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North Memphis Farmers Collective

North Memphis Farmers Collective The NMFC leads the way in turning Urban AG into a viable business model capable of transforming the most economically challenged and blighted communities.

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05/08/2018

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Black Beekeepers Are Reclaiming Vacant Lots In Detroit To Create Bee Farms

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All photo via: Detroit Hives When Detroit natives Timothy Paule and Nicole Lindsey noticed the numbers of dilapidated and vacant lots in their beloved city rising, they decided to implore a creative new solution to revitalize some of these spaces. Paule and Lindsey co-founded a nonprofit organizatio...

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08/15/2017

This is Nathaniel Davis Jr of Ronin Leo Urban Farm one of the founding members of the North Memphis Farmers Collective.One of the first purposes of the collective was to pursue markets to sell our produce ,and to show that something positive and successful can come out of the North Memphis Community. I felt that with our individual talents that we were primed to shake up the urban farm scene, and for a time we did.But faith decided we take different paths,and although I lament about what could have been ,its for the best.Adam and I still do some collaboration at the market,and I've been helping Andy a lot. One of the things I've leaned in farming city lots is respect should be given by all parties involved, the farmer should make and keep the lot prestine, the neighborhood should contribute to the cause by deeds not talk,and finally City of Memphis found out whose doing positive things in the inner city and help them.

It is unless you buy from us!
07/27/2017
Everything we love to eat is a scam

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Among the many things New Yorkers pride ourselves on is food: making it, selling it and consuming only the best, from single-slice pizza to four-star sushi. We have fish markets, Shake Shacks and, …

Timeline photos
07/22/2017

Timeline photos

Farm Manager Andy and friends harvest purple Amaranth for the chickens! Volunteers came to harvest greens for the elders...
07/18/2017

Farm Manager Andy and friends harvest purple Amaranth for the chickens! Volunteers came to harvest greens for the elders who proudly watch what's happening across the way. We have a grand harvest for you! Check us out and please support our efforts to grow high quality produce

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS
06/22/2017
CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS

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Black Urban Growers (BUGS) is excited to announce we are now accepting workshop proposals for our 2017 Black
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A climate change solution beneath our feet
06/08/2017
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Timeline photos
06/07/2017

Timeline photos

North Memphis Farmers Collective has a community farm at 2267 Shasta that needs your assistance. Starting this week memb...
05/24/2017

North Memphis Farmers Collective has a community farm at 2267 Shasta that needs your assistance. Starting this week members of NMFC will start planting crops from the greenhouse into the field.

Help is requested between the hours of 6 - 8 AM and or 6 - 8 PM. Garden Leaders Averell and Andy will be present during these times.

Youth of high school age from the North Memphis community are highly sought to help work the garden as an educational and communal activity.

For more information comment below or message North Memphis Farmers Collective through our page.

Friends, you know I work hard for local food access in the Memphis community.  Our food access is directly tied to natur...
06/02/2016
Libertas Montessori School Garden Fundraiser

Friends, you know I work hard for local food access in the Memphis community. Our food access is directly tied to nature, and one school, Libertas, is raising funds to expand its permacuture program! We already have a full fledged composting program, chickens, about 3 acres of veggies and flowers! We want to expand with a hoophouse, build a fence, re up on tools, etc! If you donated to my kickstarter last year, you should know that the North Memphis Farmers Collective is helping by making the tractor we got available to the school! Help us out! Can you give now and/or share!
This is the video we made:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULvQm6AjgFU&feature=em-share_video_user
Here's where you donate!
https://www.crowdrise.com/libertas-school-greenhouse-and-orchard1/fundraiser/libertasmemphis

04/26/2016

For the past decade I have been passionately committed to one mission. Leadership in the creation of a sustainable, self-sufficient ecosystem in Memphis. As I have gained recognition for my work in education and the operation of SmartMule Urban Farms, I have equally gained recognition for difficult, combative and alienating behavior as I am uncompromising in my views on how to effect change and create open inclusive community. I remain fearless and a risk taker, however, recent conflicts in my community work and private life have challenged me to recognize the need for more balance in my approach. This past fall, my love, Stephanie Diane Ford, was unjustly assaulted by two guests in my home. Because I knew the guests and considered one an apprentice for nearly 10 years, my response was insensitive and did not prioritize her security and comfort. Stephanie's partnership with SmartMule in 2015 was pivotal to the growth of the business and had a transformational impact to my mission within the Memphis community. Reflecting on these challenges has taught me the value of compromise and equal partnerships as I have come to realize that I lost my right hand in the incident trying to keep two left feet. We learn each day in the school of life and these growing pains have fueled me with more experience and determination to continue the work for community, food access, and economic change in Memphis.

