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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!
Visiting the Farm + Activities
We invite you and your loved ones to spend some time here at Hickory Nut Gap Farm. Our hours are Tuesday - Saturday from 10-5 pm + Sunday 12-5 pm.
Please know that we are a working farm. Please help us keep you, ourselves, and our animals safe by staying in the visitor areas and obeying all signage.
Summer Season (June-August)
You can purchase meat, picnic by the creek, and pick your own organic berries. Our estimated berry season schedule (please call or check our home page for exact berry picking availability):
- Blueberries: Mid June-Late July - NOW PICKING - $8/lb
- Black Raspberries: Late June-July - DONE FOR THE SEASON
- Blackberries: July-Mid September
- Red Raspberries - NOT AVAILABLE THIS SEASON
The creek is always calling your name for a nice place to relax and watch the kids be kids. There are picnic tables around that area as well, so feel free to bring a lunch and take a break from all that berry picking!
Our cows, pigs, and goats are out on pasture, but you can visit our chicks in the brood house and horses near the farm store.
No admission charge during the summer.
Fall Season (September & October)
September and October: OPEN 7 days a week from 9-6
Admission: $7/person, 2 and under FREE
$1 off weekdays
Hay Rides, Horse Rides, Kiddie Carts: $5/person.
Hay Rides and Horse Rides Sat 10-4, Sun 12-4.
Other activities include:
Trike Track, Nature Walk, Pumpkin Patch, Hay Pile and Rope Swing, Tire Swing, Kids Corral, Picnic Areas, and more!
Seasonal Activities: Winter Season
Come warm by the fire of the wood stove and enjoy a hot cup of cider.
Pigs are deep bedded in the barn warm and snug for winter. Cows are out grazing their stockpiled fescue while being rotated around the farm. Goats are finishing off the seasons greenery to help cut back on invasive species encroachment next spring.
No admission fees during winter.
Celebrate the holidays with us as we are here to meet your meat needs. We have a variety of gift baskets available for the holiday season featuring HNG cured meats and Apple Butter, local jams, chocolates, soaps, and more. Gift certificates also make a great holiday gift!
Spring Season (March-May)
Spring on the farm is all about baby chicks, baby goats, and calves! It's a beautiful time of new birth on the farm as the green slowly creeps up the mountainside, and the creeks swell with the season's rains.
Come take a peek at the goodness of life on the farm. Our cows, pigs, and goats are out on pasture, but you can visit our chicks in the brood house then picnic by the creek with the horses.
No admission fees during the spring.