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Riff's Spring Easter Brunch

April 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Enjoy a Special Sunday Brunch Menu with @Riff's Catering out of NFM's Grow Local Kitchen. Make your reservations by clicking HERE today!

 

:- (1.) Fresh Gulf Shrimp and Fish, Smoked Andouille. (2.) Yazoo Braised Beef Short Ribs and Grilled Local Pork Chops/Loin (3.) Nashville's best Grits and Mac and Cheese. (4.) Biscuit Station with local honey, sorghum, maple syrup, butter, and fruit preserves... But that's not all!! We have sourced the best in local produce and TN local farm fresh meats and farm eggs from Kenny's Farmhouse, The Bloomy Rind, Porter Road Butcher and KLD Farms to name a few. Come into the Farmer's Market to the Grow Local Kitchen and savor this fun, flavorful menu. 

Bunny Photos at Gardens of Babylon & Specials!

April 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM

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The Easter Bunny is coming to the Gardens

 Sunday, April 20th from 11-3pm

Come and take a free family photo with or without our Easter bunny.  Pictures will be emailed to you.

 

 

 

 

Azaleas, make nice shrub rings, boarders  or nice accent bushes

Encore Azalea varities such as Autumn Embers, Debutante and Sundance are on sale now at $12.50

 

 

New variety for 2014

"Bloomstruck" by Endless Summer

Large 3 gal. for $29.99

other varieties  starting at $19.99

 

 

 

ORGANIC alternatives for keeping bugs off your greens

check out our full line of organic products and fertilizers

 

 

 

 

Our own Judith Cornelius, will be speaking at Spring Gardening Essentials Workshop on April 16, clink link below for more info:

http://urbangreenlab.org/?ai1ec_event=spring-gardening-essentials&instance_id=215

 

 

Berry growing ideas:  http://www.espoma.com/p_consumer/email_berries.html#.U0xJKMecDmp

Raised bed planting ideas:http://www.gardeningchannel.com/diy-raised-bed-garden-plans/

 

Boston Fernhanging baskets always just $10.99

 

 

 

 

 

MAKE OR TAKEone of our cool terrariums or bring your own containers in and fill with our cute selection of tiny sedums and ferns!

 

 

 

 

awesome colors

resonable prices

frost-free pottery

 

 

 

 

 

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Regular Meeting of the Nashville Farmers' Market Commission

April 23, 2014 at 9:30 AM

The April meeting of NFM Board will be held on the fourth Wednesday, April 23rd.  

Regular meetings of the Nashville Farmers' Market Commission typically occur on the 4th Wednesday of each calendar month at 9:30am in the meeting room upstairs at Nashville Farmers' Market next to the administrative offices. 

Click here to view the latest agenda.   

Transit to Lunch Market Day!

April 23, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Come on & take a free ride to NFM this day for special Wednesday lunchtime festivities in honor of Transit Month 2014!   From 11am-2pm Transit Now Nashville, and special guests will be on hand with free treats for riders & lunchers, music, & more inside the Market House..  Learn how to take a free ride to Market MTA and all the great events going on for Transit Month here!

Country Music Marathon--Road Closures & Info

April 26, 2014

The Country Music Marathon held on Saturday, April 26th blocks off access to NFM.  More info to come on what's happening at NFM this day.  See Food Truck Market Takeove info here

Learn more about Country Music Marathon and road closures here

Food Trucks "Market Takeover" at NFM!

April 26, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Market Takeover!

04/11/2014

The Nashville Food Truck Association will take over Nashville Farmers’ Market on Saturday, April 26, and you’re invited! “Market Takeover” will be an all-day event featuring two distinct components:


MARATHON VIEWING PARTY, 6-11 A.M.

The “Market Takeover” will kick off at 6 a.m. with a St. Jude Country Music Marathon and 1/2 Marathon viewing party to be held on site. Free and open to the public, the viewing party will include food truck fare and beer, wine, and nonalcoholic drinks for purchase. There will be live music as well as a visit from Nashville Mayor Karl Dean.

If you’ve got loved ones participating in the marathon, you’ll want to watch it with us – we’ll have a fleet of food trucks serving up brunch treats, and the market house provides a fantastic view of the race itself and our gorgeous downtown. We’ll have live music and our fair city’s fine mayor, Karl Dean, will pay a visit.

Marathon officials have put together a helpful map with road closures for the race; check back here for additional tips for traveling to the viewing party.

This is free, open to the public, and all-ages. However, if you want a VIP experience we’re going to offer that, too. Check back soon for a link to purchase tickets that include primo viewing area, catered brunch by Riffs, and two drink tickets.

MARKET TAKEOVER, 12-6 P.M.

The “Market Takeover” continues when more than 15 Nashville Food Truck Association trucks bring their fare to the Nashville Farmers’ Market, with an all-ages event that runs 12-6 p.m. Free and open to the public, “Market Takeover” will feature live music, beverages for purchase, and seasonal menu items from the following trucks (so far – more to come!): Riffs Fine Street Food, Smoke Et Al, Grilled Cheeserie, Jonbalaya, Music City Pie Co, Retro Sno, Delta Bound, Bacon Nation, Two Guys in a Lunch Box, Hoss’ Loaded Burgers, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream, Hip Sweet Subs, Smoothie King, and Julia’s Bakery.

Remember this:
#markettakeover


You’re going to want to use that on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram at the event, because you just may win a mess of free stuff.

This event will have a large social media component. All the food trucks will offer menus of their choosing, but once on site Nashville Farmers’ Market’s Laura Wilson will ‘unveil’ a secret ingredient via internet video, which will be posted on Nashville Food Truck Association and Nashville Farmers’ Market Facebook and Twitter platforms. All participating trucks must incorporate that ingredient into their existing menus. Food truck chefs will respond by posting photos and videos showing their use of the ingredient. And you? We want you to post photos and videos, too. Don’t forget to tag #markettakeover when you do, because a panel of judges will choose favorites and you may score big prizes. You’ll also help the trucks with the chance to win bragging rights by receiving the most photos represented on social media.

Not to be missed: come to the Market’s Grow Local Kitchen at 3:30 p.m. to see members of the local media compete in a street food contest. They will prepare an offering by using ingredients supplied by the trucks, and a panel of food truck chefs will select a winner. It’s going to be food truck fusion and it may result in the best street food offering in the world. Maybe.

We are stoked to be at the market in peak spring weather, and can’t wait to see what the season brings. See you at Market Takeover! 

 

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Statehood Day at Bicentennial Mall Capitol State Park

June 1, 2014

Bicentennial Capitol Mall hosts Statehood Day

Jun 01 @ Bicentennial Capitol Mall (middle)

The year 2014 marks Tennessee’s 218th year as a state and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park’s own 18-year anniversary as a state park. Join us for some fun, family-friendly activities to celebrate Statehood Day. For more information call 615-741-5280.

 

Other Upcoming Events

Riff’s Spring Easter Brunch
April 20, 2014

Bunny Photos at Gardens of Babylon & Specials!
April 20, 2014

Country Music Marathon—Road Closures & Info
April 26, 2014

Food Trucks “Market Takeover” at NFM!
April 26, 2014

Statehood Day at Bicentennial Mall Capitol State Park
June 01, 2014