World Food Day: Nashville’s Food Evolution

Brio Public Relations

Media Contact: Janet Hansen



Celebrate World Food Day and the Nashville Food Evolution October 12


NASHVILLE,TN — Sept. 16, 2013  Celebrate the Nashville Food Evolution and Nashville World Food Day, a grassroots event supporting fresh, wholesome, locally grown organic food in middle Tennessee, Saturday, October 12 in the amphitheater of Bicentennial Park near the Nashville Farmer’s Market beginning at 12:00 noon. Hundreds of people are expected to gather in and around the capital in celebration of World Food Day  with an abundance of music, information about progressive farming methods and ecological practices. And of course, there will be plenty of food from a variety of local vendors who support these efforts.


Jeff Poppen, The Barefoot Farmer, perhaps best known for his regular appearances on Nashville Public Broadcasting is the keynote speaker.  Ed Johnson Bee Farm and Companion Seed Company will also be featured highlighting the state of bee farming and organic heirloom seed lines respectively.


Interested vendors are welcome and should contact Kris McCarthy-Houser at All other questions and inquires should be directed to the event’s creators by email


Music is the perfect accompaniment to great food and a select list of musicians who support the local sustainable organic movement will perform from noon through 7:00 p.m. Among them:

  • Los Delgados

  • Loose Hinges

  • Mike Younger & The Marksmen

  • Lynn Taylor & The Barflies

  • Peter Hyrka & The Gypsy Hombres

  • The Willies

  • Justin & the Cosmics

  • Jerry Castle & The Arrivals

  • Gypsyville Bellydance Troupe


World Food Day will be celebrated around the world and many cities, including Nashville, are expected to see large protests. A March Against Monsanto will immediately precede the events at Bicentennial Park.



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