Today’s Welcome to Sanford Business of the Week is Gross Farms. We took a look at Gross Farms back in May as the season for strawberries was in full swing, but the farm is well known for their Fall festivities as well.
Gross Farms has been owned by the Gross family for more than five generations. Their goal is to show the importance of agriculture to the North Carolina community, and to create a space for North Carolinians to create special Sanford memories!
Gross Farms is well known for their Fall corn maze and pumpkins. This year, the maze and pumpkin patch will be open from September 26th to November 1st. During those dates, they will be open from 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM on Saturdays and 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Sundays. Additionally, during the month of October they will be open on Fridays from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
This year’s maze has over 4 miles of winding pathways moving through their 10 acre cornfield. As they move through the maze, guests will solve puzzles and fill out a punch card to track their progress through the maze.
The pumpkin patch is located by the exit of the maze, all shapes and sizes pumpkins are expected to be ready to purchase by the second week of October.
Gross farms is located at 1606 Pickett Road in Sanford. If you have questions, you can reach them by phone at 919-498-6727.
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