About Hickory Nut Gap Farm

Our mission is to connect sustainable agriculture practices, our family history, and our customers by sharing the family farm experience and serving as an example of healthy land stewardship while providing high quality ethically raised meats. Just a short, gorgeous 20 minute drive from Asheville, NC and 30 minutes from Black Mountain, the Farm Store is a great way to see first hand the landscape where your food is grown and to meet the people who make it happen. At Hickory Nut Gap Farm you will find animals raised in their natural environment. Pigs outdoors, cows on pasture eating grass and clover, multiple species grazing together, drinking fresh spring water and living the good life. We offer grassfed beef and pastured pork, free range eggs and have pastured poultry available seasonally. You'll find many local food treasures such as Lusty Monk Mustard, Fire on the Mountain's BBQ sauce, Looking Glass Creamery Cheese, Haw Creek Honey and Imladris Farm Jam. Discover the craft of Maria Pritchard's jewelry and Farmer Jane's goat milk soap among other local pottery and handmade silk scarves! Come see for yourself the food and crafts grown in our area. Pick up a few gifts, treat yourself to some breakfast sausage and don't forget your camera. In September of 2015 we launched the Grand Opening of our Kitchen & Butchery, located in the newly built upstairs of our Farm Store. From our kitchen we serve lunch 7 days a week. Mondays and Tuesdays from 11-4 we serve soup & bread, and on Wednesday-Sunday we serve our full menu. We are also offering kitchen and butchery classes, as well as event catering and event site hosting.


Physical Address

57 Sugar Hollow Rd.
Fairview NC
(Buncombe County)

Phone 828-628-1027
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Amy & Jamie Ager
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Artisan Foods
baked goods, beer, bread, cider, honey, jam, preserves, juice, sodas, teas, wine, pickles, hot sauce, salsa

Dairy & Eggs
cheese, yogurt, eggs, milk, goat cheese

Farm Tourism & Events
farm tours, corn maze, petting zoo, hay rides, educational programs for school children, festival, celebrations, workshops, event space/weddings

Fruits & Berries
apples, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, black raspberries

Meat, Fish & Fowl
beef, chicken, lamb, pork, turkey, other fish

Specialty Products
soap, Christmas wreaths, salves, artisan crafts

asparagus, mushrooms, pumpkins


The Hickory Nut Gap CSA Program is a great way to buy local, sustainable food directly from the farm at a 10% discounted price. By signing up, members enroll for 6 months and receive either 10 or 15 lbs of a variety of grassfed beef, pastured pork, and pastured chicken. Other CSA options include the Soup & Bread CSA, as well as the Dinners to Go add-on. Members also receive an additional 10% discount off any extra meat or egg purchases on the day pickup. Please email [email protected] for further information. 2 sessions: Oct-March + April-Sept, once a month pick up. 10 lb. share: $480; 15 lb. share: $690. Options for payment plans. Mixture of beef, pork, and chicken (when in season).

Pick Up Spots

Pick up: North Asheville Tailgate Market (April-Sept CSA only, payment in full up front required), Hickory Nut Gap Farm Store the first Thursday-Saturday of every month (monthly payments allowed).


U-Pick pumpkins. Mid September-October. U-Pick berries (Bluberries, Blackberries, Black Raspberries, Raspberries). June-August. U-Pick Asparagus. Mid May-June.




September to November


June to August


June to September

black raspberries

June to July


EBT/SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)


We're listed in ASAP's Wholesale Local Food Guide, ASAP's Farm to Business Trade Directory.

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Located just 20 minutes from Asheville, NC, the Hickory Nut Gap Farm Store in Fairview features a variety of grassfed beef, pastured pork and poultry, and local WNC products. Come visit the farm and enjoy the view, grazing animals while picking up your weekly groceries! Guests can buy lunch and a local beer during their visit. Our store is open 7 days a week from 9am-6pm, and we serve lunch everyday from 11am-4pm.

Our store is open from to .

  • Sun. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Mon. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM


  • Sun. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Mon. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Our Farm Offers:

Come visit year round for family fun at the farm! Hickory Nut Gap Farm is a great place for family and friends to experience and take part in connecting with their food source and sustainable agriculture. Shop the farm store, visit the animals, and enjoy a locally-sourced lunch! Tours and field trips available by reservation. Call 828.628.1027 for more information.


We sell at the following tailgate markets:

In the ASAP directory

North Asheville Tailgate Market West Asheville Tailgate Market Asheville City Market


Certified Organic, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Pasture Raised, Humanely Raised, Free Range, GAP Certified, Animal Welfare Approved