It’s almost planting time!

We talked about using the broad fork for bed preparation in our “Grow More Vegetable” classes. Here are some pictures I took last spring.  Mid to late March is the time to start planting peas, spinach, kale, carrots and cabbage outside.  The row cover is handy in case we get a cold snap. The large[…]

Ordering Online is easy!

Have you thought about ordering On-line and just didn’t know how to get started?  Follow these easy steps! 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 first,[…]

Thank you for another wonderful season

This Thanksgiving week finds me thankful for your support in making 2019 the best year ever for the Independence Farmers Market! With more than 20 farmers markets with 50 miles of Independence, we really appreciate that you choose to support our Market. The Independence Farmers Market started in 2008 when a few determined residents decided[…]

Join us tomorrow for the 1st Winter Market and Artisan Craft Fair

The Farmers Market will be back to Town Park tomorrow, Friday November 29 from 11 am to 2 pm! If you can’t make it, you’ll have a 2nd chance Saturday December 7 also from 11 am to 2pm. We’ve invited area artisans to join us just in time for your holiday shopping. Celebrate the beginning[…]

Apple Festival THIS Friday

The Apple Festival is always a fun and busy day.  It’s also a little bittersweet because it marks the end of our regular Market season. If you have apples that you’d like to press, you’re welcome to bring them anytime during the Market.  We’ll have three presses-one just for the kids! You can get a[…]

Squashtober

October at the Farmers Market opens with Squashtober on October 4 during regular Market hours, 9am to 1pm. Market vendors will prepare their favorite squash and it will be available to sample.  There are hundreds of varieties of summer and winter squashes. The Market offers tastings to encourage the public to try fruits and vegetables[…]

Apple Festival

The Apple Festival is a community-wide event that celebrates apple season. The highlight is a community cider pressing—bring your apples to press with our presses!  We’ll have three-one just for the kids! The Market also offers fresh pressed cider for donation as a fundraiser. The apple dessert contest is always hotly contested and it open[…]