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August 2020

Fiber Day and Christmas In August Craft Fair

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Last Fiber Day of the season. Don't miss it!   The Blue Ridge Fiber Guild  will join the weekly Farmers Market. This is a great opportunity to purchase yarns, roving, raw fiber, baskets, and an array of knit, woven, and felted goods.  Come and meet the artisans who often raise the animals providing fiber for the handmade items in their booths.  Feel free to ask questions about farming with sheep, goats, alpacas, and rabbits, and see demonstrations of how raw fiber…

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September 2020

Cooking Day

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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. Chef Jen will cook a recipe 3 times during the Market at 10, 11 and noon. There will be a random drawing each time among participants and the winner will take home a bag with the featured recipe and…

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Pepper Day

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Independence Town Park

Here's your chance to taste the wide variety of sweet and hot peppers at our annual pepper tasting.

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October 2020

Cooking Day and Squashtober

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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. Chef Jen will cook a recipe 3 times during the Market at 10, 11 and noon. There will be a random drawing each time among participants and the winner will take home a bag with the featured recipe and…

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Apple Festival

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Apple Festival is a community-wide event that celebrates apple season. The highlight is a community cider pressing—bring your apples to press with our presses!  We'll have three-one just for the kids! The Market also offers fresh pressed cider for donation as a fundraiser. The apple dessert contest is always hotly contested and it open to any kind of dessert featuring apples. Please bring your entry to the Market by 9:30. Judging begins at 10 am. This is the last…

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November 2020

First Winter Market

November 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Independence Town Park

The Farmers Market is back in Town Park Friday November 27 from 11 am to 2 pm for our 1st of 2 Winter Markets. Kick off the Holiday season by shopping locally for delicious local products and beautiful crafts. Enjoy free Kids activities at the Market This is the first day to pick up your pre-ordered Christmas trees and wreaths from Brookgreen Farm.

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December 2020

2nd Winter Market and Chili cook-off

December 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Independence Town Park

The Farmers Market is back in Town Park Saturday December 5 from 11 am to 2 pm for our 2nd Winter Market and Chili Cook-off. Enjoy free kids activities, shop for delicious local products  and beautiful crafts and stay for the Parade and Town Activities.Be sure to enter or judge the Chili Cook-off. A $5 ticket lets you taste all the chili and vote for your favorite, we had a dozen entries last year, so it's a bargain. FREE to…

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