The Free Market is delighted to welcome Tracy Cornett as our part-time Manager! Tracy is a retired school teacher who works 15 hours a week as the Tourism Program Assistant for Grayson County, with an office in the 1908 Courthouse. Now she will also work 12 hours a week for the Free Market, training and[…]
It occurred to me the other day that I am using the Free Market in a way I hadn’t realized—as a public “closet” that allows me to NOT save useful things “in case I need them later.” Many of us are trying to simplify our lives and our homes, getting rid of things that we[…]
Grayson Landcare is looking for a part-time manager (12 hours/week) to train and schedule volunteers, promote the Free Market through social media, press releases, and presentations, and initiate new programs. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation, be in reasonably good health, able to lift 30 pounds, and have excellent interpersonal skills. […]
On Saturday, December 1st, the Free Market was a beehive of happy activity as we opened the Christmas Gift Shop. All year long, we have saved items that were new or like-new and would make nice gifts. For this day only, we asked shoppers to get these items as gifts for other people, and we[…]
The FREE MARKET is celebrating its first anniversary! We had no idea how this venture would work out, but it has been very successful, both in giving people an incentive to clean out closets and pare down their “stuff,” and providing a great place for others to browse and find things they can use. Amazingly,[…]
We need volunteers! Can you work a 4-hour shift, greeting visitors and sorting/cleaning/shelving items that are donated? Requirements are healthy enough to carry things, friendly, and a desire to keep things clean and organized. Please email email@example.com or stop by and Kathy Cole will contact you. We have clear instructions, you are paired with a more[…]
Don’t miss the Free Markets Christmas Shop! Date changed to Wednesday, December 13th from 10am-4pm due to snow.
December 16th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Free Market is hosting a crafting workshop using items donated to the market. Join us to learn a craft and take home a delightful Christmas decoration for your home or a gift to give.