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[…]
With only 1 Market remaining, 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[…]
It’s always a pleasure to host the World Changers 4H club at the Market. They will be showing some of their small animals, practicing public speaking and selling crafts as well. I hope you’ll stop by and show your support for this talented group of young people.
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[…]
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[…]
Join Sandy Stoneman at the Market this Friday and learn to make fruit leathers-aka fruit roll-ups. This homemade version has WAY less sugar. Chef Charles has an injury and can’t join us, but here are the recipes from his last visit. Charles started with a bone broth soup. He started by sauteing onions, carrots and[…]
Join us THIS Friday for Fiber Day! We rescheduled due to morning drizzle on August 23rd. It’s 112 days until Christmas, but it’s never too early to support your neighbors by shopping locally. Our talented fiber artisans always have an amazing array of beautiful products and they are always willing to chat about fiber, knitting,[…]
Carrie’s fermentation demonstration was a big hit last year so she has kindly offered to do it again this year. Carrie ferments a wide array of vegetables and makes their own apple cider vinegar and other live foods. She’ll bring their favorite resources, have samples for tasting as well as demonstrating and will be selling[…]