Independence Farmers’ Market, August 2019

Tomato Festival AND Fiber Day

August 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Town Park
Free

Two Events on one day! The Tomato Festival features a People’s Choice tomato salsa contest, free tomato tasting, Monster Tomato Weigh-in and Cooking Day. 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 to support these talented fiber artisans.   This is your chance to sample all the different varieties we sell at the Market for free. You can also enter the…

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Kids Corner-Vegetable Prints!

August 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Town Park

Please join us at the Kid’s Corner between 10-11 am on Friday, August 2nd to celebrate the Tomato Festival. We’ll be making prints of tomatoes and other fruits and veggies.  Your child can submit their artwork to be judged at the Grayson County Fair on August 10th if they would like. Kids of all ages are welcome to participate and activities are always free.  This will be our last Kid’s Corner of the Summer season, but we will be back…

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Grayson County Fair

August 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for the 2nd Grayson County Fair!  Last year was the first year we added a Fair to the long-running Youth Livestock Show.  This year we’ll be adding many more exhibit categories and other plans are in the works. Stay tuned and plan to enter!

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Fiber Day and Christmas in August Craft fair August 23

August 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Last Fiber Day of the season. Don’t miss it!   The Blue Ridge Fiber Guild will hold 2 Fiber Days at the Market this year: June 21 and August 23 during regular Market hours from 9 am to 1 pm. Local fiber vendors will join the weekly Farmers Market. This is a great opportunity to purchase yarns, roving, raw fiber, baskets, and an array of knit, woven, and felted goods.  Come and meet the artisans who often raise the animals providing fiber for…

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