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  • 2014 EAST TENNESSEE LOCAL FOOD GUIDE Your regional guide to locally grown and produced foods farms | artisan foods | markets | restaurants
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS knoxfarmersmarket@gmail.com or 865-405-3135 GET IN THE 4 Map of Region 5 About the Guide GUIDE! 6 Farms Are you located in our 12 region and are: U-Picks 14 CSA Programs 16 Farmers Markets 20 Grocers 22 Restaurants & Food Trucks 24 Artisan Food Producers & Bakeries 27 Credits A farmer looking to reach new consumers? A food business seeking customers who value your commitment to buying locally and directly from farmers? A processor or distributor of locally grown foods? A producer of artisan foods looking to expand your customer base? Our local food guide will help you directly reach customers that are interested in locally grown foods. To get in the guide, contact us at info@nourishknoxville.org CUSTOM GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR PRINT AND WEB or 865-405-3135. info@nathanna.com | 865.236.1144 2 LOCAL FOOD GUIDE | EAST TENNESSEE nourishknoxville.org TABLE OF CONTENTS 3
  • The Local Food Guide is a project of Nourish Knoxville, Inc., with funding and support provided by PlanET: A KNOXVILLE’S FOODSHED Regional Partnership of East Tennessee Counties. This guide is the first step in reaching our goal of creating a comprehensive resource enabling our region’s farmers and food producers to directly connect with KENTUCKY VIRGINIA customers and community members to discover fresh, locally grown food sources. The guide you have in your hands is the starting point, a draft guide to reach out to additional farms, food producers, wineries, restaurants, Campbell JACKSBORO MAYNARDVILLE Morgan and grocers in our region. With your help, we can create Grainger Union a regional food guide that will grow for years to come. RUTLEDGE Our first edition of the print guide will be released to the Anderson WARTBURG Jefferson CLINTON Knox KNOXVILLE KINGSTON public in early summer 2014, with a new edition released DANDRIDGE each year. We will also maintain an online version that SEVIERVILLE Roane Loudon can be updated at any time. If you or someone you know Sevier LOUDON MARYVILLE should be in the guide, please send them our way. We Blount look forward to working with you! ABOUT NOURISH KNOXVILLE NORTH CAROLINA Nourish Knoxville, Inc. is a Knoxville-based not-forprofit corporation working in the East Tennessee GEORGIA SOUTH CAROLINA region to cultivate and support relationships between farmers, artisanal producers, and the community through outreach, education, and advocacy and to build healthy communities through connections The Knoxville Foodshed, for the purposes of this guide, is defined by a roughly 50 mile radius around the city center, where farmers find Knoxville to be the nearest large metropolitan area to sell their products. The Foodshed encompasses 11 counties. 4 LOCAL FOOD GUIDE | EAST TENNESSEE nourishknoxville.org to local food. Projects include the Market Square Farmers’ Market, Market Square Holiday Market, and Winter Market at Southern Station. For information, please visit NourishKnoxville.org. INTRO/MISSION/ABOUT US 5
  • FARMS FARMS Our region is blessed with a rich agricultural heritage. The farms listed in this guide are keeping those traditions alive, as well as creating new ones, by growing fresh, healthy food in our communities. From grass-fed beef and farm-fresh milk, hybrid tomatoes to heirloom beans, conventionally grown to certified organic, you’ll find a wide variety of products coming from East Tennessee farms. Some farms are just starting out, while some families have been farming in our region for a century. Some cultivate hundreds of acres; some tend a small garden. Whether old or new, big or small, conventional or organic, these farms offer you unparalleled freshness and variety. Support them and support a strong future for agriculture in East Tennessee. Anderson County BLUEBERRY HILL FARM norrisblueberries.com 865-494-7903 101 Reservoir Rdl, Norris We’re a family-owned and operated u-pick farm located in the historic community of Norris. We offer an early and late crop of blueberries—the highbush in June and the rabbiteye from July to the end of August. GREENBRIAR FARM & NURSERY FOR EDIBLES Contact: Glenda Ross eatyouryard.biz rossglenda@gmail.com Norris We specialize in blueberry plants, offering more than 40 varieties (divided into six mini-seasons) that are both edible and beautiful. For every landscape need, there is an edible option.   ERIN’S MEADOW HERB FARM Contact: Kathy Burke Mihalczo erinsmeadowherbfarm.com erinsmeadow@comcast.net 865-435-1452 132 England Ln., Clinton Blount County FINE FAMILY FARM Contact: Charles Fine fine@finecommunications.com 865-300-4351 Maryville We’re a small family farm growing a wide variety of vegetables—from beans to corn and potatoes to tomatoes.   HUFF FARM ehuff@charter.net 865-254-8745 Maryville Our family-run operation specializes in several varieties of sweet corn. We sell our corn directly to our customers at five different farmers markets in the East Tennessee region.   NAPPING CAT FLOWER FARM Contact: Jenni Dickenson ericjenni@charter.net 865-406-6389 Maryville We’re a small “boutique” cut flower farm. We create fresh cut flower bouquets for farmers markets, weddings, small events, businesses, and individuals. On our East Tennessee farm, we grow vegetable, herb, and flowering plants using natural methods.   