RiverView Family Farm

12130 Prater Ln
West Knoxville TN  37922

Phone: (865) 603-9347

RiverView Family Farm

RiverView Family Farm is a working cattle farm.

For more than 200 hundred years (since 1801) and for six generations, this land has been a part of our family. As a land grant, originally the farm contained nearly 2,000 acres.

The farm name is from the river that flowed around the bend by the fields. In earlier years, the river was called the Holston River but the name was changed to the Tennessee River. Fort Loudon dam was built in the early 1940's resulting in the bottom land being flooded by the Fort Loudon Lake. Technically, the name should be LakeView. We chose to keep the original name of RiverView.

We strive to preserve the land. We believe in personal accountability and take responsibility to maintain the farm for future generations to come.

Presently, the farm's main crop is pasture and hay – used to raise Black Angus cattle. In the 1950's, Lafayette Williams started raising and selling market steers as a 4-H project. Each year, families continued to ask for beef from the farm.

In the 1980's, our children, Byron and Rachel, followed in their father's footsteps and were involved in the 4-H steer project. Today, many of the same families and their friends continue to depend on the Williams family for their freezer beef.

The farm has gone through many transitions. It has been a crop farm growing wheat, corn, watermelons and other garden produce. Market hogs and sheep have been raised on the farm. It was once a dairy farm until 1967.

Our goal is to maintain the land with sustainable agriculture practices as we raise Black Angus cattle to produce beef that is naturally delicious and nutritionally superior. We supply individual families with their choice of either grass-fed or grain-fed beef. Beef sales are made to individuals and families and the beef is cut and processed according to individual specification.

Our cattle are born on the farm. The cattle are naturally raised with care in open pastures. The cows spend their entire life in the "closed herd" well acclimated to great pasture and pleasant surroundings.

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Past Events

7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
11:00 am - 03/31/2018

At RiverView Family Farm

Mark your calendar for our 7th Annual Spring Easter Festival March 30 & 31. We’re open each day from 11:00-4:00. Bring your Easter basket and enjoy the day on...

7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
11:00 am - 03/30/2018

At RiverView Family Farm

Mark your calendar for our 7th Annual Spring Easter Festival March 30 & 31. We’re open each day from 11:00-4:00. Bring your Easter basket and enjoy the day on...

4th Annual Holiday Barn Sale

4th Annual Holiday Barn Sale
10:00 am - 12/02/2017

At RiverView Family Farm

Bring a friend and come shop at the farm. Handmade items, vintage, antique, art, furniture, clothing, jewelry, holiday items, and more. Stay for a while and have...

4th Annual Holiday Barn Sale

4th Annual Holiday Barn Sale
11:00 am - 12/01/2017

At RiverView Family Farm

Bring a friend and come shop at the farm. Handmade items, vintage, antique, art, furniture, clothing, jewelry, holiday items, and more. Stay for a while and have...

Tallulah's to Riverview Family Farm Holiday Barn Sale

Tallulah's to Riverview Family Farm Holiday Barn Sale
10:00 am - 12/01/2017

At RiverView Family Farm

Come shop local at Riverview Family Farm's huge barn sale event!!! Perfect for last minute shopping before Christmas! Tallulah, along with SEVERAL other local vendors...

Knight at the Barn Annual Fundraiser

Knight at the Barn Annual Fundraiser
06:00 pm - 09/29/2017

At RiverView Family Farm

Knight at the Barn is a casual, fun kid-free evening featuring outstanding catering by Seasons (with a cash bar), interesting conversation, music by The Coveralls...

Herb Class

Herb Class
06:00 pm - 08/14/2017

At RiverView Family Farm

Herbs, Herbs, and Herbs! Do you want to know more about herbs? Come learn! Monday--August 14 6pm-8pm RiverView Family Farm, 12130 Prater Lane, Knoxville, TN 37934 This...

Spring Barn Sale

Spring Barn Sale
10:00 am - 04/01/2017

At RiverView Family Farm

Tallulah's at RiverView Family Farm Spring Barn Sale

Tallulah's at RiverView Family Farm Spring Barn Sale
11:00 am - 03/31/2017

At RiverView Family Farm

Welcome to RiverView Family Farm’s 3rd Annual Spring Barn Sale. The sale is open to the public and admission is free to shoppers. RiverView Family Farm is located...

Spring Barn Sale

Spring Barn Sale
11:00 am - 03/31/2017

At RiverView Family Farm

Holiday Barn Sale (2-3 DEC)

Holiday Barn Sale (2-3 DEC)
10:00 am - 12/03/2016

At RiverView Family Farm

Come shop at the farm! RiverView Family Farm's 3rd Annual Holiday Barn Sale featuring local vendors. Booths will offer unique items for your Christmas list. Items...

Holiday Barn Sale (2-3 DEC)

Holiday Barn Sale (2-3 DEC)
11:00 am - 12/02/2016

At RiverView Family Farm

Come shop at the farm! RiverView Family Farm's 3rd Annual Holiday Barn Sale featuring local vendors. Booths will offer unique items for your Christmas list. Items...

Spring Barn Sale

Spring Barn Sale
10:00 am - 04/16/2016

At RiverView Family Farm

Come shop at the farm for our 2nd Annual Spring Barn Sale. Enjoy a unique shopping experience with local vendors. Booths include art, vintage, antique, clothing,...

Spring Barn Sale

Spring Barn Sale
12:00 pm - 04/15/2016

At RiverView Family Farm

Come shop at the farm for our 2nd Annual Spring Barn Sale. Enjoy a unique shopping experience with local vendors. Booths include art, vintage, antique, clothing,...

Spring Time - Easter Event on the Farm

Spring Time - Easter Event on the Farm
11:00 am - 03/26/2016

At RiverView Family Farm

Bring your family and spend the day on the farm. We're open from 11:00 - 4:00. Children can enjoy activities, animals, egg hunt, and more. (The egg hunt is continuous,...

Spring Time - Easter Event on the Farm

Spring Time - Easter Event on the Farm
11:00 am - 03/25/2016

At RiverView Family Farm

Bring your family and spend the day on the farm. We're open from 11:00 - 4:00. Children can enjoy activities, animals, egg hunt, and more. (The egg hunt is continuous,...

2nd Annual Holiday Barn Sale - day 2

2nd Annual Holiday Barn Sale - day 2
10:00 am - 12/05/2015

At RiverView Family Farm

Bring you Christmas list and shop from local vendors at the farm. Fresh cut Christmas trees for sale for your home. Other items include: Art, jewelry, home decor,...

2nd Annual Holiday Barn Sale

2nd Annual Holiday Barn Sale
05:00 pm - 12/04/2015

At RiverView Family Farm

Bring your Christmas list and come shop at the farm. Local vendors with fabulous treasures. Booths include handmade items, art, jewelry, home decor, vintage and...

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