Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture or CSA is a a popular way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food directly from a local farm.  Use our guide below of farmers and producers in our area offering a wide variety of farm-to-you options.

A Place of the Heart Farm | Campbell County

Contact: Adrienne Gibson
Phone: 423-437-4301
Website: A Place of the Heart Farm
Method: Certified Naturally Grown
CSA since: 2003
Type of CSA: You choose your own produce each week.
Available: May 14th – Oct 22nd
Shares Include:10-14 different vegetables
Full Share: $700
Half Share: $400
Payment options: Full payment upfront, monthly option available
Drop off days and locations:
Saturday – Market Square Farmers Market, 9am – 2pm

Abbey Fields | Knox County

Contact: Brenna Wright
Phone: 316-641-7117
Website: The Abbey Fields
Method: Working toward Certified Naturally Grown
Farming since: 2012; at Abbey Fields since 2014
CSA since: 2014
Type of CSA: Mixed produce and herb CSA from our 2-acre urban farm. 30 weeks of produce, starting in early May.
Available: Spring, Summer, Fall
Full Share: $800 ($27 per week)
Half Share: $500 ($17 per week)
Payment options: A deposit of $150 reserves your share, the remaining balance is due at your first pick-up, or in two installments (see website for more details). SNAP/EBT and cards accepted.
Drop off days and locations: Wednesdays: 4-6pm
Saturdays: 10-12pm
All pick-ups at 1400 Washington Ave (Parkridge neighborhood)

care of the earth community farm | knox county

Contact: Megan Allen-Lazaro
Phone: 865-978-0561
Website: Care of the Earth Community Farm
Method: Certified Organic
CSA since: 2008
Available: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Full Share: $850, 33 weeks of produce
Half Share: $475, bi-weekly shares of produce
Winter Share: $250 (contact to confirm price)
Payment options: Full payment upfront OR three payments through the season. Winter share payments are due 11/15/17.
Drop off days and locations:
Wednesday – Webb School off Dutchtown Road, 2:30 – 4:15pm
Wednesday – Three Rivers Market, 6:00 – 6:30 PM
Wednesday – Island Home Park 5 – 5:30pm
Saturday – Fountain City, 9 – 9:30am
Saturday – Bearden Security Central Storage, 10 – 10:30am
Saturday – Sequoyah Hills, 10:45 – 11:15am

Colvin family farm | bledsoe County

Contact: Adam Colvin
Phone: 423-693-4649
Website: Colvin Family Farm
Method: Certified Naturally Grown
CSA since: 2003
Available:  Spring, Summer, Fall
Full Share:  $504, 18 weeks of produce
Payment options: Payment in full OR 2 or 3 installments
Drop off days and locations:
Wednesday – Knoxville, Market Square Farmers Market, 10 a.m. – 2pm
Wednesday – West Knoxville, 9005 Straw Flower Dr., Benington/Hodgson Family Pickup, 4 – 6pm
Wednesday – Chattanooga, Main St. Farmers Market, 4 – 6pm
Thursday – Knoxville, New Harvest Park Farmers Market, 3 – 6pm
Thursday – Crossville, Crossville Depot, 14 North Street, 3:30 – 5pm
Friday – Dayton, Dayton Farmers Market, 231 Washington St, 9am – 12pm
Saturday – Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge Farmers Market, 8am – 12noon
Saturday – Franklin, Franklin Farmers Market, 230 Franklin Rd., 8am – 1pm
Saturday – Market Square Farmers Market, 9am – 1pm
Saturday – Dayton, location TBD, 9 – 10:30am
Saturday – Farragut, Dixie Lee Farmers Market, 9am – 12noon
Saturday – Maryville, 123 Miller Ave, Maryville/Huffstetler Family Pickup, 2 – 3pm

Crooked Road Farm | Knox County

Contact: Jonny Buchanan
Phone: 865-577-2938
Website: Crooked Road Farm
Method: USDA Certified Organic
CSA since: 2013
Available: All
Shares Include: Produce CSA and Produce & Eggs CSA
Full Share: 2 sessions, 12 weeks of produce each, each session $240 for produce only and $300 for produce and eggs, spring/summer May 2nd – July 18th, fall/winter August 29th – November 14th
Payment options: Full payment due at the beginning of each session
Drop off days and locations:
Monday – Knoxville, 7543 Widow French Lane, on-farm, 4 p.m. – 6:30 pm
Thursday – Knoxville, Three Rivers Market parking lot, 4:30 – 6 pm 
Saturday – Knoxville, Market Square Farmers Market, 9 am – 2 pm

