More than 30 vendors plan to participate for the Grand Opening of the Independence Farmers Market 2019 season! Some regulars are missing Friday but they’ll join us next week.
It’s hard to believe that opening day is here at last. We have a great day planned! Chef Charles Parker from Heartwood is now the Local Food Ambassador for Friends of Southwest Virginia. He will be hosting a cooking demonstration during the entire Market. We have added an Artisan Craft Fair so you can do[…]
Sarah Ross, founder of Social Roots will join the Market from 9am to 1 pm Friday May 17. Social Roots promotes heirloom plants that are particularly well adapted to the South. One of the goals is to get people “hooked” on heirlooms. An heirloom is a plant variety that has a history of being passed[…]
Chef Charles Parker is the new Culinary Ambassador with Friends of Southwest Virginia and he will join the Market for Opening Day! You may have enjoyed Chef Charles’s talents when he was the chef at Heartwood, where he has been cooking since 2015. He has always been interested in food. When Charles was a child,[…]