Friends, would you like to join me in supporting a good cause? This #GivingTuesday I’m raising money on Facebook for Grayson Land Care and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps. I’ve created this fundraiser for GLC and it’s many projects because I believe in the[…]
Have you missed the Market? You have 1 more chance! We’ll be back on Courthouse street and the area behind the Gate Center for our last Winter Market on December 4th. The Market runs from 11am to 2pm with some vendors staying later for the parade crowd. We will bring back Kids Bucks for this[…]
The IFM will be back on Courthouse Street for our 2 Winter Markets-Green Friday November 26 and parade Saturday December 4. Please kick off the holidays with your favorite IFM vendors and shop locally for the holidays!
60 timber framers from all over the country worked from October 1-10, in sunshine, drizzle and pouring rain, to complete a beautiful white oak frame for the pavilion at Town Park. It will be home for Town events and the Farmers Market, and the cornerstone of the park in the center of Independence. The Farmers[…]
The construction of Town Park has started! The Timber framers will arrive October 1st to begin building the pavilion. In the meantime, the IFM has moved right across the street onto Courthouse Street (that’s where the GLC/IFM office is located) and the parking area behind the buildings. All your favorite vendors are still with us,[…]
The Farmers Market staff is happy that Caroline Clough has agreed to take on management of the Farmers Market when they open in Town Park THIS Friday May 14th. Some of you may know Caroline from her time with the Online Market, as a market shopper or a neighbor in Elk Creek. She’ll be in[…]
The Independence Farmers Market is moving forward with plans to open outside on May 14th. After a year of operating only Online it’s exciting to be able to take a step to returning to normal. For those who prefer, the Online Market will continue as well. It will return to it’s usual schedule of Wednesday[…]
The Independence Farmers Market received a grant from Grayson County from funds provided in the first CARES Stimulus Bill to help local non-profits recover losses and cover costs due to the pandemic. These funds will help cover increased operating costs incurred by the Market as it pivoted to provide a safe, touchless, Online-only platform and[…]