Workshops & Field Days


The TFVA hosts events and partners with other organizations throughout the year on events for its membership.


April 13, Adding Fruit Crops to Your CSA

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April 13, Adding Fruit Crops to Your CSA

This workshop will introduce participants to considerations for small and tree fruit production. Led by David Lockwood, Plant Sciences, and Shannon Meadows, Mountain Meadows Farm, Heiskell, TN. These six workshops will be taught by experienced growers and UT personnel and will provide growers with training in planning, structuring, marketing, managing, analyzing profitability and expanding a CSA. These 2-hour workshops are scheduled for one Monday afternoon a month, and will be offered on working farms throughout Tennessee from January to...

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March 13-14 Farmers Market and Agritourism Extravaganza

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March 13-14 Farmers Market and Agritourism Extravaganza

March 13-14 2015. Farmers Market and Agritourism Extravaganza Paris Landing State Park Topics: • TAEP cost share proposal writing • How to Involve the Media • Beginner Agritourism • Taxes and Liability • The Ins and Outs of required permits at the farmers market • Farm to Fork Events • Events for your farmers market • Establishing a farmers market • TN Certified Farmers Market training phase 1 The TN Association of Farmers Market and the Agritourism Association will have their annual meetings during the conference For more information call:...

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Are You Ready to Start a CSA? Workshop Series

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in UT Extension, Workshop/Seminars | Comments Off on Are You Ready to Start a CSA? Workshop Series

These six workshops will be taught by experienced growers and UT personnel and will provide growers with training in planning, structuring, marketing, managing, analyzing profitability and expanding a CSA. These 2-hour workshops are scheduled for one Monday afternoon a month, and will be offered on working farms throughout Tennessee from January to June 2015.  All workshops will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, regardless of timezone (ie., the workshop in Toone will take place at 1:00 PM CST, while the workshop located in Heiskell will take...

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January 26, 2015. Are You Ready to Start a CSA workshop series, #1

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in CSA, East TN, Free to TFVA members, News & Events, Workshop/Seminars | Comments Off on January 26, 2015. Are You Ready to Start a CSA workshop series, #1

January 26, 2015. Are You Ready to Start a CSA workshop series, #1

January 26, 2015. Are you ready to start a CSA workshop series. These six workshops will be taught by experienced growers and UT personnel and will provide growers with training in planning, structuring, marketing, managing, analyzing profitability and expanding a CSA. January 26, Choosing Your Crops and Varieties, and Scheduling Their Planting in the Greenhouse and the Field, led by Jeff Martin, Plant Sciences, and Adam Colvin, Colvin Family Farm, Spring City, TN. This workshop will help determine crop and variety selection, as well as crop...

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Fruit and Vegetable Workshop. January 23, 2015

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Fruit and Vegetable Workshop. January 23, 2015

The Fruit and Vegetable Workshop is a replacement for Tennessee Horticulture Expo. January 23, 2015 8:30am – 5:00pm TSU campus Topics include: Irrigation Integrated Pest Management Program How to Sell Produce to Restaurants How to Sell Produce to Distribution Centers and Grocery Stores TFVA Meet and Greet starts at 4:00pm Share...

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