It’s time for the Berry Festival! Fire up those ovens and bring your pie to the Market Friday between 9-10am. Judging starts at 10:30. You could win $100! It’s going to be hot, so plan to cool off with refreshing berry sorbet! This is a Market Fundraiser. Scoops are $2, frozen pints are $7. Raspberry,[…]
The Independence Farmers Market features several special events on Fridays in July. Plan to attend Wellness Day, the Berry Festival and the HWY 21-yard sale. All events are free and open to the public and occur during the entire Market from 9am to 1pm at our temporary location on Courthouse Street, the Gate Center parking[…]
IFM is pleased to be able to offer trees and wreaths from Brookgreen Farm On-line again this year. We have been working with them since 2013 and our requests for pesticide-free trees was a factor in their decision to transition their entire crop. To give them time to get our order together, we will close[…]
It’s almost Berry Day. Fortunately, the warm weather recently helped ripen the berries and wineberry sorbet will be available! Berry Day will be held Friday July 23 during the regular Market and will feature our annual Sorbet Fundraiser. We will be selling sorbet for $1 a scoop or $5 for a frozen pint. Please bring[…]
Berry Day will be held Friday July 23 during the regular Market and will feature our annual Sorbet Fundraiser. Thanks again this year to River Ridge Organics for donating the berries for the sorbet! Berries are slow to ripen this year but we plan to offer strawberry, blueberry, blackberry and wineberry sorbet.
Due to the Governors new order restricting social events and continued increases in Covid-19 cases in our area, the Farmers Market board has cancelled both Winter Markets. This was a very hard decision. Our Christmas tree fundraiser was one of the first events the Market created and dates back to 2012. The Winter Markets are[…]
The On-line Market will keep operating right on through the winter until we open( fingers crossed!) the 2nd Friday in May. Our schedule will stay the same- Fridays from 2-6pm until November 6 when we will shorten it to 3-6pm to reduce operating costs. Please let us know if that will cause anyone problems. There[…]
We are excited to be able to offer Christmas trees grown by the Joyce family in Grassy Creek without pesticides again this year. It’s your chance to support local farmers who are working to protect the environment and provide a quality product. It’s also a way to support the Farmers Market, it’s one of the[…]