Cooking Day

It’s the first Friday of September and time once again for Cooking Day. This Friday features a dehydration demonstration from regional food safety agent, Sandy Stoneman. We’ll be making fruit leather.  Learn how to make a healthy version of this favorite snack- just in time for packing school lunches!  Free samples will be available and[…]

Instant Pot/Electric Pressure Cooker Class

You asked for it after Sandy’s Insta-pot demo at the Market.  Save the date: September 24 -Is your new pressure cooker/Instant Pot still in the box? Are you interested in buying one but would like to try before you buy? -Do you want to learn how the new pressure cookers can change the way you[…]

Sundae Sunday-Ice Cream Social Fundraiser This Sunday the 25th, 2-4pm

Eat cake and ice cream for a great cause! Please join us for a lovely afternoon eating delicious homemade peach and blueberry ice cream, homemade desserts and toppings (yes, Jen’s wild turkey surprise) while listening to the Grayson Ramblers. We close down Courthouse street, set up the tents and tables, pull out the bubble wands[…]

See you THIS Friday for our Grand Opening!

It’s hard to believe that opening day is here at last.  We have a great day planned! Chef Charles Parker from Heartwood is now the Local Food Ambassador for Friends of Southwest Virginia.  He will be hosting a cooking demonstration during the entire  Market. We have added an Artisan Craft Fair so you can do[…]

July is a BUSY month at the Market!

There is a special event each Friday in July!  Plan to attend Cooking Day, Wellness Day, the Berry Festival and the HWY 21 yard sale. All events are free and occur during the entire Market from 9am to 1pm in Town Park. The Kids Corner is open each Friday from 10-11am with Miss Abby and[…]

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[…]