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Nashville Urban Harvest

Nashville Urban Harvest is a community group seeking to develop a sustainable, locally supported food system in Nashville. They run a community farm in West Nashville and promote food justice and support local food producers and the production of food on urban green space.

Community Food Advocates

Community Food Advocates has made a mission of ending hunger and creating a healthy, just, and sustainable food system. They are a diverse group who share the common idea that access to food which promotes the health of an individual and the planet is a right of all citizens. They are working to end food deserts, promote school gardens and healthy food for school children, and to encourage participation in federal Food Stamp programs, among other projects.

Contact Info:
415 Fourth Avenue South, Unit B
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 385-2286

Harpeth River Watershed

The Harpeth River Watershed Association works to preserve the ecological health of the Harpeth River and its watershed through advocacy and hands-on work.

Contact Info:
215 Jamestown Park
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 790-9767

Clean Air Partnership

The Clean Air Partnership of Middle Tennessee provides air quality alerts and educates citizens about air quality and small steps they can take to improve the quality of local air.

Contact Info:
Clean Air Partnership
PO Box 92256
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 340-0383

Team Green Adventures

Team Green Adventures is committed to promoting health, well-being, and the environment through creating outdoor treks for the Middle Tennessee community.

Contact Info:
Lightning 100 Studio
1310 Clinton Street, Suite 200
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 242-5600

Nashville Nature Centers

There are four Nashville Nature Centers which work to educate the public about environmental concerns and provide responsible outdoor recreation. The nature centers are open year round and offer programs, special events, field trips, natural history information and literature, maps and naturalists to answer your questions.

Contact Info:
Warner Park Nature Center
7311 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 322-6299
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center
1900 Davidson Street
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 862-8539
Bells Bend Outdoor Center
4187 Old Hickory Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37218
(615) 862-4187
Beaman Park Nature Center
5911 Old Hickory Boulevard
Ashland City, TN 37015
(615) 862-8580

Nashville Greenways

Nashville Greenways connect neighborhoods to schools, shopping areas, downtown, offices, and other important locations. Often located along natural landscape features like streams, rivers and ridges, or along built features, such as railroad corridors and scenic highways, greenways provide valuable greenspace for conservation, recreation and alternative transportation. Greenways provide all citizens with barrier-free access to natural resources and recreational opportunities.

Contact Info:
Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation Department
PO Box 196340
Nashville, TN 37219-6340
(615) 862-8400