2017 Independence Farmers Market Schedule of Events

Friday May 12- Grand Opening 


May 26- Herb Day with Hollis Wild and Chef Jen

June 2- Appalachian Sustainable Development’s Farmers Market Road Show

June 9- Fiber Day

June 30- Sixth Annual Kids Day with Cowboy Don, Ranger Amelia, Blue Ridge Discovery Center, 4H and more!

July 21- Fourth Annual Berry Festival and Fiber Day featuring a Berry Pie Contest and everything Berry

August 4- Fifth Annual Tomato Festival featuring the Great tomato weigh-in, Salsa contest, and tomato tasting and 2nd Fiber Day

August 6-12-National Farmer’s Market Week

September 8- Pepper Day featuring a free pepper tasting

October 13- Apple Festival and last Market day featuring a free community cider pressing and apple dessert contest

November 24- Green Friday and First Winter Market and Christmas Tree Fundraiser

December 2- Second Winter Market and Christmas Tree fundraiser