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Clarksville Downtown Market voted “#1 Market in America”

 

Clarksville tops 1,200 markets that competed in online vote

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – The best place to live in America now has the “#1 Market in America.”

The Clarksville Downtown Market presented by CDE Lightband was crowned the overall “People’s Choice” winner and earned the $1,000 first prize after months of voting in the American Farmland Trust’s 12th Annual Farmers Market Celebration. Chartered in 1980, the American Farmland Trust focuses on protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land.

The Clarksville Downtown Market, coordinated by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, began in 2010 and has grown in popularity each year.

Vendors, patrons and Clarksville Parks and Recreation have combined to make the Clarksville Downtown Market the ‘#1 Market in America.’

Vendors, patrons and Clarksville Parks and Recreation have combined to make the Clarksville Downtown Market the ‘#1 Market in America.’

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Upcoming Events at Clarksville Downtown Market

 

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Downtown Market on Public Square a community favorite and shopping destination offers a variety of events.

Coordinated by Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, the festivities are free of charge and diverse, offering something for visitors of all ages looking to have a great time at one of Clarksville’s most treasured gathering places.

Some of the upcoming events include: Pop-Up Markets at McGregor Park, Paws for a Cause Dog Day, Market Scavenger Hunt and more.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Clarksville Downtown Market in running for National Awards

 

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Downtown Market is in the running to receive national recognition from American Farmland Trust, a national nonprofit dedicated to saving farmland for the next generation. Shoppers are encouraged to visit the market from 8:00am to 1:00pm, Saturdays on Public Square and then endorse the market by visiting the information booth or by visiting markets.farmland.org.

What you put on your fork matters. That’s the message behind American Farmland Trust’s seventh annual Farmers Market Celebration. The celebration calls on shoppers to help identify the best of America’s farmers markets. The summer-long event launched June 21st, 2018.

Show your support for Clarksville’s Downtown Farmers Market.

Show your support for Clarksville’s Downtown Farmers Market.

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Clarksville Downtown Market vendor deadline is March 16th

 

Growers, Artisans encouraged to apply online

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – Are you interested in selling your homegrown or homemade items this year at the award-winning Clarksville Downtown Market? The deadline for vendor applications is March 16th.

Vendors selling local produce, dairy products and cheese, honey, flowers, meats, baked goods, and artisan items are strongly encouraged to apply, but all applicants will be considered.

Vendor applications are available online at www.clarksvilledowntownmarket.com

Vendors who have been selected to be a part of the 2018 Market season will be contacted by the Clarksville Downtown Market manager for payment and further instruction by March 23rd.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Clarksville Downtown Market in the running for National Awards

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Downtown Market is in the running to receive national recognition from American Farmland Trust, a national nonprofit dedicated to saving farmland for the next generation.

Shoppers are encouraged to visit the market from 8:00am to 1:00pm, Saturdays on Public Square and then endorse the market by visiting the information booth or by visiting http://markets.farmland.org

What you put on your fork matters. That’s the message behind American Farmland Trust’s seventh annual Farmers Market Celebration. The celebration calls on shoppers to help identify the best of America’s farmers markets. The summer-long event launched June 21st, 2017.

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 21st, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Sleep Under The Stars Campout, Canoe + Kayak Float, Riverfest Activities, Clarksville Downtown Market running for National Award, and Youth Adaptive Soccer League.

Canoe + Float - September 17th

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 14th, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Riverfest Activities, Clarksville Sportsfest, Clarksville Downtown Market running for National Award, Youth Adaptive Soccer League and the Farm-To-Market Dinner.

Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta

Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 7th, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Clarksville Sportsfest,  Clarksville Downtown Market running for National Award, Youth Adaptive Soccer League and the  Farm-To-Market Dinner.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Clarksville Downtown Market opens this Saturday, May 21st

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – This Saturday, May 21st, the Clarksville Downtown Market opens with approximately 70 vendors on hand offering local fresh produce, baked goods, local honey, milk, home décor, seasonal flowers and more.

The Clarksville Downtown Market will be open from 8:00am to 1:00pm every Saturday through October 8th, 2016 on the Public Square in the City Hall Parking Lot.

For five years in a row, Clarksville’s Downtown Market, has been voted No. 1 in the state of Tennessee, in America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest, which was hosted by American Farmland Trust.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Clarksville Downtown Market best in class for Farmers Market Celebration

 

AFT Releases Final Results of Summer Long Effort

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – This week marked the end of American Farmland Trust’s summer-long Farmers Market Celebration – an annual effort to rally support for local farms and family farmers by calling on shoppers to identify the best of America’s farmers markets and Clarksville Downtown Farmers Market was rated number one in Tennessee.

“It is so exciting to see our market recognized as #1 in Tennessee across the board,” says Robert Rayburn, Clarksville Downtown Market Manager. “It is with the support of our vendors, our Clarksville Parks and Recreation staff, and dedicated members of the community that we are able to celebrate this honor.”

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