Garden Delivery CSA | Jefferson County

Contact: Stephen Clements
Phone: 865-397-7679
Method: Certified Naturally Grown
CSA since: 2008
Available: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Shares Include: Non-traditional CSA. No shares. Variable member-determined amounts of produce and free-range eggs from organically-fed hens. $25 membership fee to join for new members, covers all of 2016. $15 membership fee for returning members. Membership fee paid with first order.  A weekly order form is emailed each Friday to members who choose the items they want. The selection varies by week/season.  There is no requirement to order every week.
Payment options: $15 for returning members/$25 for new members membership fee for one year + price of order; Cash or check upon delivery/pick-up.
Drop off locations:
All deliveries are on Wednesdays
Downtown Dandridge, Dandridge Lake “dike” parking lot, 3:15 – 3:45 pm
Jefferson City, Bonner Center, Carson-Newman University, 3 – 4 pm
Sevierville, Rabbit Food Natural Food Store, 1 – 5 pm
No. Knoxville, Three Rivers Market, 4:45 – 5:30 pm
West Knoxville, John Bynon/West Hills Park, 6 – 6:30 pm

Herb and Plow Farm | Fentress COUNTY

Contact: Chris Arnold
Phone: 931-863-5476
Website: Herb and Plow
Method: Certified Naturally Grown
CSA since: 2010
Available: Spring, Summer, Fall
Shares Include: Seasonal fruits, vegetables, and herbs
Full Share: $720 for 1/2 bushel of fruit and produce a week, 24 weeks of produce
Half Share: $480 for 1/4 bushel of fruit and produce a week, 24 weeks of produce
Payment options: Full season, monthly, or weekly (pay-as-you-go), host discounts, check our website
Drop off locations:
Tuesday – Tuesday: Nashville (Gallatin, Donelson, Mt. Juliet)
Wednesdays – Knoxville (3 locations), Oak Ridge (Unitarian Church)- and Crossville (2 locations)

hines valley Farm | loudon COUNTY

Contact: John Ledbetter
Phone: 865-202-2921
Website: Hines Valley Farm
Method: USDA Certified Organic
Farming Since: 2010
CSA since:
Summer, Fall
traditional produce CSA
Full Share:
$650 for 25 weeks starting May 14th through October
Payment options:
Two payments: $325 in May, $325 in August. Check or cash.
Drop off locations:
Tuesday – The Plaid Apron in Sequoyah Hills
Saturday – Market Square Farmers Market

Mountain Meadows Farm | Anderson County

Contact: Shannon Meadows
Phone: 865-293-2737
Website:Mountain Meadows Farm
Method: Natural
Farming since: 1970
CSA since: 2010
Type: Fruit CSA
Summer, Fall
Full Share:
$340/ 17 weeks
Payment options:
Pay in full, or in four payments for Summer Shares
Drop off locations:
Tuesday – Ebenezer Farmers Market
Wednesday – Market Square Farmers Market
Thursday – New Harvest Farmers Market
Saturday – Market Square Farmers Market
Saturday – Oak Ridge Farmers Market

Rocky Chop Farm | Blount County

Contacts: Amelia Adams and Justin Brown
Phone: 865-992-3155 (farm), 865-292-3077 (cell)
Website:Rocky Chop Farm
Method: Our animals cared for in a manner that exceeds the USDA organic standards. We do not use antibiotics or hormones. We welcome potential customers to ask us questions, visit the farm, and decide for themselves if our farm meets their standards.
CSA since: 2011
Available: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Full share quarterly: $360 per 3 months, 20 lbs. per month
½ share quarterly: $195 per 3 months, 10 lbs. per month
Full share monthly: $180 per month, 20 lb./month
½ share monthly: $95 per month, 10 lb. per month
Payment options: Full payment upfront
Drop off days and locations:
During the summer season—
Monday – Norris Farmers’ Market, 3 – 6pm
Wednesday – UT Farmers’ Market, 4 – 7pm
During the winter season—
At the farm or at individual houses, to be determined with customers

turtle mountain herbs | blount County

Contact: Crystal Wilson
Phone: 865-253-3602
WebsiteTurtle Mountain Herbs
Method: Organically Grown
Farming since: 1995
CSA since: 2014
Available:  May to November, limited to 25 participants
Shares Include: Medicinal herbs, herbal teas, and herbal tinctures.
Quarterly Share Cost: $25, each month, for 4 products
Drop off days and locations: 
Once quarterly on Saturdays

