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. In[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Apple Festival October 12, 9am to 1pm

  Do you want to win $100? It’s time to fire up your oven and enter the Apple Dessert Contest!  Not as fussy as the traditional berry pie contest, any dessert that features apples is fair game.  Just make sure to get it to the Market by 10:15.  I’m usually at the Market by 7:30[…]

Fermentation Friday, September 28

We are very pleased to have Bird and Hopper Farm present 2 fermentation demonstrations on Friday September 28 at the Market.  The first will begin at 10 am, the second will start at noon.  Fermentation kits will be available for sale. Fermentation is a very old method of food preservation. It has been around since the[…]