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Middle Tennessee Locally Grown:  Sale on Meat!

Middle Tennessee Locally Grown market

will be open for your orders till Tuesday evening at 10 pm.

Due to the Coronavirus restrictions, if you would prefer home delivery of your order, please just ask. No charge during this time.

Please also remember that our market is much safer than any grocery store.
All our products are direct from grower/producer to consumer, with no middle men handling.

Please share this information with your friends and help them to understand how safe our open-air markets are.

(Top, L to R) Broccoli, Bibb Lettuce, Green Leaf Romaine.
(Bottom, L to R) Green Oakleaf ‘Panisse’, “Trust Your Farmer” lettuce, Strawberries.

(Left) Triple T Cattle Farms ground beef is on sale for $5.00 per package (0.95 – 1.0 lb)

(Right) Weaver Farms bone-in pork chops are on sale for $4.50 per package (2 chops to a package, weighing between 1.0 and 1.5 lb)

Our Manchester pickup location is across the street from the Manchester City Schools administration building, at
216 East Fort Street, Manchester, TN

Our Tullahoma pickup location is in front of “Nature’s Elite”, in the Cherokee Square Shopping Center next to Dunham’s Sports,
open air during this time, at
1802 N Jackson St, Ste 800, Tullahoma TN

For a map, click on the address link.

Click here for the complete list of available fresh local farm products for this week.

Only the best fresh flavorful farm products for your family! No more week-old produce trucked cross-country. All the fresh local farm products listed come from your grower and maker neighbors in Middle Tennessee. The freshest produce is picked the day you receive it!

Your year-round weekly market is open for ordering from Sunday morning at 8 am till Tuesday evening at 10 pm.

Receiving options:
THURSDAY afternoon pickup (4:15 – 4:45 p.m.) at the market pavilion on Fort Street, Manchester.
THURSDAY afternoon pickup (5:30 – 6:00 p.m.) outside “Nature’s Elite”, Tullahoma. Open air market during this time.
Delivery on THURSDAY evening will be free during this time, or at other hours by arrangement.

See the “About” page for details.

Please help us grow:
spread the word about our market.
share this newsletter with someone.
make my day and ask to hand out some fliers.
And if you are hungry for something special, just let us know, and we will do our best to find it for you.

Fresh today from
Local farmers

Athens Locally Grown:  ALG Market Open for April 29

Athens Locally Grown

How to contact us:
Our Website:
On Twitter: @athlocallygrown
On Facebook:
On Thursdays: Here’s a map.

Market News

This is by far the busiest time of the year for our farmers. They’re out working in the fields weeding and harvesting the delicate spring veggies, trying to protect them from the daytime heat. It’s a challenge to give them enough cool water and shade to keep the greens crisp during the day when it’s 90 degrees in the afternoon, and it looks like we’ll be getting close to that already this week. At the same time, they’re putting in all the seedlings and seeds necessary to maintain a steady supply of summer veggies for the months ahead. They’re preparing beds, thinning seeds, watching over starts in the greenhouse, doing their best to keep bugs off the new growth, and doing what they can to shelter them from the cool night air. While doing all this, they’re going to the many farmers markets that are all now up and running. Some of them attend three or four markets a week, including ALG. Some of them even more. Wherever you might bump into your local farmers, please give them a thank you for all their hard work, especially this time of year. And I wouldn’t be surprised if the best thank yous come in the form of a cup of coffee.

Thank you so much for your support of Athens Locally Grown, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it. You all are part of what makes Athens such a great area in which to live. We’ll see you at our market’s home on Tallassee Road!

We are still getting new customers every week (and we love seeing new masked faces!) so for all of you you can find a detailed run-down of how Thursdays go on our website here:

Other Area Farmers Markets

If ALG doesn’t have everything you need, please support our growers at the other markets that are now back up and running, or at their own locations. The Comerian takes online orders for Saturday pickup at the bakery here: The Athens Farmers Market is holding their Saturday market once again in Bishop Park. They’re still operating under pandemic rules, so you’ll want to read up on all the changes on their website, The West Broad Farmers Market is back, holding a drive through market just like us (and using my software too, so it’ll be nice and familiar). You can join them at The Culinary Kitchen of Athens has started a socially distanced winter market, Saturdays from 11am to 2pm at Hendershots on Prince. And of course Collective Harvest is going strong over at

All of these other markets are separate from ALG (including the Athens Farmers Market) but many growers sell at multiple markets. Please support your local farmers and food producers, where ever you’re able to do so!

We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!

Russellville Community Market:  The Market Closes at 10 Tonight!

To ensure your order is placed, make sure you click the “Place My Order” button once you have completed your shopping. You will receive a confirmation email.

Orders will be ready for pick-up from 4PM – 8:00PM this Tuesday outside the Downtown Russellville Train Depot. Your order will be brought to your car in full-service fashion!

