Turnip Truck to Host New Farmers Market
East Nashville's certified organic market The Turnip Truck, 970 Woodland St. (at the corner of Woodland and 10th), will be hosting the latest addition to East Nashville's growing list of retail choices. The new East Nashville Market will kick off on Wed., May 21 from 4 to 7 PM in the surrounding parking and green area around the store. The opening day will include local music, giveaways, contests and store discounts.
Turnip Truck owner John Dyke says, “ "We're really excited to be part of building another extension to our local East Nashville community. Once a week the market will give our customers an opportunity to purchase directly from local organic farmers and get them one step closer in the relationship to the farmer and local foods."
The market will be an all organic, producers only market and include vegetables, flowers, milk, meats, herbs, plants, cheeses, mushrooms and eggs. In addition to Dyke, organizers of the new market include Hank Delvin Jr of Delvin Farms and Peggy Marchetti from Madison Creek Farms. Local farm advocate Jennifer Barrie has been hired as the market manager.
The East Nashville Market's website, www.eastnashvillemarket.com, is online and will include market updates, a calendar of events, list of products and farmer profiles and links to participating farmer's websites.