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Market is OPEN for August 1st pickup!


Good evening!

I cannot believe that August begins next week! Talk about a fast summer! Just a reminder about our new promotion, find a new customer to shop on the Market, have them put your name in the “Comments” section when they place their first order and you get a free market bag!

Thank you so much for your generous donations to the Market! We’re up to $865! Just a couple more weeks of asking and this fundraising campaign is all over until next year! Seriously though, when our grant funding ran out last year, we weren’t sure how we were going to proceed, but you have all stepped up and we can’t profess our gratitude enough!

To Donate: IFM Go Fund ME!.

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

This weekend is the Highway 21 yard sale! Some of our vendors may be participating AND Chef Jen is making TACOS (all taco proceeds go to the Independence Farmers Market!). At the Kid’s Corner, we’ll be making garden creations. Bring the kids out from 10-11 am and watch them get creative!

LandCare Rocks the River is happening THIS Sunday, July 29th! With three bands, kids activities, food trucks, Fries Farmers Market Vendors and Creek Bottom Brews, it’s going to be a rockin’ good time! Please spread the word!

Firday, August 3rd will be our Tomato Festival! We’ll have a largest tomato competition as well as a salsa competition! Stay tuned for more details!

Saturday, August 11th, for the first time ever, an agricultural fair will be part of the popular Grayson County youth livestock show! Enter your produce, baked and canned goods and win ribbons. View agriculture exhibits, enjoy local food and more. Help make this event a success and watch us grow next year! More details here.

Thank you all so much for your continued support of the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market closes Monday night at 8 pm!


Good afternoon!

The Market closes tomorrow night at 8 pm, so be sure to place your order for the week!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!,

Abby

Market is OPEN for July 25th pickup!


Good evening!

What an awesome time of year for local foods!!! Check out the Market this week, we have so much to offer! Thanks to all of our vendors for all of their hard work! Thanks to all of our customers for supporting your friends and neighbors!

Interested in financially supporting the Market? Here’s your chance!

To Donate: IFM Go Fund ME!.

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

BERRY DAY IS THIS FRIDAY! This is definitely a Market day you won’t want to miss! Sorbet will be available to purchase (all proceeds go directly to the Independence Farmers Market) by the bowl or pint (so bring a cooler if you plan to take it home)! We’ll be painting with blackberries at the Kid’s Corner from 10-11 am. And there will be a berry pie contest with a first place prize of $100!!! Click here. for more information. Hope to see you all in Town Park!

LandCare Rocks the River is happening July 29th! With three bands, kids activities, food trucks, Fries Farmers Market Vendors and Creek Bottom Brews, it’s going to be a rockin’ good time! Click here for more information! Please spread the word!

Thank you so much for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

The Market closes for orders TONIGHT at 8 pm!


Good morning!

Tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, zucchini, carrots, oh my! The Online Market is full of produce and LOTS more, but you need to place your order by tonight night at 8 pm!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Berry Day is this Friday at the outdoor Market in Town Park! Join us for a great time if you can!

Have a lovely day!

Abby

Market is OPEN for July 18th pickup!


Good evening!

In an effort to increase shoppers on the Online Market, we’re running a new promotion, and we need your help! It’s super easy. You find new customers to shop on the Market, and when they place their first order, you get a free market bag! Just be sure they put your name in the “Comments” section at the bottom of their first order. Let’s see who can get the most new customers to place their first orders! With the abundance of products currently on the Market, now is the perfect time to introduce new customers to all that we have to offer!

Also, if you are in need of anything from 7 Springs Farm, you are in luck! Rick Cavey will be going up to Check, VA to pick up some products next week and he has extra room in his truck! Please e-mail ricknjencavey@gmail.com for more information.

Thank you for all of your generous donations to the Market. To date, we have raised $845.00! We’ll continue to run our GoFundMe campaign from now until Farmer’s Market week happening August 5-11. We’ll be actively promoting this campaign once again on social media, so feel free to share posts when you see them! (We really appreciate all of your help! We did not receive major grant funding this year and there’s no way we could run such an awesome market without your help and support!).

To Donate: IFM Go Fund ME!.

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

Wellness Day is happening this Friday at the Market. Join area health professionals for free screenings! Twin County Regional will provide an educational booth with Hands-Only-CPR, EHAC training and information, nutrition, blood pressure, BMI screenings and more. Over at the Kid’s Corner, we’ll be sampling some tasty, kid approved garden snacks from 10-11 am!

LandCare Rocks the River is happening July 29th! With three bands, kids activities, food trucks, Fries Farmers Market Vendors and Creek Bottom Brews, it’s going to be a rockin’ good time! Click here for more information! Please spread the word!

