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Catawba Valley Farmers Market

Harold Edwards

210 North Ashe Avenue, Newton, NC

828-478-2557

Directions:  Traveling west on Highway 16 & 10 into Newton, go through 4 lights and turn right on Ashe.  Market will be in the 5th block – old A&P store. Coming from the west, take Highway 321 and turn on Ashe Street.

Hours:  Saturdays 7:00 am until sell out from June 3rd until October 28, 2006. Tuesdays 7:00 am until sell out from July 4th until October 28, 2006.

Type of Market: Farmers Market

Products:  Mixed vegetables, tomatoes

Davis & Son Orchard & Cidermill

Gary and Alan Davis

alan@davisandsonorchard.com

www.davisandsonorchard.com

922 North Hwy 18, Lawndale, NC 28090

704-276-2647 704-530-8706 cell

Directions:  Intersection of Highways 18 & 10 on Highway 18 North towards Morganton.

Hours:  Monday thru Saturday, 8:30 am – 6 pm, Sunday 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm, June thru Dec 23rd.

Type of Market: Farm Tours, Roadside Market, Wholesale available

Products:  Apples, Aug-Dec; blackberries, blueberries, grapes, muscadine; cider, Sept-Dec; ice cream, June-Nov; jams/jellies, mixed vegetables, honey, June-Dec; peaches, June-Aug; tomatoes, June-Oct; pumpkins, Sept-Oct; melons, July.

Other attractions:  Davis Frameshop and Gallery (located in same building). Open Thursday, 12 – 5:30 pm; Friday, 10:30 – 5:30 pm; Saturday, 10:30 – 3 pm. Stacey Davis – Owner, 704-276-1300.  

Gastonia Farmers Market

Mark Blevins

410 East Long Avenue, Gastonia, NC 28054

704-853-0049

Directions:  Hwy 321 to Gastonia, east on Long Ave., left into Love Park.

Hours:  Saturday, 8 am – 12 noon, April-May; Tuesday 7 am – 1 pm, Thursday 11 am – 5 pm, Saturday 7 am – 1 pm, June-Nov.

Type of Market: Farmers Market

Products:  Apples, asparagus, blackberries, blueberries, cider, sweet corn, grapes, muscadine, herbs, honey, jams and jellies, fresh meats, melons, Shiitake mushrooms, peaches, pumpkins, strawberries, tomatoes, mixed vegetables, flowers, crafts.

Other attractions:  Regular seminars and workshops throughout the season, restrooms, rental available, adjacent recycling center.  

Glencora, LLC

Scott & Cynthia Glidden

glencoras@aol.com

130 Medlin Road, Grover, NC  28073

704-739-9327

Directions:  Located 4 miles north of I85 off Bethlehem Church Road or 5 miles south of Hwy 74 from Moss Lake exit.

Hours:  Call for operating hours.  They are open for pickup and will deliver too.

Type of Market:  Advanced Order Farms, Farmers Market, Meat Market

Products:  All products are pasture raised and organic.  Call for availability.  Apples, Asparagus, eggs, herbs, honey, chicken, ducks, turkey, melons, peaches, pumpkins, tomatoes, vegetables, salad greens

Knob Creek Farms

Candace Edwards

knobcreekfarmscreamery@yahoo.com

www.knobcreekfarms.com

6471 Fallston Road, Lawndale, NC 28090

704-538-5573  /  704-472-2989 cell

Directions:  Located on Highway 18 just south of the intersection with Highway 27. We are 20 miles north of Shelby, 20 miles west of Lincolnton, 30 miles south of Hickory, 15 miles to South Mountain State Park.

Hours:  Beginning April 2006 open year round, 7 days a week, 8 am – 5 pm (varies). Call for Pick-Your-Own info for apples, strawberries and pumpkins.

Type of Market: Farm Tours, Pick-Your-Own, Roadside Market, Wholesale available

Products:  Apples, Sept-Dec; blackberries, blueberries; cider, Sept-Dec; grapes, muscadine, Oct; honey, Fall; ice cream, jams/jellies, year round; melons; peaches, July-Sept; pumpkins, Sept-Oct; strawberries, April-June.

Other attractions:  Restrooms, picnic facilities, school tours, homemade ice cream.

Lincoln County Farmers Market

Kevin Starr

Kevin_starr@ncsu.edu

250 West Water Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092 – Market site

NC Cooperative Extension SErvice – mailing address

115 West Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092

704-736-8452

Directions:  From Hwy 27 west, go thru downtown Lincolnton and around the Court Square. Take a left at the light on Grove Street. Take the first left on Water Street. Market will be on your right.

Hours:  Saturdays only starting April 15th from 7:00am until.  Mid June will open Tuesday and Saturday mornings from 7:00am until and Thursday afternoons from 3:00pm until.

