It’s official! The move to Courthouse street happens THIS Friday and we’ll be in our temporary location until we close for the season on October 8. This is the only very minor downside to the construction of the fabulous timber frame pavilion and the other improvements to Town Park.
The Fiber Artisans return to the Market for the last Fiber Day of the season on Friday August 20 from 9am to 1pm during the regular Market. 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[…]
The Grayson County Fair will be held August 13 and 14. Thanks to Bottomley’s Evergreens and Farms for hosting the Fair at their warehouse in Elk Creek again this year. Bring your entries to Bottomley’s THIS Thursday August 12 from 7am to 7pm. The Fair has a full range of competitions this year. Do you[…]
Donna Cole prevailed over 7 other contestants and took top honors with a tomato weighing in at 2.27 pounds! Second place went to Ray Carico with a 2.01 pounder and Jen Cavey was third with a a 1.97 pound tomato. Donna took top honors in the Veggie Creature contest as well. She received 2 $50[…]
The Monster tomato and Veggie creature contests are back! Bring your veggie entry to the Market so folks have time to vote for their favorite. The monster tomato weigh-in will be at high noon. This is Heidi Breedlove’s winning entry for the creature contest last .year. In addition, Matthew’s Living History Farm Museum will be[…]
Press Release: Town of Independence Partners with the Timber Framers Guild Mayor E.F. “Butch” Reeves, IV, and the Independence Town Council are pleased to announce that the Timber Framers Guild, of Cooperstown, New York, has agreed to build the new Independence Farmers’ Market structure, to be located at Independence Town Park at the intersection of[…]
Great news! The Town of Independence will begin construction of Town Park in August. They will start with site work and the Timber Framers Guild will arrive in October to build the structure. It will be a large open pavilion that will become the home of the Farmers Market as well as a wonderful facility[…]
It’s almost Berry Day. Fortunately, the warm weather recently helped ripen the berries and wineberry sorbet will be available! Berry Day will be held Friday July 23 during the regular Market and will feature our annual Sorbet Fundraiser. We will be selling sorbet for $1 a scoop or $5 for a frozen pint. Please bring[…]