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Experience life at Hickory Nut Gap Farm through weekly writings by Mark Clarke, farmer and family member.

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Sign up for our Meat CSA -- both 10 and 15 pound shares are available.

Hickory Nut Gap CSA customers get and additional 10% off meat purchases on the day of pick up and complimentary admission coupons to our fall activities.

Don't miss out -- stock up on healthy, grassfed beef and pasture raised pork and chicken today. Next session starts in October 2014. Six-month commitment, once a month pickup!

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Birthday Parties

Kids creeksideCelebrate your child's birthday at the farm. It's the perfect venue for active, creek-loving little ones and a great place to host their parents as well.

During your party we invite you to participate in the season's farm activities, such as visiting with the animals or going through the corn maze.

FACILITIES: The party shed is an open-air, covered pavilion. The floor is scattered hay with a side wooden platform for seating or food setup. We provide you with four picnic tables, trashcans, and recycling containers. There is an electric outlet with two plugs.

The creek and a treehouse are also adjacent to the party shed.

You are welcome to bring your own decorations, table cloths, balloons, party favors, or other items to make your day special, but we ask that all items are removed and the party shed is returned to its original conditon at the end of your alloted time.

Please no alcoholic beverages.

PARKING: All parking for birthday party events is in the parking lot field just adjacent to the site which will be on the left as you drive in from Sugar Hollow Road. In the event that the gates are closed, please park in the farm store lot.

COST: Party Shed Rental is $100 for a 2-hour period. September & October Party Shed Rental is $200.

Horse rides are available for an additional $75. These must be arranged beforehand. Please call Annie Ager to schedule horse rides: 828-273-6236.

There is no deposit required.

SCHEDULING: Please call 828-628-1027 to schedule a date and time for your party. (We do not schedule rain dates.)

We offer two time slots for birthdays during our store hours: Morning (10 - 12) and Afternoon (2-4). The time slot is for your party. You have an hour before and an hour after your scheduled time for set-up and clean-up.

Please respect other's use of the space and additional parties by not arriving more than an hour early and by cleaning up within the hour after your scheduled time.

Fundraisers, Rehearsal Dinners


Consider Hickory Nut Gap Farm for your next event. We have hosted nonprofit fundraiser meals for hundreds of folks and on-farm dinners for fifty.

There are two uncovered, open-air space options for your event down at the farm: the corral near the farm store or across the street by the creek.

PARKING: Our parking lot can handle about 70 cars maximum per event and we have a circle driveway to host buses.

COST: The event space rate is $500 per event, including electric and water use. Grill/smoker rental is $100 per event.

Weddings at the Old Sherrills Inn

Have your wedding at the Historic Old Sherrills Inn, just two miles from Hickory Nut Gap Farm store.

Please call Annie or John Ager at 828-628-2616 or 828-273-6236.

Grill/Smoker rental $100 per wedding.


Annie Ager and Susie Hamilton operate Hickory Nut Gap Farm Camp.

This is a 5 week summer day camp that is independent of the Farm business. Some children go one week and some go all five. From our own personal experience as parents, your children will surely enjoy themselves and sleep a good 10 hours each night after all the fun they have!

Check the camp website for all the good info you need to sign them up.