Spotlight on Independence Farmers Market

Get a behind the scenes look at the Independence Farmers Market! Join Michelle Pridgen, Market Manager, for a brief history and behind the scenes tour of the Farmers Market and learn about our other agricultural initiatives. We’ll have drawings for a free IFM t-shirt and shopping bag.

First Farmers Market of the Season!

The Independence Farmers Market began in 2007. A local grower and producer market, the Independence Farmers Market is open seasonally on Fridays from 9am to 1pm and features local meats, vegetables, herbs, plant starts, preserves, baked goods, crafts, and more. The seasonal market offers special events, featuring Farm Fresh Kids Day, the Berry Festival, Tomato Day,[…]

IFM Pre-Season Vendor Meeting

Have you thought about becoming a vendor at the Farmers Market? Here’s your chance to join returning vendors and find out about the coming season and enjoy a potluck lunch. Tentatively scheduled for the Grayson Landcare office at 108 Courthouse street unless we need to move somewhere larger. 1) If you plan to sell any kind[…]

April 16th Spotlight on Independence Farmers Market

Join us Monday, April 16th for our monthly meeting at 7 pm. This month we spotlight the Independence Farmers Market. Join Michelle Pridgen, Market Manager, for a brief history and behind the scenes tour of the Farmers Market and learn about our other agricultural initiatives. We’ll have drawings for a free IFM t-shirt and shopping[…]

IFM FARM DAY!

Join us Sunday, May 27th from 2- 5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm, 1132 Gold Hill Rd, Independence VA for an afternoon of hands-on activities.  See and try out some of the best market garden tools. If you’ve taken our “Grow More Vegetables” class, you’ll see those spacings and planting ideas in the ground and[…]

IFM Kids Korner- Seed Bombs

Join us at the Kid’s Corner  June 8th, to kick off the season by making seed bombs together!  We’ll also learn about pollinators and the important role they play in our environment by planting a pollinator garden in our raised bed.