2020 events are here!

We are still finalizing all the details, but this is the basic schedule

2020 IFM Events -all events are Fridays unless noted otherwise

Saturday January 11– Grow More Vegetables for farm and garden workshop. 9am to noon, 104 Courthouse St. $15 includes snacks.  Learn how to grow more in less space.

Saturday February 8-Pest, disease and fertility for farm and garden.  9am to noon, 108 Courthouse St. $15. Get ready for the growing season.

May  18– Farmers Market Grand Opening and Mother’s Day Craft Fair.  Shop locally for Mother’s Day!

Sunday May 24– Farm Day Sunday 2-5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm-FREE

June 5-Cooking Day 1st Fridays

June 12-Kids Corner with Abby opens for the season from 10-11 am

June 19– The first Fiber Day this season.

June 26-Kids Day.  Join Cowboy Don, 4H, Miss Ellie, hoops with Laura, BRDC and more! FREE fun for the whole family

July 3 Cooking Day

Saturday July 4– Town of Independence Parade

July 10-Wellness Day- Join VDH and area health professionals for free check-ups

July 17-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 24-JAM Day –JAM( the junior Appalachian musicians) join the Market. Logjam shows off their portable sawmill, Enter the jam contest and watch a jam making demo.  It’s also Take a Break from the Interstate HWY 21 yard sale.

August 7-Tomato Festival  Free tomato tasting, enter the salsa contest and win $100!

August 9-15– Farmers Market Week

August 7-8-Grayson County Fair

August 21-Christmas in August- Farm and Craft Market AND the last Fiber Day of the season

September 4-Cooking Day

September 11-Pepper Day. Enjoy a free pepper tasting

October 2-Squashtober. Taste the vast array of winter and summer squash, last cooking day

October 9-Apple Festival and end of the Market season.  Enter the Apple Dessert Contest, win $100! and join in the Community Cider Pressing.

November 27-1st Winter Market and Christmas Tree Fund raiser

Saturday December 5-2nd Winter Market and Chili Cook-off.  Enter the Chili contest and win $100! and stay for the Christmas Parade.

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