If you're looking to find that special and locally sourced gift, we've got it!  Honey, hand made soaps, wines!  Contact ...
12/17/2015

If you're looking to find that special and locally sourced gift, we've got it! Honey, hand made soaps, wines! Contact the North Memphis Farmers Collective for prices and details! Support local Agriculture!

From our partners over at Smart Mule, Jovantae and Rod sweep neighborhoods for the best kind of soil amendments: Leaves!...
12/01/2015

From our partners over at Smart Mule, Jovantae and Rod sweep neighborhoods for the best kind of soil amendments: Leaves! They're free and effective!

Shaq, one of our partners at Smart Mule, has been busy bottling up this year's honey harvest!. This is just a fraction o...
11/30/2015

Shaq, one of our partners at Smart Mule, has been busy bottling up this year's honey harvest!. This is just a fraction of what we harvested overall, and because we know its getting to the "sick season," we want to share our best with you all. 100% raw pure local honey! 901.275.5637

Looking for something unique to bring to the table this Thanksgiving? Perhaps a gift for loved ones this Christmas? Smar...
11/23/2015

Looking for something unique to bring to the table this Thanksgiving? Perhaps a gift for loved ones this Christmas? SmartMule Meads are aged a year from our very own local raw honey! This year we have three flavors: Orange-Clove, Elderberry, and Mint-Sage! They come at a donation of $15 for 750 ml or $25 for 1.5L! Contact us today at (901)275-5637!

We're so proud of one of our member growers, Nathaniel Davis and his operation, Ronin Leo Organics!  He's trying to rais...
11/21/2015
Growing Springdale | ioby

We're so proud of one of our member growers, Nathaniel Davis and his operation, Ronin Leo Organics! He's trying to raise funds to build a greenhouse and thereby extend his growing season! Please extend some help to him by either donating or giving a friendly share! Help us continue to grow the Urban Ag movement in Memphis!

The purpose of the greenhouse would be to set up a base for horticulture in the community and to instruct the community at large about plant propagation and growing food.

Come on down to the races!!! The Million Calorie Burn 5K is running through Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market today....
10/03/2015

Come on down to the races!!! The Million Calorie Burn 5K is running through Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market today. Come get Memphis Grown Produce and Raw Local Honey from NMFC farmers SmartMule Urban Farms and Ronin Leo Organics. We're here until 1pm.

Garden Discoveries
09/22/2015

Garden Discoveries

Help us name our new blue baby. Share your ideas in the comments below or leave a note with Nathaniel Davis Jr. today at...
09/12/2015

Help us name our new blue baby. Share your ideas in the comments below or leave a note with Nathaniel Davis Jr. today at the Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market. There's still a little more than one hour left to shop naturally grown local produce from NMFC members Ronin Leo Organics and SmartMule Urban Farms.

LOOK WHAT WE GOT! Check out the new tractor. We can't wait to put this baby to work and continue to provide even more healthy local produce for your consumption at Memphis area markets. We couldn't have done it without you! Learn why our backers made our Kickstarter Fundraiser a success by checking out the campaign here: http://kck.st/1D1VsdL. Adam Guerrero Nathaniel Davis Jr. SmartMule Urban Farms

NAME THAT PRODUCE! Can you guess what these lovely round beauties are? Come get some before they sell out today at Coope...
09/12/2015

NAME THAT PRODUCE! Can you guess what these lovely round beauties are? Come get some before they sell out today at Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market.

LOOK WHAT WE GOT! Check out the new tractor. We can't wait to put this baby to work and continue to provide even more he...
09/10/2015

LOOK WHAT WE GOT! Check out the new tractor. We can't wait to put this baby to work and continue to provide even more healthy local produce for your consumption at Memphis area markets. We couldn't have done it without you! Learn why our backers made our Kickstarter Fundraiser a success by checking out the campaign here: http://kck.st/1D1VsdL. Adam Guerrero Nathaniel Davis Jr. SmartMule Urban Farms

NAME THAT PRODUCE! It's that time again...can you guess what this lovely vegetation is? Come get some before they sell o...
09/05/2015

NAME THAT PRODUCE! It's that time again...can you guess what this lovely vegetation is? Come get some before they sell out today at Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market.

We're at the new Overton Park Community Farmers Market under the pavilion until 7pm today! Come enjoy the park and healt...
09/03/2015

We're at the new Overton Park Community Farmers Market under the pavilion until 7pm today! Come enjoy the park and healthy chemical free local produce from NMFC farmers.

