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The Only Local Guide To Food And Farms In Middle Tennessee - Winter 2017
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  • Sat
    25
    Feb
    2017

    3rd Annual CSA Fair

    10 a.m.-2 p.m.Nashville Farmers' Market, 900 Rosa Parks Blvd. N, Nashville

    This free event is a great opportunity to meet one-on-one with farmers and discuss individual growing methods, harvest schedules and pick-up locations.

    http://www.localtable.net

    http://www.nashvillefarmersmarket.org

     

  • Sat
    25
    Feb
    2017

    Beginning Soap Making Class

    9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Tennesse Agricultural Museum, Ellington Ag Center, Nashville

     

    The museum is hosting a Beginning Soap Making Class on Saturday, February 25th from 9:30 to 12:30. Details are listed in the flyer below. Please call the museum at 615-837-5197 for more information or to make your class registration.TennesseeAgMuseum

  • Sun
    26
    Feb
    2017

    Cochon555

    4-8 p.m.Union Station Hotel, Nashville

    5 Chefs, 5 Pigs, 5 Winemakers

    For almost a decade, the Cochon555 tour has circled the country raising awareness for heritage breed hogs by holding snout-to-tail cooking competitions f

    eaturing local chefs, high-end wineries and artisan hog farmers. This is the first time the event will stop in Nashville, and the chefs are sure to rise to the occasion.

    Tickets http://cochon555.com/2017-tour/nashville/

  • Thu
    02
    Mar
    2017
    Sun
    05
    Mar
    2017

    2017 Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

    Tennessee State Fairgrounds, Nashville

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    The Nashville Lawn & Garden Show will return to The Fairgrounds Nashville on Thursday, March 2, through Sunday, March 5, 2017. The four-day, indoor Show will celebrate Gardens of the Future with garden displays, lectures, vendors, floral designs, and some special features for children.

    Now in its 28th year, the Nashville Lawn & Garden show is Tennessee’s largest and most popular annual gardening event. More than 18,000 people from around the mid-south region visit the Show each year. The family friendly Show is indoors and is fully handicapped accessible. On-site parking is available and shuttles are provided.

    www.nashvillelawnandgardenshow.com

     

  • Sat
    04
    Mar
    2017

    Tennessee Wine Festival

    12-6 p.m.Nashville Lawn & Garden Show, Tennessee State Fairgrounds, Nashville

     

    Sample wines from more than a dozen wineries, courtesy of the TN Farm Winegrowers Alliance.

    Tickets https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nashville-lawn-garden-show-2017-tickets-29407906841

  • Tue
    07
    Mar
    2017

    Tennessee Flavors

    5:30-8:30 p.m.Main Campus, Nashville State Community College, Nashville

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    Many of Nashville’s top food and beverage professionals come together to share dishes and drinks at this event, which benefits the Nashville State Community College Foundation to support their efforts to train the next generation of kitchen stars. Take a tour of the best food and drink that the city has to offer while checking out the Nashville State Community College’s fantastic Health & Humanities building.

    Tickets http://tnflavors.org/

  • Sat
    08
    Apr
    2017

    Upper Cumberland Wine Festival

    12 noon-5 p.m.Historic Granville, TN

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    The Upper Cumberland Tourism Association, along with the wineries of the Upper Cumberland Wine Trail and Historic Granville announced today the inaugural Upper Cumberland Wine Festival is set to take place April 9, 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm. The first of its kind for the region, the event will offer tastings, live jazz and blues music performed by Lynn Beal Trio, food, and festivities centered around the gazebo and surrounding grounds of Historic Granville.

    Tickets for the festival are $20 onsite and $15 in advance. Admission includes wine tastings at each of the winery booths and a complimentary souvenir wine glass. All guests must be at least 21 years of age. Wine will be on the sale at each winery booth.

    The festival will coincide with the launch of Historic Granville’s 2016 Summer Season, presenting special exhibits at the Homestead and Museum highlighting the challenges of rural life in the 1930’s. Granville’s 4th Genealogy Festival will feature the Carter Family.

    Guests will have the opportunity to stroll through Historic Granville to visit the Antique Car Show, Sutton Homestead, Granville Museum; Old Time Craftsmen in Pioneer Village; Craft Booths; gift & antiques stores and of course, Sutton General Store will be offering attendees their famous southern cooking. Dinner begins at 5 p.m. and the 8th Anniversary of Sutton Ole Time Music Hour begins at 6 p.m.

    The eight wineries of the Upper Cumberland Wine Trail include Cellar 53, Chestnut Hill, DelMonaco, Highland Manor, Holly Ridge, Northfield Vineyards, Red Barn, and Stonehaus.

    Tickets will go on sale in March and will be available at each of the wineries and Granville Sutton General Store. Photo ID required for entry - no exceptions. Tickets are non-refundable. Event will take place, rain or shine. No coolers or outside food/drinks allowed.
    - See more at: http://granville-tn.com/festivals-events/upper-cumberland-wine-festival#sthash.BDFjNdsV.dpuf

  • Sat
    08
    Apr
    2017

    Perennial Plant Sale

    9:00 amTennessee State Fairgrounds, Nashville

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    Make Your Garden Spectacular—and Support a Worthy Cause

    The Mid-Tenn. Perennial Plant Society will once again offer you the most beautiful, most diverse, and healthiest garden plants in Tennessee at The PPS Plant Sale. The annual event supports local scholarships for Tennessee horticulture students and monthly gardening programs at Cheekwood, which are open to the public.

    Looking for usual plants? The PPS plant sale offers newly released and hard-to-find perennials from top local nurseries.  For a complete list of plants, visit www.ppsmt.org and click on the “Plant Sale” tab.