Type of Market: Farmers Market

Products:  Apples, asparagus, blackberries, blueberries, cider, corn, grapes, peaches, strawberries, tomatoes, vegetables, pumpkins, melons, honey, bedding plants  

Lineberger’s Killdeer Farm

Ervin and Debbie Lineberger

fruitgrower@netzero.net

300 Goforth Road, Kings Mountain, NC  28086

704-739-6602

Directions:  Take I-85 to Hwy 74 west in Kings Mountain. Take third exit (Kings Mtn, Cherryville) to Hwy 216. Turn right onto Hwy 216. Go 3 miles to BP Gas on left. Turn left onto Goforth Road. Market is 1 mile on left.

Hours:  Open Monday thru Saturday from April 20th until October 31st.  Open Sundays in May only. Call for times and crop list.

Type of Market: Advance Orders, Pick-Your-Own, Roadside Market

Products:  Blackberries, June-Aug.; sweet corn, July-Aug.; strawberries, April-May; pumpkins, Sept-Oct; Honey, Aug-Oct; peaches, June-Sept; muscadine grapes, Aug-Oct; jams/jellies, May-Oct; tomatoes, June-Sept; vegetables, June-Oct.

Other attractions:  Restrooms, picnic tables

Lineberger’s Maple Springs Farm

Harold and Patsy Lineberger

maplespringsfarm@mindspring.com

http://maplespringsfarm.home.mindspring.com/

906 Dallas-Stanley Highway, Dallas, NC

704-748-1488  /  704-922-8688 seasonal market phone

Directions:  Take Hwy 275 east 1 mile from Dallas or 275 west 5 miles from Stanley.

Hours:  Open late April thru July and Sept. thru Oct 31st. Closed in August. Monday thru Saturday from 9 am until 6:30 pm; Sunday 1 pm until 6 pm. Cider available by appointment at other times. Extended hours during strawberry season.

Type of Market: Farm Tours, Roadside Market, Wholesale available

Products:  Blackberries, blueberries, vegetables, June-July; berry ciders, year round; muscadine grapes, Sept-Oct; peaches, June-July, Sept; pumpkins, Sept-Oct; strawberries, April-June; tomatoes, July.

Other attractions:  Children’s playground, nature activity trail, picnic tables, educational exhibits, restrooms, snack foods, hayrides, Berry Land Maze, Food & Farms Learning Center, Corn & Hay playground, school and day care tours.  

Loyd Lewis Farms

Loyd G. Lewis

PO Box 173, Fallston, NC 28042

704-538-9397

Directions:  ½ mile north of Fallston on Highway #18.

Hours:  Open Monday thru Saturday, 9 am – 5:30 pm, April – December.

Type of Market: Farmers Market, Pick-Your-Own, Roadside Market, Wholesale Available

Products:  Strawberries, April-June; peaches, June-Sept; tomatoes, mixed vegetables, June-Nov; honey, June-Dec;  melons, July-Sept; pumpkins, Sept-Dec; greenhouse plants.

Mountain View Farms

Cameron Ware

1811 Shelby Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086

704-739-5528

Directions:  2 miles west of Kings Mountain on Business # 74.

Hours:  Open Monday thru Saturday, 8 am – 6 pm, Sunday 1 pm – 6 pm, Jan 1st thru Dec 31st.

Type of Market: Advance Orders, Farmers Market, Roadside Market

Products:  Apples, cider, grapes, muscadines, honey, jams/jellies, tomatoes, year round; sweet corn, July-Aug; melons, July-Sept; peaches, June-Sept; pumpkins, Fall; strawberries, April-May; mixed vegetables, June-Oct.

Other attractions:  Apple or Peach Gift packs or fresh Florida Citrus shipped by UPS.

Webb’s Orchard

Harvey Webb

webbspeaches@carolina.rr.com

1110 N Hwy 18, Lawndale, NC 28090

704-276-1654 or 704-473-5022 cell

Directions:  Highway 18, 20 miles south of Morganton, 20 miles north of Shelby, 20 miles west of Newton and Hickory and 20 miles west of Lincolnton. Near South Mountain State Park.

Hours:  Open 7 days a week, June 1st through September 1st, 8:00 am until 7:00 pm.

Type of Market: Roadside Market

Products:  Honey, jams/jellies, peaches, tomatoes, mixed vegetables, June-Sept; Melons, July.

This directory has been assembled by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service for educational purposes only.  Inclusion of a business in this directory does not constitute endorsement by Cooperative Extension nor is any criticism implied of those businesses which are not listed.  Other businesses in Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, and Lincoln Counties which qualify and are interested in being listed in this directory should contact their local Extension Agent as follows:

Catawba – Fred Miller                 fred_miller@ncsu.edu                 Phone:  828-465-8240

Cleveland – Daniel Shires           daniel_shires@ncsu.edu             Phone:  704-482-4365

Gaston – Mark Blevins                 mark_blevins@ncsu.edu             Phone:  704-922-2124

Lincoln – Leigh Guth                   leigh_guth@ncsu.edu                 Phone:  704-736-8461

 

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