West wind farms llc | morgan county

Contact: Kimberlie Cole
Phone: (423) 442-9768
Method: Certified Organic
CSA since: 1996
Type of CSA: Meat CSA – beef, pork, chicken, turkey. Group CSA – meat, veggies, cheese, eggs, noodles/bread, nut butters. Veggie CSA – 1/2 bushel assorted veggies and fruit. Milk CSA – 1 gallon raw milk/week.
Available: All CSAs in Spring, Summer, and Fall. Meat/Group/Milk CSAs in Winter
Full Share: Meat CSA – $415/3 months or $440 pork-free/3 months. Group CSA – $250/4 weeks. Veggie CSA – $740/26 weeks. Milk CSA – $112/13 weeks
Payment Options: Full payment upfront or payment plan. More detail here:
Drop off days and locations: Listed here –

Winged Elm Farm | Roane County

Contact: Brian Miller
Phone: (865) 717-6222
Website: Winged Elm Farm
Method: Sustainable farming practices; uncertified organic
Steers: pasture-raised to 3 years old, no grain
Hogs: raised in woods, fed locally-ground, non-medicated grains and produce
Lambs: pasture-raised, no grain
CSA since:1999
Available: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Payment options: Payment due at pick up or delivery
Whole/half beef: $3.50/lb plus processing
Pork: $3.50/lb plus processing
Lamb: (whole) $250.00 plus processing
Timber: sustainably harvested lumber available/firewood
Visit for weight estimates
Drop off locations:
Usually at the farm or at the processor, but other arrangements can be made

wisner FARM | jefferson COUNTY

Contact: Wade and Lucy Wisner
Phone: (865) 397-2512
Website: Wisner Farms
Method: All natural – no pesticides, steroids, hormones, chemical fertilizers, gluten, or un-necessary additives to any of our farm feeds/ products. All of our animals are grass fed and pasture raised to increase Omega 3’s and vitamins A, D & E.
CSA since: 2012
Available: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Type of CSA: $25 yearly fee to join CSA, members must order 1 product per month to maintain their membership. Current products include:
Grass Fed Beef – By the cut or as freezer beef, quarters, halves, or wholes
All Natural Farm Raised Pork – By the cut or as freezer pork, halves or wholes
Grass Fed Lamb – By the cut or as freezer lamb
Grass Fed Goat – By the cut or as freezer goat
Meat Chickens – Fryers, roasters
Stewing Hens
Rock Cornish Game Hens
Pekin & Muscovy Duck
Heritage, Pasture Raised Turkeys
Pasture Raised Chicken & Duck Eggs
Payment options:  Members order and pay online through Pay Pal, although no Pay Pal account is required.
Drop off locations: 
Thursday – Knoxville, New Harvest Park, 5 – 5:30pm
Saturday – Knoxville, Turkey Creek, Walmart Parking Lot, 9 – 9:30am
Saturday – Knoxville, Market Square, 11 – 11:30am

Zavels Family Farm | Knox County

Contact: Zack Zavels
Phone: 865-363-6202
Method: Natural and limited herbicide and pesticide use
CSA since: 2012
Available: Spring, Summer
Full share: $600, overflowing 1/2 bushel of produce each week, 20 weeks
Half share: $300, overflowing 1/4 bushel of produce each week, 20 weeks
Subscribers may request specific items of the Zavels. For example, if someone wants to make salsa, they can the substitute weekly assortment of vegetables for a box full of tomatoes.
Payment options: Full payment upfront
Drop off days and locations:
Saturday – Market Square, 9am – 2pm
Saturday – Oak Ridge, Jackson Square Farmers Market, 8 – 11am
Wednesday – Maryville, Location and time to be determined
Throughout the week – On the farm

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Csa Frequently Asked Questions:

has the information provided been verified by three rivers markeT?

No, so please ask your farmer questions, request copies of certifications or licenses, ask to visit the farm, or do your own research.

does the sale of prepared foods require a permit?

Prepared foods including baked goods, jams, and jellies require permits from Tennessee Department of Agriculture Regulatory Service.  Prepared foods must be sold in compliance with Tennessee Department of Agriculture and County Health Department regulations.

what are the standards for selling eggs in tennessee?

All eggs should be cleaned, sanitized and sold in containers labeled to indicate the producer of the eggs.

what are the standards for selling dairy products in tennessee?

All dairy products sold in Tennessee must be registered.

which farms are certified organic?

The Certified Organic farms will have a certificate and you can verify Certified Naturally Grown farms here.