MOUNTAIN MEADOWS FARM mountainmeadowsfarmtn.com 865−494-9709 Heiskel We are a family-owned and operated sustainable farm in NE Anderson Co. Our premium quality fruit, berries, and vegetables, are naturally grown. We grow for CSA members, farmers’ markets, and local restaurants, in the greater Knoxville area. Campbell County A PLACE OF THE HEART FARM heartplace@peoplepc.com 423-784-3401 Pioneer Our small community is dedicated to growing the healthiest produce. We use no-till methods and minimal soil amendments of composted manure, rock phosphate, and lime. We teach others to grow food and how to incorporate this into a healthy lifestyle.   SPRING CREEK FARM springcreekfarm.weebly.com springcreekfarmtn@hotmail.com 865-406-1399 Elk Valley We provide grassfed beef and other pastured meats, as well as Certified Naturally Grown produce, fruit, herbs, cut and edible flowers, baked goods, and canned goods. Grainger County BUSLER’S FARM Contact: Gary Busler 865-933-1483 Blaine Our family farm has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years. In the past, tobacco was grown and cured in the barns. Today, we offer farm-fresh produce.   CLIFTON FARM 865-850-3418 Rutledge We’re a family-owned business that has been farming for more than 20 years. We’re known for our Grainger County tomatoes, of which we grow several varieties.   COMBS FARMS carrollm85@yahoo.com 865-828-5690 Rutledge Our historic family farm is located one mile north of Cherokee Dam. We grow a little bit of everything, from strawberries to pumpkins.   6 LOCAL FOOD GUIDE | EAST TENNESSEE nourishknoxville.org Visitors Welcome at Farms Certified Naturally Grown Certfified Organic FARMS 7
  • HOLT’S FARM Contact: Terry Holt haneytrish@yahoo.com 865-621-8163 Rutledge We harvest acres upon acres of farmfresh produce grown right in Grainger County. We sell our produce locally at Morristown Farmers Market. JACKSON STRAIGHTS FARM jacksonstraightsfarm.com jen.cate@jacksonstraightsfarm.com West Thorn Hill 865-603-5706 Our 100% grassfed beef comes directly from our farm to you. We’re committed to a more natural approach to farming. We pride ourselves on producing a pure, healthy, sustainable product that will grace your table and satisfy your hunger for real beef.   RITTER FARMS Contact: Jack Ritter ritterfarms.com ritterfarms@frontiernet.net 865-767-2575 2999 Hwy. 11W S., Rutledge We offer farm-fresh vegetables, fresh pork, and a variety of salsas, relishes, jams, and tomato products made in our Country Kitchen. Our mission is to bring people back to the farm.   Jefferson County BREWERS MUSHROOMS Contact: Hugh Brewer brewersmushrooms.com info@brewersmushrooms.com 423-441-2533 Dandridge CAC BEARDSLEY COMMUNITY FARM Contact: Khann Chov www.beardsleyfarm.org beardsleyfarm@gmail.com 816-546-8446 1719 Reynolds St., Knoxville THE BRIAR PATCH hot35truck@gmail.com 423-608-2531 Dandridge We sell our wild blackberries at Dandridge Farmers Market. Blackberries are wild-harvested and available from the last week in June until the first week in August, depending on rainfall and temperatures. BRIDGETTE’S FRESH PRODUCE bridgettesfreshproduce @gmail.com 865-282-5572 White Pine I’m Bridgette, and I started the operation when I was 11 years old. Now 19, I manage 12 acres of crops, sell my fresh produce at three farmers markets, and make home deliveries.   COUNTRY LANE FARM Contact: Jim Holbert cjholbertfarm@gmail.com 865-804-2503 New Market We specialize in Certified Naturally Grown produce and grain-feed beef on the hoof. RIVERPLAINS FARM riverplainsfarm.com Info@RiverplainsFarm.com Strawberry Plains We raise GMO-free grains, meat, and eggs on our family farm. You can find our products at Three Rivers Market, on the menu of Knox Mason, and from our food truck, Mister Canteen. We are a family-owned and operated gourmet and medicinal fungi farm located in the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. We provide fresh gourmet mushrooms that are healthy and very good. No chemicals used. 8 LOCAL FOOD GUIDE | EAST TENNESSEE nourishknoxville.org CRUZE FARM cruzefarmgirl.com cruzefarm@gmail.com Knoxville An urban demonstration farm, we promote food security and sustainable urban agriculture through practice, education, and community outreach. SHELTON FARM sheltonfarmdan@yahoo.com 865-388-9014 New Market We’re a family operation growing GMO-free corn for use in our stone ground grits and cornmeal. We also sell black raspberries, blackberries, okra, green beans, and sweet corn grown in the rich soils of East Tennessee.   TALL CEDAR FARM goodearthfarmers@gmail.com 865-397-7679 New Market We’re a 20-acre farm growing pesticide-free vegetables without the use of synthetic chemical fertilizers. We have four acres dedicated as wildlife habitat. We participate in Dandridge Farmers Market and also have a weekly email ordering service called Garden Delivery, where members order only the items they need with no membership fee. We deliver to one location in Jefferson County and two in Knox County. TYLER’S HONEY tylershoney@aol.com 865-322-3363 Dandridge We’re a local company specializing in raw, comb, chunk, and cream honey, as well as beeswax, beeswax candles, and other related products.   