Knox County Tennessee

October 18 - 26 is Food Week

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Saturday, Oct. 18 through Sunday, Oct. 26 is National Food Week.

 

Food Week is a nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food. The Knoxville-Knox County Food Policy Council – along with Second Harvest Food Bank, Knoxville Botanical Gardens, Abbey Fields and Beardsley Community Farm – have put together a series of local events in honor of the celebration:

 

  • Saturday, Oct. 18: Pellissippi State Edible School Yard at Pond Gap School, 1401 Hollywood Road – 8-11 a.m.; work day
     
  • Saturday, Oct. 18: CAC Mobile Meals, 2247 Western Ave. – 9 a.m.-noon; packing 10,000 meals for homebound seniors, with Bearden High School football team

 

  • Monday, Oct. 20: Beardsley Community Farm, 1719 Reynolds St. – 8- 11 am; opening ceremony, work day

 

  • Tuesday, Oct. 21: Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee, 136 Harvest Lane, Maryville – 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.; food bank preparation

 

  • Wednesday, Oct. 22: Knoxville Botanical Gardens, 2743 Wimpole Ave. –  9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.; work day

 

  • Thursday, Oct. 23: Second Harvest, 136 Harvest Lane, Maryville – 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.; food bank preparation

 

  • Thursday, Oct. 23: Lonsdale Elementary School, 1317 Louisiana Ave. – 5 p.m.; Sysco and UT Culinary will host a “Chopped” competition to give healthy snack ideas to Lonsdale Elementary School kids

 

  • Friday, Oct. 24: Knoxville Botanical Gardens, 2743 Wimpole Ave. – 6:30 p.m.; community dinner and Food Day celebration

 

  • Saturday, Oct. 25: Abbey Fields, 1400 Washington Ave. – 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; walking tour, festival

 

  • Sunday, Oct. 26: Beardsley Community Farm, 1719 Reynolds St. – 1-5 p.m.; Harvest Festival

 

For more information, visit www.knoxfood.org.

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Knox County Tennessee - Health Department

Main Clinic
140 Dameron Ave,
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-215-5000

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Please Note:

On the first Wednesday of every month (except August), all KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning for staff in-service. On these days, the main location (140 Dameron Ave.) will open at 11 a.m. and the West Clinic (1028 Old Cedar Bluff) will open at 11:30 a.m.
On the third Wednesday of every month, KCHD clinics (Women's Health, COE, CDC, Dental, TIC, Immunizations, COVID clinic and West) are closed in the morning for staff clinical education. On these days, the main location will open at 10 a.m. and the West Clinic will open at 10:30 a.m.
*All other offices will open at 8 a.m.

Infant and childhood immunizations as well as adult vaccines by appointment ONLY. Please call 865-215-5950.

1028 Old Cedar Bluff
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-215-5950

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

On the first Wednesday of every month (except August), all KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning for staff in-service. On these days, the main location (140 Dameron Ave.) will open at 11 a.m. and the West Clinic (1028 Old Cedar Bluff) will open at 11:30 a.m.

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