TN Healthy Hardwoods Field Days

Notice: All three of the Tennessee Healthy Hardwoods field days scheduled for this spring have been cancelled due to the coronavirus. Thank you for your interest and support and we look forward to continuing this program in the future.    – David Mercker

2020 Tennessee Healthy Hardwoods Field Days 

Please click here to download a PDF version of the 2020 THHFD Brochure


April 4 - Stewart County (S. of Dover & N. of Erin, TN) - Stewart State Forest
Register by March 31

From the court house in Dover, take Rt. 49 south for 13 miles. Entrance is on the right (west)
side of road. Follow back to shelter on the left. From Erin, take Rt. 49 north for 10 miles.
Sign is on the left. 36.380475, -87.766441

April 18 - Franklin County (Sewanee, TN) - University of the South
Register by April 14

From I-24, at exit 134, go west on 41A approx. 5.1 miles, and turn right at 2nd set of flashing
lights (University Ave.) Go 1 mile to Texas Ave. Turn left on Texas, go past the football field,
and veer right onto Breakfield Rd. Go approx. 800 ft to Crosby Ln., turn left, and follow signs
to the site. 35.211212, -85.926177

May 2 - Unicoi County (Unicoi, TN) - Cherokee National Forest
Register by April 28
Take I-26 E out of Johnson City to exit 32. Turn left and follow to “T”. Turn right and follow
6/10 mile to Hwy 107. Turn left and entrance to Forest Service facility is 200 yards on the
right. (150 Forest Service Rd.). 36.194935, -82.347722

Note: Registration is limited to 80 for each location.


7:00 - 8:00 Registration
8:00 - 8:30 Welcome & Intro.
8:30 - 12:00 Speakers will address::
   Woodland Edibles and Medicinals
   Overview of Non-Timber Forest Products
   Demonstration of Novelty Wood (with Portable Sawmill)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (no charge) & Door Prizes
1:00 Conclusion of the Field Day
Tennessee Forestry Association

If any special disability needs are required by participants, indicate upon registration
(800) 893-7403

Registration is limited, so please be sure to register and indicate the location you will be attending. 

There is no fee associated with attending the Tennessee Healthy Hardwoods field days. Please register in advance for meal purposes (but walk-ins are welcome). To register, call the Tennessee Forestry Association office in Nashville at (800) 893-7403. State the location you will be attending, the number in your party, plus your address and phone number or fill at the registration in the THHFD Brochure. (Link to brochure is on top of this page)

The events will occur regardless of the weather.

This project is funded with
Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program support through an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Division of Forestry.

Additional Sponsors include:
The Tennessee Forestry Association
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
UT Extension
U.S. Forest Service
University of the South