Knox County 7S LANDSCAPING AND FARMS 7sfarms.com Knoxville Live to farm. Love to eat. We are a partnership between two farms where we grow a variety of produce. BEAUCHENE BERRY FARM Contact: Alice and Roy Beauchene beauchen@utk.edu 865-693-4221 9020 Bluegrass Rd., Knoxville We offer u-pick blueberries and blackberries from mid-June through the end of July. We also have a limited selection of vegetables.   BEN’S BEES bens-bees.com ben@bens-bees.com 865-585-5827 Corryton Ben is a local beekeeper and honey producer. We also provide hive rental and swarm removal.   BLACK OAK FARMS blackoakfarmstn.com 865-687-6900 7235 Corryton Rd., Corryton We offer homegrown fruits and vegetables harvested at the peak of ripeness and flavor. Berries and peaches are available on a u-pick basis. Visitors Welcome at Farms CARE OF THE EARTH COMMUNITY FARM careoftheearthcommunityfarm. blogspot.com careoftheearthcommunity farm@gmail.com 865-978-0561 Corryton We are a small, diversified, Certified Naturally Grown family farm in Knox County, TN. We grow fruits and vegetables and also have free range eggs. We are supported by 100 CSA families and also sell our produce to other local businesses. CLEAR SPRINGS FARM clearspringsfarm.org clearspringbfarm@yahoo.com 865-622-0380 Corryton We’re a Certified Naturally Grown family business. We offer vegetable, herb, annual, and perennial plants. We also offer fresh vegetables, Horse Hooch plant food, Tennessee Tomato Topper and Potato Topper, and 26+ varieties of fresh cut herbs. We hold workshops on herbs, greenhouse growing, and more.   CROOKED ROAD FARM twitter.com/crookedroadfarm crookedroadfarm@gmail.com 865-382-9859 Knoxville Our family dairy milks Jersey cows. We pasteurize and bottle whole, light, chocolate, and buttermilk on our farm, and we churn our cream into ice cream. Cruze Dairy Farm: Where the cows still come home, and the pastures are free of herbicides and pesticides.   DIXIE LEE GREENHOUSE dixieleegh@gmail.com 865-675-5812 921 Fretz Rd., Knoxville We are a family-owned and operated business. We sell quality annuals, perennials, vegetables, and herbs. We’ve been in business for more than 30 years and hope to serve all of our customers for many more.   EVERYTHING MUSHROOMS everythingmushrooms.com info@everythingmushrooms.com 865-329-7566 1004 Sevier Ave., Knoxville We are your complete mushroom supply, gift, and resource center. We have everything you need to begin exploring the wonderful and curious world of mushrooms and mushroom cultivation: fresh mushrooms, mushroom spawn, grow kits.   FAITH FARMS owensr12@yahoo.com 865-256-3312 8317 Martin Mill Pike, Knoxville We run a family farm with cows, chickens, fruit, and vegetables. We make our own grain for our animals and use no pesticides. We serve with a ministry that serves the homeless and addicted. My husband is the associate pastor for this ministry. We’re a small, sustainable farm specializing in seasonal produce, cut flowers, and fresh eggs. Certified Naturally Grown Certfified Organic FARMS 9
  • FARMS GREGORY’S GREENHOUSE PRODUCTIONS Contact: Greg Blankenship gregorysgreenhouse.com bb.blankenship@gmail.com 865-607-0030 Knoxville We specialize in growing more than 50 edible herbs, micro-greens, vegetable plants, and bedding flowers that include annuals and perennials. FARM7009 farm7009.biz farm7009@gmail.com Dandridge Treat your health to pure certified ingredients. We grow it, we harvest it, and we deliver it directly to you in Knoxville— typically the same day. No GMOs. No pesticides. Pure food. THE FRUIT AND BERRY PATCH thefruitandberrypatch.com jefffox01@yahoo.com 865-922-3779 4407 McCloud Rd., Knoxville We are a pick-your-own fruit farm. We have a small store and sell several different kinds of fried pies and fruit slushes. We attempt to provide nature’s best in fruits and berries. GREEN ACRES FARM Contact: Mike Clark greenacresbeef@gmail.com 865-389-5699 Knoxville We’re a Tennessee Century Farm, owned and operated by the Carter family since 1803. We offer gourmet, grassfed Piedmontese beef—USDA inspected, dry aged, vacuum packed, and frozen—the best tender lean beef you’ll find.   MCBEE DAIRY FARM Contact: Marcie McBee mcbeedairyfarm.com info@mcbeedairyfarm.com 865-919-7098 Mascot We strive to produce our products the way God has intended. As we have listened to God’s direction in our life, we have learned a great deal about the stewardship of our resources.   NEUBERT SPRINGS GARDENS neubertspringsgardens.com info@neubertspringsgardens.com 865-660-2060 Knoxville We were established in 1988 by Stephen and Kate Todd of Knoxville. Their gardens offer a wide range of produce from traditional hardy fare to eclectic gourmet delights.   RIVERDALE NURSERY LLC riverdalenursery.com riverdalenursery@aol.com 865-546-2829 3220 Rush Miller Rd., Knoxville We grow hard-to-find perennials, select annuals, vines, and flowering trees and shrubs, as well as an extensive line of landscape and culinary herbs. 10 LOCAL FOOD GUIDE | EAST TENNESSEE nourishknoxville.org RIVERVIEW FAMILY FARM Contact: Lafayette Williams riverviewfamilyfarm.com janice@riverviewfamilyfarm.com 865-603-9347 12130 Prater Ln., Knoxville We’re located in west Knox County on the banks of the Tennessee River. Schedule your next outdoor event on a working cattle farm or order our premium Black Angus Beef for your family. SHADY LADY FARM Contact: William Byrne billandbetty2.com ouchitby@bellsouth.net 865-909-9855 Knoxville We specialize in locally grown vegetables, berries, and flowers. WILSON FAMILY FARM Contact: Jo Ann Wilson cww2@frontiernet.net 865-947-1449 Powell We have provided fresh naturally grown produce through local farmers markets since 2002. We now offer the same high quality vegetables via our farm CSA.   