All aboard The Apple Express! This 12 – 18 passenger trackless train is fun for all ages. You will make wonderful memories as the train takes you on a ride around the farm with your family and friends. Purchase tickets inside the farm market before heading to the train station. Train rides weekends only and weather permitting.
Mountain Fresh Orchards invites you to visit our roadside fruit and vegetable stand located in Hendersonville in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina near Asheville. We grow 16 varieties of apples in our 12-acres of orchards, including: Gala Apples, Jonathan Apples, Shizuka Apples, Red Delicious Apples, Golden Delicious Apples, Stayman-Winesap Apples, Granny Smith Apples, Mutsu Apples, Rome Beauty Apples, Arkansas Black Apples, Fuji Apples, Honey Crisp Apples, Pink Lady Apples, Cameo Apples, Grimes Golden Apples and Jonagold Apples. See our Apple Ripening Schedule.
At our bakery you can get your fill of sweets to eat. We offer hot fried apple pies, apple cider donuts, fresh apple bread, whole apple pies, apple caramel cake, apple dumplings with cinnamon sauce, apple turnovers, apple tarts, berry tarts, pumpkin sweet potato tarts, apple fritters, pumpkin bread and cookies. For those watching your sugar intake we offer no sugar added apple turnovers and whole apple pies. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to any of these for a satisfying dessert.
Your visit would not be complete without a jug of fresh squeezed apple cider. If you prefer pasteurized, you can choose from apple cider, cherry apple cider, peach cider, muscadine cider, blueberry cider, scuppernong cider and blackberry cider. Pick up a jug of spiced apple cider to heat and enjoy on those cool fall days. Quench your thirst with a cup of apple cider slush or peach cider slush. On those cool fall days warm up with a cup of hot mulled apple cider or fresh brewed coffee.
If you are looking for “Canned Goods” you have come to the right place. Our most popular item is Granny’s Old Fashion Apple Butter. We also offer pecan apple butter, pumpkin butter, peach butter, sweet potato butter, a wide variety of jellies, jams, preserves, pickles, relishes, syrups, hot chow chow, mild chow chow, salsa, apple cider vinegar and Carolina Bar-B-Q sauce. Our local sourwood honey, wildflower honey and molasses will taste delicious on hot buttered biscuits.