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The Only Local Guide To Food And Farms In Middle Tennessee - Spring 2017
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  • Sat
    29
    Jul
    2017

    MAFIAoZA's Music City Brewer's Festival

    Music City Walk of Fame Park

    Named one of the top eight summer beer festivals, the festival has two main sessions: an afternoon session from noon to 4 p.m. and an evening session from 6 to 10 p.m. Enjoy samples from some of the finest breweries.

    www.musiccitybrewersfest.com

  • Sat
    29
    Jul
    2017

    3rd Cumberland River Compact Waterfest

    1-4 p.m.Cumberland Park, 592 1st Ave. N., Nashville

    Waterfest is a free, one-day family festival all about celebrating and connecting children to our local waters. Our goal is to raise awareness about the importance of water quality in our watershed through fun and engaging environmental-based activities suitable for the entire family. We believe environmental awareness is an important element of community knowledge and contributes to environmentally friendly and healthy behaviors later in life.

  • Thu
    03
    Aug
    2017

    Farm To Table Evening

    119 Hwy. 70 E, Dickson, TN

    Brings together the farmer and the consumer to showcase the locally grown agricultural products available in Dickson County through the farmers' market, as well as the farmers and producers of these products.

    All proceeds go to Future Ag Pavilion for Dickson County. 615-446-2349

    www.dicksoncountychamber.com

  • Fri
    04
    Aug
    2017
    Sat
    05
    Aug
    2017

    Auburntown Red Apple Days

    Auburntown, Tennessee

    Features a 5K run, gospel music, a parade a fish fry, music, vendors and more.

    615-464-4210

  • Sat
    12
    Aug
    2017

    Tomato Art Fest

    All dayEast Nashville Little Five Points, Nashville

    Free, costume-friendly event provides a fun-filled day celebrating this beloved fruit/vegetable.

    www.tomatoartfest.com

     

  • Sat
    19
    Aug
    2017

    Sweet Corn Fun Festival

    Lucky Ladd Farms, Eagleville, TN

    Late summer brings super sweet fun for all that will have you grinning ear to ear! Test your skills and win prizes in the Corn Eating, Corn Shucking and Sweet Corn Selfie Competitions. Plus we will bring the Splash Zone back for all to beat the heat and cool off in our splash pad, bubble blast pool and inflatable water slides!

    We'll be serving up everybody's seasonal favorite - fresh and super sweet corn on the cob, dripping with warm butter and covered in your favorite flavored seasoning for only $3 per ear. Fresh picked sweet corn available for purchase - great for grilling up for your next summertime party.

    CORN EATING and CORN SHUCKING CONTESTS

    • CORN EATING - 12:00 PM
      Contestants can belly up to the table to nibble down as much corn as possible during our Corn Eating Contest.
    • CORN SHUCKING - 2:30 PM
      It will be "Shuck and Awe" as contestants let the husks and silks fly in our Corn Shucking Contest.

    www.luckyladdfarms.com

  • Sun
    20
    Aug
    2017
    Mon
    21
    Aug
    2017

    20-21 Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

    DelMonaco Winery, Baxter, TN

    The path of maximum amount of time in complete and total darkness goes exactly over DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards. Come get eclipsed. Music, Food and wine.

    https://www.delmonacowinery.com/events/solar-eclipse-viewing-party

  • Sun
    20
    Aug
    2017

    Farm to Table Dinner

    7:30 pmDowntown Square, Portland, TN

    Save the Date for the Farm to Table Dinner that will be happening in Portland, TN on Sunday, August 20th at 7:30pm under the beautiful Main Street lights. Tickets will be $75 a person.

    More information will be available soon on our website, www.portlandcofc.com.

    You can also call 615-325-9032 for more information or questions.

  • Tue
    29
    Aug
    2017
    Wed
    30
    Aug
    2017

    Fall Gardener's Festival

    8:00 amPlateau AgriSearch & Education Center, 320 Experiment Station Rd., Crossville

    A day planned for gardeners. Enjoy educational workshops, exhibits. Ask-the-Expert, wagon tours of the entire facility, and garden vendors.

