This working mountain farm just 20 minutes from downtown Asheville has plenty of things for curious visitors to see and do. Hickory Nut Gap Farm raises grassfed beef and pasture raised pork and poultry, supplying many of the best restaurants. The Farm is open every day, and you can enjoy some of their prized meats for lunch at their deli. Located along US Highway 74 A to Chimney Rock, they have many special events during the year. Take a self-guided tour to see the farm animals including the baby goats, chicks and calves. The farm has many picnic tables and spots. Buy your lunch from their deli or bring your own. The fall brings many festivities from September through early November including a corn maze, pumpkins, apples and more. On fall weekends, watch cider making or take a hayride. They have lots of activities for kids.