As summer produce begins rolling in, residents in the Greater Nashville area can head to the Nashville Farmers Markets to find fresh fruits and vegetables and support local businesses.
By the numbers
12 acres belong to the Nashville Farmers’ Market.
20 locally owned shops and restaurants occupy the Market House.
150 artisans, farmers and small businesses gather in the farm sheds.
24,000 sq. ft. is the size of the Garden Center, an outdoor retail market with house plants, trees, shrubs, fountains and containers.
When: The Nashville Farmers Market is open year round from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun.-Thu. and from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat.
Where: 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville
Community Farm Day
July 6 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sept. 7 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Oct. 5 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Turnip Green Festival
Nov. 2 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Small Business Saturday
Nov. 30 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
4 neighborhood markets to try this summer
St. George’s Farmers Market
3:30-6 p.m. Thursdays May through September.
St. George’s Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Road, Nashville. www.stgeorgesnashville.org
12 South Farmers Market
4-7 p.m. Tuesdays May through October.
Sevier Park, 3000 Granny White Pike, Nashville. www.12southfarmersmarket.com
Farmin’ in the Hall
4:30-7 p.m. Thursdays May through August.
Crievewood United Methodist Church, 451 Hogan Road, Nashville. www.facebook.com/farmininthehall
Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market
1:30-5 p.m. Thursdays June through October.
Vanderbilt Medical Center Plaza, 2211 Garland Ave., Nashville.