CAC Beardsley Community Farm is an urban demonstration site that has promoted food security and sustainable urban agriculture through practice, education, and community outreach since 1998.




CAC Beardsley Community Farm is an urban community farm that promotes food security and sustainable agriculture. Since 1998, Beardsley Farm has worked to increase access to fresh produce in Knoxville’s food deserts through produce donations, educational programs, and community gardening. Beardsley Farm grows over 100 varieties of fruits and vegetables in six acres of Malcolm Martin Park with the help of over 1,000 annual volunteers.  

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Upcoming Events


Saturday, October 31st- Harvest Festival at Beardsley Farm

Saturday, November 14th Community Workday at Beardsley Farm (9AM-12PM)

Saturday, December 5th- Community Workday at Beardsley Farm (9AM-12PM)

Saturday December 12th- Barnes and Noble Book Fair to benefit Beardsley

December 17th- Chipotle Fundraiser to benefit Beardsley

Friday, January 22nd- Annual Snow Day Benefit at Barley's Taproom

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Get Involved


Interested in volunteering at Beardsley Farm? Beardsley will be accepting volunteers every day from 9:30AM-3:00PM on Monday-Friday.  Please call us at least a day in advance at  (865)-546-8446 or email us at beardsleyfarm@gmail.com so that we know to expect you.

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