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May 2019

Farm Day

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wagon Wheel Farm Independence, VA
Free

Join us Sunday May 26th from 2- 5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm, 1322 Gold Hill Rd, Independence VA for an afternoon of hands-on activities.  See and try out some of the best market garden tools. If you've taken our "Grow More Vegetables" class, you'll see those spacings and planting ideas in the ground and growing! Learn to make a worm bin and prepare logs for mushrooms. Tour the greenhouse, high tunnel and field. Plant sale and Free kids activities.…

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June 2019

Cooking Day at the Market

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Town Park

Join us the first Friday of the month, beginning in June, for Cooking Day. We make an array of dishes from whatever is available at the Market.  Learn how to cook fresh, local food.  Samples are available and donations are appreciated.

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Kids Corner-Seed Bomb Lollipops

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Town Park

Join us at the Kid's Corner on June 14th at the Independence Farmers Market between 10-11 am to make SEED BOMB LOLLIPOPS!  Kids of all ages are welcome to participate and activities are always free.

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Kids Corner-Nature Crowns

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Town Park

Join us this week at the Kid’s Corner from 10-11 am to make NATURE CROWNS! Kids of all ages are welcome to participate and activities are always free.  

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Ice Cream Social Fundraiser

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Dairy Month with our 3rd Annual Ice cream social fundraiser Sunday June 23 from 2-5pm. We close down Courthouse Street and serve ice Cream with delicious homemade toppings and desserts. $10, kids under 10, $5.  All proceeds go to fund the Farmers Market.

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Kids Day

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Town Park
Free

Free fun for the whole family during the entire Market!  At Kids Day, learn to throw a lasso, print with wood blocks, milk a “cow,” and have fun hula hooping and playing games. All activities are free and open to kids of all ages. Community partners include Cowbody Don, 4H, Virginia Department of Health, Blue Ridge Discovery Center, local artist Ellie Kirby, hula hoops with Laura, Girl Scouts, and Bessie the wooden cow. Kids Day began in 2012 and was our…

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July 2019

Cooking Day at the Market

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Town Park

Come to the Market and see what's cooking today!.  Learn how to cook fresh, local food.  Samples are available and donations are appreciated.

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Kids Corner

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us Friday, July 5th, from 10-11 am, at the Kids Corner  Children of all ages are welcome to participate and activities are always free.

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Wellness Day

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Town Park

Wellness Day features many local healthcare providers and offers free health screenings and activities for the community and vendors. Community partners include VDH, Twin County Hospital, In Total Health, Virginia Tech Family Nutrition, and more. Wellness Day began in 2015 in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health. 

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Kids Corner

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Town Park

Join us Friday, July 12th from 10-11 am at the Kids Corner Kids of all ages are welcome and activities are always free.

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