Regret to announce we have postponed the River Cleanup scheduled for this Saturday the 15th due to current river conditions. We have rescheduled this annual event to Saturday September 14th. -Keith Andrews Join the New River Conservation Club for a River Clean Up! 8am-1pm, 7107 Riverside Dr, Fries, VA 24330 Everyone Welcome! Teams, families, youth[…]
As the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Independence disbanded recently, they gave their remaining funds to a few local non-profits. The Free Market received a check for $750, a huge show of support for our mission. We are grateful for their generosity and will be thoughtful in how we use the funds they have entrusted to[…]
April Magill will be presenting on her work as an Architect, Natural Builder, and Community-Building leader, working to advance sustainable, high-performing natural methods of construction. Methods such as Rammed Earth, Hempcrete, Cob, natural plasters & paints and more are regenerative systems, often sequestering carbon, environmentally friendly, and healthy for the laborers and the inhabitants. April[…]
Recently the Free Market has been focused on sprucing up and organization! The bulletin boards have been revised and moved to a more central location in order to attract more attention for community events, services offered by area businesses, and items/services needed by our customers. Drop off your business card, or take a moment to[…]
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.
Grayson LandCare has signed a one-year lease for the former Briarpatch Metalworks building on N. Independence Avenue, where the organization is offering a new community resource: the Free Market. Kathy Cole, Grayson LandCare President, announced the new project during the Board of Supervisors meeting on August 10th. The Free Market, which opened on August 31,[…]