Nourish Knoxville

FAQ: Market Square Farmers’ Market


  • Q: Is the Market open when it is raining?

A: All of our Markets are open rain, shine, or snow! In the event of dangerous weather, the market may be delayed or canceled. Please follow us on Facebook or Instagram to find up to date information, or give us a call at 865-805-8687, ext. 1.


  • Q: Are dogs allowed?

A: Only in some areas. Market Square and New Harvest Park are pet-friendly venues, but pets are prohibited in the main center aisles of the Market. Service animals are permitted.


  • Q: Are public restrooms available?

A: Public restrooms are available in the Market Square Garage.


  • Q: Do you accept SNAP/EBT?

A: Yes, we accept SNAP through a centralized program at our information booth and some of our vendors accept SNAP individually. We also offer a Double Up program that allows SNAP participants to double their food dollars for fresh fruits and vegetables. Please visit the Programs tab for more information.


  • Q: Do your vendors accept credit cards?

A: Most vendors accept credit cards, but not all. We offer a Market Money program at all our markets, where customers, for a $2 fee, can swipe their credit card at our information booth and receive $5 tokens to spend at any Nourish Knoxville Market.


  • Q: Do you allow busking?

A: Yes, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, must be scheduled with Nourish Knoxville in advance by emailing [email protected] No amplified music is permitted.


  • Q: What does “producer-only” mean?

A: A producer-only market is one at which all items are made or grown by the vendor. Nourish Knoxville may permit vendors to share a booth, where two independently accepted producers sell their products under one tent, and where only one of the producers is on-site at a time. Each product must be clearly marketed as produced by the proper vendor. All Nourish Knoxville markets are producer-only.


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