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New in 2016! The Nashville Farmers' Market is launching a Chefs at the Market series with Chef Kyle Patterson of Sinema and Chef "V" of The Hook (and lots of their chef friends) in the Grow Local Kitchen on the second Saturday of the month.
This Saturday! Chef "V" of The Hook will be serving a menu for both carnivores and pescatarians alike: Salmon Ceviche with citrus and jalapeno; a Brisket Sandwich with gingered BBQ, pickled chilis, carrots, and cilantro; and a Shrimp Salad with Greener Roots greens, market veggies, and shrimp scampi. Finish it off with a Honey Pecan Pie. It will be a gorgeous day for a little surf 'n' turf!
Did you know that The Grilled Cheeserie has teamed up with Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese to produce a REAL artisan American cheese with triple the cream? And did you know you can taste it on National Grilled Cheese Day here at the Nashville Farmers' Market?? For FREE! Join us Tuesday, April 12, 2016, from 11am to 1pm, for The Grilled Cheeserie's Rally For Real American Cheese, and make cheese grate again! Get a free grilled cheese sandwich, a free scoop of Ben and Jerry's AmeriCONE Dream, and register to vote while you're at it. Live music by Mr. Steve of the Early Birds show on Lightning 100, outdoor seating, and, um... did we mention free grilled cheese?!?!?
Relax and unwind at the Spring Night Market! Friday April 15, 5-8pm
Featuring: live jazz music; seasonal cocktails, wine, and craft beer; Market House merchants; and plenty of dinner options from Market restaurants.
The Farm and Craft sheds are open for business!! Come enjoy the Grilled Cheeserie, shopping with local artisans, live music, Gardens Of Babylon, and a bar in the sheds and under the stars.
Join Team Green and the Nashville Farmers Market the 3rd Wednesday of each month for our Nutrition Workshop Series! Every month we will tackle a different food or nutrition related topic and skill that will help you to make healthy eating a fun everyday part of your life.
April 20th: Nutrition on the Go
If your life is packed full of meetings, activities, adventures, and social commitments, nutrition is probably the last thing you plan for. You're not alone! Join Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Amber Robertson with Bliss Holistic, for an interactive conversation about nutrition-on-the-go, and how to simiplify your grocery shopping, meal planning, and meal preparation routine, so you can stay active without sacrificing your diet or time!
May 18th: Greens
June 15th: Cook the CSA Box
July 20th: Vegetarian Cooking
August 17th: Detox Superfoods
September 21st: Curb Sugar Cravings
October 19th: Vegan Cooking
November 16th: Spice It Up
December TBA: Culinary Gift Giving
NFM is excited to partner with Nashville Community Education to offer five 1-hour workshops throughout the Winter/Spring! Classes will be held the first Wednesday February-May at 6pm at the Grow Local Kitchen inside the Market House. The per class fee is $30 and space is limited!
May: Preserving Basics Learn the basics of preserving the season's bounty
Come celebrate the sweetest event of the season at the Nashville Farmers' Market's STRAWBERRY JUBILEE, sponsored by DELVIN FARMS. On May 7, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., we're kicking off the growing season with a celebration that is sure to make you see red -- in a good way! Our farm sheds will be filled with the freshest strawberries grown by our local and regional farmers, and this is your chance to enjoy them before their fleeting season has passed. We'll have live music, a STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE CONTEST (guidelines and schedule below), locally baked pies and cobblers, cocktails, local beer and wine, food trucks, and much, much, more. So put on your best red dress (or suit), your biggest red derby hat, and shimmy on down to the Strawberry Jubilee for a celebration of food, farming, community, and Tennessee agriculture.
Strawberry Tasting 10-11am: Get a taste of our local and regional farmers' bounty of berries with free samples.
Strawberry Shortcake Contest from 11am-12:30pm: According to cookbook historians, the first strawberry shortcake recipe appeared in an English cookbook in 1558. By 1850, Strawberry Shortcake was a popular biscuit-and-fruit dessert, eagerly adopted by Americans who declared June 14th National Strawberry Shortcake Day. We don't want to wait that long, so we're declaring May 7th Strawberry Shortcake Day at the Nashville Farmers' Market and inviting anyone who has ever been told they make the best Strawberry Shortcake ever to put it to the test! Whether you take the classic or creative path, the purist or interpretive approach, we invite you to show off your mad shortcake skills. Simply bring 5 individual servings of your best Strawberry Shortcake and a printd copy of your recipe to the Grow Local Kitchen between 11 and 11:30am (no entries will be accepted after 11:30am). Our panel of esteemed judges will view and review each one. amd at 12:30pm award the Blue, Red, and White Ribbons of Strawberry Shortcake Superiority, as well as a special gift basket from the Nashville Farmers' Market. (NOTE: All contestants are encouraged to use strawberries from one of our local and regional farmers.)
Meet Me at the Farmers’ Market Presented by AARP is an interactive event - happening the second Wednesday each month - at the Nashville Farmers’ Market. This unique experience offers shopping and dining; cooking, gardening, volunteer opportunities and more! Meet Me at the Farmers’ Market Presented by AARP, is a collaboration between AARP Tennessee and the Nashville Farmers’ Market.
Click here for more information about the Meet Me at the Farmers’ Market events.
Fresh Savings is a SNAP incentive program that matches purchases made by SNAP customers up to $10 to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables
On Saturday May 14th at 1pm, local and regional leaders, including Mayor Megan Barry, will join the AARP Foundation and United Health Care to launch this exciting program at the Nashville Farmers Market. Please join us for this official launch ceremony, tour of the market, and opportunity to learn more about how the program will operate!
March 23, 2016
Chefs at the Market Series
April 09, 2016
Rally for Real American Cheese w/ The Grilled Cheeserie
April 12, 2016
Strawberry Jubilee 2016
May 07, 2016
Fresh Savings Launch Event
May 14, 2016