People sometimes describe us as a quaint, rural, farmers and southern, but we like to call ourselves down-to-earth kind of people. Goldsboro Wayne-County has acres of open land, punctuated by long shimmering rows of summer crops (like our cucumbers!), grazing livestock, and Muscadine laden vineyards. Put away the phones and social media. Step away from the metropolitan hustle and bustle, and get some fresh air. Visit our local farms to experience a simpler lifestyle, to understand where our foods come from, and to celebrate American tradition!
A Secret Garden Winery
Located just five miles north of Goldsboro, this winery is situated on a family farm. A selection of naturally fermented wines are produced from the area’s native grape and the official fruit of NC, the Muscadine.
Cherry Research Farm
The Cherry Research Farm is one of 18 research stations across the state in the Research Station Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The diverse facility has livestock and organic and convention crop production. The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), established in 1994, is located on the farm.
Enjoy a variety of seasonal crops, including strawberries, corn, tomatoes, beans, melons, pumpkins, and Christmas trees from April through December.
170 Woodpeck Rd., Goldsboro, NC 27534 | (919) 778-2381
Governor Charles B. Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site
Living history demonstrations thrive on audience participation at the 1840’s boyhood home of North Carolina’s “Educational Governor.” The site includes a visitors’ center, a mid-nineteenth century homestead, and an 1893 one-room schoolhouse.
- Guided tours & living history demonstrations
- Working farm
- Farm animals
- Picnic area & restrooms
- Pets allowed outside only with leash; service animals permitted in building
- Visitors Center
- Gift shop/souvenirs available
- Motorcoach parking
264 Governor Aycock Rd., Fremont, NC 27830
Hinnant Family Vineyards
A North Carolina tradition since 1972, Hinnant Vineyards & Winery is the largest Muscadine vineyard in North Carolina consisting of 62 acres. The vineyards have produced award winning wines across the U.S.
- Products available for sale
- Gift Shop
- Offers tours and wine tastings
- Weddings, Receptions, and Meeting Space
Mt. Olive Pickle Company
Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc., located at the Corner of Cucumber & Vine in Mount Olive, North Carolina, was originally founded for the purpose of brining cucumbers to be sold to other pickling firms. Mt. Olive has grown to manufacture the best-selling brand of pickles, peppers and relishes in the U.S.
One Cucumber Blvd
Mt Olive, NC 28365
Odom Farming Company
Third generation farmers who decided in 2010 to do something a little different than those generations before and open our farm up for families and groups to come have a great time on the farm. Our goal is to bring people back to the farm, get them excited about agriculture, and help kids realize that food actually comes from a farm and not a grocery store shelf.
1426 Claridge Nursery Road
Goldsboro, NC 27530