Use our Local Food Guide to connect with farmers markets, grocery stores, eateries, and bakeries selling and using local food.
Are you a local farmer or food producer? Does your independent restaurant source ingredients locally? Get in our guide! Feel free to send an email to our General Manager if you have suggestions for local stores, producers, or restaurants to add!
Slow Food Tennessee Valley is hosting a spring potluck with guest speaker Dave Thomasson, owner and founder of Hoot Owl Hollow Organic Blueberries and founding member of the Knoxville Community Food Co-op. Mr. Thomasson will discuss Chefs Collaborative - a nonprofit network of chefs that seeks to change the sustainable food landscape using the power of connections, education and responsible buying decisions. Go here for more information about Slow Food Tennessee Valley.
The Back to Our Roots Festival is a public, family-friendly event located at Mead Montessori School. The event will feature local music and local food and the opportunity to meet local farmers and food providers, heirloom seed collectors, beekeepers, and others. Festival-goers can enter to win raffle and silent auction prizes including a gift card from Three Rivers Market. Go to backtoourrootsfest.com to learn more about this event.
Discover Life in America is hosting the Firefly Extravaganza – a fund-raising event offering exclusive access to the property and a firefly expert, food and drink, and an astonishing view of the synchronous firefly light show! The firefly phenomenon is a spectacular event unique to the Smoky Mountain National Park. Join DLIA at Norton Creek Sanctuary near Gatlinburg, TN to enjoy an amazing show and learn more about synchronous fireflies. Reservations are required so call 865-430-4756 for tickets. Visit the website for more information about this event.