Cates Corner Farm

A family-farm in Hillsborough, N.C. specializing in sustainable agriculture

Cates Corner Farm, located in Hillsborough N.C., is a small, family-farm specializing in sustainable agriculture. We produce more than 40 varieties of fruits and vegetables and do so naturally using no sprays or pesticides.

We have five acres of vegetable production and one acre of strawberries. Our products can be purchased at Carrboro Farmers’ Market, Weaver Street Market, and our farm stand. Some of our crops include a variety of tomatoes, swiss chard, kale, cucumbers, peppers, watermelons, potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions, garlic, blueberries, strawberries, apples, squash, lettuce, shiitake mushrooms, zinnias, and sunflowers.

Opening day for Pick Your Own is May 1st, 2018!


Strawberry Season Hours:
Monday 9am-6pm
Tuesday 9am-6pm
Wednesday 9am-1pm
You can find us at Carrboro Farmers’ Market Wednesday 3pm-6pm
Thursday 9am-6pm (May 3rd ONLY 1pm-6pm)
Friday 9am-6pm
You can find us at Carrboro Farmers’ Market Saturday 7am-12pm.
CLOSED on Saturday and Sunday due to a slight loss on one of our varieties.



Our 2018 strawberries were planted at the end of September 2017 (shown in the photo above). The 2018 crop will include 4 varieties: Camarosa, Sweet Charlie, Festival, and Chandler berries.  We are looking forward to seeing you in the spring for strawberry season.

Please call Farmer Jon and listen to the voice recording at 919.270.2922 if you should have any questions.

Venture around the farm with us in spring, summer and fall. You can find our produce at the Carrboro Farmers Market, Southern Village Farmers Market, Weaver Street Market and at our farm stand here at Cates Corner Farm!