The Apple Festival is a community-wide event that celebrates apple season. The highlight is a community cider pressing—bring your apples to press with our presses! We’ll have three-one just for the kids! The Market also offers fresh pressed cider for donation as a fundraiser. The apple dessert contest is always hotly contested and it open[…]
Celebrate Dairy Month with our 3rd Annual Ice cream social fundraiser Sunday June 23 from 2-5pm. We close down Courthouse Street and serve ice Cream with delicious homemade toppings and desserts. $10, kids under 10, $5. All proceeds go to fund the Farmers Market.
It’s time to start thinking about planting vegetables, testing recipes, or crafting something to enter in the Fair. We have expanded the competitions from our small start last year. Categories include photography, a honey show, a poster contest, flowers and plants, a wide range of arts and crafts as well as produce and baked and[…]
The end of May is almost here and it’s time for Farm Day THIS Sunday May 26th from 2- 5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm, 1322 Gold Hill Rd, Independence VA. Learn to make a worm bin and prepare logs for mushrooms. Tour the greenhouse, high tunnel and field. Enjoy the plant sale and Free[…]
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[…]
Would you like to be a judge? As we add more exhibit categories to the next Grayson County Fair, we also need to add more judges! Judging categories vary from food preservation, dried foods and vinegars, and baked goods to photography, Legos and models, quilts, sewing and more. 2 judging schools will be held soon. I’ll[…]
Have you thought about becoming a vendor at the Farmers Market? Here’s your chance to join returning vendors and find out about the coming season and enjoy a potluck lunch. We will meet at Skyline Bank Conference Center in the Guynn Shopping center, next to Food City. 1) IF you plan to sell any kind of[…]
Join us for a regular Farmers Market Saturday December 2 from 11-3 in Town Park. You’ll also be able to pickup the pesticide-free wreaths and trees you ordered from the Online Market. We will have some extra trees and wreaths but come early for the best selection! It’s also the 3rd Chili Cook-off! Free to[…]