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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Eastern Tennessee?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Eastern Tennessee, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in June 2017, and other timely information:

June brings with it Spring and the ability to buy locally, especially in the deep South where fresh strawberries are available in Florida and Texas, followed by California. Cold weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions being harvested in all but the colder regions. Many markets still have fresh winter squash, stored from last Autumn.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

Click on Local resources above, if you need a county map

Bledsoe County

  • Dazi Acres - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Fresh eggs, picnic area (bring your own food)
    822 Summer City Road, Pikeville, TN 37367. Phone: 423-453-3294. Email: info@daziacres.com. Open: Please call for farm hours. Directions: Take highway 30 (Dayton Hwy) to Summer City Road. Go .8 mile and take the first right after the green "722" street sign. Follow the gravel road to the end (1/4 mile). Don't try to use GPS or mapping software - they always get it wrong! .Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page.  Blackberries and raspberries: late June Pastured poultry: April to September Pastured pork: October to December Pastured turkey: November and December. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. We focus on heirloom, GMO-free varieties in all our produce; many of our products are old-fashion varieties from Europe that you just can't find anymore. (UPDATED: May 12, 2014) (ADDED: June 06, 2013)
  • Gary Swafford Farms - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), Covered outdoor market, cucumbers, melons, onions, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, Other fruit or veg, restrooms
    759 Summer City Rd, Pikeville, TN 37367. Phone: 423-447-7480. Email: Garyswaffordfarms@yahoo.com. Open: Market is open everyday from 830 am to 700 pm or later eastern time through November. Directions: From Dayton TN take highway 30 west up the mountain and turn right on Summer City road proceed half a mile Gary Swafford Farms is on left. From Pikeville TN take highway 30 east up the mountain and turn left on Summer City road proceed half mile Gary Swafford Farms on left. Directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. pickle cucumbers, zucchini squash, pink tomatoes, yellow tomatoes, grape tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, hot and sweet banana pepper, eggplant, colored bells and green bell pepper, pablano pepper, butternut and spaghetti squash gourds and several kinds of pumpkins. (ADDED: August 18, 2013)
  • Sowing Seeds Nursery & Garden Center - No pesticides are used, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, Fresh eggs, gift shop, picnic area (bring your own food), petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    1282 Nine Mile Cross Road , W, Pikeville, TN 37367. Phone: 423-533-4029. Email: SowingSeedsNursery@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Friday from 9am to 7pm; Saturday from 7am to 4pm; Sunday from 12pm to 4pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Christmas Extravaganza: Drive thru or park Christmas light show with music. Free from Thanksgiving to New Year's!. (ADDED: May 19, 2014)

Bradley County

Hamilton County

  • Flat Top Farm Market - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Honey from hives on the farm
    13100 Jones Gap Rd, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379. Phone: 423-332-0678. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 8 am to 6 Pm: Sunday we are at the Chattanooga Market from 11 am to 4. Directions: From Chattanooga take 27 North for 21 miles, continue onto TN-111 N highway , take the Jones Gap Road Exit. Turn Right at Jones Gap Road then take the 2nd road on the right. From Dunlap take TN-111 South, take the Jones Gap Road Exit, Turn Left at Jones Gap Road then take the 2nd road on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: July 01, 2010)
    Comments from a visitor on July 07, 2010: "This farm sells produce at the Chattanooga Market on Sundays, so I always pick up things there; they are always very knowledgeable and ready to help you get the right thing. I met the owner a few weeks ago and he mentioned that they offer Pick Your Own blackberries when they come in and gave me directions, so I headed out earlier this week. I FILLED an entire gallon in about 5 minutes! Biggest blackberries I've ever seen (size of my thumb- only 3 fit in my palm) and they made the most loved jam! Their strawberries this season were terrific also!"
  • Hughes Farms - watermelons, corn, pumpkins, bell peppers, okra, squash, and pole beans
    Jones Gap Road, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379. Phone: 423-332-2436, You can come and pick your own. In the the Fall we do a pumpkin farm ( Maw's Pumpkin Patch). Its a lot of fun. We have a hay rides, face painting, a nature trail, picnic area, and they get to go to the pumpkin patch and pick their pumpkin. Email: mawspumkinpatch@wmconnect.net  . From Chattanooga take north 27 to ward Soddy-Daisy, road will fork take left HWY 111 toward Dunlap, turn left on Jones Gap road. It is on the left.  (UPDATED: August 05, 2009)

Marion County

McMinn County

  • Ben Roby Farm - peaches,
    Box 725 County Road 279, Niota, TN 37826. Phone: 423-351-7860. Email: adugger8595@yahoo.com. Directions: Take Interstate 75 to highway 68- Go North To County Road 316 turn left To County Road 279 turn right Orchard is half mile on right; only 4.5 mile from Sweetwater exit. Open: Hours and days will vary; Peaches are harvested daily in June and July; Please call for availability. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: July 15, 2008)

Monroe County

  • Tsali Notch Vineyard - some produce is certified organically grown, Preserves, jams, jellies,
    140 Harrison Road, Madisonville, TN 37345. Phone: 423-506-9895. Email: jd@tsalinotch.com. Open: Year round. Directions: from I-75, take Exit 60, the Sweetwater exit. Follow TN-68 South seven (7) miles. Turn right onto Liberality Road, CR-117 and proceed 1.5 miles. Harrison Road and Tsali Notch Vineyard will be on your immediate right. Click here for a map and directions. Muscadine grapes: September and October. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: September 20, 2010)

Polk County

  • Birchland Ocoee Farms - eggs, vegetables
    173 Welcome Valley Road, Benton, TN 37307. Phone: 423-650-0710 and 423-338-8314. Open: see their website. Email: therivermaze@gmail.com. Comments from a visitor on July 13, 2009: "You do not have to join their CSA.  They are open on Tuesdays from 4-6 and Fridays 11-2, I believe, you can go an buy her produce and eggs.  It is not a pick your own farm.  It is certified naturally grown.  The produce and eggs are wonderful.  I believe it is about $4.50 per dozen eggs, and her produce is cheap--I recently bought two zucchni and one summer squash from her all for 75 cents.  " (ADDED: July 13, 2009, suggested by a visitor)
  • Delano Community Farm Market- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, restrooms
    283 Needle Eye Lane, Delano , TN. Open: Delano Community Farm Market is open from mid-April through October. It is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. . Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: June 18, 2012, suggested by a visitor)

Rhea County

Sequatchie County

Washington County


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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