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Farmer’s Markets & Orchards to Visit in the Sequatchie Valley

6/16/20

While much of Sequatchie Valley’s beautiful landscape is dominated by large-scale agricultural operations, there are plenty of family-owned farms and homegrown farmer’s markets scattered throughout the valley. This homegrown bounty is not just limited to the valley floor though – both ridges bordering the valley (the South Cumberland Plateau and Walden’s Ridge) also have a number of small farms and orchards. Here’s our list for your farm explorations.

SEQUATCHIE:

  • Sequatchie Cove Farm
  • 320 Dixon Cove Rd., Sequatchie, TN
  • 423-942-9201
  • SequatchieCoveFarm.com
  • Trading post open on Saturdays.
  • Family farm in the beautiful Sequatchie Valley, specializing in pasture-raised beef and lamb, forested pork, chicken, eggs, seasonal vegetables, shiitakes and native plants.

DUNLAP:

  • Wheeler’s Orchard & Vineyard
  • 956 Wheeler Rd., Dunlap, TN
  • 423-949-4255
  • wheelersorchard.com
  • Seasonal hours of operation.
  • Pick-your-own options: blueberries (July-Sept.) and grapes (August).
  • This family-owned orchard and vineyard on Fredonia Mountain focuses on sustainably grown apples and produce. Be sure to try their fresh cider and other homemade treats.
  • Hughes Produce
  • 16786 Rankin Ave., Dunlap, TN
  • 423-949-9001
  • Facebook Page
  • Locally owned fruit and vegetable stand offering seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as plants and wood creations. Great place to pick up freshly picked strawberries and peaches in the summer!
  • Clark’s Bakery at Stone Cave
  • 612 Stone Cave Loop, Unit A, Dunlap, TN
  • 423-949-4333
  • ClarksRetreat.com
  • Small bakery specializing in whole grain breads and desserts.

PIKEVILLE & DAYTON MOUNTAIN FARM DISTRICT:

  • Pikeville Farmer’s Market
  • 3150 Main St., Pikeville, TN
  • Facebook Page
  • Seasonal local produce sold in the center of Pikeville’s quaint and historic downtown.
  • Oren Wooden Apple House
  • 6351 New Harmony Rd., Pikeville, TN
  • 423-447-6376
  • WoodensAppleHouse.com
  • The region’s oldest continuously operated apple house, Wooden’s grows and sells apples, pumpkins and a host of other fruits and vegetables. Enjoy lunch and delicious fried pies at Oren’s Orchard Cafe. Group tours available by appointment.
  • Phillip Wooden & Sons Farm Market
  • 3687 New Harmony Rd., Pikeville, TN
  • 423-447-6621
  • L&D Swafford Family Farm
  • 5394 Summer City Rd., Pikeville, TN
  • 423-618-2969
  • Grady Swafford Farm
  • 1108 Summer City Rd., Pikeville, TN
  • 423-447-2762
  • R&R Kuntry Pumpkin Center
  • 46901 TN-30, Pikeville, TN
  • 423-447-6352
  • Eddie Wooden Farms
  • 3762 New Harmony Rd., Pikeville, TN
  • 423-468-0497
  • Rodriguez Produce
  • 3157 Wooden Loop Rd., Pikeville, TN
  • 813-215-6973