ZAVELS FAMILY FARM Contact: Mike Zavels 865-640-6209 Luttrell We are a family operation in east Knox County. We grow more than 50 varieties of fruits and vegetables.   Loudon County CENTURY HARVEST FARMS centuryharvest.com Greenback   SPIRIT DOG FARM Contact: Valerie Ohle turtleislandmandellas.info/ spiritdog spirit.dog.farm@gmail.com 865-573-9585 Knoxville We provide customers with 100% grass-fed beef from our family farm. We guarantee absolute purity of product and clarity for the consumer. From the day the cow is born to the day you pick up your beef, our customers take pride in knowing their food was humanely raised on an open pasture. We offer Appalachian Grown non-certified organic fresh garden produce and herbs (we pick) available on-site. Also available: 4H fresh eggs, composted manure, custom chicken coops, and other farm crafts. Call for availability, information, and directions. DEEP WELL FARM Contact: Ann Linginfelter www.deepwellfarm.com info@deepwellfarm.com 865-803-4425 9567 Hwy. 11 East, Lenoir City Take a trip to a simpler time when you visit Deep Well Farm. We have plenty to do: corn maze, pumpkin patch, mega slides, farm animals, picnic areas, concessions, and more. So bring the whole family and come enjoy the country air. HINES VALLEY FARM hinesvalleyfarm.com john@hinesvalleyfarm.com Lenoir City We are a USDA Certified Organic vegetable farm. Buy from the stand at the Saturday Knoxville Market Square Farmers Market, Three Rivers Market, or local restaurants. Morgan County HALFORD’S FARM halfordsfarm.com halfordsfarm@att.net 865-922-2560 Luttrell We are a family-owned farm in operation since 1980. We sell fresh produce from the farm and at local farmers markets. We’re excited to offer our produce to the public. The goodness of homegrown freshness is unmatched. MORGAN FAMILY FARM Contact: Bill Morgan chapelfolks@juno.com 865-278-3975 Sharps Chapel WEST WIND FARMS LLC westwindfarms.com customerservice@ westwindfarms.com 423-442-9768 Deer Lodge We are a Certified Organic farm offering the very best grassfed meats and poultry, as well as other fine quality and artisan foods, both wholesale and direct-to-consumer. Sevier County On our small family farm, we grow three acres of vegetables, raise lambs available in half or whole, and offer graded hay and straw. SEVEN SPRINGS FARM sevenspringsfarmtn.com sevenspringsfarm@earthlink.net 865-803-8333 Maynardville GLASTONBURY FARM glastonburyfarm.blogspot.com glastonburyfarm@juno.com 865-436-2183 PO Box 221, Cosby We’re a family farm selling fresh, justpicked berries, vegetables, and premium all natural Angus beef. We are a small sustainable farm, attempting to supply natural products within our local community. Quality ADGA Saanens, BGS Guernsey goats, soap, and pet food products. Union County BEEGREEN NURSERY 865-258-9926 We are a nursery, small farm, and lawn care business specializing in greenhouse production of ornamental annuals, perennials, and vegetable starts.   Visitors Welcome at Farms Certified Naturally Grown Certfified Organic FARMS 11
  • U-PICKS U-pick farms invite you into their fields to harvest your own fruits and vegetables. That’s right, they let you do the picking—you or u, however you like to spell it! In East Tennessee, you’ll find an opportunity to pick in every season: berries in the spring and summer, apples and peaches in the summer and fall, pumpkins in time for Halloween, and more. But, visiting a u-pick is about more than filling up a basket with the fruits of your labor. You can re-connect with the source of your food—you can see your produce growing, meet your farmers, and travel the same road your food travels to the farmers market or grocery. Remember, it’s always a good idea to call the farm ahead of time to make sure they’ve got plenty of the produce you’re after. U-PICKS Anderson County BLUEBERRY HILL FARM norrisblueberries.com 865-494-7903 101 Reservoir Rd., Norris Highbush Blueberries: May-June Rabbit Eye Blueberries: July-September GROWN GROCER FOOD HEALTHY PRODUCE LOCAL ARTISAN FRES ORGANIC FARME AGRICULTURAL THE FRUIT AND BERRY PATCH thefruitandberrypatch.com jefffox01@yahoo.com 865-922-3779 4407 McCloud Rd., Knoxville Apples: July-Mid-September Strawberries: Late April-Early June Early Thornless Blackberries: Late June-July Blueberries: Late June-August Late Thornless Blackberries: Mid-July-August Grapes: Late July-Late August Peaches: Late June-Early September Pumpkins: October  Union County Knox County BEAUCHENE BERRY FARM beauchen@utk.edu 865-693-4221 9020 Bluegrass Rd., Knoxville Blueberries: June-July Blackberries: June-July   BLACK OAK FARMS blackoakfarmstn.com 865-687-6900 7235 Corryton Rd., Corryton SEVEN SPRINGS FARM sevenspringsfarmtn.com sevenspringsfarm@ earthlink.net 865-803-8333 1474 Hwy. 61 E., Maynardville Blueberries: May-June Muscadines: September-October     .ORG shawnpoynter.com Blackberries: July Peaches: July-August    FAITH FARMS owensr12@yahoo.com 865-256-3312 8317 Martin Mill Pike, Knoxville Please call for operating hours. Blackberries Black Raspberries Blueberries Corn   12 LOCAL FOOD GUIDE | EAST TENNESSEE nourishknoxville.org Credit/Debit Cards Accepted U-PICKS 13