Address

3713 Townes Ave
Memphis, TN
38122

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 6pm
Tuesday 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9am - 6pm
Thursday 9am - 6pm
Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 8am - 1pm

Telephone

(901) 275-5637

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Lots of pumpkins Hubbard squash, spaghetti squash,delicata squash and acorn squash at the Shasta.. lots of good stuff coming out of North Memphis. Eat healthy stay happy.
Hubbard squash from the Shasta Garden
Here are some large french pumpkins at the Shasta Garden
My little friend and I harvested two 40 gallon buckets of amaranth corn sunflowers and foxtail millet from the garden at Breedlove and Chelsea. Thanks Adam Guerrero for letting me use the property.
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I am in need volunteers at the community garden at 2266 Shasta, there are lots of weeds, it's getting to the point where the weeds are about to kill all the plants. I am also in need of someone to help me move wood chips and spread them around after the weeding, I planted a very large garden this year in hopes that more people would get involved, I am not able to maintain this much space by myself.. I need the support from the community to grow on such a large space,
Shoutout to our newest partners with the #JuvenileJusticeProject, North Memphis Farmers Collective and New Direction Christian Church! We're working to build networks of churches and organizations to address our high number of youth offenders and the lack of opportunities for court ordered community service. If your organization would like to partner to provide opportunities for our young people, please take a minute to fill out this form. Please share!
It's market day and we've got an awesome lineup of vendors for your shopping pleasure! Puppy Cookies by Ann- all-natural dog treats Jack's Farmacy- fresh produce & bedding plants Linda's Baked Goodies- cakes, cookies & brownies Art by Catherine Stevens- handmade block prints Renaissance Farms Tennessee - pasture-raised beef & pork, and eggs Midtown Herbs- potted herbs of all kinds Riverside 1844 Artisanal Foods - artisan jellies and sauces The Willow Stone- Native American leatherwork Eneydi's Tamales, Tacos & Burritos Thistle & Bee Enterprises- herbal tea & lemonade Urban Farms-Memphis fresh produce and CSA bag pickup North Memphis Farmers Collective - fresh produce Memphis Pie House- fruit pies and hand pies St. Honore Bakery- artisan breads Raffe's Catering- Mediterranean dishes to go The Creamery Memphis- gelato and sorbet Jones & Parker Vegetable Farm Parker- fresh produce In His Presence Farm Farms- fresh produce Memphis Public Library & Information Center- info on National Literacy Day Rhodes College Community Garden (Selling Relevant Roasters) Live Music by Paulette Regan
Today is market day and the weather is beautiful! Come see these awesome vendors! North Memphis Farmers Collective Jones & Parker Vegetable Farm Farm Jack's Farmacy Marla's Garden Urban Farms-Memphis The Street Farm Rhodes College Community Garden (selling Relevant Roasters Coffee and Jones Orchard) St. Honore Bakery Memphis Pie House Midtown Herbs Renaissance Farms Tennessee Thistle & Bee Enterprises The Creamery Memphis Eny's Tamales Raffe's Mediterranean Catering Surf Dogs food truck Art by Catherine Stevens Puppy Cookies by Ann Jewelry & Leather by The Willow Stone The Bridge: The Memphis Street Paper
Put on a raincoat and join us for today's market from 3-7pm at the Overton Park pavilion! Our vendors include: 🗞 The Bridge: The Memphis Street Paper 🍪 Linda's Baked Goods 🍗 Renaissance Farms Tennessee (vendor of the week!) 🍋 Thistle & Bee Enterprises lemonade and tea 🐶 Puppy Cookies by Ann 🍆 Jack's Farmacy 🎨 Art by Catherine Stevens 🌿 Midtown Herbs 🌽 The Street Farm 🍞 St. Honore Bakery 🍧 The Creamery Memphis sorbet & gelato 🍯 Riverside 1844 Artisanal Foods jams & jellies 🌭 Surf Dogs food truck 🍰 Memphis Pie House 🍅 Urban Farms-Memphis 🌶 North Memphis Farmers Collective 🍏 Jones & Parker Vegetable Farm 🍉 Marla's Garden 📿 The Willow Stone jewelry 🍑 Jones Orchard ☕️ Relevant Roasters coffee 🎻 Live Music by The Reel McCoy!
Come one, come all to today's market and our special event, "Lettuce Celebrate Back to School" from 3-7 at the Overton Park Pavilion! 🍅Fresh produce from Jones & Parker Vegetable Farm, Marla's Garden, Jack's Farmacy, Urban Farms-Memphis, North Memphis Farmers Collective, & The Street Farm 🍞Baked goods from Linda Grant, Brem's Bakery, St. Honore & Memphis Pie House 🍧Gelato from The Creamery 🍗Fresh meat from Renaissance Farms 🍛Hot tamales from Enyedi's Tamales & savory Mediterranean food from Raffe's Catering 🍋Cold lemonade & iced tea from Thistle & Bee 🍯Jams & jelly from Riverside 1844 🌿Fresh herbs from Midtown Herbs 🐶Organic dog treats from Puppy Cookies by Ann 🎨Artwork by Catherine Stevens & jewelry by The Willow Stone 🎈FREE balloon animals & kids activities & 🎶LIVE music!