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Agritourism in the Smoky Mountains in Haywood County, NC

Fresh & tasty exploration

The rich soil of Haywood County has made it a robust agricultural community for hundreds of years, and the same traditions continue today. This has put the county on the map as one of the most diverse agritourism destinations in the region.


U-Pick Farms

One of the best ways to explore Haywood County is to visit one of our many U-Pick farms. Whether you’re looking for flowers, Christmas trees, or fresh fruit and veggies, Haywood County has a variety of locally-owned farms where you can pick produce yourself! The best part? Many of our local farms are just as beautiful as they are fun.

Fruit, Flower & Veggie Farms

Ten Acre Garden in Haywood County

Ten Acre Garden

Open April – October
Located in Canton, you can find fresh-cut flowers, berries, and vegetables. They also host farm-to-table dinners every other weekend.

Genesis Gardens in Haywood County

Genesis Gardens

Open June – October
Haywood’s only commercial flower farm has more than 45 varieties of flowers. U Pick, wedding flowers, and plant starts are available.

Frog Holler Organiks in Haywood County

Frog Holler Organiks

March – May or by appointment
This fully functional farm produces 100% organic produce. If you stay on the property, you’ll enjoy meals that come straight from the garden.

Produce & Farm Stands

KT Orchard and Apiary

KT Apple Orchard

July – November
Farm-fresh seasonal apples, peaches, nectarines, raspberries, blueberries, eggs, and honey. You can also find beeswax hand creams and lip balms in their store.

Barber Orchard Fruit Stand in Haywood County

Barber Orchard

August – December
A seasonal favorite and an apple lover’s dream! Try the melt-in-your-mouth cider donuts and make sure to take plenty of apples home with you.

Duckett’s Produce Clyde

This small family farm has been a leader in agriculture for the past 100 years, making it another North Carolina Century Farm in Haywood County. This is the place to go for fresh, seasonal produce.

Christmas Tree Farms

Boyd Mountain Christmas Tree Farm in Haywood County

Boyd Mountain

You select the tree, and Boyd Mountain will cut it, bale it, and tie it on your vehicle. Or use their bowsaws and cut it yourself! A wonderful family experience walking through the manicured fields.


Our Fraser Fir Christmas trees of the highest quality and are grown in their native soil. Offering a limited supply of handmade, on-site wreaths and garland (upon request).

Mehaffey Christmas Tree Farm

Mehaffey Tree Farm

Find fresh Fraser Fir Christmas trees, garlands, and wreaths at Mehaffey’s. They also offer apple cider and hot chocolate on-site to warm up as you search for the perfect holiday decor.

Farmer’s Markets

Shop local at a Haywood County farmer’s market! Every market is full of vendors selling locally-grown produce, free-range eggs and meats, jams, jellies, cut flowers, and more. Browse farm stands and talk directly with the farmers themselves.

Haywood's Historic Farmers Market

Historic Haywood Market

April – November
Saturdays, 8am – 12pm
Wednesdays, 3:30pm – 6:30pm

Waynesville Tailgate Market

May – October
Wednesdays, 8am – 12pm
Saturdays 8am – 12pm

Specialty Shops

Haywood County’s shop owners love to fill their stores with local goods. There’s no shortage of one-of-a-kind specialty stores in our five mountain towns, but we’ve featured a few below.

828 Market

Located in the heart of Waynesville, this Main Street market offers plenty of local favorites, including homemade candles, shaved ice, and pantry staples.

Bosu's Wine Shop & Secret Wine Bar

Bosu’s Wine Shop

Choosing the wine for the evening meal since 1993. Bosu’s Wine Shop supporting local agriculture, brewing, and viticulture with local farm products, tastings, and events.

Copper Pot & Wooden Spoon

Copper Pot & Wooden Spoon

Copper Pot & Wooden Spoon uses seasonal ingredients to create handcrafted preserves, including jams, pickles, and artisan foods. Stop by to sample your new favorites!

Farm-to-Table Eats

The journey of Haywood County’s freshly grown produce doesn’t end at our farms and gardens—they take on a new life in the kitchens of our locally owned and operated restaurants. Drop in to these farm-to-table restaurants located throughout our mountain towns and discover what makes us a popular regional culinary destination!

Couple Dining at Singletree Heritage Kitchen

Singletree Heritage Kitchen

With a rotating menu based on seasonal harvests, Singletree Heritage Kitchen follows through on its  commitment to serving only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients on its menu. 

Frankie's Italian Trattoria

Frankie’s Italian Trattoria

Frankie’s recipes—and passion for cooking—date back nearly a century, and that might just be the special ingredient (although, the locally grown herbs, greens, and veggies help).

Birchwood Hall Southern Kitchen in Waynesville

Birchwood Hall Southern Kitchen

Enjoy a fresh, modern take on timeless Southern comfort food . Their traditional recipes are rooted in the South but take on new flavors with the help of locally and regionally sourced ingredients.