Farm Fresh Appalachia Blog

Celebrating One Year of Farmers Market Promotion

Celebrating One Year of Farmers Market Promotion! Photo Credit: Laura Beth Davidson, Grand Oak Farm/Washington Co. TN Thank you to everyone involved in building community and making this first year so grand!  The ever patient and positive Appalachian RC&D team and...

National Farmers Market Week

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to live in a world where the people truly cared about each other and each others' well being, find a local farmers market. — Casey Campbell, Lindley Farms Creamery (Snow Camp, NC)   Y’all, it’s National Farmers Market...

VA Farm Tour Recap and Thank You

We had a wonderful day of meeting farmers and communing over local food and farm produce during the first Farm Fresh VA Farm Tour. Graced with clear blue skies and beautiful landscape, we all got a chance to see what is to LOVE about the farms of Southwest Virginia....

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...