Season 5, Episode 26, August 4th, 2018
Amy visits with Pastor Chris Battle of the New Eastside Farmer’s Market, Knoxville, TN, Pastor Battle is also Senior Pastor at the Tabernacle Baptist Church, and he started the Community Garden that is located right next to the Church which is located in an urban food desert. He would like to see community gardens become more prevalent in areas of need throughout the city. Connect with Pastor Battle through the below link, or by this link to his Church: http://www.mytabernacle.com/

The Eastside Sunday Market takes place every Sunday from 1:00 - 4:00 P.M. in the parking lot of the Tabernacle Baptist Church through the end of August, 2018. The street address is 2137 Martin Luther King Jr Ave. Knoxville, TN 37915. The phone number is: 865-524-2034.

Link to Eastside Sunday Market: https://www.facebook.com/EastsideSundayMarket/

Links to events mentioned during the show brought to our community by area non profit organizations that are specifically local food, farming, or sustainably oriented:

Century Harvest Farms/ 2nd Harvest Food Bank  http://www.centuryharvest.com/

Wine on the Water Event, September 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/216582812462727/

East Tennessee Young Farmers Coalition: https://www.facebook.com/ETNYFC/

Nourish Knoxville Market Square Farmers’ Market: https://www.nourishknoxville.org/market-square-farmers-market/

Dixie Lee Farmers’ Market: http://www.dixieleefarmersmarket.com/

Maryville Farmers’ Market: http://www.farmersmarketmaryville.com/

East Tennessee Farmers Association of Retail Marketing: http://www.easttnfarmmarkets.org/index.asp

CAC Beardsley Farm: https://www.facebook.com/beardsleyfarm/

Sevierville Market (every Friday):  https://www.facebook.com/events/533684190090056/

Morgan County Farmers Market: https://www.facebook.com/Morganfarmersmarket/

Harriman Farmers Market: https://www.facebook.com/HarrimanFarmersMarket/

Seymour Farmers Market: http://seymourfarmersmarket.org/

East Tennessee Children’s Hospital Farmer’s Market: https://www.facebook.com/events/2015370921838195/

 Pastor Chris Battle of the New Eastside Farmer’s Market, Knoxville, TN, Pastor Battle is also Senior Pastor at the Tabernacle Baptist Church, and he started the Community Garden that is located right next to the Church which is located in an urban food desert. He would like to see community gardens become more pevalent in the community. Connect with Pastor Battle through Market Facebook link:  https://www.facebook.com/EastsideSundayMarket/  or by this link to his Church:  http://www.mytabernacle.com/

Pastor Chris Battle of the New Eastside Farmer’s Market, Knoxville, TN, Pastor Battle is also Senior Pastor at the Tabernacle Baptist Church, and he started the Community Garden that is located right next to the Church which is located in an urban food desert. He would like to see community gardens become more pevalent in the community. Connect with Pastor Battle through Market Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/EastsideSundayMarket/ or by this link to his Church: http://www.mytabernacle.com/

 A picture of "the gleaning fence" basket located in the community garden of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, Knoxville.

A picture of "the gleaning fence" basket located in the community garden of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, Knoxville.

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