Farmhand Dinner 2018

This year’s Farmhand Dinner was another great success, with some 220 guests enjoying food prepared by some of our favorite local food artisans.

The event was chaired by Nashville Farmers’ Market Board members Margot McCormack and Tandy Wilson, plus Ed Smith, owner of B&C Market and president of the Friends of the Nashville Farmers’ Market. This year’s event raised more than $10,000.  

NFM Executive Director Tasha Kennard kicked off the evening with a welcome and thank-you, followed by remarks from Councilman Freddie O’Connell, Mayor David Briley, NFM Board Chair Frank Cardenas, and Smith. Jesse Goldstein from the Food Sheriff Department emceed the event.

Our superstar chefs included:

  • Kahlil Arnold from Arnold’s Country Kitchen

  • Larry Carlile from Hemingway’s Bar and Hideaway

  • Trey Cioccia from The Farm House and Black Rabbit

  • Crystal DeLuna-Bogan from The Grilled Cheeserie

  • Tony Galzin from Nicky’s Coal Fired

  • Hal Holden-Bache from Lockeland Table

  • Margot McCormack from Margot Café and Bar and Marche Artisan Foods

  • Ed Smith from Bacon & Caviar Gourmet Catering and B&C Market BBQ

  • Rebekah Turshen from City House

  • Lisa Marie White from Marsh House Restaurant at The Thompson

  • Tandy Wilson from City House and Mop/Broom Mess Hall

… who collaborated to produce an array of delicious courses using ingredients supplied by:

  • Alfresco Pasta

  • Bass Farm

  • The Bloomy Rind

  • Galena Garlic Olive Oil

  • Green Door Gourmet

  • Hancock Family Farm

  • Jeni’s Ice Cream

  • JD Country Milk

  • KLD Farm

  • Ladies of the Lamb

  • Plano Produce

  • Porter Road Butcher

  • Schrock Family Farm

  • Smiley’s Produce

  • Southern Roots Collective

  • Swafford Farms

  • Tennessee Artisan Honey

  • Tennessee Grass Fed Farm

  • White’s Family Farm

David Gonnerman