Turnip Truck set to open West Nashville store

With the increased need for groceries and other household items due to COVID-19, the Turnip Truck is proceeding with plans to open its third location.

Turnip Truck owner and founder John Dyke announced the full-service natural grocery store will open at 10 a.m Friday at 5001 Charlotte Ave.

“People need food, so I come to work”

‘People need food, so I come to work’: Tennessee grocery workers keeping shelves stocked Sandy Mazza, Nashville Tennessean Published 10:04 a.m. CT March 24, 2020 The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a pandemic. Reported illnesses range from very mild to severe, including death. Agencies anticipate widespread transmission will occur in the U.S. in coming months and recommend… Read more »

‘Against all odds’ new Turnip Truck grocery store opening in west Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Locally owned natural foods grocery store Turnip Truck is opening a third location in Nashville. Owner John Dyke says against all odds after losing much in the March 3 tornadoes, the new store is opening at 10 a.m. Friday at 5001 Charlotte Avenue. Read more at FOX17

UPDATE 3/16/20 What The Turnip Truck Is Doing In Response to COVID19

Friends, due to the City and Federal call to action regarding COVID19 virus, and in order to take every precaution we can, we are CLOSING OUR HOT AND COLD BARS at both stores until further notice. Instead, we will make pack-outs of many of those items to provide our customers with access to salad items… Read more »

Turnip Truck Open After Storm – Charlotte Ave Store Opening is Delayed

TURNIP TRUCK EAST OPEN AFTER THE STORM, WHILE CHARLOTTE AVE STORE OPENING IS DELAYED – Nashville’s Locally Owned Natural Grocer Keeps Doors Open for East Nashville – – Tornado Destroyed Equipment for New West Nashville Location – NASHVILE, Tenn. – Despite roof damage to the East Nashville store and losing significant equipment for the Charlotte location, Turnip Truck founder… Read more »

Turnip Truck: Nashville’s home-grown produce purveyor is expanding

A big thanks to The Tennessean for featuring us on the cover of this Sunday’s business section. And an equally big thanks to you, our customers and friends — the secret to our success.  We are thrilled to be growing to serve you better!   To read story and watch video click on tittle then… Read more »

West Side Store Coming Fall 2019

TURNIP TRUCK BREAKING NEWS! We’re headed your way, West Nashville! Turnip Truck’s third location is bound for Charlotte Ave. in late 2019, conveniently situated between The Nations and Sylvan Park. Thanks for helping us grow to serve you better! 😊 💚   http://theturniptruck.com/west-side-store-coming-fall-2019/    

INFRA Store of The Year Award

Thanks to John Dyke’s vision, the hard work of our Turnip Truckers, and with the support of the best customers in the world, the Turnip Truck stores just won “Store of the Year” from the Independent Natural Food Retailers Association (INFRA). Hundreds of fabulous stores across the country connect to keep the independent dream alive…. Read more »

Turnip Truck Earns National LGBT Business Enterprise Certification

Turnip Truck Earns National LGBT Business Enterprise Certification Store now considered a diverse supplier NASHVILE, Tenn. –  Nashville’s locally owned natural foods grocer Turnip Truck has earned certification as an LGBT Business Enterprise by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative.  The NGLCC is the sole organization that certifies LGBT-owned… Read more »

Turnip Truck Installs Rooftop Beehives 

East Nashville store now home to honeybee population – Bees anticipated to pollinate plants within a three-mile radius NASHVILE, Tenn. – East Nashville gardeners may notice an increase in honeybees this year, thanks to the rooftop hives Turnip Truck has installed at the Woodland Street store. “The bees really epitomize the Turnip Truck spirit, making extremely… Read more »