We have more Live Plants (Red Salvia from Meadowlark Valley is shown above), Fresh Eggs, several varieties of Scones and Bagels, Luffa and Edamame Seeds for your garden, Fresh Spinach, Sorrel, Carrots, Turnips and Turnip Greens, Frozen Peas, Greek and German Sausage, and more!
Check back frequently as farmers update what they have available. Multiple orders are encouraged!

Russellville Community Market


Dawson Local Harvest:  THE MARKET IS OPEN!


Ham Steaks, Pork Chops, Blue Oyster Mushrooms & Mushroom Jerky, Blueberry Bagels, Avocado & Sun-dried Tomato Eggrolls! Fresh, Local , All-Natural, it’s gotta be the Dawson Local Harvest!

Fayetteville Farmers' Market:  Online Orders NOW OPEN

Welcome to online ordering!

Online ordering is open at 6pm on Sunday evening until 6am on Wednesday morning.

Order at:

1) When you start shopping, if you see items that have low availability, choose, checkout, and pay for those first.
2) Some of our sellers add more products on Monday or Tuesday in the ordering period, so be sure to check back.

4:30pm to 6:30 pm on THURSDAY.

The OUTDOOR parking area at the south end of the new part of the Fayetteville Public Library. Approach on School Street and turn west into the outdoor parking lot. There will be signs and someone will meet you and direct you to a spot and your order will be brought out to you.

Thank you for your continued support of the online market!

Miami County Locally Grown:  Congratulations to our Winners!

Thank you to everyone who entered our Mother’s Day Giveaways!

A fresh spring bouquet from Morningside Meadows Flower Farm is going to

Ariel Phipps and Sibyl Brewster!

And the Winners of our three wooden flower arrangements are as follows…

Charlene Markley – Wine Roses and Pansies

DeDe Mott – Roses and Daisies

Judy Vervalin – Spring Roses

CONGRATULATIONS Ladies! I’ll have your flowers at Market pickup this Tuesday from 4 to 6pm!!

Foothills Market:  The Market is Open!

Based on the responses to the survey last week, we’ve decided to continue with Foothills Market for the time being, even though the in-person market started yesterday. Most of the responses indicated that people like the ability to pre-order, so we will keep making that option available for you as long as it seems viable this summer.

A few new items are starting to show up on the market as we get more into spring. The most abundant vegetable is still greens, but we have a good variety ranging from arugula to collard greens to Swiss chard. We also have a couple of root vegetables available in small quantities. Happy Horseshoe Farm also picked up a new order of beef from the butcher shop, so we have lot of different cuts to choose from.

Shop the market between now and Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. We’ll have your order ready for pickup on Thursday between 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Eat something fresh this week!

Conway, AR:  Duck eggs! Opening Bell: Basil plants, Honey, Coffee!

Hello friends!

Early shoppers on Friday found lots of asparagus, lettuce and spinach on the extra table! We never know what’s going to show up on the extras table so come early for the best selection.

The ducks at Funny Farm are laying regularly now. Duck eggs are great for all your baked goods and breakfast favorites. Try them :-)

We’ve got lots of basil plants at Cedar Rock Ridge: Dolce Fresca Genovese basil for only 50 cents each. 4-packs for only $2.

Looks like the volatile spring weather is behind us, and blue skies and rainbows ahead. It was so good to see the mountains of local produce at the market on Friday. Those carrots from Rattle’s Garden were some of the best carrots ever pulled from the earth! And it’s been a super asparagus season! Check out the wide assortment of coffee listings this week.

Be sure to SEARCH for your favorite items using the search field. For instance, type in the word “sale” or “pork” and see what pops up. We have almost 500 items available now!

Most items are listed by 6pm Sunday, but check back again before the market closes Tuesday night to see if any other items are ready to be harvested for you! Eat fresh! Eat local! Eat for better health!

And save your eggshells throughout the week for the laying hens! :-)

In accordance with the current guidelines, we will not have more than 10 people in the lobby at any time. We have four volunteers who can bring your order to your car if you prefer, just call or text 501-339-1039.

The market is now OPEN for orders. Click here to start shopping: *

How to contact us:


Phone or text: Steve – 501-339-1039

Email: Steve –

Green Acres Atkins:  Good afternoon

Good afternoon

The market is open please place those orders by noon on Thursday at greenacresatkins.locally

Have a great week
Tom,kami and Oliver

Berea Gardens:  Open for orders

Hi Folks,

I first want to thank all of you that came out in the miserable weather last week to support our market opening. It was great to see you all again.

We have some additional tomato plant varieties for you this week. Broccoli and beets will be ready soon, so we will be adding those in the next week or two.

Melody will be here with more baked goods, and Connie will have more of Tom’s awesome early onions.

Hope to see you!

Bob and Lynnita