This Week Oct. 13 – 17

Rain or shine, the FARM Markets are OPEN this week! The fall harvest is producing terrific results with wonderful, nutritious eats for your table.  Make sure to load-up on items you can put in the freezer, can or dry for use this winter.

Here is what farmers are reporting for this week’s markets in Knoxville & Oak Ridge.

  • Arugula
  • Spinach
  • Assorted lettuce
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Fennel, Basil & Cilantro
  • Sweet Potatoes (white & orange)
  • Fingerling Sweet potatoes
  • Kohlrobi
  • Bok Choy
  • Cabbage
  • Collard Greens
  • Japanese Salad turnips (Wilson Family Farms)
  • Mixed greens
  • Kale & Italian Kale
  • Potatoes
  • Tomatoes (hybrid & heirloom)
  • Cucumbers
  • Okra
  • French green beans
  • Pumpkins: Decorative & Pie Pumpkins
  • Squash: Butternut, Acorn, Yellow & Zucchini
  • Eggplant: Italian & Asian (Mtn Meadows Farm)
  • Keifer Pears
  • Colored Sweet Bell Peppers
  • Hot Peppers
  • Onions
  • BlueberryPlants from Greenbrian Farm & Nursery
  • White’s Nursery is featuring beautifully arranged Hypertufa plants plus cold hardy Northern Maiden Hair ferns on Friday & Saturday only.
  • 80/20 Ground Beef, pasture raised, grain fed from Mitchell Family Farms
  • Laurel Creek Meats is offering elk & other meats.
  • Westwind Farms is taking reservations for pasture-raised, organic Thanksgiving turkeys & turkey breasts from visit: customerservice@westwindfarms.com
  • Fresh Eggs
  • Sheeps milk cheeses- several varieties
  • VG’s Bakery: Oatmeal & Whole Wheat Breads, Biscuits, Mexican Cornbread, English muffin toasting bread, cookies, scones
  • Hillside Bakery: Sunny Flax, Rye, Walnut Rye, Raisin & Pain au Levain breads.  Five varieties of granola, Whole Wheat Almond Cranberry Cake, Blueberry Scones, Pumpkin Raisin Muffins & Gingerbread.

NOTE: Please check with individual vendors regarding pesticide-free and organic products.

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