May 30, 2024

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Pepper Day

Courthouse Street

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

Apple Festival-September 23

The Apple Festival will be held Friday September 23 from 9am to 1pm. The Market will be pressing apples and offering fresh cider as a fundraiser. Due to space constraints at our temporary location we will not be able to offer the public the opportunity to press their own apples this year. The Festival also[...]

Squashtober-October 7

Join us Friday October 7 for Squashtober.  Vendors will prepare a wide array of squash for tasting.

Last Market-October 14

Independence Town Park

Our final regular Market of the 2022 season.  Stay tuned for details.

Winter Market November 25

Independence Town Park

The Farmers Market is back in Town Park Friday November 25 from 11 am to 2 pm for our 1st of 2 Winter Markets.  Kick off the Holiday season by shopping locally for delicious local products and beautiful crafts. We are bringing back Kids Bucks with a twist.  The first 20 kids to the Market[...]

2nd Winter Market-FRIDAY December 2

Independence Town Park

The 2nd Winter Market returns to Courthouse Street Friday December 2 from 3-6pm.  Please note this is a change. The second Winter Market is usually the first Saturday in December. This year vendors voted to join the Christmas Market and Tree Lighting held at the 1908 Courthouse on Friday December 2 from 3-6.  The Farmers[...]

Pruning Workshop 11am-1pm

Church of the Good Shepherd

Join Grayson LandCare and the Permaculture Group  Saturday February 10 from 11am until 1 pm at the Permaculture garden at Church of the Good Shepherd located at 9441 Grayson Pkwy, Galax, VA 24333 The workshop will be led by Casey Johnson. Casey has a degree in Horticulture from Penn State, manages the orchard at River[...]

Grow More Vegetables February 17

Grayson LandCare/IFM office 104 Courthouse Street, Independence, VA, United States

It’s back!  Learn to pack a 21/2 X 5 foot raised bed with a huge amount of vegetables! It’s easy to multiply by 5 so this works for larger gardens too. This is an interactive vegetable growing workshop for all skill levels. We’ll meet at the Grayson LandCare/IFM office at 104 Courthouse Street, Saturday February[...]

Grow More Vegetables, Part two: Pest, disease and irrigation

Grayson LandCare/IFM office 104 Courthouse Street, Independence, VA, United States

Everyone is invited to an interactive vegetable growing workshop for all skill levels at the Grayson LandCare office, Saturday March 2nd from 9 am to noon. The office is located at 104 Courthouse Street in Independence. Cost is $15 and light refreshments will be served. This is the second part of our Grow More Vegetables[...]

Pre-season Vendor meeting

VA, United States

Please plan to attend our annual pre-season vendor meeting and potluck Friday April 5 from 11-2  at the  VFW HALL,115 Klondike Rd, Independence, VA 24348.  Attendance is expected if you plan to be a vendor this year.  If possible, bring your scale and Donna will check them Monday the 8th.  We can figure out the[...]

Seed Library Open House April 13

Wythe-Grayson Regional Library

Everyone is invited to join us for an open house at the Wythe-Grayson Public Library Saturday April 13 from 1-3pm. The library is the host for the seed library which got it's start during the pandemic as seeds became expensive and in some cases hard to find. The premise of the Seed Library is that[...]

Opening Day, Fiber Day AND Artisan Craft Fair.

Town Park

We will open the 2024 season the First Friday in May again this year to give everyone extra time to shop with our fabulous vendors for Mother's Day gifts and to buy vegetable and flowering plants for our gardens.