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[…]

Winter Markets November 26 and December 4

Have you missed the Market?  We’ll be back on Courthouse street and the area behind the Gate Center for our 2 Winter Markets.  The first one is always the Friday after Thanksgiving, which we call Green Friday.  This year, that is Friday November 26.  The 2nd Market is always the first Saturday in December, which[…]

Saturday November 20 last day to order trees and wreaths

IFM is pleased to be able to offer trees and wreaths from Brookgreen Farm On-line again this year.  We have been working with them since 2013  and our requests for pesticide-free trees was a factor in their decision to transition their entire crop. To give them time to get our order together, we will close[…]

WOW! The Frame is up!

60 timber framers from all over the country worked from October 1-10, in sunshine, drizzle and pouring rain, to complete a beautiful white oak frame for the pavilion at Town Park. It will be home for Town events and the Farmers Market, and the cornerstone of the park in the center of Independence. The Farmers[…]

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[…]