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Tomatoes


Hello everyone,

Well, the Fair is over for another year, so we are back at the Fair Grounds.

Our Season is getting short. We will close for this year around Oct. 14.

Just wanted to let some of your know, my tomatoes are finally getting ripe, so what i don’t use for sauce this week I will have on Saturday at the market.

Several folks will be there with other veggies as well. So if you don’t see it on here, then come on down to see us in person Saturday.

Hours are 9 am to 1 pm or sell out.

Thanks for supporting Greeneville’s Oldest, Established Farmers Market.

Fairgrounds


Just a reminder. We will be back at the Fairgrounds this Saturday, August 19.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Vendors, Staff and Board

Doak House


Don’t forget, we are Temporarily set up at the Doak House Museum this Saturday due to the Fair.

We will be back under at the Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 19.

Thank You,
Vendors, Staff, & Volunteers

TEMPORARY CHANGE OF VENUE


We are moving Temporarily to The Doak House Museum for August 5th and 12th during the Fair. Watch for the signs.
We will set up between the Road and the Doak House. There is plenty of parking. There will be bathrooms available.

If you have contact with other market regulars please let them know of the temporary change of venue for these dates.

Questions ? Call Me….Judy @ 423-552-3023

Fundraiser 4 Farmers


August 1st
Pizza Inn 5 to 9 pm

Greeneville Farmers will gather in support to benefit Greeneville Farmers Market “A Greener Way to Eat” & Rural Resources Farm & Food Teen Training program to eat, drink, & be merry as we learn together to grow a healthy future. Together with your support we can make a difference !

PrePay Tickets today !
Rose @www.youravon.com/Paws2Feet

Tickets available Saturday, July 29 from 9 am to noon at the Greeneville Farmers Market, under the Livestock Pavilion of the Greene County Fairgrounds.

Tickets are $10 available only prepaid.

Pre-Orders


We do take pre-orders for Pick up on Saturday Mornings.

Even if you don’t see something listed here, you can call Judy at 552-3023 and if we can get it for you, we will.

Baked Goods is something that is really nice to know how much to bake, so we don’t spend a lot of time in the kitchen making something that our families might not eat a lot of.
So please pre-order on the baked goods for sure.

Last week we had lots of Vegetables and a Truck load of Corn.

If you use SNAP, now is the perfect time to come to the market. Swipe your card for $20, and get a FREE $20 to use for Fre$h Fruits and Vegetables. ONLY AT YOUR GREENEVILLE FARMERS MARKET. Double your buying power.

Congratulations to Brenda & Margaret. Our “Bring Your Neighbor Day” Basket WINNERS.

See you at the Market ! Remember, we don’t open now until 9 am, and close at 1 pm or Sell Out, whichever comes first.

Bring Your Neighbor Day


BRING YOUR NEIGHBOR DAY JULY 22 FROM 9 TO 1 PM

YOU MUST HAVE A NEIGHBOR WITH YOU AND BOTH OF YOU SIGN UP TO Share a Basket of Goodies.

DRAWING WILL BE AT 11 AM, AND YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN !

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A VENDOR AT THIS EVENT please go to our website and fill out application. Need Help? Call Judy @ 423-552-3023

Last Saturday was our Roadshow Event, and it was totally awesome. 11 Vendors, with everything from 3 Different Kinds of Beans, Potatoes,Beets, Crafts, Food Demo, Pork and more.

This week will see the return of our HONEY VENDOR, Cedar Ridge Farm. They already have a wait list, so better get here early if you want to get any that is not spoken for already.

Come join us this Saturday.

Rooted In Appalachia Road Show


Young and old alike are invited to visit the Greeneville Farmers Market and enjoy activities that are part of the Rooted in Appalachia
Roadshow.Saturday July 15, 9 am to 11 am. Created to build a vibrant local food culture by deepening the connections between local farmers, consumers, restaurants and retailers; Rooted in Appalachia Roadshows
are traveling to 16 farmers markets across the region. For a complete list, visit: http://rootedinappalachia.com/request-information/.
Rooted in Appalachia Roadshows
are free and open to the public and will feature: cooking demonstrations, tastings, giveaways, music and more.
Rooted in Appalachia is a program of Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD), a local non-profit.
Lindsey Keen lkeen@asdevelop.org, ASD’s Farmers Market Promotion Coordinator will be on-site at each event and explains, “There are a number of ways people can support Rooted in Appalachia’s
message – ‘Grown and Served Locally’. Folks can make a good faith effort to purchase locally grown foods year-round; They can grow their own food; Ask “what’s local” when shopping; Support local farmers and farmers markets; Participate in efforts to promote local foods; and Choose local beers and/or wines. Buying local is always smart. A dollar spent locally multiplies its value each time it’s spent in the local economy.”
Free Admission
Kid Friendly

July 8 Market


Hello Everyone,

Well Summer is officially here. And hot as Blue Blazes.

Due to a cattle show in the Livestock Pavilion on Friday night, (and a lot of leftover cow patties on Saturday morning), we will be setting up near or under the A.J. Pavilion on Saturday 9 am to 1 pm.

Produce is starting to come in. We should have a few Green Beans this weekend and lots more starting next weekend. Watch our Facebook Page on Fridays for who is going to be at the market on Saturdays, and what they will be bringing(if they let us know they are coming.)

Thanks,
Vendors, Staff & Board

Fresh Locally Grown Produce


Fresh, Locally grown Produce is starting to come in.
Most of our vendors got hit by the dry and then to wet weather, and have had to replant several times this year.
We had a lot of produce last week at the market, and a lot of customers took advantage of the opportunity to pick some up.
We will different produce coming in this week at the market. I am told one such vendor will be bringing Potatoes, Sweet Banana Peppers, and Cucumbers. There will also be lettuce, potato onions, Herbs,Carrots and Fresh Made Sourdough Bread.
YOU CAN PRE-ORDER FROM THIS SITE, AND PICK UP ON SATURDAY.

We take SNAP. and FRE$H SAVINGS TOKENS at this market.