Join us the first Friday of the month, for Cooking Day. Today we’ll feature the vas array of winter and summer squash. Chef Jen will cook a recipe 3 times during the Market at 10, 11 and noon. There will be a random drawing each time among participants and the winner will take home a[…]
Here’s your chance to taste the wide variety of sweet and hot peppers at our annual pepper tasting.
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[…]
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 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[…]
It’s June and the Market is in full swing. June 10th sees the return of Kids Bucks and the 1st customer appreciation raffle. Stop by the Mangers Tent and pick up a free raffle ticket. We’ll announce the winner of a bag of Market goodies at 12:30. You don’t need to present to win but[…]
Grayson County Schools are closed for the summer and IFM Kids Bucks are back! The first 20 kids to come by the managers tent, that’s the red tent on the 58 end of Courthouse street, will receive 5 dollars worth of Kids Bucks to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables and eggs. We’ll continue this[…]
The Grayson County Fair will be held August 13 and 14. Thanks to Bottomley’s Evergreens and Farms for hosting the Fair at their warehouse in Elk Creek again this year. Bring your entries to Bottomley’s THIS Thursday August 12 from 7am to 7pm. The Fair has a full range of competitions this year. Do you[…]