Find locally raised meat, milk and eggs near you!

Looking for a farm or ranch for fresh meat, milk or eggs in Far Western North Carolina?  Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in Far Western North Carolina, sorted by county. Some are organic ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

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Updates for August 2020

August It's a pretty normal year for meat, milk and eggs, unless you are in the areas affected by the hurricanes.

Local meat, milk and eggs ranches and farms, by county

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Buncombe County

  • Aunt Sandie's - Chicken (free range), No hormones used, No antibiotics used, Eggs (free range), Goat Milk, Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Restrooms, children welcome, Pets welcome, meeting room available, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, farm animals, birthday parties
    1059 Old Leicester Highway, Asheville, NC 28806. Phone: 828-683-8917. Email: sandrabiddix@bellsouth.net. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Please see our website for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. We home school our children and support foster care and foster adoptions. We strive to create a sustainable local organic farm, conserve resources, support humane treatment of animals, educate others and be good stewards of God's earth! The Biddix family has received many awards for culinary/artistic projects including The Grove Park Inn Gingerbread & Birdhouse Competitions, Hendersonville Arts Council, and NC Mountain State Fair & was featured in Family Fun Magazine.
  • Hickory Nut Gap Farm - CERTIFIED ORGANIC, Chicken (free range), Turkey, Beef, Pork, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% Grass fed (includes finishing), snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Milk, Eggs (free range, vegetarian fed), Brown eggs, sausage, luncheon meats, Bacon (pork), Restrooms, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, School tours, children welcome, handicap accessible, Turkeys, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, trike track, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    57 Sugar Hollow Rd, Fairview, NC 28730. Phone: 828-628-1027. Email: office@hickorynutgapfarm.com. Open: Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm; Sunday, from 12 pm to 5 pm September to October, Monday to Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: Mid June-Late July Black Raspberries: Late June-July Blackberries: July-Mid September Red Raspberries: August-Mid September. We are certified organic for some crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Notes: Activities vary by season. Please call for current offerings & U-pick availability. Admission fee for activities during September and October.
  • Long Branch Environmental Education Center - Fresh water fish farm, USDA Natural, Restrooms, Hiking trails, Fishing onsite, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Farm/ranch tours for visitors, School tours, children welcome, meeting room available, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    278 Boyd Cove Road, Leicester, NC 28738. Phone: (828)-683-3662. Email: paul@longbrancheec.org. Open: Monday to Sunday, from 8 am to 7 pm; Please call or email to make appointments for picking. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page.

Cherokee County

Clay County

  • Walnut Hollow Ranch - Beef, USDA Natural, Chicken (free range), Turkey, Pork, Lamb, Goat, Fresh water fish farm, Uncertified USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% grass and/or grain fed, Smoked meats,Eggs (organic, free range, vegetarian fed), Cheese, Lunches andFarm dinners, Restrooms, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, Wedding facilities, Hiking trails, Fishing onsite,Farm/ranch tours for visitors, School tours, Children welcome, Pets welcome
    1100 Carter Cove Road, Hayesville, NC 28904. Phone: 828-389-8931. Alternate Phone: 828-389-8931. Fax: 8283898931. Email: info@walnuthollowranch.com. Open: Seasonal Farm Store Hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: US Highway 64 East to Carter Cove Road (Directional signs on highway) 1 mile to Walnut Hollow Ranch. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Walnut Hollow Ranch is dedicated to providing high-quality all natural beef. Our Black Angus cattle are raised responsibly, with top standards, producing the finest beef obtainable. We are committed to offering a healthy beef choice direct to your family. Walnut Hollow Ranch Trail Vacation Stables & Mountain Vacation Rentals.  (UPDATED: July 10, 2016)

Graham County

Haywood County

Henderson County

  • Sideways Farm & Brewery - Eggs (organic, free range, vegetarian fed), 100% mixture of corn, grain, soybeans and/or other natural supplemental feeds, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Restrooms, Wedding facilities, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Farm/ranch tours for visitors, children welcome, Pets welcome, handicap accessible, Fresh eggs, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals, weddings and wedding parties
    62 Eade Road, Etowah, NC 28729. Phone: (828) 595-3445. Email: sidewaysfarm@gmail.com. Open: Friday from 4 pm to 8 pm, Saturday from 12 pm to 8 pm, and Sunday from 12 pm to 6 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. You pick flowers typically available May to October;. We use natural organic practices, and are subject to the NOP small quantity exemption. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: July 13, 2019)

Macon County

Madison County

McDowell County

  • Sweet Betsy Farm -  Fresh eggs, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, farm animals (to see, not eat), school tours, group reservations
    3947 Mudcut Road, Marion, NC 28752. Phone: (828) 724-4444. Email: Info@SweetBetsyFarm.com. Open: Friday and Saturday, from 10 am to 5 pm, typical season is from early May to late October; Other times by appointment (call for appointment); See our website for current hours, or call. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Four miles south of I-40 (exit 85) on US 221 toward Rutherfordton. Turn left on Mudcut Road, take first driveway on left into Sweet BetsyFarm (follow sign at driveway). Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Owned and operated by Ed (President, McDowell County Bee Keepers Association) and Karen Speer (Master Beekeeper). We maintain 30 hives, grow gardens, trees and shrubs specifically for the bees, and practice chemical-treatment free beekeeping. Hive loses are replaced by splitting and managing our surviving hives and no bees or queens are brought in from other regions. (UPDATED: January 22, 2020)

Mitchell County

Polk County

Rutherford County

Swain County

Transylvania County

Yancey County

  • The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms - No hormones used, No antibiotics used, Goat Milk, Eggs (free range), Specialty eggs (see below), Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Fresh eggs, farm animals
    54 Labrador Lane, Burnsville, NC 28714. Phone: 828-682-1405. Email: yanceyfoxfarms@frontier.com. Open: Call for hours. Directions: Call for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. We offer in-season produce and berries. We grow Bloody Butcher corn to grind and sell cornmeal. We offer Flower Essence jellies as well as traditional jams/jellies. We offer Native American/Mountain crafts such as corn husk dolls, dreamcatchers, etc. We offer specialty gift baskets...call for details. We offer Animal Feed goat milk and Ameraucana bantam "colored" eggs.