Fall is here!
That means fall fruits and veggie favorites have also arrived!
Whether you’re craving a fresh-off-the-branch apple or maybe some pumpkin pie…it’s a great time to harvest locally grown fruit and veggies!
Here are a couple sources within 75 miles of Charlotte:
(click a name for more details)
Location: York, SC
Windy Hill Orchard is a family owned and operated boutique apple orchard and Hard Cider producer located in the upstate of South Carolina. Open every fall from Mid August until Christmas we offer visitors, Award Winning Hard Ciders, Pick Your Own Apples, Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, Fresh Made Apple Products, and much much more.
Location: Charlotte, NC (Ballantyne)
Family owned and operated for over 70 years. Although we no longer farm cotton, we do have fresh strawberries in the spring and gorgeous pumpkins in the fall. We also offer a fun family experience with hayrides, chickens, covered picnic tables, and activities for kids of all ages. Fall season on the farm features a 5 acre corn maze, pumpkin picking, musical hay ride, kids activities, school tours, and group tours.
Location: Morganton, NC
The family has been growing apples in this location since 1955 and their apple growing roots go back five generations. Over the years, they’ve have expanded the orchard to include a cider mill, a country store, U-Pick apples, educational tours, group tours, and a bakery. Their hope is that it becomes a tradition for you, just like it has been for them.
Location: Huntersville, NC
The Bradford Store offers a unique selection of fresh, local, hand-prepared and organic foods can be found on Hwy. 73 in Huntersville, North Carolina near Davidson and Lake Norman. Experience the good old days with our local, free-range, grass-fed products many of which are organic and handmade goods. You can find NC Mountain apples & freshly pressed apple cider, local jams, jellies and honeys, and much more!
Article adapted from Charlotte Agenda’s post: