Join us for a regular Farmers Market Saturday December 2 from 11-3 in Town Park. You’ll also be able to pickup the pesticide-free wreaths and trees you ordered from the Online Market. We will have some extra trees and wreaths but come early for the best selection! It’s also the 3rd Chili Cook-off! Free to[…]
Did you miss our raised bed workshop this spring? Here’s your chance to join us Saturday, November 11th from 9 am to noon for a hands-on raised bed workshop for all skill levels at the Grayson LandCare/IFM office at 108 Courthouse Street. Cost is $10 and light refreshments will be served.
Join us Friday October 13 from 9am to 1pm for the Fall Finale. Formerly known as Apple Day, the event features a free community apple pressing, an apple dessert contest and a great pumpkin contest. This is the last Market of the regular season.
Bakers of all ages are encouraged to enter the Apple Dessert Contest. Bring your entries to the market by 10:30am, judging begins at 11. Any remaining desserts will be sold by the slice to benefit the Market after the winner is announced as soon is the judging is complete. The top prize is a $100. You are also invited to bring your largest home-grown pumpkin to the Market by 11am. Entries will be weighed and the winner will receive $100. Thanks to the Law office of Jonathon Venzie for sponsoring the Apple Dessert Contest and Wagon Wheel Farm for sponsoring the Great Pumpkin contest. Three apple presses will be in operation. Everyone is invited to bring apples and containers to the Market to press free of charge. The Market will also be pressing apples and the juice will be available for a donation to the Market. In addition, a small press will be available at the Kids Corner. […]
You are cordially invited to the 1st Annual Independence Farmers Market Ice Cream Social , Sunday September 10, 2017 from 3-5pm. The Ice Cream Social will be held on Courthouse Street which will be closed to traffic during the event. Admission is $10 and includes ice cream, homemade desserts and a wide array of toppings. […]
Plan to join us Saturday April 1st from 10 am to 2 pm for a potluck lunch and a hands on raised bed workshop for all skill levels at the Grayson National Bank conference center in the Gywnn shopping center next to FoodCity . We’ll talk about planting dates, spacing, interplanting and succession plantings. Using[…]
Happy New Year! Here’s the Independence Farmers Market schedule: all Market days are Fridays unless noted otherwise.
May 12- Grand Opening
May 26-Herb Day. Chef Jen cooks with herbs
June 9-1st of 2 Fiber Days
June 30-Kids Day. Join Cowboy Don,Ranger Amelia,4H, BRDC and more for fun for the whole family
Tuesday July 4- Town Parade
Please welcome Abby Williams Nicolo as our new On-line Market Manager as we also say good-bye and many thanks and good wishes to Penny Bergeron our past manager. Friends of the Market may already know Abby as our Kid’s Corner Coordinator. Come greet Abby and join us November 16th for the first On-line Market Open[…]
Chef Jen will be cooking on Pepper Day September 9th. We’re thinking about a Chef Jen cookbook as a fund raiser for the Market. Stop by the manager tent and tell Michelle if you’d be interested. Enjoy our annual free pepper tasting. Did you know that ALL peppers change color? Taste green and ripe varieties side[…]