Wellness Day July 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Town Park Wellness Day features many local healthcare providers and offers free health screenings and activities for the community and vendors. Community partners include VDH, Twin County Hospital, In Total Health, Virginia Tech Family Nutrition, and more. Wellness Day began in 2015 in partnership with the Virginia Department[…]
Join us at the Kid’s Corner on June 14th at the Independence Farmers Market between 10-11 am to make SEED BOMB LOLLIPOPS! Kids of all ages are welcome to participate and activities are always free. Friday, June 14, 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Join us for a fun morning of painting with fruits and veggies! Here at the Farmers Market, we believe any time you can involve paint AND produce, is a pretty good time!
This week at the Kid’s Corner we’ll be planting in old shoes! We’re always looking for ways to teach kids to re-use old items. What better way to impart this lesson by using old, worn out shoes for planting new plants! It looks pretty cool too! Bring your old shoes for planting or use some[…]
Join us June 15th at the Independence Farmers Market to design your own garden! We’ll be exploring seed catalogs to pick out the tastiest fruits and veggies as well as our favorite flowers and cutting and pasting the pictures onto our very own garden design and garden journals! We’ll also learn more about companion planting!
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.