Farmers’ Market Upcoming Events November, December 2019

1st Winter Market November 29 @ 11:00 am- 2 pm The Farmers Market is back in Town Park Friday November 29 from 11 am to 2 pm for our 1st of 2 Winter Markets. Kick off the Holiday season by shopping locally for delicious local products and beautiful crafts. Enjoy free Kids activities at the[…]

Farmers Market

The regular Friday morning Farmers market is closed for the winter, apart from special events but don’t forget you can still order online! Remember to order your pesticide free Christmas tree and turkey! Here is how the online market works •Customers can place orders anytime from Wednesday at 8pm until Monday evening. On Monday evening,[…]

Independence Farmers’ Market upcoming events September

Fermentation Friday AND Pepper Day September 13 @ 9:00 am- 1 pm Fermentation Friday returns to the Market on September 13. Carrie Gualt of Bird and Hopper Farm will host 2 demonstrations on preparing fermented foods. The demonstrations will begin at 10 am and again at noon. Fermentation is an ancient method of food preservation[…]

Independence Farmers Market August Events

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.[…]

Farmers Market: Celebrate Seeds and Pollinators May 17

Sarah Ross, founder of Social Roots will join the Market from 9am to 1 pm Friday May 17.  Social Roots promotes heirloom plants that are particularly well adapted to the South.  One of the goals is to get people “hooked” on heirlooms. An heirloom is a plant variety that has a history of being passed[…]

IFM FARM DAY!

Join us Sunday, May 27th from 2- 5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm, 1132 Gold Hill Rd, Independence VA for an afternoon of hands-on activities.  See and try out some of the best market garden tools. If you’ve taken our “Grow More Vegetables” class, you’ll see those spacings and planting ideas in the ground and[…]