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July 14th Market Vendors


Your Local Vendors for July 14 are:

* The Ole Farm House w/Sourdough Bread, Cucumbers, Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, Lemon Balm
* Sheepishly Simple Gardens w/Peppers (banana,black beauty,color burst) tenderette and roma beans,squash and cucumbers 
* Kathy’s Bears w/ Blueberries, Handmade Stuffed Bears, Trivets
* Cedar Ridge Farm w/Honey, Creamed Honey
* Pamlandia Crafts w/Fabric, yarn, felt crafts
* Robert Amerman w/Wood & Scroll Crafts
* Easterly Farms w/Incredible Corn (a truck full)
* Seeds to Substance w/ Aquaponic & Hydroponically grown Lettuces. Kale, Basil
* Graf Farms w/Baked Goods, Crafts
* Kings Farm w/Green Tomatoes, Cucumbers
* Laws Farm w/Farm Fresh Eggs, Crafts
* Primitive Riches Native American Crafts

COME OUT AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THESE FINE HARDWORK VENDORS

 

Up Coming Events


 

  • Bring Your Neighbor Day

            BRING YOU FAVORITE NEIGHBOR WITH YOU AND BOTH OF YOU SIGN UP TO WIN A BASKET of GOODIES TO SHARE.
            You must have a Neighbor with you to win
            DRAWING WILL BE AT 11 AM, AND YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN

            Vendors of GFM not eligible for drawing. 

New Vendors, produce, meats, crafters, and direct sales welcome. Go to our website under special events to register.

  • Visit the History of France with Remi

         Would you like to learn more about France ? Learn the history France? This is your chance to met a young French Man and learn more directly from him about his country and it’s history.
Must have a ticket to enter for presentation. Seating is limited to 12 at each time slot.
You can reserve your place by going to http://www.greenevillefarmersmarket.com/visit-the-history-of-france-through-pictures.html and picking your time today.
Presentation Times are: 9:30 am to 10:15
10:30 am to 11:15
11:30 am to 12:15
This is the only time Remi, (from France) will be here to give this presentation.

  • Food Demonstration by RR Teens " Savagers"

       Food Demo by RR Teens “Savagers” Farm and Food Program. These Teens are in their 2nd year developing their culinary and catering skills.  They will be making Vegetable Skewers, and Zucchini Bread.

PLEASE NOTE

Greeneville Farmers Market will not be affected by the shut down of the MarketLink Program.We will continue offering SNAP and FRESH SAVINGS at GFM without an interruption in service.

  • EBT Kids Accepted Here

  • SNAP and FRESH SAVINGS ARE AVAILABLE AT OUR MARKET

Stop by the information table for more information

ANOUNCEMENT

GFM is pleased to be able to offer you another day for your shopping pleasure.  Starting Wednesday, July 25, we will be open from 3 to 6 pm.

 

 



 

Saturday Markets are Growing


BRING YOUR NEIGHBOR DAY

JULY 21, 2018

9 AM TO 1 PM.

Why are we telling you about this event more than a month away?

Cause we want you put it on your calendar so you won’t miss it. Don’t forget to tell your neighbor to put it on their calendar.  We give away a basket of produce to the winner of the drawing for you and your neighbor.  Follow us on Facebook for more information and updates.

You don’t have to wait until July to visit the market and bring a friend.  Produce is starting to come in and you don’t want to miss out on what is available this week.

SENIORS: Use your SNAP card for all approved purchases and receive up to $20 in FREE FRESH SAVINGS TOKENS, to be used at the Greeneville Farmers Market for FRESH FRUITS and VEGETABLES. Funded by AARP Foundation and USDA.

KIDS: Use your SNAP card for all approved purchases and receive up to $20 in FREE FRESH SAVINGS TOKENS, to be use at the Greeneville Farmers Market for FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. Funded by USDA.

COME TO THE MARKET THIS SATURDAY AND EVERY SATUDAY FROM 9 AM TO 1 PM. TO CHECK OUT THE FRESH LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCE AND OUR VERY SPECIAL ARTISIANS THAT MAKE THE MOST UNIQUE ITEMS FOR YOU OR THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE.

 

GFM IS SPONSORED BY:  

 

Hamilton Chiropractic, Ingles Markets, Lowes, Walmart and other Local Businesses

Fathers Day Market



FATHERS DAY CELEBRATION

JUNE 16TH

9 AM TO 1 PM


Join us for a Fathers Day Celebration, where you can find fresh produce, live plants for the garden, Pop-Mom Owned Small Businesses, and local crafters. find that special gift for Dad.  