  • Jefferson County CSA PROGRAMS CSA PROGRAMS Anderson County MOUNTAIN MEADOWS FARM mountainmeadowsfarmtn.com 865-494-9709 We are the only CSA in East TN to offer both fruit and vegetables in our shares every week, all summer. During the course of the season we grow 10 kinds of fruit, and over 40 kinds of vegetables that will go into your CSA share. If you enjoy eating seasonly or would like to, CSA might be for you. Visit our website to learn more and sign up. Campbell County A PLACE OF THE HEART FARM heartplace@peoplepc.com 423-784-3401 We offer a variety of produce in our CSA share with weekly deliveries to the Market Square Farmers’ Market in Knoxville. CSA stands for “Community Supported Agriculture.” As a CSA farm share member, you pay the farmer in advance for “shares” of the season’s bounty, literally giving the farmer “seed” money at the beginning of the season. Then, you get to enjoy a steady supply of foods straight from the farm every week-from fruits and vegetables to meats and prepared food items. CSA subscribers say that being a farm share member is a little like celebrating a holiday every week. Typically, there is a box to open, and there are always many farm-fresh surprises. The farms make deliveries to designated locations, such as a farmers market, a school or neighborhood center, or a CSA member’s home. The typical CSA season corresponds with the outdoor growing season: May to October, but some also offer winter CSAs or meat and dairy CSAs year-round. Contact the listed farms to find a CSA program that is right for you. 14 SPRING CREEK FARM springcreekfarm.weebly.com springcreekfarmtn@hotmail.com 865-406-1399 Please see our website for more information about our CSA program. Winter/ spring delivery at Three Rivers Market (parking area), 1100 N. Central St. in Knoxville beginning in February; 1-2 pm every Saturday until April. TALL CEDAR FARM goodearthfarmers@gmail.com 865-397-7679 Ours is a non-traditional CSA. Members don’t buy shares or pay a membership fee. Instead, they choose the items they wish to order for the week from an online order form. There’s no obligation to purchase each week, no minimum order, and no delivery fee. Our program continues year-round, according to what we can grow seasonally. At this time, we have pickup points in Dandridge and East and West Knoxville. All deliveries are late afternoon Wednesday. Time varies according to delivery point. Knox County   CARE OF THE EARTH COMMUNITY FARM careoftheearthcommunityfarm. blogspot.com careoftheearthcommunityfarm @gmail.com 865-978-0561 We offer two share sizes, a full share and a bi-weekly share. Our regular season runs from April to Thanksgiving, followed by a smaller winter share. Our 2014 prices are $800/$425 respectively, plus a onetime, refundable $75 bin deposit. CROOKED ROAD FARM twitter.com/crookedroadfarm crookedroadfarm@gmail.com We offer a weekly share with seasonal produce and eggs. Pick ups are on-farm and at farmers markets. MCBEE DAIRY FARM mcbeedairyfarm.com info@mcbeedairyfarm.com 865-919-7098 We offer a year-round meat/dairy CSA. Some examples of dairy products you might find in your share include: a gallon of milk, 1 cup of butter, gallon of yogurt, gallon of buttermilk, and 8 ounces of cheese. Please contact us for more details. WILSON FAMILY FARM cww2@frontiernet.net 865-947-1449 Beginning approximately May 16, we will provide weekly deliveries of fresh, in-season vegetables for a 15-week period. Cost is $400 for full shares. Small shares cost $240. Pick up is on Thursday at the following locations and times: our farm at 1914 W. Brushy Valley Rd. in Powell, 4:30-6:30 pm; Knoxville Christian Center at 818 N. Cedar Bluff Rd. in Knoxville, 5-6 pm. Loudon County HINES VALLEY FARM hinesvalleyfarm.com john@hinesvalleyfarm.com 25-week term CSA, starting first full week of May through October. $625 cost in two payments, $325 due at first May delivery, $300 the first week of August. This equals $25/week for produce grown organically under USDA certification in Loudon County. Pick up at Market Square Saturdays, or place to be determined on Tuesdays.   WEST WIND FARMS LLC westwindfarms.com customerservice@ westwindfarms.com 423-442-9768 We offer a variety of CSA options, including: pet milk CSA, group/variety CSA, meat CSA, and a vegetable CSA. Please see our website for more details; follow the link to our pickup location interactive map. Certified Naturally Grown Certfified Organic CSA PROGRAMS 15
  • Knox County FARMERS MARKETS Farmers markets are the perfect community experience: a chance to talk with farmers, meet neighbors, and try new foods, all while feeling confident you are investing your dollars directly in your community. Visit weekly to shop with the seasons for freshly picked fruits and vegetables, meats, dairy, artisan foods, local crafts, and more. Several of our area farmers markets now accept credit, debit, or SNAP (food stamp) cards, making shopping just as convenient as at the grocery store. Look for the symbols next to each listing to find a nearby market that accepts these payments. FARMERS MARKETS Blount County MARYVILLE FARMERS MARKET maryvillefarmersmarket.org maryvillefarmersmkt@gmail.com 865-696-5107 WEDNESDAY: 3:30-6:30 pm New Providence Presbyterian Church. SATURDAY: 9 am-noon In the heart of downtown Maryville, between Church Ave. and Broadway near CBBC Bank. Located in Founders’ Square. The place