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We are now closed for u-pick in 2021.

Hope to see you next year!


Sweet Retreat Orchard is a holistic pick-your-own farm in Hillsborough, North Carolina. We grow Oriental persimmons, jujubes, blueberries, blackberries, bush cherries, haskap berries, and mulberries, and we have various dried leaves to make caffeine-free teas.


We also produce a variety of microgreens and offer home growing kits and supplies. We are at the Eno River Farmers Market in Hillsborough every Saturday 8 am – 12 pm.


Our ten-acre orchard is within the Eno River watershed, so it is very important for us to use only ecologically sound practices. We have our own well, an extensive drip irrigation system, rechargeable vehicles, and a 2.2 kW photovoltaic system, which produces enough electricity to cover our farming needs. There is a 240V electric vehicle charging station and two 120V outlets for public use.


Share our harvest, watch us grow!

Hope to see you at our Sweet Retreat Orchard.

Anikó and Phil