#GetItLocal Campaign Rooted in NWTN
orthwest Tennessee Local Food Network’s Local Food Guide magazine is the resource for finding local food inNorthwest Tennessee. Discover area farmers markets, family farms, u-pick farms, agri-tourism, animal goods, artisan foods, restaurants and cafes, local food trucks, processors, beekeepers, locally-owned plant vendors and hunger-relief organizations.
It’s always exciting to learn where we can access locally grown and produced foods right here in Northwest Tennessee,” stated Lindsey Frilling, CEO of the Obion County Joint Economic Development Corporation. “The work of the NWTN Local Food Network is invaluable to our communities and its citizens!
Pick up a free copy at any of the NWTN Farmers Markets or view a full listing of local business distribution locations at nwtnlfn.org/food-resources.
Eating local is one of the best ways to stay healthy, nourish the people you love, and support your community,” said NWTN Local Food network director Samantha Goyret. “As our farmers and local food businesses are working hard to bring us the best quality food — the food guide is an effort to celebrate homegrown pride, local foods, and bring communities together around visiting, eating and supporting local,” she added.
“The food guide is not only a valuable resource for both citizens and producers,” commented Weakley County Mayor, Jake Bynum, “it is also full of great stories from arou
nd the region.”
The Northwest Tennessee Local Food Guide is a magazine that not only features stories about our bountiful region, but is produced 100% locally in collaboration with the Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network Team Members: Caroline Ideus, Will King, Rita Nwedo and Samantha Goyret; designed and published by the Weakley County Press and printed at The Messenger.
“The staff of the Weakley County Press is dedicated to partnerships with communities across our region who make a positive impact for our area. We were honored to be a part of the Local Food Network’s food guide and we are proud to support and promote our farmers and small, local businesses,” Weakley County Press general manager Lynette Wagster said.
The Guide is made possible by support and contributions from advertisement sales. Anyone interested in carrying the guide at your farm or business, contact email@example.com, or message the group via its Facebook page @NWTNLFN.
“I know guests who visit our museum and heritage park from around the world will appreciate having an easy way to find locally grown foods,” said Scott Williams, president and CEO of Discovery Park of America in Union City. “Where to go eat and where to shop are the questions we hear most, so being able to hand them this guide is going to be incredibly helpful.”
The Northwest Tennessee Local Food Guide magazine is published every spring. Share your local food story using hashtag #GetItLocal on Facebook. The Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based out of Martin, whose mission is to serve as a catalyst for a thriving and equitable local food system that is accessible to all.