Food Independence Thanksgiving food drive

When you are doing your Thanksgiving shopping over the next few weeks, please take a moment to remember that there are many in our area who are suffering from food insecurity.  Food Independence is putting together a Thanksgiving dinner box for the November 24th distribution.  We would like to request the following items for this[…]

Ordering Online is easy!

Because of Covid 19 we will not be opening in Town Park.  We have moved our On-line Market to Fridays until current restrictions are lifted.  So, if you still would like local products, here’s how to order On-line. Go to the Online Market. Here’s the link https://independencefarmersmarket.locallygrown.net/market or you can click on “Online Market” tab[…]

On-line Market IS Open

We are taking the Corona Virus seriously as well as our commitment to bringing you fresh, healthy local food.  Here is our plan. Independence Farmers Market Customers/Vendors/Staff, Considering all of the recent closures, you are probably wondering how the Market will proceed in this unpredictable and dangerous health crisis. While it seems prudent to close[…]

Please support Farmers Markets-sign the letter!

Sign-on Letter: Urge Sec. Bettina Ring to equate Virginia Farmers Markets with grocery stores and other retail outlets for the purposes of COVID19 containment policies Dear Secretary Ring, The Virginia Farmers Market Association is a member-based Association of Farmers Markets, farmers, and affiliate partners dedicated to promoting the direct farmer-to-consumer relationship, supporting Virginia’s independent farmers,[…]

Join us tomorrow for the 1st Winter Market and Artisan Craft Fair

The Farmers Market will be back to Town Park tomorrow, Friday November 29 from 11 am to 2 pm! If you can’t make it, you’ll have a 2nd chance Saturday December 7 also from 11 am to 2pm. We’ve invited area artisans to join us just in time for your holiday shopping. Celebrate the beginning[…]

Apple Festival THIS Friday

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[…]