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Nourish Kids


COVID-19 Update:

*Last update: 7/6/2021

Nourish Kids activities and sampling are currently take-home. A parent/guardian can pick-up FREE take-home activity kits, fruit/vegetable samples, and $5 in Produce Bucks for each child in their household, ages 2 – 12. Take-home kits can be collected from our information booth. If you prefer curbside delivery please call (865)805-8687, ext.1 when you arrive at market and we will deliver your kit(s) to your car.

Nourish Kids will transition back to in-person activties August 2021. Sampling will remain as take-home until further notice.



Nourish Kids provides an opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. Kids build relationships with farmers, create positive associations with fruit and vegetables, develop budgeting skills, and begin to influence their local food economy.

Nourish Kids Club is FREE for children ages 2-12 and includes an activity, a sample of a locally-grown fruit or vegetable, and $5 in Produce Bucks to be spent at the market.

Schedule at Knox County Farmers’ Markets:

Nourish Kids is offered monthly at 3 farmers’ markets in Knox County. Currently, all Nourish Kids Clubs are offered as take-home activities.

-Nourish Knoxville’s Market at Market Square Farmers’ Market, 2nd Saturdays, May – December, 9 am – 1 pm

New Harvest Farmers’ Market, 3rd Thursdays, April – September, 3 – 6 pm

Eastside Sunday Market, 4th Sundays, June – September, 1 – 4 pm

Click to view upcoming Nourish Kids events.

Nourish Kids is also offered at regional partners across East Tennessee. Click the links below to find out more information about each market offering Nourish Kids Clubs in 2021 sponsored by Nourish Knoxville.
Erwin Community Market, Unicoi County
Jonesborough Farmers Market, Washington County
Pikeville Farmers Market, Bledsoe County
Union County Farmers’ Market, Union County
Grow Oak Ridge’s Winter Farmers’ Market, Anderson County

This project is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee.
Funding for regional Nourish Kids expansion was made possible by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service through grant #AM200100XXXXG062. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the USDA. Funding was provided by a grant enhancing the specialty crop industry in the State of Tennessee.


We are currently seeking sponsors for Nourish Kids. Please contact [email protected] or call 865-805-8687 ext 2 for information.

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