2021 EVENTS!

2021 IFM Events -all events are Fridays unless noted otherwise IFM Kids Bucks are available to the first 15 kids each Friday at the Manager’s tent! May 14- Opening in Town Park! May 28-Cook the kit with Matthews Living History Farm Museum  The first 13 people to visit Arwen receive a kit of ingredients, recipe[…]

Farmers Market is OPEN, we’re on Courthouse Street!

The construction of Town Park has started! The Timber framers will arrive October 1st to begin building the pavilion. In the meantime, the IFM has moved right across the street onto Courthouse Street (that’s where the GLC/IFM office is located) and the parking area behind the buildings. All your favorite vendors are still with us,[…]

New Seeds are here and Christmas trees coming soon to the Online Market.

It’s hard to believe the holidays are around the corner.  We will be offering a limited number of pesticide free Christmas trees from Brookgreen Farm again this year.  They should be up on the Online Market in the next week or 2.  We are also able to offer an unlimited amount of their beautiful wreaths[…]

Twin County Community Foundation Grant key to IFM success during pandemic

Thanks to everyone who sent in a testimonial, and who shopped online and helped us keep going during the worst of the pandemic.  Here’s the press release I shared with the paper in case you missed it. The season is winding down for the Outdoor Independence Farmers Market, there are only 4 remaining. Fortunately, the[…]

How to volunteer to make the Timber Farmers Guild build of the IFM pavilion a success

Farmers Feeding Framers, an ad hoc committee of the Independence Farmer’s Market, is offering multiple opportunities for individuals, churches, and community groups to participate in the Timber Framer Guild raising a community pavilion and stage complex at the McKnight Lot at the intersection of routes 58 and 21 in downtown Independence.  Two meetings have been[…]