Winter Markets, Christmas trees and Chili Cook-off

The Farmers Market returns to Town Park for our 2 Winter Markets on Friday November 23 and Saturday December 1 from 11 am to 3 pm.  Both Markets feature free Kids activities and a regular Farmers Market.  You’ll be able to pick up the trees and wreaths you have ordered on the On-line Market. In[…]

On-line Market Open House AND Chamber After Hours, Wednesday November 14, 4-6 pm

The On-line Market is in full swing.  If you are missing the Farmers Market, be sure to join us Wednesday, November 14 from 4-6 pm at 108 Courthouse street in Downtown Independence for an On-line Market Open house and Chamber After Hours event.  You’ll be able to meet our vendors, enjoy FREE samples and items will[…]

Hasselback squash from the November 2016 issue of Bon Appetit

This wonderful recipe is from the Thanksgiving issue of Bon Appetit, https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/hasselback-butternut-squash-with-bay-leaves INGREDIENTS 1 large fairy buttercup squash or other sweet moist squash (about 3 pounds total) 1 tablespoon olive oil Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 1 Fresno chile, thinly sliced, or dried red pepper to taste ¼ cup pure maple syrup, preferably grade B,[…]