    FREE EVENT. 12 DIFFERENT GARDEN THEMED LECTURES BY UT PROFESSORS
    Dr Mark Windham (hydrangeas), Tom Samples (turf), Dr. Natalie Bumgarneer (growing under cover intergrated pest management), Frank Hale (destructive or beneficial pests) , David Lockwood (successful grape production)

    GARDEN AND PLANT VENDORS:
    Dirt Dawg Nursery, TN Naturescapes, East TN Iris Society, Pipsissewa Herbs, Crossville Garden Center, Payne nursery, Blue Flamingo Farms, Horizon Tools, Rogers Rigs and Rigamarole, PWP Greenhouse (Wolfriver), The Lawn Ranger, Dendrophilia Landscapes, The Papercrete Potter and Landscape Solutions

    FOOD AVAILABLE TO BUY to eat
    Express Lunch, Chugga Chugga Chew Chew, and Big John's BBQ

    EXHIBITS:
    Chef Dean Towers, Obed Watershed, Friends of Crossville Trails, Cumberland Co. Beekeepers, KinderGarden, Wild Ones, Cumberland County Master Gardeners, UT Extension-Cumberland County, Ask the EXPERTS from Soil, Plant and Pest Center.

  • Fri
    01
    Sep
    2017
    Mon
    04
    Sep
    2017

    8th Annual Muddy Roots Festival

    Junebug Boogie Ranch, Cookeville, TN

    There are lots of camp-in-the-mud-and-hear-epic-music kinds of fests, but Muddy Roots draws people for three days of hillbilly, bluegrass and punk.

    Earlybird $85 (only 300), Pre-sale $125, and then some at the gate for $150. Free camping and hot showers included in price. Cabin rental does not include admission. Plan ahead or miss out.

    Children 6 and over need a child's ticket.

    Day passes available as "Saturday & Sunday" or Sunday only. You can not attend Friday or Saturday as one day passes.Once you are in the field you are good to go until the end.

    There are no refunds but you are able to sell or give away your tickets.

    www.muddyrootsrecords.com

  • Fri
    08
    Sep
    2017
    Sun
    17
    Sep
    2017

    Tennessee State Fair

    Tennessee State Fairgrounds, 500 Wedgewood Ave., Nashville

    An annual event highlighting what makes America and tennessee great. The fair features arts and crafts, explores agriculture and allows attendants to have new and exciting experiences. From honoring the state's best homemade apple pie to thrilling rides, the fair has something for everyone.

    http://tnstatefair.org/

     

  • Sat
    09
    Sep
    2017

    Grinders Switch Music & Arts Festival

    Historic Centerville Square, Centerville, TN

    Shop with our arts and craft vendors, find some delicious foods, visit our merchants on the square and enjoy live music all day long!

    http://www.hickmancountychamber.org

  • Thu
    14
    Sep
    2017

    Eat Green for Tennessee

    Nashville

    You can help protect Tennessee farmland, open spaces and other landscapes by simply dining out with friends and family at selected eateries on this date, with proceeds benefiting the Land Trust for Tennessee. Local restaurants pledge a percentage of one day's sales in support of its work in conserving local farmland and natural landscapes.

    www.eatgreenfortn.org

     

  • Fri
    15
    Sep
    2017
    Sun
    17
    Sep
    2017

    Music City Food + wine

    Bicentennial Park and Walk of Fame Park, Nashville, TN

    Whether it's hot chicken or whiskey incarnate, Music City Food + Wine is the perfect excursion for any food, wine or spirits lover.

    www.musiccityfoodandwinefestival.com

  • Sat
    16
    Sep
    2017

    35th Annual Standing Stone Marbles Festival

    Standing Stone State Park, Hilham, TN

    The world's best marble players taking center stage in an event deemed the world's most challenging marble tournament. Live music, kids' games, marble vendors, tournament play, demonstrations, food and marble fun for kids.

    https://www.facebook.com/TheNationalRolleyHoleMarblesChampionships

  • Fri
    22
    Sep
    2017
    Sun
    24
    Sep
    2017

    39th Annual Fall Tennessee Craft Fair

    Centennial Park, Nashville

    Celebrating and supporting American handmade crafts at this premier event. Shop one-of-a-kind, finely crafted artwork directly from the juried, award-winning artists.

    www.tennesseecraft.org

     

  • Sat
    23
    Sep
    2017
    Sun
    24
    Sep
    2017

    Homesteads Apple Festival

    96 Hwy 68, Crossville

    Enjoy strolling under the ancient oak trees on the historic grounds to shop with more than 100 craftsmen and artisans who bring their handcrafted wares each year. The largest historic district in Tennessee.

    http://cumberlandhomeseteads.org

     

  • Fri
    29
    Sep
    2017
    Sun
    01
    Oct
    2017

    Biodynamic Conference & Harvest Festival

    Long Hungry Creek Farm, 2250 Heady Ridge Road, Red Boiling Springs, TN 37150

    Enjoy the company of other gardeners, farmers, homesteaders and good-life-enthusiasts for a weekend of good food, excellent workshops, farm tours and fun.

    www.barefootfarmer.com

  • Sat
    30
    Sep
    2017

    William Walton Days

    Historic Carthage Square, Carthage, TN

    Experience food food, great shopping and outstanding entertainment while stepping into the pioneer days. The Historic Courthouse Square is transformed into 1790.

