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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.

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What's in season in September 2021, and other timely information:

September Apple, pears, pumpkins, Fresh fruit and vegetables, many locally grown abound! Always see the market's website or Facebook page for current hours; many change their days and hours without notice or for the changing seasons.

Eastern Tennessee Farmer's Market Listings in 2021, by county

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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)
  • Pikeville Farmers Market - Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is sustainably grown, all produce is sustainably grown, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, beans, blackberries, blueberries, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, flowers, grapes, herbs/spices, lavender, melons, onions, other berries, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, Other fruit or veg, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, face painting
    3150 Main Street, Pikeville, TN 37367. Phone: (423) 447-2919. Email: pikevillefarmersmarketTN@gmail.com. Open: Every Saturday morning from 8am to 12:00 pm, beginning in April and going through November. Directions: The Pikeville Farmers Market is located downtown Pikeville to the right of the Bledsoe County Courthouse. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Honey, Beeswax, Sourdough Bread, Cut Flower arrangements, Woodworking. (ADDED: February 09, 2018)
  • 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

  • Hiwassee Herb Farm - Roadside stand, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Farm market, not located on the farm, Garden stand on a residence (which is NOT on a farm), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Uncovered outdoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, herbs/spices, lavender, Other fruit or veg, gift shop
    3180 Railroad Street N.e>, Charleston, TN 37310. Phone: (423) 241-1880. Email: hiwasseeherbfarm@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Friday 11am to 6pm; Saturday 8am 7pm, April 1 to October 31. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. garlic, ginger, basil, fennel, mushrooms, thyme, rosemary, lavendar, peppers, red, thai chili, sage, parsley, chives, tulips, bath soaps, crafts, jellies, bread, hypertuffa garden pots, garden benches, fire pits. (ADDED: November 06, 2017)

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)
  • Brainerd Farmers Market -
    Grace Episcopal Church, 20 Blvoir Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37411. Phone: (423) 243-3250. Email: brainerdmarket@gmail.com. Open: Saturdays 10:00am - 12:00pm (April-Oct.) and Saturdays 11:00am - 12:00pm (Nov.-March). The market features seasonal produce and fruits grown sustainably. In addition to local beef, pork, lamb, chicken, sustainably raised with NO hormones or antibiotics. You can also find local breads, pastries, sausage, soaps and lotions, plants, baskets, textiles and other handicrafts.
  • Chattanooga Market -
    First Tennessee Pavilion, 1826 Carter Street, Chattanooga TN 37408. Phone: (423) 648-2496. Open: Sundays 10 am to 2 pm, April - December. The largest producer-only public market in the region. Our “essentials” version of our Markets will continue through the end of November. We’re missing all of the cool things about the market too, but we feel confident that 2021 will find us back to our entertaining themes & festivals, live music and social gathering aspects!
    No pets, no families - please help to limit crowd size. Market visitors will find peach farms with a variety of peaches ready to take home. Adding to the festival, Market vendors will join in the theme to create other products utilizing fresh peaches: lemonade, cobbler, lotions/candles, salsas and more. For peach aficionados, on hand will be Sierra Gem freestone peaches (Melon Patch Farms), July Prince freestone peaches (Hazelrig Orchards and Watsonia Farms). Sunday Funday would not be complete without live music on the Lodge Cast Iron Sizzle Stage. Performing on Sunday, Tyler Martelli and Friends beginning at 12:30pm.  Both Collegedale Market and Chattanooga River Market continue throughout the summer. Each features a unique vibe and alternate location. Collegedale Market is a morning farmers and artists market open Sundays 10am-2pm. Held at The Commons in Collegedale, it’s a smaller version of the well known downtown Market. Chattanooga River Market is primarily an artists market, with some take and go artisan foods as well. That Market is on the Tennessee Aquarium Plaza from 10am-5pm each Saturday.
  • Chattanooga River Market -
    Tennessee Aquarium Plaza, 1 Broad St. Chattanooga, TN 37402. Phone: (423) 648-2496. Open: Saturdays 10:00am - 5:00pm.
  • Cambridge Square Night Market -
    9453 Bradmore Lane Ooltewah, TN 37363. Phone: (423) 648-2496. Open: Fridays from 6:00 - 9:00pm, all summer.
  • Collegedale Commons -
    5220 Asher Lane, Collegedale, TN 37363. Phone: (423) 648-2496. Open: Sundays 10am-2pm. Our “essentials” version of our Markets will continue through the end of November. We’re missing all of the cool things about the market too, but we feel confident that 2021 will find us back to our entertaining themes & festivals, live music and social gathering aspects! Until then, please continue to support us by making your weekly shopping trips and follow these guidelines to keep us all safe.
    No pets, no families - please help to limit crowd size.
    Vendors will be wearing masks
    Patrons are expected to wear face masks, per state guidelines
    Please observe social distancing, and limit your visit duration
    No sampling or unnecessary handling of products
    The following market elements are temporarily limited:
    Limited onsite dining
    Limited live music
    No cultural themes, festivals or activities
    The scope of vendors will be farms, food artisans, body and self care, and a few spots dedicated to rotating artists.
  • 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)
  • Erlanger Market -
    Erlanger East Hospital Medical Mall, 979 E 3rd St C-920, Chattanooga, TN 37403. Phone: (423) 648-2496. Open: Fridays from 10:30am - 1:30pm year-around. The Chattanooga Market at Erlanger will be a weekly market featuring a dozen local farms and food artisans. seasonal foods and local products.
  • Ooltewah Farmers Market -
    Ooltewah Nursery & Landscape Co., 5829 Main St, Ooltewah, TN 37363. Phone: (423) 238-9775. Open: Thursdays 3:00 - 6:00pm, all year. OFM is a producers-only farmers market featuring only locally grown food. Know where your food comes from and shake the hand of the farmer who raised it for your family.
  • Lookout Farmers Market -
    East Brainerd Christ United Methodist, 8645 E. Brainerd Rd, Chattanooga, TN. Phone: (423) 838-9804. Open: TUESDAYS Curbside available, 4 PM-7 PM. , all year. Our markets are full of good stuff and good people! We're all about healthy eating and living and the local community! Normally, they have multiple locations, but now only one due to Coronavirus. People can pull up, tell us what they want and we’ll do the shopping for them and bring it to their car. People will also be able to get out and shop in the open-air market.
  • Main Street Farmers Market -
    Corner of Main and Chestnut, Chattanooga, TN 37405. Email: info@mainstfarmersmarket.com. Open: Wednesdays 4:00 - 6:00pm. Main Street Farmers Market is a producers-only, farmer-run market. It was founded to provide a viable marketing outlet for local farmers and food producers and to bring locally grown products to Chattanooga area consumers.
  • Signal Mountain Farmers Market -
    McCoy Farm and Gardens, 1604 Taft Highway, Signal Mountain, TN 37377. Phone: (423) 902-8028. Email: signalfarmersmarket@gmail.com. Open: Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm. The mission of the Signal Mountain Farmers' Market is to provide a place where local farmers, producers, crafters and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related products directly to the consumer. The market encourages direct communication between consumers and growers and fosters social gathering and community building.

Rhea County

Sequatchie County

Washington County

  • Larry Thompson Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, Covered outdoor market, beans, corn (sweet), cucumbers, melons, onions, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, porta-potties
    236 Charlie Carsom Road, Jonesborough, TN 37659. Phone: 423-753-4429. Email: Larrythompsonfarm@gmail.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: June 10, 2012)