Want to be a judge at the next Grayson County Fair?

As we add more exhibit categories to the next Grayson County Fair, we also need to add more judges! Judging categories vary from food preservation, dried foods and kinds of vinegar, and baked goods to photography, Legos and models, quilts, sewing and more. 2 judging schools will be held soon.  I’ll be going to the[…]

IFM Pepper Day September 14th!

Free pepper Tasting Friday, September 14th at the Independence Farmers Market! Peppers come in all shapes, sizes, flavors and heat levels. Wikipedia estimates there are 50,000 varieties of “Capsicum” (pepper) cultivars… Peppers are a long season crop. Most varieties require several months to reach full ripeness. Almost all peppers will change from green to red,[…]

Wellness Day @ Independence Farmers Market July 13th

9am-1pm July 13th at the Independence Farmers Market Wellness Day features many local healthcare providers and offers free health screenings and activities for the community and vendors. Community partners include VDH, Twin County Hospital, In Total Health, Virginia Tech Family Nutrition, and more. Wellness Day began in 2015 in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health.