In operation since 1997, Angel Ridge Farm is located in the Beech Glen area of Mars Hill, NC. We offer a rainbow of vegetables, including beans, winter and summer squash, eggplant, and more varieties of tomatoes than you knew existed. All produce is grown without use of petrochemical-derived fertilizers or pesticides. On the furry side, Angel Ridge raises pygmy and pygora goats, and offers handspun yarns and other fiber products throughout the year. Spinning and knitting lessons are also available. Contact us at email@example.com or www.angelridgefarm.com or 828-680-0677.
Shady Place Farm has deep roots and they keep getting deeper! Neal worked the farm beside his grandfather and his father when the farm was a full-scale dairy farm. Over time the dairy cattle were replaced with primarily Black Angus beef cattle. All the while attention was given to excellent husbandry practices with the herd and good stewardship practices with the land. The daily operations are performed by Neal and Ava. And the fourth generation of Morgan’s, sons Eli and Nathanael, actively share the love and work of farming. Daughter-in-laws Kinsey and Kaytlin can be found helping out with various aspects of the farm,too. You may also find Neal’s father, Don, (who’s 90 years young) out on the farm lending his expertise, weather permitting!
Corners Knob Farm has been in commercial operation since 1975. We raise more than twenty varieties of fruits and vegetables, with twelve acres currently under cultivation using low-spray farming practices. All produce sold is harvested within 24 hours of sale. This season we will have sweet corn, shiitake mushrooms, strawberries, to name a few. Corners Knob also offers Fraser fir Christmas trees during the holiday season. Contact us at 828-380-9919.
Doubletree Farm is a draft horse powered family farm. We grow a variety of vegetables for spring and summer, including carrots, beets and garlic. We also grow sweet sorghum cane for production of sorghum molasses in the fall. Check with us during the fall months to come visit our “sugar shack” and watch the process of sorghum syrup making. Our farm also offers sustainably harvested forest products (logs, milled lumber, and firewood).
Appleberry Cove Farm is owned and operated by the Mickey Family. We are located at the northern end of Madison County near Big Bald Mountain and the Wolf Laurel/Wolf Ridge Resort areas at an elevation of over 4000 ft. We harvest most of our fruits, berries, wild edibles, herbs, flowers, and planted vegetables from the woods, hills, and vales that make up our 18 acre mountain farm. The fresh colorful eggs are produced by a variety of heavy breed chickens that roam around the farm and pastures with our small milking herd of La Mancha and Nubian dairy goats. Our dairy herd is USDA certified and accredited as a disease free herd. We are also a NCDA registered pet food distributor of 100% pure goat milk which is available in one quart and one gallon sized containers. In addition, we offer a fabulous assortment of handmade confections: crunchy candies, brittles, lollipops, and a lovely variety of rich delicious chocolate fudges and truffles that are made with natural ingredients such as goat milk, cheese, berries and nuts from many local sources. New products from the goat that are under development for 2012 are cheeses from a local dairy that we season and craft in our own special way to make them unique and delicious and our very own handmade natural goat milk & honey and oatmeal based soaps for many different skin types –these soaps are slightly scented at most and are made with “good for your skin” ingredients. Please come visit us at the market or on our website at www.appleberrycove.faithweb.com . If your family would like to visit us at the farm then please e-mail Sue at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (828) 689-4812.
Leaning Willow Farm is located in the Walnut Creek Community of Madison County NC. We raise a diversity of produce, free range eggs, and offer a variety of plant starts in the spring; we also work with local chefs to provide produce according to their menu needs. All of our vegetables are grown free of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. We raise Olde English Babydoll Sheep, a heritage breed, with lambs available for purchase in late spring. We tend our farm with pride and are committed to providing our community with fresh, wholesome food. Contact us at email@example.com
A family farm in Madison County, proudly producing several varieties of hydroponic lettuce, available year-round. We also grow cabbages and other greens, sweet corn, sorghum cane, and mushrooms. Farm-fresh eggs and free range poultry and pork are also available. New this year, we will have rabbits by mid-summer. Stop by and see us at the market and try our home-cooked pork barbecue, you’ll be glad you did! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact us at 828-680-9890.
