About Darnell Farms

A FUN, Family Friendly Appalachian-Style Farmers Market. Specializing in U-pick Strawberries, a Huge Farmers Market, Fall Pumpkin Picking, Food Trucks, Delicious DreamWhip Ice Cream, Monthly Festivals, A Giant Playground, all nestled on the Beautiful Tuckaseegee River. All is Welcome- Come Make Our Family Farm Your Family Farm!


Physical Address

(Swain County)

Phone (828) 488-2376 ext 0
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Location Contact

Afton Roberts
Phone: (828) 488-2376
Cell: (828) 736-8047
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Location Contact

Audrey Lambert
Phone: (828) 488-2376
Cell: (828) 507-3004
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Artisan Foods
baked goods, beer, bread, charcuterie, cider, corn meal, dried fruits, flour, grits, honey, hot sauce, jam, preserves, juice, maple syrup, pickles, salad dressing, salsa, sodas, sorghum molasses, teas, tomato sauce, wine

Dairy & Eggs
butter, cheese, duck eggs, eggs, goat cheese, ice cream, milk, yogurt

fresh flowers

Fruits & Berries
apples, asian pears, black raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, cantaloupes, cherries, elderberries, figs, grapes, kiwis, melons, muscadines, nectarines, paw paws, peaches, pears, persimmons, plums, raspberries, strawberries, watermelons, wineberries

grain corn, popcorn, rice, soy beans, spelt

dried herbs, fresh herbs

Meat, Fish & Fowl
beef, chicken, duck, geese, goat, lamb, pork, trout

Nuts & Seeds
chestnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, sunflower seeds, walnuts

Specialty Products
artisan crafts, Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths, corn shocks, decorative, floral wreaths, ginseng, gourds, greenery, ornamental corn, soap


arugula, asparagus, beets, broccoli, brussels sprout, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chiles, collards, cucumber, dry beans, eggplant, garlic, ginger, green beans, green onions, horseradish, hot peppers, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, microgreens, mushrooms, mustard greens, okra, onions, parsnips, peas, pole beans, potatoes, pumpkins, radish, ramps, rhubarb, rutabagas, salad greens, salad mix, shallots, shell beans, spinach, summer squash, sun chokes, sweet corn, sweet peppers, sweet potato, swiss chard, tomatillos, tomatoes, turmeric, turnips, winter squash


Nate the Farmer Box Options ; Vegan, Vegetarian and Exclusive. Seasonal products sourced as local as possible, as we partner with farmers year-round. Enough produce to feed a family of four at-least 5 servings each. Exclusive includes weekly meat and value-added goods. Pickup & Local Delivery available within 40 miles of our produce stand. You can order from our website www.darnellfarms.com click “Shop Now”

Pick Up Details

Pickup from our produce stand in Bryson City, NC, Monday through Friday. You can also choose to have local delivery on set days of the week.


We allow u-pick strawberries in the Spring and u-pick pumpkins in the Fall.




April to July


September to October


EBT/SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)


We are more then a roadside stand, Darnell Farms is a real Farmers Market on a real Family Farm. A large playground next to the beautiful Tuckaseegee River, Food Trucks, Delicious DreamWhip Fruit Sorbet, Yummy Strawberries, One-mile long hayrides, weekend Vendor Festivals, and so much more!

Our store is open from February 11, 2023 to December 31, 2023.

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 - 6:30 PM
  • Sat. 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM


Our Farm Offers:

Hayrides - book online

Visitor Activies:

classes/workshops, corn maze, event venue (weddings, parties, festivals), farm dinner/events, guided farm tours, hayrides, local products to purchase, school field trips, visiting animals

Businesses Supplied

Find our product at the following businesses:

In the ASAP directory

Ingles Markets, Inc


LGBTQ+, Woman-owned, Spanish-Speaking / Se Habla Español


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