Three Rivers Market is a local, independent grocery store that has been connecting East Tennesseans with local foods for over 31 years.
Below is our list of other local, independent grocery stores we know support the local food economy in our area– so let’s support them!
A small disclaimer: Local is not synonymous with organic, pesticide-free, hormone-free, free range, humanely-raised, etc. If you’re looking for products that are sustainably produced or otherwise meet your standards, it’s a good idea to ask your vendor about the specific products to learn more.
Archer’s Food Center– 27 West Norris Road Norris, TN 37828, (865) 494-7181, Monday – Saturday: 8:30 am to 7 pm | Sundays: 9 am to 6 pm
Archer’s is a friendly family-owned store in Norris, TN. They carry seasonally available local produce, Cruze Farm milk, Benton’s bacon, locally-made cheese spreads and preserves, and locally produced honey. Archer’s also has a beloved in-house butcher and craft beers on tap.
Butler & Bailey Market – 7513 South Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919
Knoxville, TN 37919, Monday – Saturday: 8 am to 9 pm | Sunday 10 am to 9 pm
Butler & Bailey Market is a family-owned independent grocery store in West Knoxville. They carry some locally-grown produce, Sweetwater Valley Cheeses, local preserves, locally roasted coffees, and Benton’s bacon.
Farm Fresh Produce – 3617 Sutherland Avenue Knoxville, TN 37919, (865) 588-4017, during warm months: 9 am to 7 pm | after daylight savings change: 9 am to 6 pm
Farm Fresh Produce owner Rodney Reagan grows a lot of the produce you’ll find in his store, including flowers for the spring and fall. You can also find locally produced preserves, salsas, chow-chow, honey, Cruze Farm milk and ice cream.
French’s Market – 960 East Tri County Boulevard, Oliver Springs, TN 37840, (865) 435-1574, Monday – Saturday: 9 am to 7 pm | Sunday: 1 pm to 5 pm
French’s Market is family owned and stocks seasonally available local produce, bedding plants, flowers, and vegetable starts, firewood, and home-churned buttermilk.
Horn of Plenty Market – 9132 Middlebrook Pike Knoxville, TN 37923, (865) 690-9602, Monday – Friday: 9 am to 7 pm | Saturday: 9 am to 3 pm
Horn of Plenty Market sells local honey and preserves as well as Sweetwater Valley cheeses and local tomatoes. They also sell mulch and firewood that they prepare themselves.
Lamar Amburn Produce – 222 West Church Avenue, Maryville, TN 37801, (865) 984-2416, Monday – Saturday: 9 am to 6 pm
Lamar Amburn produce stocks a variety of seasonally available produce, plants, and vegetable starts. They also carry Cruze Farm buttermilk, locally made bread, jams, jellies, sorghum, and honey.
Pratt’s Country Store – 3100 Tazewell Pike Knoxville, TN 37918 (865) 688-7093, Monday – Saturday: 6:30 am to 6:30 pm
Pratt’s Country Store carries a wide variety of seasonally available local produce including: bell peppers, cucumbers, okra, corn, yellow and zucchini squash, green beans, watermelon, and onions. They also stock locally made honey, bread, chow-chow, and salsa as well as locally-grown nursery plants and locally-produced soap and candles.
The Market, at Union and Gay – 504 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902, (865) 541-5150, Monday – Thursday: 7 am to 9 pm | Friday: 7 am to 11 pm | Saturday: 9 am to 11 pm | Sunday: 11 am to 6 pm
The Market stocks local meat, poultry, dairy, bread, seasonally available produce, and gifts.
Tuckahoe Trading Post – 8908 Kodak Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37914, (865) 933-4939, Monday – Saturday: 7 am to 4 pm
The Trading Post carries Cruze Farm milk, buttermilk, and chocolate milk. They stock a limited amount of local produce (like Grainger County tomatoes). Where they really shine is their daily home-cooked meals.
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