to be on Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons. A growers-only market featuring vegetables, fruit, cheese, honey, meat, eggs, plants, baked goods, fresh cut flowers, and herbs. Local music and entertainment weekly. Jefferson County TOWN OF WHITE PINE FARMERS MARKET whitepinetn.com whitepine@charter.net 865-674-2556 TUESDAY: 4:30-8 pm SATURDAY: 9 am-1 pm KNOXVILLE FARMERS MARKET easttnfarmmarkets.org info@easttnfarmmarkets.org 865-992-0223 TUESDAY: 3-6 pm FRIDAY: 3-6 pm 3457 Kingston Pike, in the lower parking lot of the Laurel Church of Christ at the corner of Cherokee Blvd. Local farmers, growers, and bakers bring a wide variety of vegetables, herbs, fruits, berries, honey, grassfed meats, eggs, and specialty cheeses. Bakers prepare fresh breads, granola, and pastries. Plants and fresh cut flowers are also available.   MARBLE SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET www.marblesprings.net marblesprings@gmail.com 865-573-5508 THURSDAY: 3-6 pm South Knoxville, 1220 W. Governor John Sevier Hwy., in a field at the Marble Springs State Historic Site. Parking is to the left; the market is across the entrance road. MARKET SQUARE FARMERS’ MARKET marketsquarefarmersmarket.org knoxfarmersmarket@gmail.com 865-405-3135 WEDNESDAY: 11 am-2 pm SATURDAY: 9 am-2 pm Held on Market Square, between Wall Ave. to the north and Union Ave. to the south, one block west of Gay St. On Saturdays, the market extends south along Market St. to Clinch. Open-air, producer-only market in downtown Knoxville’s historic Market Square featuring regional produce, plants, dairy and meats, baked goods, EBT canned goods, and local crafts. WINTER MARKET AT THE SOUTHERN STATION marketsquarefarmersmarket.org info@nourishknoxville.org 865-405-3135 SECOND SATURDAYS: 10am-2pm, January-April 306 W. Depot St., Knoxville Indoor and outdoor market featuring local produce, meat, baked goods, prepared foods, coffee, and food trucks. A project of Nourish Knoxville, Inc. EBT The market begins mid-May and continues weekly to October, depending upon supply. Vendors sell fresh, locally produced products.   Corner of Main and Walnut St., parking area next to Farrar Funeral Home. A community oriented market with something for everyone: vegetables, baked goods, honey, and flowers. We also have a craft fair once a month. 16 LOCAL FOOD GUIDE | EAST TENNESSEE nourishknoxville.org Credit/Debit Cards Accepted EBT EBT/SNAP Accepted FARMERS MARKETS 17
  • NEW HARVEST PARK FARMERS MARKET knoxcounty.org/farmersmarket/ index.php dgriff@tennessee.edu 865-215-2340 Thursday: 3–6 pm In Knoxville at 4700 New Harvest Ln., just off I-640. We are open April until November. EBT OAK RIDGE MARKET easttnfarmmarkets.org gsdebusk2@comcast.com 865-992-0223 Wednesday: 3-6 pm Saturday: 8 am-noon In the parking lot across the street from historic Jackson Square of Oak Ridge. Open air tailgate market sponsored by East Tennessee Farmers Association for Retail Marketing (F.A.R.M.). Locally produced honey, organic meats, poultry, fruits and vegetables, herbs, eggs, cheeses, breads, granolas, flowers, and plants.   UT FARMERS MARKET vegetables.tennessee.edu/ utfm.html awszelak@utk.edu Wednesdays: 4-7 pm In Knoxville at 2431 Joe Johnson Dr., the lovely UT Gardens on Neyland Dr. We run from May to October. Fresh produce, local food, entertainment, children’s events, and more. Sevier County FOOD HEALTHY PRODUCE LOCAL ARTISAN FRESH ORGANIC FARMERS AGRICULTURAL DISTRIBUTE MARKET RESOURCE FAMILY HERB COMMUNITY GATLINBURG FARMERS MARKET gatlinburgfarmersmarket.com nanmargra@aol.com 865-332-4769 Saturday: 8-11:30 am 705 E. Parkway, stoplight #3 in Gatlinburg; turn north onto Hwy. 321 toward Cosby GFM, located about one mile on the left in the Alamo Steakhouse parking lot. Locally grown foods, live craft demonstrations, and music.   SEYMOUR FARMER’S MARKET seymourfarmersmarket.org  info@seymourfarmersmarket.org Saturday: 7–11 am 11621 Chapman Hwy., in the parking lot of First Baptist Church. We are open June through October. Union County UNION COUNTY FARMERS MARKET  berfamily@yahoo.com 865-992-8038 Saturday: 8:30-11:30 am .ORG BUSINESS LIFESTYLE FRUIT GOODS DAIRY VEGETABLES SUPPLY SEASON FLOWERS CAFE INGREDIENTS PRODUCE SUSTAINABLE GOURMET EVENT AREA CULTURE see your ad here! nourishknoxville.org Maynardville, 150 Main St., in the parking lot of Union County High School. Farm-fresh produce, meats, baked goods, nursery products, and crafts. 18 LOCAL FOOD GUIDE | EAST TENNESSEE nourishknoxville.org LOCAL FOOD GUIDE | EAST TENNESSEE REGION 19
  • Knox County GROCERS GROCERS Anderson County ARCHER’S FOOD CENTER wgrocer@att.net 865-494-7181 27 W. Norris Rd, Norris A family-owned grocery in downtown Norris, we carry Cruze Farm milk, Grainger County tomatoes, and local produce in season. We also feature 350 craft beers, as well as a growler wall with 12 craft beers, including local brews. Blount County THE MARKET IN MARYVILLE themarkettn@gmail.com 865-977-8462 606 High St., Maryville The Market has become synonymous with quality by offering the very best in service and selection. We have retained our original passion for food that led us to open the doors in 2008. We carry local dairy, produce, and specialty goods. The grocery stores listed here are committed to purchasing from local farmers and food producers. Scan their shelves for local dairy products, meats, produce, specialty goods, and even