The Season of Giving

Hi Friends, it’s almost “Giving Tuesday”. You may not know that Grayson LandCare is the parent organization for the Farmers Market. I’ve created this fundraiser on Facebook for GLC and it’s many projects because I believe in the importance of what we do AND Meta is offering a match if you donate ON Giving Tuesday,[…]

Winter Market December 4

Have you missed the Market? You have 1 more chance!  We’ll be back on Courthouse street and the area behind the Gate Center for our last Winter Market on December 4th. The Market runs from 11am to 2pm with some vendors staying later for the parade crowd. We will bring back Kids Bucks for this[…]

Saturday November 20 last day to order trees and wreaths

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[…]

WOW! The Frame is up!

60 timber framers from all over the country worked from October 1-10, in sunshine, drizzle and pouring rain, to complete a beautiful white oak frame for the pavilion at Town Park. It will be home for Town events and the Farmers Market, and the cornerstone of the park in the center of Independence. The Farmers[…]

Farmers Market is OPEN, we’re on Courthouse Street!

The construction of Town Park has started! The Timber framers will arrive October 1st to begin building the pavilion. In the meantime, the IFM has moved right across the street onto Courthouse Street (that’s where the GLC/IFM office is located) and the parking area behind the buildings. All your favorite vendors are still with us,[…]