Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture or CSA is a popular way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food directly from a local farm.

Below are farms with CSA drop offs in 2020 at Three Rivers Market:

Garden Delivery CSA | Jefferson County

Contact: Jennifer Russomanno
Phone: 865-441-5743 or 732-691-5088
Email: gardendelivery@gmail.com
Website: Garden Delivery CSA
Method: Chemical & Pesticide Free
CSA since: 2007
Available: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Shares Include: Non-traditional CSA. No shares. Variable member-determined amounts of produce and eggs from pasture-raised, organically-fed hens. $25 one-time new membership fee to join for new members. $15 annual 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 annual fee for returning members/$25 one-time new membership fee to join 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, downtown Dandridge on Main Street east of the courthouse, 3:15 – 4:00 PM
Jefferson City, Bonner Center, Carson-Newman University, 704 E King Street, 3:00 – 4:00 PM
Knoxville, Hard Knox Pizza, 10847 Hardin Valley Road, 3:00 – 6:30 PM
Knoxville, Honeybee Coffee Company, 10716 Kingston Pike, 2:30 – 6:30 PM
Knoxville, Three Rivers Market, 4:45 – 5:30 PM
Knoxville, Travelers Insurance, TRAVELERS EMPLOYEES ONLY, 2:00 – 7:00 PM
Sevierville, Healthy Balance Meals, 313 Court Avenue, 1:00 – 5:00 PM

SPENCER MOUNTAIN MENNONITE FARMS CSA | VAN BUREN County

Contact: Jason Hanna
Phone: 865-214-3909
Email: spencermountainproducefarms@gmail.com
Website: Email catalog only. Information email available upon request.
Method: Chemical & Pesticide Free
CSA since: 2020
Available: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Shares Include: Traditional produce CSA.  A $100 share gives members 1 month/4 weeks of naturally grown, chemical free vegetables in a random assortment. Members receive 1 box a week for 4 weeks. Each box includes 10 lbs of produce or ten items (whichever is greater) in a random assortment in a very  wide variety. Members can join at any time whereupon their four weeks begins that following Saturday and continues for 4 weeks beginning on that Saturday. Memberships can be renewed on a month to month basis. A complete product listing is available upon request at the email address listed above.
Payment options: $100 per month due prior to first pickup. cash or check accepted, but we are offering and encouraging zero contact Venmo app transactions due to COVID-19 health concerns, out of an abundance of caution.
Drop Off Locations:
All deliveries are on Saturdays featuring zero contact pickup. 
Knoxville, Three Rivers Market, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Other order fulfillment accommodations available for special circumstances.

KNOX FARMS2FAMILIES CSA | KNOX County

Contact: Marcie Yadon or Shelby McBee
Phone: 865-680-7935 or 865-680-2099
Email: marcie@knoxfarms2families.com
Website: in progress
Method: Grass Feed and free range
CSA since: 2020
Available: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Shares Include: Non-traditional CSA.  No shares.  $25 one-time new membership fee to join for new members. $15 annual fee for returning members. Membership fee paid with first order. A monthly order form is emailed in the middle of the month to members who choose the items they want. The selection varies by season. There is no requirement to order every week.
Payment options: $15 annual fee for returning members/$25 one-time new membership fee to join for new members membership fee for one year + price of order; cash, check, venmo, paypay, and cash app accepted.
Drop off locations:
All deliveries last week of each month. Unless you qualify for free door2door delivery (30 pounds min any time of the month)
Tuesday, The Empty Cup Parking Lot (Cedar Bluff, Knoxville), 4:45-5:00 PM      Tuesday, Exodus Chiropractic (Level Rd to Kingston Pike), 5:30-5:45 PM
Wednesday, Maryville, 4:00-4:15 PM
Thursday, Three Rivers Market (1100 N Central Street), 5:00-5:15 PM

 

 

If your entry needs to be updated, or if your farm has a CSA program and you would like to use Three Rivers Market as a drop off, email us at info@threeriversmarket.coop. 

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.