grab-and-go items made with local ingredients. While you’re shopping, be sure to thank your grocer for supplying you with easy access to local food! 20 LOCAL FOOD GUIDE | EAST TENNESSEE nourishknoxville.org FOOD HEALTHY PRODUCE LOCAL ARTISAN FRES ORGANIC FARMER AGRICULTURAL DISTRIBUTE MARK RESOURCE FAMILY HERB COMMUNI JUST RIPE www.justripeknoxville.com justripeinfo@gmail.com 865-851-9327 513 Union Ave, Knoxville We are a small grocery and cafe featuring southern specialty foods, quality snacks, fresh juices & smoothies, locally roasted coffee & espresso, handmade baked goods, and grab-and-go meals made in-house from seasonally available ingredients. PRATT’S COUNTRY STORE On Facebook at Pratt’s Country Store 865-688-7093 3100 Tazwell Pike, Knoxville We sell fresh produce, dairy, baked goods, plants, fruit baskets, and much more. Family-owned and operated for three generations. Call or come by any time; we appreciate you. THREE RIVERS MARKET, KNOXVILLE’S COMMUNITY FOOD CO-OP www.threeriversmarket.coop info@threeriversmarket.coop 865-525-2069 1100 N. Central St., Knoxville .ORG BUSINESS LIFEST FRUIT GOODS DAIRY VEGETA SUPPLY SEASON FLOWERS CAFE INGREDIENTS PROD SUSTAINABLE GOURMET EVEN AREA CULTUR Established in 1981, Three Rivers Market is a cooperatively-owned natural foods grocery store, open to the public. We seek to strengthen and nourish our community by building strong relationships with local business partners, and food producers. GROCERS 21
  • RESTAURANTS & FOOD TRUCKS RESTAURANTS & FOOD TRUCKS Jefferson County MISTER CANTEEN mistercanteen.com mistytravisoaks@gmail.com Mister Canteen is a mobile food unit owned and operated by Misty Oaks and sisters Jennifer Niceley and Anna Niceley Barriero. We serve real food using non-GMO sustainably grown ingredients, most of which are produced on our family farm, Riverplains Farm. Knox County BULL’S BBQ facebook.com/bullsbbqtn bullsbbqtn@gmail.com We are mobile food truck based on a short school bus serving the Knoxville area. I make all the rubs and sauces I use on the bus and use only charcoal and wood in my smokers for authentic BBQ flavor. I source many of my meats from Spring Creek Farm. To the chefs and owners of the restaurants and food trucks listed here, “farm to table” truly means from the farm straight to their dishes. Some proprietors even raise the meat and produce they use in their recipes. They want to bring you the freshest, best-tasting food available. Next time you’re dining out, don’t just ask for the specials. Ask: “What’s local today?” Notice a restaurant listed without an address? That’s because they’re a food truck, or a restaurant on wheels! Call, visit their website, and follow their social media channels for current location information. 22 JUST RIPE www.justripeknoxville.com justripeinfo@gmail.com 865-851-9327 513 Union Ave., Knoxville We are a small grocery and cafe featuring southern specialty foods, quality snacks, fresh juices & smoothies, locally roasted coffee & espresso, handmade baked goods, and grab-and-go meals made in-house from seasonally available ingredients. HOOF KNOXVILLE hoofknoxville.com joe@hoofknoxville.com Our mission is to connect local producers and consumers by transforming the best local and sustainably farmed ingredients into the finest, most convenient, and most affordable foods. We serve burgers & more out of our food truck at events & markets. TOOTSIE TRUCK tootsietruck.com tootsie@tootsietruck.com 865-771-8028 We specialize in delicious scratch-made fare that features local and organic ingredients. Our menu is always changing. Find our schedule online at the website above. KNOX MASON knoxmason.com matt@knoxmason.com 865-544-2004 131 S. Gay St., Knoxville Knox Mason is a full-service restaurant and bar located on the historic 100 Block of Gay St. in downtown Knoxville. Chef Matt Gallaher’s seasonally focused menu changes regularly and features the finest Southern products available. OLD CITY JAVA oldcityjava.com hello@oldcityjava.com 865-523-9817 109 S. Central St., Knoxville Old City Java is a coffeehouse and bakery with focus and a dedication to craft. We work with both Cruze Farm and Tickiwoo Farm for our dairy needs. Our coffee is responsibly sourced by Durham, NC based Counter Culture Coffee. SAVORY AND SWEET savoryandsweettruck.com byron@savoryandsweettruck.com 865-310-6827 Our truck is Knoxville’s first gourmet food truck. Our focus is on serving fresh, local deliciousness. You can find the truck at festivals, events, and farmers markets all around the area. RESTAURANTS & FOOD TRUCKS 23
  • ARTISAN FOOD PRODUCERS & BAKERIES 24 ARTISAN FOOD PRODUCERS & BAKERIES Blount County BELLA D’S FINE ITALIAN SAUCES belladssauces@hotmail.com 865-223-3667 Maryville We produce homemade authentic Italian spaghetti and marinara sauces. Knox County BENEFIT YOUR LIFE benefityourlifestore.com rspeed@benefityourlife.com 865-288-3193 620 Campbell Station Rd., Suite 24, Knoxville East Tennessee’s artisan food producers and bakeries create a wide variety of mouth-watering products, from pastas to pastries to preserves— everything your tastebuds could crave. Many use local ingredients, and all are dedicated to creating the most delicious, scratch-made goods to be consumed either on the spot or to add to your meals at home. Look for these products at your local farmers market, neighborhood grocery, or, in some cases, in their own brickand-mortar