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It's strawberry season! The strawberry patch is open for the 2023 season, with spring vegetables, meat, and other local goods available as well.
Because weather and berry picking conditions change frequently, we recommend continuing to check for updates by calling the answering machine at (919)732-7701 or check Facebook for the latest updates on picking conditions and what's growing.
Some strawberry basics:
Prices: Pick-your-own strawberries are $17 per 4 quart bucket. Receive a $1/ bucket discount when you bring back our bucket to fill it up again.
Strawberries we pick are $5 per quart.
We always have strawberries for pick-your-own if we're open. We do our best to have already-picked berries, but availability is often limited.
We accept cash, check, and card.
Weather: We close for lightning and heavy rain. Please check the weather before you come, and check our latest posts on social media for updates.
Pets: Unfortunately, pets are not allowed in the strawberry field for food safety reasons.
We're also at the Carrboro Farmers' Market on Saturday mornings from 7 AM until Noon.
We'll see you at the farm or farmers market soon!
Where to Find Us
1100 Efland Cedar Grove Rd.
Efland, NC 27243
Strawberry Answering Machine:
(next to Carrboro Town Hall)
Main Season Hours
7 AM to 12 Noon
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What We Grow
With a rich tradition of farming, the fourth and fifth generations to work the land are still going strong in Efland, North Carolina. It’s always a collective effort from everyone here to keep the land, plants, and animals well-cared for, healthy, and beautiful.
Howard Jr. stays busy with the strawberries, vegetables, orchard, and flowers; preparing the land and tending to these crops. His wife Karen, previously an agricultural extension agent for Orange County, now works on the farm with the beef cattle, her sheep, and whatever else needs to be done. Daughters Callie and Elizabeth both help out on the farm when they are around, continuing the tradition of farming that is over 135 years strong. The farm also relies on an incredible team of talented individuals, each of whom work to plant, care for, harvest, and sell the crops we grow. Our way of farming would not be possible without everyone’s efforts to keep it going.
We raise a wide range of seasonal vegetable and fruit crops that are sold at the farm stand and at the Carrboro Farmers' Market year-round. We also raise Angus cattle and Katahdin sheep. Check out the pictures of what we grow to see more!