 


2ND ANNUAL DAD’S CROCK POT COOK-OFF RULES & REGISTRATION


JUNE 16 10 AM TO 11:30 PM


LIMITED TO FIRST 10 APPLICATIONS

REGISTRATIONS DUE NO LATER THAN JUNE 14




  1. Each Dad must put together a meal that can be cooked in a crock pot.

  2. ? Bring finished Crock Pot Meal in your crock pot to the Farmers Market on June 16, by 10 am.

  3. Judging will begin at 10:30 am, Prizes to be awarded at 11:30.    1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes

  4. Must furnish Printed Recipe to Information Table as you arrive along with application, or fill out online application and submit no later that June 14, 8 pm. before Cook-Off. 

  5. Information table will give each contestant a  number.  NO ENTRIES MUST PUT THEIR NAME ON ANYTHING THAT IS ON THEIR TABLE, NUMBER ONLY.

  6. 8 1/2 X 11 Sign must be on table, stating that meal was made in a home based kitchen, that is not Certified or Inspected. Information table will have those available for contestant.

  7. If meal was prepared in a kitchen where nuts of any kind or any other food allergen is consumed, then a sign so stating must also be displayed on table. Information table will also have those for  contestant.

Please go to 

http://www.greenevillefarmersmarket.com/dads-crock-pot-cook-off-registration.html

to Register for this Event

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library for Greene County Children



Join us at the Greeneville Farmers Market at Doak House June 9 from 9 am to 1 pm., where you can purchase and paint a rock for $2. You can take your rock home to use as a beautiful garden decoration or keepsake, or take part in the fun #GreenevilleRocks craze!

All donations help purchase books for Greene County Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin school.

We partner with the Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation to cover the cost of these books.

We Have Fresh Savings


 

Do you know of any Senior or others that are on SNAP? Please let them know about our program to stretch their food $. We have a program that will match up to $20 on their SNAP card, and give them an additional FREE $20 in TOKENS for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables at our market.

Buckets of Rain


Well it sure rained buckets last Saturday.  But we were still open from 9 am to noon.  We even had 2 new vendors, Rebel Hollow Farm, and Umbrella Blessing Farm.

Sorry you all missed us. We had lettuce, goat milk soap, pork chops, lamb, radishes, onions, herbs, eggs, Honey, Sausage, Crafts and more. 

Unless we get drowned out this coming Saturday, we will be waiting for you at the market.  Stay tuned to our Facebook Page for updates and for a list of vendors who will brave the elements on Saturday.  We will also try to do a live feed from the market.

Vendors will be posting here online as soon as they know what and how much they will have of their products.  So keep checking back daily for updates and order online for pick up at the market on Saturday at the information table.

 

Great Beginnings


Market season is just beginning, and it is going to be a good one.

Our new location, The Doak House Museum, located on The Tusculum College Campus, is a beautiful setting.

We have several new produce vendors as well this year along with a very well known bread vendor. Everyone has vast amounts of produce planted and will be bringing a large amount of fresh LOCALLY grown produce to offer you both here online and at our physical market

As things come in, you will find them listed here, for pick up at the market on Saturdays.

Keep checking back each week to see what might be available.

Mothers Day Special


Take a look under Bath and Beauty for a One Time Only Massage Therapy AT Special for Mothers Day.

A 20 Minute Chair Massage for that special mom in your life for only $10.

Order now, only 6 available.

We'll Be Celebrating Moms on Opening Day


18 Days Left Until Greenville Farmers Market Opening Day

We’re excited to begin another season of produce sales at the Greenville Farmers Market. As many of you are now well aware, we’ll be located at the historic Doak House Museum on Tusculum Rd.

Some New Vendors Have Stepped Up

This past week, we’ve added one new produce vendor and another who will be selling farm fresh eggs. We’re hoping for a bunch more new vendor signups before opening day arrives, so if you’d like to sell, please call Judy Shelton at (423) 552-3023 to learn about becoming a vendor.

Here’s To All the Moms!

As Mother’s Day 2018 falls on the Sunday following our Market Opening Day, we’re going to be celebrating moms at the market. Bring a mom, buy a hand-made or locally-grown gift for your mom, or if you are a mom— come have a great day with us at the market. We hope to see all you moms there!

As always, with a new week, our Online Market is open and ready for business.

Have a great week everybody! Here’s to Spring sticking this time!