locations. Benefit Your Life is a gluten-free bakery and market. We make gluten-free, dairy-free, and soy-free items sweetened with diabetic-friendly coconut nectar that taste delicious. You can also find us at Three Rivers Market, Just Ripe, and farmers markets. CRUZE FARM GIRL cruzefarmgirl.com cruzefarm@gmail.com Knoxville Our family dairy milks Jersey cows. We pasteurize and bottle milk and buttermilk on our farm, and we churn our cream into ice cream. We start all of our ice creams with our own milk and cream, and add Tickiwoo Farm eggs, cane sugar and salt, then create flavors inspired by the seasons such as strawberry buttermilk, wild mint chip, and egg nog. You can find our ice cream by the pint at many area groceries, and by the scoop at our Milk Bar at the Saturday Market Square Farmers’ Market. DALE’S FRIED PIES dalesfriedpies.squarespace.com dalesfriedpies@gmail.com 865-236-1590 Knoxville HONEYBERRY FARM www.honeyjelly.com honeyberry.farm@hotmail.com 865-314-6753 Knoxville Dale’s Fried Pies is Knoxville’s mobile pie stand. Every pie we serve is made by Dale herself without any fancy machinery or ingredients you can’t pronounce. All of our seasonal flavors are inspired by the freshest ingredients we can find locally. At Honeyberry Farm, we make artisan jellies from honey. All of our nine flavors start with a 70-85% honey base, either Clover or Orange Blossom. We offer nine flavors in three sizes; our prices start at $2.50. We proudly use Dutch Gold USA Honey. GOOD GOLLY TAMALE facebook.com/goodgollytamale goodgollytamale@gmail.com Knoxville MAGPIES BAKERY magpiescakes.com ryan@magpiescakes.com 865-673-0471 846 N. Central St., Knoxville Serving local, organic tamales at the Market Square Farmers’ Market and events from our tamale trike, and at Aisle Nine. We also offer them frozen by the dozen. Good Golly Tamale is a partnership between Matt Miller and Chris Watson. HAZE AND CO. hazeandco.com hazel@hazeandco.com 865-851-9989 1430 Grainger Ave., Knoxville Haze and Co. salad dressings will wake up your taste buds. Our seven flavors are natural and low sodium with no water added. All but one are gluten-free. Also try our dressings as cooking sauces. Eating healthy can be delicious. HILLSIDE BAKERY hillside-bakery.com info@hillside-bakery.com 865-705-9798 Knoxville Specializing in sourdough handcrafted breads baked on the oven stone floor. Organic grains are freshly stone milled into flour before each bake. We sell primarily at local farmers markets and by email menu subscription. “All butter, all the time.” We’re a celebration, wedding, and retail cake bakery located in North Knoxville. POPCULTURE www.thepopculture.net jason@thepopculture.net 865-282-4900 Knoxville Using fresh fruits and some local, seasonal ingredients, Jason Mitchell creates frozen popsicles that can be found from his mobile Pop Cart at many local farmers markets and events, as well as in retailers and restaurants in the Knoxville area. THREE BEARS COFFEE COMPANY www.threebearscoffee.com info@threebearscoffee.com Knoxville I’m devoted to roasting and serving coffees from some of the finest and most conscientious growers in the world. I sell roasted coffee by the pound and cups of hot coffee, as well as iced coffee from my little coffee wagon at the Market Square Farmers Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. You can also find Three Bears Coffee at Three Rivers Market and Just Ripe. ARTISAN FOOD PRODUCERS & BAKERIES 25
  • Full line retail bakery featuring 100% “Made from Scratch” pastries, pies, cookies, breads, cakes, cupcakes & much more. Sevier County KELLY’S PASTA kellyspasta.com kellyspasta@gmail.com 865-227-7070 Sevierville Kelly’s Pasta is about creating quality handmade pastas and making them easily available to you and your friends. I create my pasta in small batches using the freshest ingredients available. FOOD HEALTHY PRODUCE LOCAL ARTISAN FRESH ORGANIC FARMERS AGRICULTURAL DISTRIBUTE MARKET RESOURCE FAMILY HERB COMMUNITY 865-671-8077 11552 Kingston Pike vgsbakery.com Union County SHERIE’S GARDEN facebook.com/sheriesgardensalsa sheriesgarden@hotmail.com 865-206-3850 Maynardville We create and manufacture healthy, nutritional products that are free of additives and preservatives, with an emphasis on no sugar added, low sodium, gluten-free, and GMO-free vegetables for our products. .ORG BUSINESS LIFESTYLE FRUIT GOODS DAIRY VEGETABLES SUPPLY SEASON FLOWERS CAFE INGREDIENTS PRODUCE SUSTAINABLE GOURMET EVENT AREA CULTURE STAFF & THANKS VG’S BAKERY vgsbakery.com pieguy150@comcast.net 865-671-8077 11552 Kingston Pike, Knoxville STAFF: Charlotte Tolley and Ellie Moore, Nourish Knoxville, Inc. NOURISH KNOXVILLE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: John Schmid, President Amy Hubbard, Vice President Forrest Kirkpatrick, Treasurer/Secretary Connie Whitehead Paige Travis PHOTOGRAPHY: Shawn Poynter DESIGN: Nathanna Design FUNDING PROVIDED BY: PlanET CONSULTING ON THE PROJECT BY: Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project SPECIAL THANKS TO: University of Tennessee’s Agricultural Policy Analysis Center, Three Rivers Market, Knoxville Knox County Food Policy Council, VG’s Bakery see your ad here! nourishknoxville.org 26 LOCAL FOOD GUIDE | EAST TENNESSEE nourishknoxville.org STAFF & THANKS 27
  • DUCE HEALTHY NITY FOOD LOCAL ARTISAN FRESH ANIC FARMERS KET AGRICULTURAL .ORG FRUIT DAIRY SUPPLY FLOWERS INGREDIENTS