2018 IFM Events
May 5-Ag innovations expo and Land Stewardship Contest, Grayson High school
May 11- Grand Opening
Sunday May 27- Farm Day Sunday 2-5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm-FREE
June 1-Cooking with Chef Jen 1st Fridays
June 8-KidsKorner with Abby opens for the season from 10-11 am
Saturday June 9-Empty Bowls 4-6:30 Indy VFW hall, delicious soup for a great cause
June 15-1st of ONLY 2 Fiber Days. Don’t miss it! AND Get ready for canning season with Sandy Stoneman
Sunday June 24- Celebrate Dairy Month with our 2nd Annual Ice cream social fundraiser. Ice Cream with delicious homemade toppings and desserts. $10, kids under 10, $5
June 29-Kids Day. Join Cowboy Don, 4H, Miss Ellie, hoops with Laura, BRDC and more! FREE fun for the whole family
Wednesday July 4- Town of Independence Parade
July 6 Herb Day with Hollis Wild and Chef Jen.
July 13-Wellness Day Join VDH and area health professionals for free check-ups
July 20-Berry Festival. Enter the Berry pie contest and enjoy delicious sorbet to benefit the Market and everything Berry. Co-sponsored by River Ridge Organics.
July 28-30 Take a Break from the Interstate HWY 21 yard sale-taco fundraiser
August 3-Tomato Festival AND Fiber Day. Free tomato tasting, enter the salsa contest sponsored United Country Collins and Associates and win $100! It’s also the 2nd and last Fiber Day AND meet the Film maker of “Grow Food”
August 5-11- Farmers Market Week
Sunday August 19 – Ice Cream Social 2-5 pm, Court house Street
September 14-Pepper Day. Enjoy a free pepper tasting
October 5-Squashtober. Taste the vast array of winter and summer squash, last cooking day
October 12-Apple Festival and end of the Market season. Enter the Apple Dessert Contest, win $100! and join in the Community Cider Pressing.
November 23-1st Winter Market and Christmas Tree Fund raiser
Saturday December 1-2nd Winter Market and Chili Cook-off. Enter the Chili contest sponsored by Chestnut Creek Counseling and win $100! and stay for the Christmas Parade.