Lyne and Ed Vendely operate Sweet Betty Bee’s, a Certified Naturally Grown farm in the Big Pine area of Madison County, producing honey, honey soaps, and beeswax products. Our honey is unheated and unfiltered, leaving intact its amazing nutritional composition. Minimal straining removes larger particles while allowing pollens to remain, though we also offer a limited quantity of really raw honey in the natural comb. We practice organic principles to the greatest extent possible by finding alternatives to pesticides and antibiotics when caring for our hives. Additionally, we do not feed corn syrup or sugar to our bees. We see our apiaries as a partnership with the bees and with the whole of Mother Nature. Healthier, happier bees make better honey! Contact us at www.SweetBettyBees.com or email@example.com
In antiquity the Three Graces brought beauty, mirth and hospitality to the Gods…Our Three Graces – the goat, the sheep and the cow give us the exquisite milks that are the source and inspiration for our French-style cheeses. Ferguson Farm is an historic farm located in the Shelton Laurel area of Western North Carolina. We offer “farmstead” cheeses, meaning all our products are made with milk from our own animals, on the farm where the animals are raised. All of our “farm pets” are generously provided a diet of healthful grain, supplements and free-range pastures managed without the use of herbicides or pesticides. Our farm is a small scale multi-tasking environment employing local people who share with us their knowledge of the community and their wisdom in all things land and animal. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
R Mountain Farm is a small family farm in Mars Hill. We have angora goats, alpaca, sheep, chickens, guineas & now ducks. This will be our first summer as a vendor at the Madison County Market. We have handspun yarns and some handcrafted items from our fiber animals. Our birds provide us with beautiful feathers that we use to create wreaths, hair clips, earrings and more. At the market, we will offer feather home accessories and jewelry, art, cards, dog & cat treats. Follow us on Facebook at R Mountain Farm.
Zeke and Courtney Filiss grow a variety of heirloom vegetables, fruits and cut flowers without the use of petrochemical fertilizers or pesticides. The farm is located in Madison County about 3 miles from the NC/TN line. Both Zeke and Courtney have been gardening since childhood, and have been selling at local tailgate markets for the last six years. Long Valley offers the typical market variety of spring and summer favorites, and bountiful bouquets, with the unique addition of fresh watercress. Enjoy their products through CSA, tailgate markets, local specialty stores and area restaurants. email@example.com
Located in the Big Pine area of Madison County on a remote hillside adjoining Pisgah National Forest, Ardfield Farm uses organic and biodynamic methods to grow the produce used in our prepared foods. We specialize in preparing nourishing foods using traditional methods. We use the highest quality local ingredients whenever possible and soak all grains, legumes, and nuts used in our products for between 7 and 24 hours to allow for easy digestion and optimal assimilation of nutrients. Ardfield Farm is pleased to offer Gluten free Tabouli, Soaked Whole Wheat Tortillas, Vegetarian Sushi, Thai Almond Butter Sauce, Almond Butter, Gluten free Granola, Raw Chocolates, and other vegetarian items as well as Crafts, Waldorf Dolls (Made to Order), and our signature Lavender Cardamom Tea Tree Lip Balm. Contact us at www.ardfieldfarm.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-649-0130.
Maple Hill Farm is a family farm that specializes in herbal tinctures and salves. Our herbs are either wildcrafted or cultivated using natural, organic, sustainable growing techniques. All of our herbs are gathered at their peak potency, and are ethically harvested to ensure they will continue to thrive. We have a variety of herbal tonics to support different systems of the body. For example we have a Woman’s reproductive and hormone support, Heart support, and Immune support tonics just to name a few. We also grow a few varieties of herbal starts to plant in your own garden, and beautiful houseplants to freshen the air in your home.