Porter Farms & Nursery

Raleigh Pumpkins2 Locations: Willow Springs and Raleigh, NC

Local food is fresher and tastes better. North Carolina farmers offer produce varieties bred for taste and freshness. Getting to know the farmers who grow your food in the Raleigh area builds relationships based on understanding and trust - the foundation of strong communities. In fact, you'll have just that opportunity at Porter Farms. When you visit our retail roadside stand or pick strawberries in our fields, it is very likely you'll meet owner and farmer Ashley Porter. We look forward to your visit.

  1. Willow Spring Farm Market
    Fresh Produce Stand, Homemade Ice Cream, Strawberry Picking
  2. Raleigh Strawberry Farm
    Pick Your Own Strawberries or Buy from Stand (open seasonally)

In-Season Update

Last updated: April 20, 2015
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Willow Springs Contact Info

Porter Farms & Nursery Farm Market
3525 NC Highway 42
Willow Spring, NC 27592
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Hours of Operation

Porter Farms & Nursery operates seasonally from mid April to Halloween. See our crop calendar for our in-season foods guide.


Monday thru Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 noon - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm


Willow Springs Farm Market Driving Directions

Look for the Big Strawberry. It is easy to spot the Porter Farms and Nursery produce stand on NC Hwy 42. Just tell the kids to keep an eye out for our large grain bin out front - painted to resemble a strawberry!

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Map of Willow Spring   
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Directions to Willow Spring

From Cary/Raleigh/Durham
Travel I-40 East to NC Highway 42 Exit 312 toward Clayton/Fuquay-Varina. Turn Right on NC 42. Follow NC 42 West for 6.4 miles. Porter Farms & Nursery will be on the left.

From Apex/Holly Springs/Fuquay-Varina
Travel NC 55 South toward Fuquay-Varina. Turn left onto NC 42/NC 55/US-401/N. Main and travel 1.9 miles. Turn right onto NC 42/NC 55 for 0.1 mile. Turn left onto NC 42 for 5 miles. Porter Farms & Nursery will be at 3504 NC Highway 42 on the right.

From Garner
Travel Old Stage Road South to NC 42. Turn left on NC 42 for 1.5 miles. Porter Farms & Nursery will be on the right.


Raleigh Strawberry FarmNew

Satellite Strawberry Farm Just 10 minutes south of Downtown Raleigh.

Raleigh Contact Info

Porter Farms & Nursery Farm Market
7615 Ten-Ten Road
Raleigh 27603
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Hours of Operation

Open with a full variety of seasonal produce through early August.

Monday thru Saturday   
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm


Raleigh Strawberry Farm Driving Directions

This Market location is all about strawberries. Bring your family to pick from over 5 acres of meticulously kept berries from early April through late May. No time to pick – no worries! Our pickers are trained to fill our buckets with only the reddest sweetest berries for a bucket of goodness all the way through!

Raleigh Strawberry Farm [ Yahoo! Maps ]
Map of Raleigh Farm   
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Directions to Raleigh Farm

Our Raleigh Strawberry Stand operates seasonally and is located in the McCullers Crossroads Community. It is at the corner of 10-10 and Lake Wheeler Road, convenient for 401 and to residents of Raleigh and Apex, NC.