Dry Ridge Farm
Graham and Wendy Brugh
181 Willow Dr., Mars Hill
Enjoy a leisurely walk through our pastures, where curious pigs greet you at the fence, 800 laying hens cluck and scratch the day away, and our cows slowly graze their way across the fields.
For sale on tour: All cuts of pork, beef, and chicken; eggs
Directions: Follow 213 W. through town for 2 miles and turn left on Gabriels Creek Rd. In .5 miles, take the first right onto Green Acres Rd. Take this turn slowly and stay to the right to be cautious of oncoming traffic. Follow for less than a mile. Green Acres turns to gravel and goes up a steep hill. At the top of the hill, take a left onto Willow Dr. and park below the barn.
Spinning Spider Creamery
The Owen Family
4717 East Fork Rd., Marshall
Spinning Spider Creamery is pleased to showcase our farm and dairy. Our family will offer guided tours of our milking parlor and cheese kitchen, a hands-on goat milking demonstration, and a blacksmithing demonstration at our forge. Visitors can also interact with our baby goats!
For sale on tour: Fresh chevre, surface-ripened cheeses, aged cheeses, goat milk soaps and lotions, hand-forged cheese knives, cheese harps, and hooks
More for kids: Interact with baby goats; learn how to milk a goat
Directions: Follow 213 W. through town 3.5 miles and turn right onto Bone Camp Rd./NC 1362. Travel about 2.3 miles and turn right onto East Fork Rd. (no road sign). Follow East Fork Rd. approx 2.5 miles to end of pavement. Dairy is the first turn on the left off the gravel road.
Zimmerman’s Berry Farm, LLC
2260 Revere Rd., Marshall
Visit our pick-your-own, family-owned-and-operated berry farm, established in 1999. Learn about the farm’s history and daily operations.
For sale on tour: U-pick black raspberries (if they are ready), jams, crafts, snack items
Directions: Follow 213 W. through town to Hwy. 25 N./70 W. Travel 9.4 miles. Turn right onto Lonesome Mountain Rd./State Rd. 1319 and travel approx. 4.5 miles. Turn right onto Revere Rd. Go 1.9 miles and look for farm sign on the right.
Alternate Route: If coming from Asheville, take I-26 W. to exit 19A/Hwy. 25 N./70 W. towards Marshall; continue onto 25 N./70 W. for 19.3 miles to Lonesome Mountain Rd. and follow directions above.