    Selection isn’t the only reason to come to the sale. Prices are as low as many big box stores. And quality is much higher since all plants come from local, handpicked growers. Admission to the sale is free; Metro charges $5 for parking.

  • Sat
    15
    Apr
    2017

    Eaton's Creek Annual Plant Sale

    8:30-3:30p.m.The Turnip Truck, 700 Woodland St., Nashville

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    Organically grown vegetable and herb starts, including heirloom tomatoes and peppers.

    One day sale only.

    http://ecorganics.net

  • Sat
    22
    Apr
    2017

    Herb & Craft Fair

    First Unitarian Church of Nashville, 1808 Woodmont Blvd., Nashville

    Top-quality plants for spring, including perennial and annual herbs, heirloom tomato plants, native plants and companion plants.

    https://www.thefuun.org/herb-craft-fair/

  • Sat
    22
    Apr
    2017

    Spring Family Farm Day @ Glen Leven Farm

    Glen Leven Farm, Nashville

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  • Fri
    28
    Apr
    2017
    Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017

    Spring Open House-Growild Native Plant Festival

    Growild, 7190 Hill Hughes Rd., Fairview

    Perennials and wildflowers, trees and shrubs, ferns, vines and all things wild. All plants discounted 10%. Mule team and wagon rides, live music and more.growild

    www.growildinc.com

  • Fri
    28
    Apr
    2017
    Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017

    Nashville Natives Spring Plant Sale

    7443 Liberty Rd., Fairview

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    Selection of native wildflowers with a special emphasis on host and nectar plants for butterflies and hummingbirds.

    http://www.nashvillenatives.com

  • Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017

    Montgomery County Master Gardeners Spring Plant sale

    Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

    Sale includes mainly perennial plants and small trees grown in Master Gardener gardens.

    http://www.montgomerycountymastergardenersassociation.com

  • Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017

    Putnam County Master Gardeners Plant Sale

    Putnam County Fairgrounds, Cookeville

    Choose from hundreds of varieties of high quality, Master Gardener-raised vegetables, herbs, perennials and annuals.

    http://www.pemgtnplantsale.com

  • Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017

    Herb Society of Nashville Annual Herb & Plant Sale

    9:00 amTennessee State Fairgrounds, Nashville

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    Thousands of familiar and hard to find herbs, with HSN members on site to answer questions. Come early!

    http://www.herbsocietynashville.org

  • Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017
    Sun
    30
    Apr
    2017

    National Cornbread Festival

    All DaySouth Pittsfield, TN

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    The makers of Lodge cast iron skillets and other products invite their fans to their hometown to celebrate that most Southern of baked goods, cornbread. In addition to a weekend of corny events, the festival also includes the finals of the vaunted Martha White National Cornbread Cook-Off where you can watch amateur chefs compete for cash and prizes while cooking up their favorite recipes

    http://nationalcornbread.com/

  • Sat
    06
    May
    2017

    Cornbread & Moonshine Festival

    all dayHistoric Granville, TN - Pioneer Village
    Cornbread cook off; meal with cornbread, pintos and greens; moonshine base; old time moonshiners; live music and more!
  • Sat
    13
    May
    2017

    Middle TN Hosta Society's Annual Hosta Sale

    Maryland Farms YWCA, Brentwood

    Featuring more than 200 varieties of member-grown hostas.

    http://www.mths-hosta.com/

  • Sat
    20
    May
    2017

    Davidson County Master Gardeners Urban Gardening Festival

    10:00 amDemo Garden, Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville

    The public is invited to learn more about a wide variety of gardening methods while also engaging with local artisans and growers.

    https://mgofdc.wildapricot.org/ugf

  • Sat
    20
    May
    2017

    Nashville Wine and Food Festival

    Noon-4 p.m.Bicentennial Capital Mall State Park: 600 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville,

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    The fourth annual Nashville Wine and Food Festival features wine and food villages where attendees can sample products from wineries, breweries, restaurants and local food artisans as well as educational seminars from sommeliers and chefs. There’s also a cigar lounge for those who enjoy a nice stogie.

    Tickets http://thenashwineandfoodfestival.com/

  • Sat
    03
    Jun
    2017

    Williamson County Master Gardeners Annual Garden Fair

    Ag-Expo Park, Franklin

    Perennials, annuals and native plants. Artisan crafts and gifts.

    http://www.wcmga.net/fundraisers

  • Sat
    03
    Jun
    2017

    Red Boiling Springs Folk Medicine Festival

    9 a.m.-5 p.m.Downtown Red Boiling Springs

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    The goal of the Red Boiling Springs Folk Medicine Festival is pass on knowledge, skills and traditions that ensure the survival of folk activities; from old time medicine and natural healing arts to arts and crafts that demonstrate the traditional, handmade way of not only creating art but useful housefold items.

  • Sat
    17
    Jun
    2017

    Taste of Music City

    5-9 p.m.Downtown Nashville, Public Square Park, Nashville

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    One of Nashville’s largest food and drink events is celebrating its 15th anniversary with the biggest all-inclusive tasting session yet covering downtown’s Public Square Park. Multiple tents will house chefs and restaurants offering delicious samples of their fabulous fare, and wine, beer and cocktails will also be available to wash it all down. For a lovely summer evening of food and fun, don’t miss the Taste of Music City!

    Tickets http://www.tasteofmusiccity.com/

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017

    Middle Tennessee Iris Society Annual Sale

    Ellington Agricultural Center, Ed Jones Auditorium, Nashville

    The sale takes place in early July, since this is the best time to divide irises. Tons of beautiful cultivars and modern varieties, as well as a limited selection of historic irises.