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

May 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM

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

NFM at Richland Park Merchants include;  Bells Bend Farms, Peaceful Pastures, Bugtussle Farm, Old School Farms, Martha Stamps Catering, Kelley's Berries, Timbertop Farms, Carla's Catering, Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese, The Nashville Jam Co., Johnson's Honey, Dozen Bakery, The Peach Truck, Ousley Ouch, Noble Springs Dairy, Hippo Hollow Farm, Westwind Farms & 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 2014 season:

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

Want to learn more about exciting things to come at Nashville Farmers' Market & our Neighborhood Markets this season?  Visit our News & Honors page. 

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!

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

June 5, 2014 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 5-Oct. 30th, 2014 from 3-6pm in Medical Center Plaza located at 2211 Garland Avenue Nashville, TN 37212.  The Market is centered amongst Langhorn Auditorium, Au Bon Pain (formerly McDonald's) & Monroe Carrell Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.

Returning farmers & artisans include; Kelley's Berry Farm, Smiley's Farm, Bells Bend Farm, Lucky Farms, Nature's Promise Farm, Howell's Farm, JD Country Milk, Walnut Hills Farm, Provence Bread, Ousley Ouch Salsa, Sue's Flowers, Auntie T's Granola, Tucker's Nut Butters, Hummus Chick, The Peach Truck, Beach Bums Juice, See Sun Vu's Farm, Legato Gelato, My Friend Who Loves to Cook, Noble Springs Dairy, Johnson's Honey & more. Seasonal guest stars will be popping in as able throughout market season!

All markets are open rain or shine--closing only for severly 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 Farmhand Dinner

October 23, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Join Nashville Farmers’ Market & Eleven(!)  of Nashville’s Best Chefs for Farmhand Dinner 2014! This

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 Sous Chef at Kitchen at 404

•    Laura Wilson - Chef and Director of NFM's Grow Local Kitchen

•   Hal Holden-Bache-Chef & Owner, Lockeland Table

•    Jeremy Barlow - Executive Chef, Owner of Sloco & Author, Food Network "Chopped" Chef Winner

•    Molly Fitzpatrick Martin - Chef of The Food Company

•   Pat Martin - Pit-Master & Owner, Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint

•    Mindy Merrell & R.B. Quinn-Authors, “Cheater Chefs," Chopped Chef 10/21 Contestant MIndy!

•    Vivek Surti- Founder VEA Supper Club, Food Writer

•    Dave Cuomo—Chef, Owner Bella Nashville & Bella Bakery

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 bt Mayor Dean and feature a plated, 

innovative interpretation of farmhand classics. The dinner also includes wine pairings, coffee service by Butter Cake Babe's Coffee Cafe and live 

music with The Harmaleighs!!

Go straight to getting tickets HERE and NFM’s Face Book page for more info.

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! 

National Food Day Event!

October 24, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Join Nashville Farmers' Market,  Community Food Advocates, & more for the fourth annual National Food Day Event!  Free & open to the public, Join  local food, farming, community organizations to learn and celebrate food together.  More info to come soon! 

Learn more about Food Day here 

Learn more about Community Food Advocates here

Food Day is a project of the nonprofit Center for Science & Public Interest 

Music City Bacon & Barrel Festival

October 25, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Music City Bacon and Barrel Festival
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Nashville Farmers' Market
Join us at Nashville Farmers' Market as we celebrate two commonly appreciated southern traditions: hearty food & distilled spirits. We will bring together 30 of Nashville’s best restaurants and a vast array of distilled spirits brand to savor a weekend of bacon, bbq and all the good things that come from old oak barrels.

Enjoy healthy portions of your favorite bacon dishes from Confeastador, The Farm House - Nashville, The Row Nashville, Edley's Bar-B-Que, Chef's Market, Burger Republic, The Local Taco, Donut Den, Two Bits, Rodizio Grill - Nashville, Walker Creek Toffee, City Winery Nashville, The Nashville Jam Company and many more while listening to live country music by Trent Summar & the New Row Mob.

If you're still thirsty after your 15 bourbon samples, we will also have a cash bar with a variety of drinks available. Remember, a portion of all bar sales and ticket sales go directly to the Nashville Phoenix Club - so every sip counts! Complimentary parking will be available in the lot in front of the Farmers' Market, but we encourage you to take a Uber or a taxi (we want you to have some fun).
Get more information and tickets HERE! 

Crafts & Drafts w/The Nashville Scene

November 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Join Nashville Scene in celebrating all things local crafts and drafts!

Held at Nashville Farmers' Market on Saturday, November 8th from 10am-6pm. 

Click HERE to the Crafts & Drafts site and get all the info! 

Check back for regular updates!


Other Upcoming Events

NFM at Richland Park Farmers’ Market—Saturday’s 9am-12pm from May-October
May 03, 2014

NFM Farmhand Dinner
October 23, 2014

National Food Day Event!
October 24, 2014

Music City Bacon & Barrel Festival
October 25, 2014

Crafts & Drafts w/The Nashville Scene
November 08, 2014