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Thanks to US Cellular for their donation of Lumber and Mulch
“Fannie Lou” was featured in the News Sentinel.
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A few of us meet on Sundays at the farm under a Box Elder Tree on the farm. As one our volunteers’ states, “we come to pray, recenter and go and get $*#% done!” https://www.npr.org/2022/12/06/1141047779/churches-in-knoxville-tenn-are-experimenting-with-ways-to-draw-young-people-back
Trunk or Treat
The Veggie Van participated at the Trunk Or Treat at the Boys & Girls club in Walter P. Taylor Homes
Fresh produce delivered to East Knoxville food desert by BattleField Farm truck
BattleField Farm & Gardens is on the move. From the organization’s beginnings as a “gleaning fence,” which provided fresh vegetables for the taking at a plot next to Tabernacle Baptist, to the founding of BattleField Farm & Gardens in 2018, to the beginning of the Eastside Farmers Market, the Rev. Chris Battle has worked with others to address food insecurity in East Knoxville
From faith to farming, Knoxville pastor grows food desert solution
A drive around the Morningside neighborhood revealed a shocking discovery to East Knoxville pastor, Chris Battle.
BattleField Farm’s mission: Alleviate food deserts that are ‘slowly killing’ so many
It’s been nearly four years since Chris Battle was senior pastor at the historic Tabernacle Baptist Church. After serving more than a decade, he’s traded in his suit for overalls and is doing something he feels equally called to do: farming and motivating his neighbors to eat fresh fruits and vegetables.