The Cookeville Farmer’s Market

Going to the grocery store can be a drag, but Cookeville’s Farmer’s Market is a blast! The Cookeville Farmer’s Market is extremely popular with residents in and around the area. This market offers an abundance of items, which are all organically grown by local farmers. By purchasing local produce, your tastebuds will thank you! Local produce is full of flavor, packs more nutrients than store-bought, and supports the local economy! Also, if you are an environmentally conscious individual, buying local produce is beneficial to the environment! 

When arriving at the beautiful pavilion, you are immediately greeted by the friendliest vendors. The Cookeville Farmer’s Market has everything you could ever wish for: homemade bread, local honey, homegrown herbs, and so much more! During the summertime, you will see a growth in vegetable farmers, which is a great time to purchase delicious, local produce for great prices! By visiting, you can buy a variety of items, not limited to produce. Many farmers make their own tea, homemade kombucha, and even organically grown CBD products! 

Yes, produce is the most popular during the summer, but let’s talk about some of the other items found here! Depending on the season, you can also find organically fed beef, free-range eggs, quail eggs, raw milk, and other dairy products. If you come on the right day, you may be able to get your hands on some fruits! Trust us, the peaches bought from the local market will make the best peach cobbler, possibly better than your mother’s! At the market, the apples are juicy, the blackberries are sweet, and the Chinese melons are to die for! If you have the chance to purchase the local ‘mini’ kiwis, definitely do so! They are locally grown in Cookeville and taste amazing! 

If you have the time, you should think about visiting Cookeville’s Farmer’s Market this weekend! Saturday is their busiest day, so be sure to get there as early as possible! If you arrive at your earliest, you will have a better selection to choose from. Located at 530 Mahler Ave, they are usually open from 7a - 12p (9a being their busiest hour). If you have been looking to eat more organically, this is the best way to do it at a great price! Follow them on Facebook at ‘Cookeville Farmer’s Market’ to stay up to date on the items that will potentially make it to the market!

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