Thank you all so much for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market closes Monday night at 8 pm!


Good evening!

Be sure to get your Online Market order in by tomorrow night at 8 pm. Thank you for supporting the hard work of our vendors! We couldn’t do it without you!

New on the Market this week are live herb plants from the Osborne Family Farm! We also have a wide variety of produce, check it out!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Have a lovely day!

Abby

The Market is OPEN for July 11th pickup!


Good evening!

First of all, happy 4th of July! Second, check out the Market this week when you have a chance! Talk about produce! New on the Market this week are tomatoes and peppers! I’m sure I’ll be reminding you all a lot this Summer, but it’s never too early to start canning all of this yummy produce so you can enjoy it later! You can also reserve your Thanksgiving turkey from Heart Moss Farm by clicking on the “Meat” tab on the left hand side and scrolling down and clicking on “Turkey”.

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

This Friday at the Market is Herb Day! Chef Jen will be offering cooking demonstrations using fresh herbs! At the Kids Corner, we’ll be learning some yoga poses for fun, focus and relaxation! We’ll also be celebrating Herb Day by tasting and smelling some popular herbs.

Thank you so much for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is CLOSED this week.


Good evening!

Because of the July 4th holiday next Wednesday, we have decided to not open the Market this week. I apologize for the late notice and hope it doesn’t cause too much inconvenience. The Market will re-open for orders on the night of July 4th and pickup will be the following Wednesday, July 11th.

When you have a moment, please be sure to update your phone number on the Online Market. The best number to use would be the one where I can most likely reach you between 4-6 pm on Wednesday afternoons.

A huge thank you to everyone who came out to the the Ice Cream Social this past weekend. Thanks to all of you, we were able to raise $958 for the Market!

Upcoming Events:

Join us for the 7th annual Kids Day June 29 from 9am to 1pm at Town Park. Kids Day features free fun for the whole family during the entire Market. Activities include learning to throw a lasso, printing with wood blocks, milking a “cow,” contests every hour with Miss Laura and more. All activities are free and open to kids of all ages. Community partners include Cowbody Don, 4H, Virginia Department of Health, Blue Ridge Discovery Center, local artist Ellie Kirby, hula hoops with Laura, Girl Scouts, and Bessie the wooden cow. Kids Day began in 2012 and was our 1st Farmers Market Event. It remains one of the most popular activities at the Farmers Market!

Thank you all so much for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

It's ICE CREAM SOCIAL DAY!


Good morning!

Be sure to join us today from 2-5 pm for our Second Annual Ice Cream Social Fundraiser! $10, kids under 10, $5. All funds go directly to the Independence Farmers Market! Ice cream and funding for the Farmers Market sounds like a win/win to me!

The Online Market closes tomorrow night at 8 pm! If you’ve been waiting for an abundance of produce to hit the Market, now is the time to get on and order!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Hope to see you this afternoon!

Abby

Market is OPEN for June 27th pickup!


Good evening!

The Market is open and ready for your orders. Please join us THIS Sunday for our 2nd annual Ice Cream Social Fundraiser! All proceeds go to the Farmers Market (see below for more information).

Thank you for all of your generous donations to the Market. To date, we have raised $845.00!

To Donate: IFM Go Fund ME!.

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

This Saturday, June 23rd, nature, goats, and yoga for the soul. A fundraising event. Join us for a fun and rejuvenating yoga class for all levels lead by skilled instructor Yvette Ladd of Wellness Pursuits. All funds are donated to further the work of The Center for Diversity and Common Ground! Suggested donation $20. Light refreshments post-yoga. Bring a Towel (yoga mat optional). For more information, click here.

Mark your calendars now and plan to celebrate Dairy Month with our 2nd Annual Ice cream social fundraiser THIS Sunday June 24th from 2-5pm. We close down Courthouse Street and serve ice Cream with delicious homemade toppings and desserts. $10, kids under 10, $5. All proceeds go to fund the Farmers Market.

Join us for the 7th annual Kids Day June 29 from 9am to 1pm at Town Park. Kids Day features free fun for the whole family during the entire Market. Activities include learning to throw a lasso, printing with wood blocks, milking a “cow,” contests every hour with Miss Laura and more. All activities are free and open to kids of all ages. Community partners include Cowbody Don, 4H, Virginia Department of Health, Blue Ridge Discovery Center, local artist Ellie Kirby, hula hoops with Laura, Girl Scouts, and Bessie the wooden cow. Kids Day began in 2012 and was our 1st Farmers Market Event. It remains one of the most popular activities at the Farmers Market!

Thank you all so much for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby