Spring Farmersâ€TM Markets
Spring sees the opening of many of the area's farmers' markets! Local farms start off with spring greens, brassicas, new potatoes, onions, mushrooms and more. We've tried to list opening dates, but before traveling you should check out each market's Facebook page or website for confirmation. Happy shopping! Coffee County
Saturday 6 a.m.–noon
Opening the first Saturday in May, the market is open seasonally, weather permitting. The market is producer-operated and sells locally grown produce directly from the farmer. Contact: Lucy Deal, 931-728-7624
Thursday 4–5:30 p.m.
Our online farmers' market sells local farm products year-round. Pickup of orders is on Thursday at our tents outside the Manchester Farm Center. Contact: Linda Reed, 931-273-9708, tnhomeschooler@yahoo.com


Thursday 3:30–5:30 p.m.
An online farmersâ€TM market providing consumers a convenient way to support local family farms—from the comfort of your home computer! We supply the Crossville region with the freshest, healthiest, naturally raised produce available. Contact: Steve Colvin, 866-865-8329, csfm@colvinfamilyfarm.com
Tuesdays 3:30–6:30 p.m.
Opening Tuesday, May 2, the market is a producer-only market that features all local produce, meat, dairy and value-added items. Farmers will be both organic and conventional, offering items that also include baked goods, gourmet dog snacks, pasta, local honey and more. Contact: Mary Self, maryself@12southfarmersmarket.com Sunday Noon–3 p.m.
Historic Amqui Station, the train station Johnny Cash saved, is producing a producers-only farmers' market. Enjoy this covered market with air-conditioned restrooms, which opens for the season on Sunday, May 7. Contact: Rick Pharris, 615-714-3749
Wednesday 3:30–7 p.m.
We are a producers-only market opening Wednesday, May 3, for the season. In addition to farm-fresh produce, local farmers will be selling their organically raised meats, milk, eggs, cheeses, honey and flowers. Contact: Leah Benjamin, 617-719-6025, manager@eastnashvillemarket.com
451 Hogan Rd.
Thursday 4:30–7:00 p.m.
The market opens for the season on Thursday, May 4, featuring local produce and artisan products. Contact: Karen Westborough, 615-300-7203 Wednesday 4–6 p.m.
Nashville's first and oldest online vegetable ordering system, providing a yearlong, flexible alternative to the traditional CSA model. We feature only local and organically grown produce, meats and eggs, as well as artisan products and baked goods. Contact: Tally May, 931-623-0631, tally@wildblue.net
Thursday 3:30–6:30 p.m.
We are an open-air market that carries local and organically raised meat, a full line of produce, fruit, eggs and honey. Contact: Cheryl Zech, 615-440-7360, cherze@comcast.net
Frank Trew
Friday 4–7 p.m.
The market opens May 6, and runs every Friday next to the FiftyForward Center in the heart of Donelson. We are a producer-only market, with fresh local produce, meats, poultry, cheese, breads and much more. Each market includes artisan vendors, musical entertainment. Contact: Frank Trew, 615-696-9447, fm@hipdonelson.com
Nashville
www.nashvillefarmersmarket.org
Winter Market Hours (January–April): Every Saturday under the farm sheds 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Market House restaurants and shops open seven days a week from 8 a.m.–8 p.m. Peak Season Market Hours (May–October): Open seven days a week from 8 a.m.–6 p.m. The Nashville Farmers' Market, winner of Best of Nashville's farmers' market category 13 years in a row, has been in operation since 1828; and is the only farmers' market in the area open seven days a week. The NFM features a nationally recognized food hall, a full garden center, an international market and two open-air farm sheds filled with local and regional farmers, food artisans, makers, bakers and flea merchants. Contact: Rebecah Boynton, 615-880-2001, rebecah.boynton@nashville.gov
Thursday 2–6 p.m.
Opening Thursday, May 18, the market brings together many local farmers and food artisans at this producers-only year-round market. You'll find seasonal produce, honey, bread, cheese, milks, artisanal specialties such as granola, fresh juice, salsas and more. Contact: Jackie Contreras, 615-880-2001, farmersmarket@nashville.gov
Saturday 9 a.m.–noon
Serving West Nashville and Sylvan Park, the Richland Park Farmers' Market features local food and artisan producers. Contact: Leah Benjamin, 615-474-2633, manager@richlandparkfarmersmarket.com
Friday 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Located in the heart of Bellevue at the Red Caboose Park, the market returns on Friday, May 12. The park has restrooms and a large playground for the kids to enjoy while you shop. Contact: Jeremy Blount, jeremy@thebellevuefarmersmarket.com Saturday 6 a.m.–1 p.m.
Open to all Tennessee producers. You can find beautiful, fresh produce grown by local producers, in addition to delectable baked goods, handmade soaps and regional art. Contact: Eddy Ray, 615-597-6340
Saturday 8 a.m.–noon
Our producer-only market is open Saturdays year-round. Farmers from Dickson and the immediately surrounding counties provide seasonal freshly grown and handpicked vegetables and fruits, as well as farm-raised beef, pork, chicken and eggs. Contact: Vickie Witcher, 615-446-2788, vwitcher@utk.edu
Saturday 6 a.m.–noon
Located in Winchester, we are an open-air market opening in April. Seasonal vegetables, berries, spring plants, honey and handcrafted items. This is a producers-only market. Contact: 931-967-2741
39 Ball Park Rd.
Tuesday 4:30–6 p.m.
We are an online farmersâ€TM market and food hub connecting people in the Sewanee area with locally grown foods ranging from produce to meat, eggs, baked goods and dairy. Contact: Jess Wilson, 931-808-3004, rootedheretn@gmail.com
Saturday 6 a.m.
Open every Saturday morning—until everything is gone—on the south side of the courthouse in downtown Pulaski. The market is comprised of four to 15 farmers selling locally grown fruits and vegetables with occasional baked goods. Contact: Chamber of Commerce, 931-424-4044
Tuesday, Friday 8 a.m.–noon
The market features spring plants, local produce, baked goods and handcrafts. Beginning in early May, the market has around 17 vendors that grow and make their own products. Contact: Troy Dugger, AgExt, 931-729-2404
McEwen
www.mcewenfarmersmarket.com
Friday 3–7 p.m.
Love fresh produce and homemade goodies? Our group of farmers and local volunteers are coming together to provide fresh produce, farm-fresh eggs, baked goodies and canned foods, to name a few. Youâ€TMll find recipe cards to inspire trying different types of foods. Flowers and plants will be available, as well as some worm castings. Contact: 931-622-8872
Contact: Cynthia Zeitz, 931-268-9437, chzeitz@utk.edu
Friday 6 a.m.–noon
The market season kicks off on Friday, May 5. Come out and help support your local small farmers and your local economy. And, there's nothing like fresh produce, plants, and other homegrown and homemade items. Contact: Lynn Kouba, 931-359-1279, lynnkouba@marshallcountytn.com
Saturday 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
When market opens on Saturday, May 20, approximately 70 vendors will be on hand to offer local fresh produce, baked goods, home decor, seasonal flowers and more. Contact: Channel Lemon, 931-645-7476, channel.lemon@cityofclarksville.com
Monday–Sunday 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Opening the middle of May. Each day farmers bring into the market a plentiful supply of freshly grown home vegetables and fruits. Contact: Darius Sims, 931-823-1269, jkey3@utk.edu
Cookeville
www.facebook.com/thedowntowngreenmarket Saturday 7 a.m.–noon
We are a year-round, producers-only market. You'll find all locally grown, all-natural seasonal produce. In addition to farm-fresh produce, local farmers will be selling their naturally raised meats, chevre cheese, eggs, flowers and milk shares. Contact: Deborah Wolfe, 931-858-8406
Monday–Sunday 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Open every day for local farmers to sell to the public. Opening in late May, vendors sell locally grown produce and some baked goods in the open-air shelter area. Farmers are all certified through the local UT Extension office. Contact: Rick Woods, 931-520-5285
Saturday 8:30 a.m.–noon
We offer a venue for farmers in Robertson County to reach the public with the food products they grow and raise. All of the products offered for sale at the market must be grown or raised in Robertson County by the farmer selling it at the market. Contact: Miranda Head, 615-573-2401, mhead0511@gmail.com
Murfreesboro
http://rutherfordfarmersmarket.tennessee.edu/ Tuesday, Friday 7 a.m.–noon
The 2017 season kicks off on Friday, May 12, at the indoor/open-air Community Center at the Lane Agri-Park. Market vendors hail from more than 20 Middle Tennessee counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods and more. Contact: Janie Becker, 615-898-7710, jbecker@utk.edu
L&L Contractors
Murfreesboro
931-952-1224
stonesrivermarket@gmail.com
http://stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Wednesday
We are a year-round farmersâ€TM market. Our farmers/producers are located in the Middle Tennessee region and sell baked and processed foods, meat, poultry, eggs, dairy products, honey, herbs, fruits, vegetables, cut flowers and skincare products. Contact: Ashleigh Newnes/Tracey Burks, 931-952-1224, stonesrivermarket@gmail.com
South Carthage
Open Monday through Saturday, the covered pavilion is open to local farmers only. Contact: Ronnie Bussell, 615-489-2524
Wednesday 3–6 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m.–2 p.m. The 2017 season opens on Saturday, April 1, and will offer Tennessee-grown products, including produce, flowers and herbs. Contact: Donna Belote, Greater Gallatin, 615-452-5692
300 Indian Lake Blvd.
Saturday 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Beginning, Saturday, May 20, local and Middle Tennessee farmers set up with a wide array of seasonal vegetables, fruits, honey, dairy and flowers, and organic and naturally raised eggs, beef, chicken and pork. Contact: Cheryl Puryear, 615-838-8238, cherylpuryear01@gmail.com
Wednesday 3:30–7:00 p.m.
The market, opening for the season on Wednesday, May 24, provides a central location for residents to have access to healthy, locally grown fresh food. Contact: 615-672-4350 x2112, admin@cityofwhitehouse.com Wednesday, Saturday 6:00 a.m.–noon
Opening Saturday, April 1, the market is open only on Saturdays in April. Starting in May, the market will be open on Wednesdays and Saturdays through the end of the season. Contact: Mary Cantrell, manager, 931-235-1542
Third Friday each month 4–7 p.m.
Kicking off the season in May, the market is a fun, vibrant, musical downtown evening event where neighbors can enjoy a market with locally grown produce, poultry and meats. New this year is a beer garden. Contact: 615-477-8801, spartagreenmarket@gmail.com Tuesdays 4–7 p.m.
Opening Tuesday, May 16, the new market is located in the Berry Farms community, a new, mixed-use development filled with shops, restaurants, homes and now a community, producer-only farmers' market where you will find everything from local produce, meats, milk and baked goods to craft items and more. Contact: Kasi Haire, 931-284-9295, berryfarmsfm@gmail.com
Beginning April, Saturday, 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Our 16-year-old, year-round producer-only market has the largest assembly of Tennessee farmers providing organics, seasonal produce, grass-fed beef, chicken, pork, lamb and bison, with more than 12 vegetable and meat CSA programs. We feature farm-grown plants, herbs, local artisans, prepared foods, food trucks and music with eight food-related family events and festivals. Contact: Amy Tavalin, amy@franklinfarmersmarket.com , 615-445-9354
Saturday 8:00 a.m.–noon
Our physical market opens May 7. We are a part of Fresh Savings, a new statewide double SNAP program. We accept double SNAP dollars at the Nolensville Farmersâ€TM Market: Spend $10 and receive $20 to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables. Contact: Kasi Daniels, 931-284-9295, info@nolensvillefarmersmarket.com
Homestead Manor
Wednesday 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Opening on Wednesday, May 3, for the 2017 season. Local food and crafts for local shoppers. Contact: Steven Bailey, info@tsfarmersmarket.org Lebanon
615-443-2839
Monday–Sunday
Mt. Juliet
Tuesday and Thursday 3–7 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m.–2 p.m. Opening, Saturday May 6, local farmers are at Charlie Daniels Park on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Contact: CJ Kiekens, The Mt. Juliet City Hall, 615-758-6522, cjkiekens@cityofmtjuliet.org