Thanks for making the Fair a success!

The 13th annual Grayson County Youth Livestock Show had 58 participants .  Beef and dairy cattle, lambs, pigs and chickens were exhibited.  In addition, the County Fair had 95 entries!  There were youth and adult classes in baked goods, canned goods and vegetables.  7 area agricultural organizations also had informational displays. Thank you to everyone[…]

National Farmers Market Week

August 5th through 11th is the perfect time to support the Independence Farmers Market! Friday, August 11th marks the end of our “Go Fund Me” campaign. To Donate: Please visit https://www.gofundme.com/IndependenceFarmersMarket or give your donation directly to the Farmers Market Manager, Michelle Pridgen. Checks may be written out to Independence Farmers Market. Your donations will provide[…]

Tomato Festival This Friday!

What a busy day! The Tomato Festival features a People’s Choice tomato salsa contest, Monster Tomato weigh in, free tomato tasting and Cameron from Baywood Forest will will be cooking with tomatoes and mushrooms. Wait, there’s more! The Fiber Folks will join the Market as well for this fun filled day. Fiber Days were one[…]

Berry Day This Friday!

Join us and sponsor River Ridge Organics for the 6th Annual Berry Festival Friday, July 20  Featuring a berry pie contest, free berry tasting, berry pancakes and a berry sorbet fundraiser for the Market. Vendors highlight berries and berry products. River Ridge Organics is USDA certified berry farm near Mouth of Wilson. You can find their[…]

Grayson LandCare Rocks the River July 29th!

Grayson LandCare is hosting the 2nd annual LandCare Rocks The River on the bank of the New River in the Fries Town Park, Sunday, July 29th, 1-7pm. LandCare Rocks the River celebrates the New River as a part of our natural heritage and an economic driver in our community. The theme for this year’s event[…]