    http:www.visitsmithcountytn.com

     

  • Sat
    30
    Sep
    2017
    Sun
    01
    Oct
    2017

    Muletown Music Fest

    Historic Downtown Square, Columbia, TN

    Two-day event featuring multiple venue concerts, local food, street performances and more.

    www.muletownmusicfest.com

  • Sat
    30
    Sep
    2017
    Sun
    01
    Oct
    2017

    Muletown Music Fest

    Historic Downtown Square, Columbia, TN

    Two-day event featuring multiple venue concerts, local food, street performances and more.

    www.muletownmusicfest.com

  • Sat
    07
    Oct
    2017

    The Annual Autumn in the Country Arts & Crafts Fair

    Historic Centerville Square, Centerville, TN

    Only handmade/handcrafted items will be sold.

    www.hickmanartsandcraftsguild.org

  • Fri
    13
    Oct
    2017
    Sat
    14
    Oct
    2017

    Goats, Music & More

    310 Old Farmington Rd., Lewisburg, TN

    Showcasing the biggest names in country music, kids' games and rides, fainting and Boer goat shows, vendors galore and great food.

    www.goatsmusicandmore.com

  • Fri
    20
    Oct
    2017
    Sat
    21
    Oct
    2017

    Mid-South BBQ Festival

    102 N. Main St., Mount Pleasant, TN

    Serving up some of the best BBQ in the South.

    www.midsouthbbqtn.com

  • Fri
    20
    Oct
    2017
    Sun
    22
    Oct
    2017

    36th Annual Indian Education Pow Wow & Fall Festival

    36th Annual Indian Education Pow Wow & Fall Festival

    A three-day festival celebrating Native American culture and the spirit of the 'old way's.

    www.naiatn.org/powwow

  • Sat
    21
    Oct
    2017

    Fiber in the 'Boro - Fall Fiber Festival

    Lane Agricultural Park, 315 John Rice Blvd., Murfreesboro

    Fiber vendors, classes and workshops for knitters.

    www.fiberintheboro.com

  • Fri
    27
    Oct
    2017
    Sun
    29
    Oct
    2017

    Off the Beaten Path Tour

    DeKalb and Cannon Counties

    Every fall artists in the two counties open their studios for a free three-day open studio event.

    http://offthebeatenpathtour.com

  • Fri
    03
    Nov
    2017
    Sat
    04
    Nov
    2017

    Dickson County Smoke Fest

    Downtown Dickson, TN

    Cooking competitions.

    https://dicksoncountysmokefest.wordpress.com

  • Sat
    04
    Nov
    2017

    Fermentation Workshop with Sandor Katz

    Long Hungry Creek Farm, 2250 Heady Ridge Road, Red Boiling Springs, TN 37150

    One-day workshop demystifying fermentation and empowering people to reclaim this important transformational process in their kitchens.

    www.barefootfarmer.com

  • Fri
    24
    Nov
    2017

    Christmas in the Country

    Livingston Courthouse Square, Livingston

    Featuring carriage and wagon rides, music, popcorn, hot cider, peanuts and hot chocolate; and stores stay open late.

  • Fri
    01
    Dec
    2017
    Sun
    03
    Dec
    2017

    Tennessee Local Food Summit

    Nashville

    Three day event for both growers and eaters, featuring Nashville's best chefs offering delicious, locally grown organic meals during a full day of educational workshops and networking, and the celebration of another great growing season.

    http://tnlocalfood.com

  • Sun
    17
    Dec
    2017

    Sundaes with Santa at Milky Way Farm

    520 Milky Way Rd., Pulaski, TN

    Tennessee's chocolate estate welcomes the man in red for photographs, activities and ice cream sundaes.

    http://milkywayfarm.org

  • Fri
    02
    Feb
    2018
    Sun
    04
    Feb
    2018

    Antiques & Garden Show Nashville

    Music City Center, Nashville

    This is the longest-running, largest and most respected event of it's kind. Bringing warmth into the middle of winter with more than 150 antiques, art and horticultural dealers, magnificent gardens and some of the most renowned design, landscape and architectural speakers in the world.

    http://antiquesandgardenshow.com

  • Thu
    15
    Feb
    2018
    Sat
    17
    Feb
    2018

    PickTN Conference

    Chattanooga Marriott, Chattanooga, TN

    Gives Tennessee farmers their best opportunity to explore the latest information and access the best resources for every facet of modern farm life, all in one event. Whether you grown an orchard, flowers, a corn maze, wine grapes, acres of produce or manage a farmers' market.

    www.picktnconference.com