Cooking Day and Squashtober

Join us the first Friday of the month, beginning in June, for Cooking Day. We make an array of dishes from whatever is available at the Market.  Learn how to cook fresh, local food.  Samples are available and donations are appreciated. Chef Jen will cook a recipe 3 times during the Market at 10, 11[…]

Pepper Day

Here’s your chance to taste the wide variety of sweet and hot peppers at our annual pepper tasting.

Cooking Day

Join us the first Friday of the month, beginning in June, for Cooking Day. We make an array of dishes from whatever is available at the Market.  Learn how to cook fresh, local food.  Samples are available and donations are appreciated. Chef Jen will cook a recipe 3 times during the Market at 10, 11[…]

Cooking Day

Join us the first Friday of the month, beginning in June, for Cooking Day. We make an array of dishes from whatever is available at the Market.  Learn how to cook fresh, local food.  Samples are available and donations are appreciated. Chef Jen will cook a recipe 3 times during the Market at 10, 11[…]

Kids Day

Free fun for the whole family during the entire Market!  At Kids Day, learn to throw a lasso, print with wood blocks, and have fun hula hooping and playing games. All activities are free and open to kids of all ages. Community partners include Cowbody Don, 4H, Virginia Department of Health, Blue Ridge Discovery Center,[…]

Farm Day

Join us Sunday May 24 th from 2- 5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm, 1322 Gold Hill Rd, Independence VA for an afternoon of hands-on activities.  See and try out some of the best market garden tools. If you’ve taken our “Grow More Vegetables” class, you’ll see those spacings and planting ideas in the ground[…]

Tomato Festival

The Tomato Festival on Friday August 2 features a People’s Choice tomato salsa contest, free tomato tasting, and Monster Tomato Weigh-in. This is your chance to sample all the different tomato varieties we sell at the Market for free. You can also enter the People’s Choice salsa contest and Monster tomato weigh in. Prizes for[…]