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Market is OPEN for Feb. 14th pickup!

Good evening!

The Market is open and ready for your orders! If you’re shopping for a special Valentine’s Day meal, be sure to check out the wide variety of meats and baked goods we have to offer! We also have a few new items available this week. You can now order fresh bagels from Heartmoss Farm!

We’d also like to welcome a new vendor to the market, Riverside Farm! Be sure to check out the fresh, local trout they have for sell on the Market this week!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

Plan to join us next Saturday February 17, 9 am to noon for a hands on planning workshop to maximize your vegetable production for all skill levels at the Grayson LandCare/IFM office at 108 Courthouse Street. We’ll talk about planting dates, spacing, interplanting and succession plantings as well as organic pest and disease control. Using information from the best national and local gardeners you’ll learn to apply these techniques to a single raised bed or a full sized market garden. Hope to see you then! The cost is $10 and includes light snacks and the class is limited to 30 people. Please email Michelle Pridgen at to register.

Have you thought about becoming a vendor at the Farmers Market? Here’s your chance to join returning vendors and find out about the coming season and enjoy a potluck lunch on Friday, April 6th from 10am-2pm at the Grayson Landcare office. Check out our Facebook event page for more information.

Common Ground Talks will be hosting a lecture on carbon fees and dividends, a policy proposal to account for the burning of fossil fuels. This free event will take place on February 18th, at the Galax Public Library at 5:30. All are welcome.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!