2024 Schedule

2024 IFM EVENTS    

all events are Fridays during the Market from 9am to 1pm unless noted otherwise

Feb 17 SATURDAY 9am-noon Grow More Vegetables Workshop.  IFM office $15 at the door, rsvp [email protected]

March 2- SATURDAY 9am-noon Pest, Disease, Fertility & Irrigation.IFM office $15 at the door, rsvp [email protected]

April 5-Pre-season Vendor Meeting and potluck, 1908 Courthouse auditorium, 11am-2pm

May 3- Grand Opening, Mother’s Day Craft Fair and Fiber Day

May 24-IFM KIDS BUCKS begin. $5 of Kids Bucks to the 1st 25 kids age 12 and under.

June 7-1st Friday Cooking Days are back!  Chef Jen cooks up local products. Free samples.

June 21-Kids Day.  Free and safe activities for kids of all ages. $10 of Healthy Kids Bucks to the first 30 Kids to Ms. Andrea’s tent.

Tuesday, July 4- Town of Independence Parade and festivities

July 5-1st Friday Cooking Day  Chef Jen cooks local products. Free samples, donations appreciated.

July 12-Wellness Day. Join area health professionals for free information on staying healthy. $10 of Healthy Kids Bucks to the first 30 Kids to Ms. Andrea’s tent.

July 19- Berry Festival. Berry Dessert Contest and Sorbet fundraiser. Sorbet will be available by the frozen pint as a fund raiser for the Market.

August 2-Tomato Day–Free Tomato tasting, Salsa Contest and the Monster Tomato contest.  $10 of Healthy Kids Bucks to the first 30 Kids to Ms. Andrea’s tent.

Friday, August 9, noon-8pm, Saturday August 10, 9 am -3pm – Grayson County Fair, Bottomley’s Evergreens, Elk Creek. Entries accepted Wednesday Aug 14 3-7pm

August 4-10 National Farmers Market Week. 

August 16- Christmas in August Craft Fair.  Support local artisans and shop local

September 13-Pepper Day-free pepper tasting

September 20-Apple Festival– Apple Pie contest, IFM Cider fundraiser and Fiber Day.

October 4- Squashtober and last Cooking Day.  Chef Jen cooks all kinds of squash.  Free samples, donations appreciated.

October 11-Last Market Day

November 29- 11am to 2pm, 1st Winter Market and Chili Cook-off.  IFM Kids Bucks are back!

Saturday, December 7-2nd Winter Market, Town Christmas Parade and festivities. IFM Kids Bucks are back!

For more information, please contact Michelle at 276-768-0597 or [email protected]