On-line Market Open House AND Chamber After Hours, Wednesday November 14, 4-6 pm

The On-line Market is in full swing.  If you are missing the Farmers Market, be sure to join us Wednesday, November 14 from 4-6 pm at 108 Courthouse street in Downtown Independence for an On-line Market Open house and Chamber After Hours event.  You’ll be able to meet our vendors, enjoy FREE samples and items will[…]

Winter Markets, Christmas trees and Chili Cook-off

The Farmers Market returns to Town Park for our 2 Winter Markets on Friday November 23 and Saturday December 1 from 11 am to 3 pm.  Both Markets feature free Kids activities and a regular Farmers Market.  You’ll be able to pick up the trees and wreaths you have ordered on the On-line Market. December[…]

Judging School November 10

Would you like to be a judge?  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[…]

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,[…]

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[…]