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Eaton’s Creek Organics (ECO) is a certified-organic, community-based farm serving Middle Tennessee by growing vegetables, herbs and berries of the highest quality in taste, freshness and nutrition.  We have been in production since 2000 and are proud to have been the first certified-organic farm in Davidson County.

We believe in the importance of sustainable agriculture in our local economy and that all people deserve access to fresh, wholesome (healthful, nourishing) food.

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We are committed to enjoying our work, leaving the soil better than we found it, operating efficiently so that we are economically sustainable, nurturing the well-being of each ECO community member and producing a product of the highest quality.

On 12 acres of rich, organic soil, we work to accomplish those goals while growing a variety of select and heirloom varieties of produce, fruits and herbs. All burst with flavor, color, aroma and nutrition—a feast for all the senses!

Dispatches From the Fields

Tomatoes1000Preparing for Our Plant Sale on April 16th

We’ll have a wide variety of heirloom tomatoes, sweet peppers, frying peppers, hot peppers, a variety of eggplant, lots of herbs (dill, parsley, basils, cilantro, thyme, oregano, sage), lots of veggie starts (variety of summer squash, watermelons, heirloom muskmelons, kale, kohlrabi) and some flower varieties. All the starts are looking great in the greenhouse!  Get details…

NEWSMargot_Vols5004.4.16 Margot & Marche Volunteer Day
The lovely folks from Margot Cafe & Bar and from Marche gave us an incredible morning of work. With all their helping hands we weeded a hoop house of kale, prepped a field for early bean sowing, planted a field of fingerling potatoes & did some harvesting. Now we just have to convince them to put us to work in the kitchen!

NEWS_tractorWorkshop5003.15.16 Tractor Workshop
Many thanks to Matthew Neal of Arugula Star Farm for a great introduction to regular tractor maintenance. We hosted a morning workshop to get to know our tractors a little better and had great conversation about using tractors to maximize efficiency on the farm. We ended the day feeling inspired to keep up our regular maintenance routine!

NEWSMargot_Vols5002.27.16 CSA Fair at the Nashville Farmer’s Market
The Nashville Farmers Market and Local Table Magazine hosted the second Annual Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair. The event gave people a chance to meet farmers, discuss growing methods, harvest schedules and pick up locations. We loved getting to meet lots of folks from around Nashville and to talk about our upcoming CSA with them.