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NFM @ Vanderbilt--Thursday's 3-6pm June-October

June 30, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Join us at Neighborhood Market, NFM @ Vanderbilt Market--now in its sixth year!!  

Nashville Farmers' Market at Vanderbilt is held every Thursday June 4-Oct.29th, 2015 from 3-6pm in a new location--the corner of 21st Avenue South and Blakemore Avenue near Cornerstone Financial, The Belcourt, Provence Bakery & Cafe, Regions Bank, Fido and more.  

New & Returning farmers & artisans include; Kelley's Berry Farm, Smiley's Farm,  Lucky Farms, Nature's Promise Farm, Howell's Farm, JD Country Milk, Walnut Hills Farm, Provence Bread, Ousley Ouch Salsa, Sue's Flowers,The Peach Truck, The Post, See Sun Vu's Farm, Noble Springs Dairy, Johnson's Honey Farm, Fresh & Local, Nashville Cattle Company, Bellview Produce, Sugar Camp Farm & more. Seasonal guest stars will be popping in as able throughout market season!

All markets are open rain or shine--closing only for severely inclement weather.   All merchants accept cash & checks, some credit/debit cards.  Check our seasonality chart to find out what's in season!

This Market is a cooperative partnership between Nashville Farmers' Market, Vanderbilt University Medical Center & Health Plus. 

NFM at Richland Park Farmers' Market--Saturday's 9am-12pm from May-October

August 22, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Join NFM, Farmers, & Artisans May 16-October at the  NFM@Richland Park Saturday Market!  We are proud to be partnering with these many fine farmers & artisans, volunteers & Metro Parks to bring this market to you this season at this 100% Producer-Only Neighborhood Market.

NFM at Richland Park Merchants include;  Bugtussle Farm, Old School Farms, Sherrill's Homestead,  Kelley's Berries, The Post, Nashville Cattle Company, Johnson's Honey, The Peach Truck, & more.  Special guests and music weekly! See below for more info on NFM's Neighborhood Market program.

Nashville Farmers' Market offers two Neighborhood Market Programs in the 2015 season:

Are you a farmer or food artisan Interested in becoming a merchant at NFM @ Richland Park and/or NFM @ Vanderbilt?  Send an email of interest here!  

All NFM Neighborhood Markets are 100% Producer-Only and open rain or shine; closing only for severe, inclement weather.   All merchants accept cash & checks, some credit/debit cards. Visit our Events Page to learn about special events & happenings at all of our markets. 

Check out our seasonality chart to learn what local deliciousness will be coming in season soon!

Preserving Now Hands-On Canning Class!

September 19, 2015 at 3:00 PM

 Lots of tips and info on safe, healthy, tasty home canning.

Completely Hands On – What Fun!

 $45.00 per person.  

Recipes and all supplies provided, jars of each  to take home.

Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to make reservations.

Full Immersion Canning Workshop

September 20, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Full Immersion Canning Workshop taught by Canning Expert, Lyn Deardorf

Canning 101:  Immersion Workshop at the Nashville Farmers Market, Grow Local Kitchen


Canning Pix-home and products 004Our Immersion Workshop covers all the basics in a four-hour complete, hands-on class using the most popular and easiest method: water-bath canning.

We’ll do three of the most popular kinds of canning:  A Pickle, A Tomato, and A Fruit — Using Seasonal Selections and all illustrating safe preserving techniques, the variety of food that can be preserved, and how to use them in daily recipes from appetizers to entrees. 

You’ll receive a complete notebook of instructions and the recipes along with a jar of each product to take home. You’ll leave with the knowledge and confidence to do canning on your own – ready to stock your pantry for year-round seasonal goodness! 

Contact Lyn  to register or for further information: Lyn, 404-377-8010.  

Classes are $75/person.

Offered monthly in the Grow Local Kitchen at the Market, see full calendar of classes on the front page of this site:

Future classes include Sunday, September 20th

NFM Farmhand Dinner

October 8, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Join Nashville Farmers’ Market & eight  of Nashville’s Best Chefs for Farmhand Dinner 2015!

Enjoy an innovative and delicious interpretation of a traditional farmhand dinner - a time when farm workers would come together to celebrate a successful day in the fields; and the season together.

Inspired by 5th generation NFM farmer, Troy Smiley of Smiley’s Farm, and featuring a:

locally-sourced menu from over 15 local farmers and purveyors; and the culinary talents of these amazing Chefs listed below!

•   Margot McCormack - Executive Chef, Owner of Margot Café and Bar & Marche Artisan Foods

•    Tyler Brown - Farmer, Rancher and Executive Chef of Capitol Grille, The Hermitage Hotel

•    Sam Tucker – Executive Chef, Owner of Village Bakery & Provisions

•    Laura Wilson - 2x Iron Fork Winning Chef & More

•   Trey Ciocca --Chef of The Farm House

•    Nicole Wolfe —Chef, Owner Wolfecakes

      Ed Smith & Paul Johnson-- Chef Owners of B&C BBQ & Catering

The ticketed event begins with a traditional farmhand "Water Break" with signature cocktails and 

hors d'oeuvres from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The dinner bell will ring at 7:00 and feature a plated, 

innovative interpretation of farmhand classics. The dinner also includes wine pairings and live 


Ticket Sales will begin soon! 

Go straight to getting tickets HERE.

Proceeds from the Farmhand Dinner will benefit the Nashville Farmers’ Market through our  partnership with Keep Nashville Beautiful!

Thanks to Our Sponsors:  TennSouth, Hester & Cook, Stonehaus Winery, Yazoo Brewery, Nashville Event Lighting,& More! 


Other Upcoming Events

NFM @ Vanderbilt—Thursday’s 3-6pm June-October
June 30, 2015

NFM at Richland Park Farmers’ Market—Saturday’s 9am-12pm from May-October
August 22, 2015

Preserving Now Hands-On Canning Class!
September 19, 2015

Full Immersion Canning Workshop
September 20, 2015

NFM Farmhand Dinner
October 08, 2015