2nd Winter Market and Chili Cook-off

The Farmers Market is back in Town Park  from 11 am to 3 pm. Enter or judge the Chili Cook-off. A $5 ticket lets you taste all the chili and vote for your favorite, we had a dozen entries last year, so it’s a bargain. FREE to enter, bring your chili to the Market by 10:30.[…]

Empty Bowls Fundraiser, June 9 4-6:30 pm

Here’s your chance to enjoy fresh,local food AND support a worthy cause.The Independence Farmers Market is pleased to partner with the Arts Council of the Twin Counties to host the Empty Bowls fundraiser, Saturday, June 9 from 4 to 6:30pm at VFW Post 7726, 115 Klondike Road in Independence, Virginia.  Just in case you didn’t[…]

Marketing & Pricing Workshop

It’s workshop season. The 1st FREE IFM workshop is Saturday March 28th from 8:30 am to noon at the Grayson National Bank Conference Center. We’re focusing on marketing and pricing your products, whether it’s vegetables, meats, eggs or artisan crafts. Mandy Archer with the Small Business Development Center at Cross Roads is our featured speaker.[…]