Nashville is known for being awesome for many things: their exceptional music, incredible southern food, an awesome nightlife scene… the list goes on. Well, now you can add Farmer’s Market Pro to that list.
The Nashville’s Farmers Market is the place you need to be if you looking for great community events, tasty food, fresh produce and one of the best Flea Markets around. Luckily for you, we’ve narrowed down the best vendors and events you absolutely must experience at the Nashville Farmers Market (which was tough because they’re all so awesome)!
This farming family has been coming to the Nashville Farmers Market for over 6 Generations! Open 7 days a week, Smiley’s Farm specializes in a wide variety of veggies and fruit all year round for all of your cooking needs. You can find everything from juicy cantaloupe, sweet strawberries, watermelon, and ripe tomatoes to fresh broccoli, corn, collard greens, kale, zucchini, Squash, and plenty more! Also, in the Winter months, this farm specializes in country ham, perfect for all of your Holiday festivities for the season!
GALENA GARLIC COMPANY
What’s good food without great seasoning? Not much. That’s why you have to check out the Galena Garlic Company on your visit. They specialize in blends, rubs, and seasonings to truly bring your food to life! Making a hearty homemade soup, grilling BBQ or simply want to spruce up any of your favorite recipes? The Galena Garlic Company has all of the herbs and seasonings to really amp up your cooking and impress your friends!
WALNUT HILLS FARM
Looking for free range and antibiotic-free Eggs, Chicken, Beef, or Pork? Walnut Hills Farm is located on 50 acres where Cattle and Chickens are raised free range environment. These well-cared-for animals are happily raised on pastures where no herbicides, pesticides, or artificial fertilizers are applied and there are never any added antibiotics, steroids-natural or synthetic in any of their meats.
SHOP, SIP, GIVE MARKET NIGHT
Every 3rd Friday of the month, between 5-9pm, the Nashville Farmers Market hosts their Shop, Sip, Give Market Night! This night is an incredible mashup of shops, guest artisans, live music, a cash bar, and awesome activities for everyone to enjoy. Another great thing about this event is that it features a local non-profit or organization that is serving the Nashville community and every dollar donated is doubled to provide meals to families and children in need!
SEASONAL COOKING DEMOS
Are you looking to throw down in the kitchen like Gordon Ramsey or need to master boiling water without burning your home down? Chef Laura Rodriguez offers cooking tips and demonstrates recipes that you can easily recreate in your own kitchen using produce from local Nashville farmers. NCEC Seasonal Cooking Demo classes are the first Wednesday of every month.
Not only will the Nashville Farmers Market completely evolve the way you cook and the food you cook with, but it’s the perfect place to take family and friends for a fun day full of awesome activities!