Farm Fresh Appalachia Blog

Turnip for the Farm Tour: TN Tour Details

Turnip for the Farm Tour: TN Tour Details

Do you love the idea of a farm tour, but don’t quite know what to expect? Let us tell you all about it! Our TN Farm Tour will take place throughout Washington County, TN on Saturday, June 23rd. Here’s everything you need to know: Farms will provide a variety of...

5 Reasons to Sign Up for a CSA Today!

5 Reasons to Sign Up for a CSA Today!

By now, you’ve probably heard the term “CSA” or “CSA shares” mentioned by someone you know. What is a “CSA”, and why should you sign up for one? So glad you asked! “CSA” stands for Community Supported Agriculture, and consists of individuals who pledge support to a...

What is a Community Supported Agriculture program (CSA)?

What is a Community Supported Agriculture program (CSA)?

Do you love fresh, local products like meat, veggies, and eggs? Keep reading to learn more about how you can access some of the best fresh, local products our region has to offer AND support our local farms! You may have heard the term “CSA” or “CSA Shares.” Simply...

Farmer’s Marketing: Field School Feb 8th

At February 8th’s Field School, we explored markets and marketing methods. A farmer panel of Adam Borden of Sunset View Farm, Jamie Dove of River Creek Farm and Main Street Pizza, and Rodney Webb of Salamander Springs Gardens discussed their personal experiences with...

Farms Attending the First! Kingsport, TN CSA Fair

Farms Attending the First! Kingsport CSA Fair We live in such a local food rich area and are excited to bring the CSA Fair series to the Model City this year!  The CSA Fair is a wonderful way to explore all of the options our farms have to offer.  This year, the...

Farms Attending the Bristol, VA 2018 CSA Fair

Farms Attending the 2018 Bristol, VA CSA Fair We live in such a local food rich area!  The CSA Fair is a wonderful way to explore all of the options our farms have to offer.  This year, the Bristol, VA Fair will include 5 farms and producers.  This list gives just a...

Farms Attending the 2018 Johnson City CSA Fair

Farms Attending the 2018 Johnson City CSA Fair We live in such a local food rich area!  The CSA Fair is a wonderful way to explore all of the options our farms have to offer. This year, the Johnson City Fair will include 8 farms and producers.  This list gives just a...

Tri-Cities 3rd Annual CSA Fair Series – 2018

The Appalachian Resource Conservation & Development Council (ARC&D) and Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) have paired up to bring the 3rd annual CSA Fair series to the Tri-cities.  Thanks to a Farmers Market Promotion Program grant from the USDA, the two...

ARC&D is awarded $500K to Boost Farm Markets

Appalachian RC&D Council –Awarded $500k to Boost Farmers Markets Across the Region November 30, 2017 Johnson City, TN Farmers Markets in Northeast TN and Southwest Virginia just received a big boost through a grant award of almost half a million dollars under the...