Our Mission

The Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network serves as a catalyst for a thriving and equitable local food system that is accessible to ALL.

Our Vision

We envision a sustainable regional food system that utilizes locally grown and produced foods to promote healthy individuals, equitable communities and thriving local economies.

Our Approach


1: Make Northwest Tennessee Farmers Markets destinations for farm businesses, local arts, healthy living, family and visitors.


2: Empower and develop local people and organizational capacity to advance local food initiatives.


3: Grow farming businesses and local food entrepreneurs.


4: Provide education and increase awareness of the benefits and opportunities of a strong local food system.

Our Organizational Framework