Flooding and Food Safety by Erin Holliman

Article Courtesy of Erin Holliman, Food Safety Specialist, Produce Food Safety Services (PFSS), Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association.  TFVA thought this information valuable to our membership. With all the rain and flooding lately, east coast growers need to address some pretty scary issues that may be going on in their fields. If any flooding has occurred on your produce fields,...
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Thunder Road Wine Trail

Thunder Road Wine Trail follows the original Thunder Road, from Knoxville Tennessee to the beautiful Watauga Lake region near the North Carolina border, ending at Copperhead Road.  Discover our award-winning Tennessee wines as you explore all that is in between! You’ll traverse sections of the route Kentucky moonshiners took from Cumberland Gap to markets in Knoxville and beyond.  Visit all six...
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Little Creek Farm and Their New Beans!!

Story, photos, videos courtesy of Little Creek Produce Short video from Little Creek Produce We at Little Creek Produce have a new bean this year. For all you husbands out there who are tired of stringing beans and could be fishing are going to love these beans! They have no strings and are easy to break and your will love that they are tender and delicious! Please come by our stand on the...
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Meet the Oak Grove Family Farm

The Oak Grove Family Farm offers a variety of spring and summer produce fresh picked as well as locally grown tomatoes. Find their produce at the Gallatin Chiropractic Clinic and the Tennessee Farmers Co-op on the weekends. Make sure to stop by East Nashville’s Farmers Market at Shelby Park on Wednesday from 3:30pm – 7:00pm
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Green Gourmet Shares Seaonal Recipes

Beet Leaf Tapanade Story, photo and recipe courtesy of Green Door Gourmet A fabulous way to utilize somewhat chewy and often discarded beetroot leaves, this recipe substitutes some of the olives with beet leaves as the main ingredient. Tapenade is a condiment with Mediterranean roots going back to early Roman times, Greece and the South of France where it is attributed to the cuisine of Provence...
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