Region: East - Anderson County
Farmers' Market: 323 Vermont Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Indoors all winter long, the Winter Farmers Market in Oak Ridge, TN offers winter produce, meat, eggs, tilapia, bread, jam and jelly, local honey, artisan crafts, and more! The market is open Saturdays from 9 am to 12 pm, December through March, (closed the Saturday after Christmas) in the gym at St. Mary's School, Oak Ridge.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the market is also offering a Market-To-Go program, with online shopping and curbside pickup. Visit the website for more information.
This market accepts EBT/SNAP, and has a SNAP-doubling program called Double Up Food Bucks, which offers up to $20 per day for fresh fruits and vegetables. Visit the Welcome Desk for more info.
The market also has a free Nourish Kids Club for children 2 to 12, which offers take-home vegetable tastings and activities for children each week, plus they receive $5 in Produce Bucks to spend at the market. The market typically features cooking demonstrations, nutritional programs and community garden initiatives, although this year those will be limited and outdoors because of the pandemic.
Grow Oak Ridge is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health in Anderson County by connecting farmers and local food to the public.