Hasselback squash from the November 2016 issue of Bon Appetit

This wonderful recipe is from the Thanksgiving issue of Bon Appetit, https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/hasselback-butternut-squash-with-bay-leaves INGREDIENTS 1 large fairy buttercup squash or other sweet moist squash (about 3 pounds total) 1 tablespoon olive oil Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 1 Fresno chile, thinly sliced, or dried red pepper to taste ¼ cup pure maple syrup, preferably grade B,[…]

Want to be a judge at the next Grayson County Fair?

As we add more exhibit categories to the next Grayson County Fair, we also need to add more judges! Judging categories vary from food preservation, dried foods and vinegars, and baked goods to photography, Legos and models, quilts, sewing and more. 2 judging schools will be held soon.  I’ll be going to the first school[…]

Cooking with Chef Jen THIS Friday!

Be sure to come out for the last cooking day with Chef Jen this season!  Recipes from the last cooking day are here We are highlighting squash for Squashtober but she’ll be cooking whatever strikes her fancy at the Market.  We’ll also have our first ever squash tasting at the Market.  Here’s your chance to try[…]

Apple Festival October 12, 9am to 1pm

  Do you want to win $100? It’s time to fire up your oven and enter the Apple Dessert Contest!  Not as fussy as the traditional berry pie contest, any dessert that features apples is fair game.  Just make sure to get it to the Market by 10:15.  I’m usually at the Market by 7:30[…]

Using the Online Market is easy!

ON-LINE MARKET PRIMER Have you thought about ordering On-line and just didn’t know how to get started?  Follow these easy steps! 1) Go to the Online Market.  Here’s the link:https://independencefarmersmarket.locallygrown.net/market, or you can click on “Online Market” tab on the Market homepage. 2) Click the “Sign In” button  to get started. If you’d like to look around[…]