Join us for fun free activities for Kids of all ages. Join Andrea Wann and the Virginia Family Nutrition Program for KIDS BUCKS sponsored by Molina Health Care. The 1st 25 kids to the Market get a $10 coupon to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs and honey.
Kids Day is almost here! There will be free fun for the whole family during the entire Market from 9am to 1 pm on the 28th! 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[…]
June is a busy month at the Market. All events are during the regular Friday Market unless otherwise noted. June starts with our First Friday Cooking Day. Join guest cook Sandy Stoneman this Friday. She’ll be using an insta-pot! Free samples will be available and donations are welcome. The Kids Corner opens June 14th from[…]
Happy New Year! Here’s the Independence Farmers Market schedule: all Market days are Fridays unless noted otherwise.
May 12- Grand Opening
May 26-Herb Day. Chef Jen cooks with herbs
June 9-1st of 2 Fiber Days
June 30-Kids Day. Join Cowboy Don,Ranger Amelia,4H, BRDC and more for fun for the whole family
Tuesday July 4- Town Parade
Please welcome Abby Williams Nicolo as our new On-line Market Manager as we also say good-bye and many thanks and good wishes to Penny Bergeron our past manager. Friends of the Market may already know Abby as our Kid’s Corner Coordinator. Come greet Abby and join us November 16th for the first On-line Market Open[…]
We close out June with the 5th annual KIDS DAY on the 24th. Don’t miss this fun-filled day of FREE and FABULOUS kids activities and give-aways featuring Cowboy Don, Ranger Amelia, Miss Ellie, Grayson County 4H, Blue Ridge Discovery Center and the Virginia Department of Health. July 1st is Cooking Day with Chef Jen-she’s planning lots[…]
Friends of the Market, It’s finally June and starting to feel like summer! Lots of produce is coming into the Market and Chef Jen is ready to cook this Friday, June 3rd. To date the menu includes carrot top pesto, grilled kale salad, beef with shiitakes, edible flowers, curried beets and carrots and ….June 10th[…]
June will be busy at the Market! Chef Jen will be cooking June 5th. Come out for free samples and watch her do her magic on fresh veggies and meats from the market. June 12th is Herb Day featuring Ellen Reynolds of Beagle Ridge Herb Farm. The first free class at 10 am will feature[…]