Tomato Festival THIS Friday!

The Tomato Festival is back!  We’ll have a free tomato tasting, a People’s choice salsa contest and the Monster Tomato weigh-in AND Miss Andrea is back with Healthy Kids Bucks for the the first 50-yes 50!- Kids.  $10 of Kids Bucks to buy fresh fruits and vegetables and eggs. This is your chance to taste[…]

Berry Day-THIS FRIDAY the 22nd

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,[…]

July Events at the Market

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[…]

Kids Bucks

IFM started our Kids Bucks program during the pandemic to replace our Kids Corner.  We followed the same rules as the Healthy Kids Bucks distributed by the Virginia Family Nutrition Program (VFNP) to avoid confusion about what kids could purchase with their bucks. After discussions with our board and vendors, we decided to make IFM[…]

We open THIS FRIDAY, May 6!

Opening Day is almost here!  We hope to see you THIS Friday, May 6th.   We have a record 37 vendors planning to join us! We will be set up on Courthouse Street, in the Gate Center parking lot AND on the 1908 Courthouse lawn.  Please stop by the managers tent-the 1st tent on Courthouse Street[…]

Meet our vendors!

We have a record 37 vendors signed up for our Grand Opening and Mother’s Day Artisan Craft Fair! Here’s the list of vendors with the code of what they sell. All products may not be available this Friday. A=Artisan, B=Baked Goods, C=Canned goods, E=Eggs, F=flowers, L=Live Plants( I know but p=produce!) M=Meat, P=Produce The numbers[…]