Never fear-the Online Market is still here!

The On-line Market will keep operating right on through the winter until we open( fingers crossed!) the 2nd Friday in May.  Our schedule will stay the same- Fridays from 2-6pm until November 6 when  we will shorten it to 3-6pm to reduce operating costs. Please let us know if that will cause anyone problems.  There[…]

Christmas trees from the Joyce family are available!

We are excited to be able to offer Christmas trees grown by the Joyce family in Grassy Creek without pesticides again this year.  It’s your chance to support local farmers who are working to protect the environment and provide a quality product.  It’s also a way to support the Farmers Market, it’s one of the[…]

Wonderful items available at the Grayson LandCare Online Auction

Grayson LandCare is the parent organization for the Independence Farmers Market.  It also includes the Free Market, the Permaculture group, the new Food Independence Food Pantry and the new Seed saving group/seed library.  If you’d like to support this organization, which also helps fund the IFM, check out the Online auction that is happening right[…]

Veggie Creature Contest Winners!

I had great fun with these contests.  I hope you all enjoyed them as well.  Heidi Breedlove was the clear winner of the People’s Choice Veggie creature contest with 34 votes. Her entry was a zuchinni/sunflower creation resembling a hula dancer. Congratulations Heidi!  Caroline Clough’s tomato/cucumber entry received 11 votes and her watermelon entry received[…]

Bug photography contest closes September 16

Just a reminder to enter the Grayson LandCare(GLC) pest and beneficial bug photography contest. The last day to submit entries is Wednesday September 16th.  The winners will be announced via Zoom during the regular monthly GLC meeting Monday September 21 at 7pm.  Winners will also be posted on the GLC and IFM facebook pages, webpages[…]