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Independence Town Park

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108 E Main St 24348
Independence, VA 24348 United States

July 2018

Independence Farmers Market

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until October 12, 2018

Independence Town Park, 108 E Main St 24348
Independence, VA 24348 United States
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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, and the Apple Festival, as well as contests, raffles and local musicians.

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August 2018

IFM Tomato Festival, Fiber Day, & Chef Jen

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Independence Town Park, 108 E Main St 24348
Independence, VA 24348 United States
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Three Events on one day! The Tomato Festival features a People’s Choice tomato salsa contest, free tomato tasting, and new this year,a Tomato pie contest.  Chef Jen will be cooking with tomatoes. And the Fiber Guild joins the Market as well for this fun filled day. This is the last Fiber Day of the season so be sure to come support these talented fiber artisans. This is your chance to sample all the different varieties we sell at the Market…

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September 2018

IFM Cooking with Chef Jen

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Independence Town Park, 108 E Main St 24348
Independence, VA 24348 United States
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It’s the first Friday of September and time once again for Cooking with Chef Jen.  She’ll make an array of dishes from whatever is available at the Market.  Learn how to cook fresh, local food.  Samples are available and donations are appreciated.

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IFM Pepper Day

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Independence Town Park, 108 E Main St 24348
Independence, VA 24348 United States
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Here’s your chance to taste the wide variety of sweet and hot peppers at our annual pepper tasting.

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October 2018

IFM Cooking with Chef Jen & Squashtober

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Independence Town Park, 108 E Main St 24348
Independence, VA 24348 United States
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This is the last Cooking with Chef Jen for the season.  She’ll be cooking winter squash today for Squashtober. There are so many different varieties and they are great keepers so you can enjoy eating them all winter.  Samples are available and donations are appreciated.

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IFM Apple Festival

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Independence Town Park, 108 E Main St 24348
Independence, VA 24348 United States
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The Apple Festival is a community-wide event that celebrates apple season. The highlight is a community cider pressing—bring your apples to press with our presses!  We’ll have three-one just for the kids! The Market also offers fresh pressed cider for donation as a fundraiser. The apple dessert contest is always hotly contested and it open to any kind of dessert featuring apples. Please bring your entry to the Market by 9:30. Judging begins at 10 am. This is the last…

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November 2018

IFM Winter Market & Christmas Tree Fundraiser

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Independence Town Park, 108 E Main St 24348
Independence, VA 24348 United States
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The Farmers Market returns to Town Park for on Green Friday from 11 am to 3 pm.  Enjoy free kids activities, listen to Christmas carols, shop for delicious local products  and beautiful crafts and pickup your pre-ordered Christmas trees and wreaths.

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December 2018

IFM Winter Market and Chili Cook-off

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Independence Town Park, 108 E Main St 24348
Independence, VA 24348 United States
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The Farmers Market is back in Town Park  from 11 am to 3 pm. Enter or judge the Chili Cook-off. A $5 ticket lets you taste all the chili and vote for your favorite, we had a dozen entries last year, so it’s a bargain. FREE to enter, bring your chili to the Market by 10:30. $100 1st prize!  Thanks to our sponsors for providing prizes. Chestnut Creek Counseling sponsored the $100 first prize,  The $40 2nd prize is sponsored by Jesse…

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