Local Artisan Producers

Middle Tennessee has a rich and diverse community of folks creating unique, one of a kind artisanal food products. Many are family businesses using family recipes, or have an idea to make a product they are proud to share with their community.

Nashville's own salsa - Ousley Ouch is a tomato salsa with a thick, chunky texture that comes from hand diced onions and fresh jalapenos that are grown at Nashville farm Green Door Gourmet. It is an old family recipe that we started making five years ago. Over a dozen herbs and spices are used to create the magical flavor that has everyone "Ouch, I can't stop eating!". We have seven varieties - mild, black bean and corn, habanero peach mango,...

?Sunday Morning Pancake Mix is blend of nine organic grains, milled in Nashville. A thoughtful combination of healthy and tasty, this pancake mix is something you will want to feed your family and give away as gifts. SMPM is available at a variety of local gift shops, farmer's markets and online all year round.

High Note Gifts brings you the very best of Nashville's unique artisan creations in every one of our customizable specialty gifts. Featuring 100% locally sourced, small-batch products, our carefully curated collections let you share an authentic Nashville experience, nationwide. Shop at www.HighNoteGifts.com

BAKERY by frothy monkey: Everything we bake, is from scratch. Our team of pastry and bread bakers produce Artisan Sourdough, sandwich breads, and everything from muffins and cookies, to layer cakes and pies.

We are a grass roots, small batch maker of proprietary spice blends. What started out as a domestic kitchen experiment has now transformed into a thriving enterprise for our family. Our products are a reflection of our Southern heritage and the flavors that we've lived and loved from the East Coast to the Gulf Coast. Our spice blends are versatile, easy to use, and our recipes are quick and simple.

Combining traditional techniques with the finest ingredients, Short Mountain Cultures makes a variety of fermented foods including sauerkraut, tempeh, hot sauce, kimchi, kvass, and seasonal fermented vegetables.

Artisan market specializing in fresh pasta, handmade pasta and homemade sauces. Gourmet Italian pantry items including olive oils, vinegars, salami, cheeses and much more.

Sweet 16th is a small batch neighborhood bakery offering a variety of both sweet and savory items - all baked fresh daily and all baked from scratch.

Alfresco Pasta is a unique small-batch artisan pasta kitchen with the capability and desire to collaborate with chefs and retail clients of all sizes, helping to deliver the unmistakable culinary experience of fresh, handcrafted pasta in the true Italian tradition.

A Taste of Local Legacy: Lee Oakley's mother Leila started making her famous pickles in a 6-gallon earthenware crock on the kitchen counter. Her secret family recipe with a unique blend of spices and a 14-day process became a staple of the Southern table. Lee still makes these Picklelicious Sweet & Spicy snacking pickles and Spreadalicious Sweet & Hot Pepper Jelly.

Ginger - Nature's Buried Treasure

Haley Turner

Ginger has long been used as a remedy for illness from nausea relief and arthritis to migraines and high blood pressure Traditional Chinese Medicine uses ginger as a warming food to counteract general cold or dampness in a person which corresponds to sickness or slow digestion Personal experience...

VIDEO - Greener Roots Farm

Jeffrey Orkin

We had to make sure we weren 39 t coming in from another farm we had to clean off our shoes with water and it was all worth it This magnificent greenhouse can be fully controlled by a cell phone and Jeffrey Orkin tells us everything about it With 14 different types of lettuces fish tanks and the...

VIDEO - The Nashville Food Project

Teri Sloan

Bringing people together to grow cook and share nourishing food with the goals of cultivating community and alleviating hunger in our city This is the mission of the Nashville Food Project We 39 re honored to share their story and take you inside their brand new building located in the Nations...

Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese

Anne Ross

On a Saturday morning visit to Kenny and Beverly Mattingly 39 s dairy farm there is nothing approaching a dull moment Kenny is able to cut the curds in his 300 gallon milk vat assist customers confer with his son about a cow in heat that needs to be bred and describe his cheesemaking operation all...

2019 James Beard Nominee, Margot McCormack - Meet My Farmers

Owner Chef Margot Cafe Bar and Marche Nashville A Nashville native Margot returned in 1995 to Nashville from New York City to find her voice in the local restaurant community Upon her return local restaurateur Jody Faison introduced her to the work and mission of chef Alice Waters Now one of the...