Customer qoute from this weekend ” this is basically…awesome” that, made me smile! Visit the Farm from 9-6pm seven days a week through October 31. This fall has been an amazing time on the farm. We have had over 1900 visitors so far this season! Folks have been giving us great feedback on the trike track. When was the last time you tried riding a three wheeled bike? Well come out and enjoy riding tricycles with your family, we have two adult and six kid bikes available and a fun little track in our newly opened barn area. When your legs get tired have a little rest on the tire swing while enjoying your maple bacon ice cream (it really is delicous). There are piglets, ponies, goats, baby chicks and calves to pet. We even have a round bale maze, recommended for four feet and under and a pick your own pumpkin patch. Enjoy food from one of our weekend food trucks and sip hot cider by the creek while your watch your kids play and don’t forget to take home some delicious locally grown apples. There is so much to enjoy on the farm this fall, come see us!
We did it! Certified organic apples grown right here at Hickory Nut Gap! We will be selling our organic apples ($2.00/lb) as well as the low-spray conventional apples (.75/lb) at the farm store and at the three farmers markets we attend until they are gone.
Our fall season is upon us with the official opening on September 1st. We will be open 7 days a week from 9-6pm. New things to look for: the admission and snack cabana, baby goats, new cider making area, and 2012s upick organic berries on the hill. Our maze is growing and will be cut next week ready for families to wind their way through. Our pumpkins are getting bigger and the baby chicks are on their way. Come ride a pony on the weekends, picnic by the creek or have your special event at the farms newly enhanced party shed. Welcome to Hickory Nut Gap Farm, we hope you’ll visit soon!
Each morning the boys and I search for more colors of which mysteriously seem to appear overnight. The leaves are changing quickly especially as you climb in elevation. The orange, reds and yellows coupled with the days end light have lent to some amazing pictures this fall. Last week there was the cutest chubby cheeked giraffe posing among the pumpkins. Come out and see us bring your camera. Costumes welcome! Check the link below for weekly updates on color. http://www.exploreasheville.com/what-to-do/seasonal-fun/fall-color-in-the-asheville-area/asheville-fall-color-report/index.aspx
Bring the kids and find the perfect jack-o-lantern pumpkin for Halloween. Don’t forget a few more for decorating the table and porch steps! Prices range from $2-8 depending on the size you choose. The corn maze is just up the hill from the patch so save time to wander and test your ag trivia knowledge.
Take advantage of our admission discount rate Monday-Friday through the end of October. $4 for adults, $2 for children 5&up and kids 4 and under are always FREE! During the week you can see the animals, play on the hay, watch bees making honey, go through the corn maze and pick your own pumpkin as well as shop in the farm store. (Pony rides and facepainting are only available on Sat and Sun)
Hard to get here by five o’clock I know! During the months of September and October we are open 9-6, everyday. You can buy meat, apples, eggs, pumpkins, crafts, jams, hot sauce and more the store is stocked. The corn maze is also up and going beginning Sept 1st. We are so excited to celebrate our 5th year of our expanded fall offerings, come on out to join in the excitement. Plenty of parking and a wonderful safe environment for you and your family to enjoy a day outdoors at the farm. Don’t forget your camera we have baby chicks, piglets, goats, and ponies for the touching. Led pony rides are available on the weekend for an small extra fee. Bring a lunch to picnic by the creek or purchase food here. The shady sycamore awaits you. Consider Hickory Nut Gap Farm for quality, affordable time with your family and and easy way to entertain your out of town guests this Fall. The pumpkins are growing fast and awaiting a new home for Halloween. See you soon!