Welcome to ASD’s Local Food Guide

Find local farms and local food with this Local Food Guide for northeast TN and southwest VA. Get connected with fresh local food and the farmers who grow it. Also, find local markets, breweries, and restaurants committed to supporting local food and the region. Visit asdevelop.org to view our print version of the guide online.


      A Consumer’s Guide To Eating Locally: The 2017 Local Food Guide for Northeast TN & Southwest VA

      Download a copy today by clicking on the image below.


      Find Your Local Farmers

      Find Your Local Market

      Find Your Local Food Hub

      Find Your Local Restaurants

      Find Your Local Businesses

      Local Food Guide Submissions

      ASD’s annual Local Food Guide is a great way to advertise your farm or business. It’s also a great way to show the region how much you value local farmers and food producers. Each year we print 15,000 copies, made possible through the sale of ad space. The Local Food Guide is distributed, free of charge, throughout the region as well as online. We are currently selling ads for the 2018 Local Food Guide. Click here for rates and ad sizes.
      If you are a producer, please click this link to fill out a survey and provide information so our organization can best meet your needs.
      If you are a buyer, please click this link to fill out a survey. When you provide us with this information, we can determine current local food demand and more accurately evaluate our impacts. We’re working hard to increase the connections between local food producers and restaurants and boost economic development and strengthen our local food system.

      The Appalachian Farmers Market Association brings together regional market managers so we can accomplish all of the goals listed below together.

      Goal 1: Create sustainable economic opportunities for regional farmers, food producers, and artisans.

      Goal 2: Increase the public awareness of Farmers Markets throughout the Appalachian region.

      Goal 3: Provide educational and training events for Farmers Market managers, vendors, and customers.

      Goal 4: Provide support and mentoring for new and emerging Farmers markets in our region.

      Goal 5: Increase the availability of fresh, local foods to households of all income levels.

      Email the AFMA Program Coordinator