Twin County Community Foundation Grant key to IFM success during pandemic

Thanks to everyone who sent in a testimonial, and who shopped online and helped us keep going during the worst of the pandemic.  Here’s the press release I shared with the paper in case you missed it. The season is winding down for the Outdoor Independence Farmers Market, there are only 4 remaining. Fortunately, the[…]

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[…]

We received the 2nd grant!

What a great way to start the New Year! The Town of Independence has been awarded $150,000 by the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission for the construction of the Independence Farmers Market. In the TRRC Financial Viability Assessment, TRRC staff stated; “This is perhaps the strongest farmers market request seen by the Commission to date,[…]