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Dates: Week Week--long camps run from June 5 July 28 Place: 2870 Holly Creek Road Greeneville TN 37745 Register at or call 423-636-8171.

Meet at Eddie Yokley’s Farm on April 13 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. for “Profitable Ground … what does it look like?” The Four Seasons Grazing Club is an educational and networking organization dedicated to encouraging better forage production and utilization through increased emphasis on grazing management. Date: April 13 Time: 5:30 - 8 p.m. Place: The Yokley Farm, 1046 Old Kentucky Rd., S Free Hamburger Dinner with all the fixin’s! Visit or call 423-636-8171 for more information or to register.

Spring 2017  Greeneville, Tennessee

Children ages 4 to 12 enjoy a full week of hands-on activities on the farm, learning about food’s journey from soil to table while building relationships with the land, plants, animals and each other!

Grazing Club Pasture Walk at Eddie Yokley’s Farm!

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Farm Day Camp 2017!

Farm & Food Learning Center & Capital Campaign

The Capital Campaign for the Farm and Food Learning Center is in full swing. As of March 15th, we have $95,000 left to go to be able to complete the project. Meanwhile, the contractors have been hard at work! The walls, roof, porch and windows are up and the water line from the road has been tapped. We hope that construction will be completed in late summer. Watch for our Grand Opening celebration!

Farm to Fork Dinner! A new spectacular summer time Farm to Fork Dinner is in the works. The event will feature a menu of yummy food from lots of local farms. Stay tuned for details!

Farm and Food Teen Training Program

The Farm and Food Teen Training program is going strong! Classes have begun, seeds have been purchased and gardens will be going in soon! We have a few openings! or 423-636-8171 to register.

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Container Garden Distribution

Grazing for Soil Health

May 7 Master Gardeners' Plant Sale

Rural Resources

675 W. Allens Bridge Rd.

8:00 AM Greene County Fairgrounds

1:30 PM

9:00 AM Greeneville Terrace



Tabernacle Soup Kitchen

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5:00 PM

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8:30 AM Rural Resources

Mobile Farmers’ Market

(Grades 4-6)

8:30 PM

8:30 PM

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9:00 AM Neighborhoods

July Seasonal Supper/ Fall Cook-Out Community Dinner

5:00 PM Mobile Farmers’ Market

Greene County Fair

Evenings Greene County Fairgrounds 5:00 PM

Rural Resources

Towers 5:00 PM Thanksgiving Dinner at Plaza Winter

Stephani and Joshua

Package Express

Greene County Angus Association

Lizzie Harrah

Steve and Sally Harbison

Andrea Hall

Greeneville Women's Club

Presbyterian Hunger

Plastic Innovations

Cynthia and Wes Pectol

Jerri and Frank Patchett

Celeste and John Patchett*

Sherrie Smalling and Craig Ottinger

Lance Klosterman and Heather Gilreath

Greeneville Parade December Christmas 10:00 AM Downtown for locations w/ Second Harvest, see Distribution January 25:6Produce

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February 22: Produce Distribution w/ Second Harvest, see for locations

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Winter December 2: Teen’s Graduation Dinner

November 12

Market 6-7 October Mobile 9:00 AM Neighborhoods Dinner at Plaza Towers Thanksgiving serveFarmers’ 18: Teen’s November

Cook-Offsee Chopped Teenw/ 26Produce September 3rd Annual 1:00 PM TBA for locations Distribution Second Harvest, November 22:

Farmers’ September Mobile 9:00 AM Neighborhoods for locations Distribution Produce Second Harvest, see October 26: 8-9 w/Market

Fall September 28: Produce Distribution w/ Second Harvest, see for locations

September 23: Teen Chopped Cook-Off!

Retreat September 27 1-4: Teen Seasonal Supper August August

August 24: Produce Distribution w/ Second Harvest, see for locations

August 8-17

Rural Resources 9:00 AM Neighborhoods

August 6—12: Find us at the Greene County Fair! Food demo each night!

August 4-5

TBD: Opening of the Farm & Food Learning Center at Rural Resources

July 30

Dinner Hollow Farm July 7:00 PM for Still locations Harvest, see w/ Second DistributionCorn 217: ProduceIncredible July 25

July 24-28: Farm Day Camp Discover Natural Resources Camp

July 20-24

Day Camp July 17-21: Farm FDC: 1st - Natural 3rd Grades Resources Discover

FDC: Focus on Animals July 10-14: Farm Day Camp Boy & Girls Club Camp July 13-17 (Grades 1-3)

June 26-30: Farm Day Camp 1st - 3rd Grades

July 7-8

June 22: Food Distribution w/ Second Harvest, see for locations

1st - Supper Day Camp 19-23: Farm June June 25 3rd Grades Seasonal June

FDC: Focus on Animals 22-26 June Day Camp1-3) June 12-16: Farm (Grades Li’l Sprouts

Summer June 5-9: Farm Day Camp Li’l Sprouts

May 25: Produce Distribution w/ Second Harvest, see for locations

Building Bed Garden Raised Camp May 10-18: 1-3)and Planting (Grades 8-12 Community June FDC: Gross 8:30AM

9:00 AM Rural Resources

Sprouts Little (FDC): Camp Farm Day Festival and Arts Food Local Date TBA: Rural Resources 1-5 June (4-5 year olds)

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May 20

May 13

Harvest, see for locations w/ Second DistributionGardens April 27: Produce Container Workshop

May 9

April 22: Appalachian RC&D Field Day at Rural Resources

April 20: Annual Meeting, 6:00 p.m. at Rural Resources

May 6

RR Yokley’s Farm @Eddie Saleat 2 May Plantmeet April 13: Grazing Club,

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