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Harvest Festival

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Come celebrate the fall harvest at CAC Beardsley Community Farm with a free, family-friendly community event on Sunday, October 22nd! Harvest Festival will celebrate the farm, the community, and all things fall. Enjoy free food, children's activities, live music, and tours of the farm. Parking will be available in front of our Education Center, at the Wesley House, Mobile Meals, and the Ed Cothren Pool. Come dressed in your Halloween costumes!

Free Food: Enjoy free chili with Flour Head Bakery Bread.  The chili will be created by our friends at KARM, and the greens and ice cream will be prepared by UT Culinary School.  Much of the produce in the chili, greens, and ice cream is soured directly from CAC Beardsley Community Farm.

Children’s Activities: This event is perfect for kids! Children's activities will include paper hats, face painting, ring toss, nature crafts and more! There’s something fun for every child to enjoy. Don't forget that Halloween costumes are encouraged!

Jack 0 Lantern Carving Contest: We'll be having a jack o' lantern carving competition. Carve your own pumpkin and bring the finished jack o' lantern to Harvest Festival. The Beardsley FArmcrew will be judging the winner based on originality and carving skills.

Live Music!  See below for the music lineup:

1:00-1:45Travis Bigwood

2:00-2:35Badd Hattrs

2:45-2:55Miss Take (Hip Hop Dance)

3:00-3:45Pinklets

4:00-4:45Paul Lee Kupfer


If you've never been to Knoxville's only urban demonstration farm, now is your chance! Bring the whole family to this exciting seasonal event. In case of inclement weather, this event will be canceled. Please check our Facebook event for updates. Call 865-546-8446 or email beardsleyfarm@gmail.com with questions.

Very special thanks to our sponsors: Flour Head Bakery, KARM, UT Culinary, Whole Foods, Kroger, and the Golden Roast

Earlier Event: October 13
UT Architecture Gala