2019 Events

2019  IFM Events -all events are Fridays unless noted otherwise Saturday January 26– Grow More Vegetables for farm and garden workshop. 9am to noon, 108 Courthouse St. $10 includes snacks.  Learn how to grow more in less space. Saturday February 23-Pest, disease and fertility for farm and garden.  9am to noon, 108 Courthouse St. $10.[…]

Thank you for another wonderful season

This Thanksgiving week finds me thankful for your support in making 2019 the best year ever for the Independence Farmers Market! With more than 20 farmers markets with 50 miles of Independence, we really appreciate that you choose to support our Market. The Independence Farmers Market started in 2008 when a few determined residents decided[…]

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[…]

There’s still time to order wreaths and trees and support the Market

The IFM is pleased to offer beautiful wreaths and trees, grown without pesticides, from Brookgreen Farm again this year.  The wreaths  are handmade by Felicia Joyce.  You can pre-order on our Online Market, here’s the link    https://independencefarmersmarket.locallygrown.net/market or if you prefer,call or email me with your order and I’ll place it for you.  276-768-0597[…]

It’s official! Town receives $175,000 for Town Park

Here is the press release from Reid Walters, out Town manager. The Independence Town Council received notification from the United States Department of Agriculture that they have received $175,000 to help fund the construction of a farmers market on the town lot located at the corner of Highway 21 and Highway 58.The farmers market is[…]

Ordering Online is easy!

Have you thought about ordering On-line and just didn’t know how to get started?  Follow these easy steps! Go to the Online Market. Here’s the link https://independencefarmersmarket.locallygrown.net/market or you can click on “Online Market” tab on the Market homepage. 2) Click the “Sign In” button  to get started. If you’d like to look around first,[…]

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[…]

Squashtober

October at the Farmers Market opens with Squashtober on October 4 during regular Market hours, 9am to 1pm. Market vendors will prepare their favorite squash and it will be available to sample.  There are hundreds of varieties of summer and winter squashes. The Market offers tastings to encourage the public to try fruits and vegetables[…]