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May 2021

Cook the Kit

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Independence Town Park

Join  Arwen Cayton of Matthews Living History Farm Museum for Cook the Kit.  Everything you need to make a delicious breakfast or dinner of grits and greens with sausage and eggs in kit form.  Each box contains a recipe, a link to the cooking video, a colander, spices, butter and parmesan, plus fresh, local ingredients. The boxes are completely free to the 1st 13 families with kids.  You do need to fill out an information form so Arwen can write…

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June 2021

Nutrition Day- June 4

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Independence Town Park

Join Andrea Wann of the Virginia Family Nutrition Program and Sandy Stoneman of VA extension for healthy recipes using fresh Farmers Market products.

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Fiber Day June 18

June 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Independence Town Park

We are happy to welcome the talented fiber artisans back to the Market for the first of 2 Fiber Days. This is always a wonderful chance to buy totally original handcrafted items for yourself and for gifts.  You can also buy yarn and even raw wool and if you are interested in raising animals for fiber, these are the folks to ask.  Save the date for the 2nd Fiber Day August 20.

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Kids Day

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Independence Town Park

Join us for fun free activities for Kids of all ages.  Join Andrea Wann and the Virginia Family Nutrition Program for KIDS BUCKS sponsored by Molina Health Care.  The 1st 25 kids to the Market get a $10 coupon to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs and honey.

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July 2021

Wellness Day

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

Area health professionals join the Market to offer free health information

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Berry Festival

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Berry Sorbet will be available by the frozen pint as a fundraiser for the Market.  The Berries are late this year so we delayed a week from our normal date of the 3rd Friday in July.

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KIDS BUCKS

July 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Independence Town Park

Join Andrea Wann and the Virginia Family Nutrition Program for KIDS BUCKS sponsored by Molina Health Care.  The 1st 25 kids to the Market get a $10 coupon to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs and honey.

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August 2021

Tomato Festival

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Independence Town Park

Enter the Monster Tomato contest and/or the veggie creature contest. We also feature "Cook the Kit" with Matthews Farm.  The 1st 25 folks to visit Arwen get a kit of ingredients, recipe and video link to cook beef tacos with salsa and beans, completely free! Thanks to the Twin County Community Foundation for making this possible.

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Fiber Day Returns August 20th

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Courthouse Street

Fiber Day returns on Friday August 20 during the regular Friday Market from 9am to 1 pm. We are so pleased to welcome back these talented artisans to the Market..  The pandemic hit artisans particularly hard last year so I hope you'll come out and support them. Fiber Days are 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…

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KIDS BUCKS

August 27 @ 9:00 am
Courthouse Street

KIDS BUCKS are sponsored by Molina Health Care and The Virginia Tech Family Nutrition program.  The first 25 kids to visit will receive a $10 coupon to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs and honey.

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