down and make our farm your own!


Physical Address

2300 Governors Island Road
Bryson City NC
(Swain County)

Phone (828) 488-2376
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Location Contact

Afton Roberts
Farm Manager
Phone: (828) 736-8047
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Online Ordering:

Orders placed online for drive-through pickup will be available as follows: Orders placed after normal business hours will be available the next day by 12PM. Orders placed for same day pickup will be available 2-hours after completing your order. If you're under time constraints and need your order faster, please call the farm at 828-488-2376 and we will do the best we can to assist you.




Local deliveries to Almond, Bryson City, Cherokee, Cullowhee, Dillsboro, Franklin, Robbinsville, Sylva, Waynesville, Webster, Whittier, and all communities in these areas. Deliveries to your address as follows: Orders placed before 12 pm are delivered the same day. Orders placed after 12 pm will be delivered the next day. We will deliver to your location between 12 pm and 7 pm. Your order will be left near the front door unless otherwise noted. Flat Rate Delivery Fee- $5.00 per order. Our drivers are voluntarily taking the risk to keep working during the COVID-19 outbreak. If you possibly can, PLEASE help compensate them via a tip. THANK YOU!

COVID-19 Pickup Options:

Currently, in an effort to keep everyone safe, only employees are allowed in the fruit stand. Please remain in your vehicle upon arrival at the farm.


We purchase from the following

Distributors In Our Directory

Mountain Food Products Darnell Farms


Artisan Foods
baked goods, cider, honey, jam, preserves, juice, sodas, grits, pickles, salad dressing, salsa

Dairy & Eggs
butter, cheese, eggs, ice cream

fresh flowers

Fruits & Berries
apples, blackberries, blueberries, cantaloupes, cherries, grapes, melons, peaches, plums, strawberries, raspberries, watermelons, muscadines

fresh herbs

Nuts & Seeds
pecans, sunflower seeds, walnuts

Specialty Products
plants, Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths, gourds, artisan crafts, ginseng

beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chiles, chinese greens, collards, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, green beans, green onions, hot peppers, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, okra, onions, pole beans, potatoes, radish, ramps, salad mix, sweet peppers, sweet potato, swiss chard, tomatoes, summer squash, pumpkins, winter squash, sweet corn


EBT/SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)


We're listed as both a buyer and supplier in ASAP's Wholesale Local Food Guide, ASAP's Farm to Business Trade Directory.

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A small farmers market and farm store that is nestled right next to an oasis-like view of the Tuckaseegee River. This place offers a wide selection of local grown items that are brought in so fresh, that they are often still warm from the sun. Currently open for drive through pick up or delivery only.

Our store is open from March 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020.

Store Hours

  • Sun. 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Mon. 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Tue. 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Wed. 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Thu. 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Fri. 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Sat. 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM


Store Hours

  • Sun. 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Mon. 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Tue. 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Wed. 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Thu. 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Fri. 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Sat. 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM

Businesses Supplied

Find our product at the following businesses:

In the ASAP directory

Ingles Markets, Inc Mountain Food Products WNC Farmers Market


We sell at the following tailgate markets:

In the ASAP directory

Jackson County Farmers Market Haywood's Historic Farmers Market


Low Spray, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Conventional, GAP Certified