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Market Closes TONIGHT at 8 pm!


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Good morning,

Be sure to get your Online Market in before the Market closes tonight at 8 pm! I apologize for the late notice, I’m on vacation time!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is OPEN for July 17th pickup!


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Good evening,

The Market is open for new orders and there is an abundance of produce! Eat what you can now and freeze or can for later!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

Wellness Day is this Friday, July 12th! Come out for free screenings and health education from local health professionals. Virginia Department of Health will be giving free tetanus vaccinations. AND Chef Charles returns to cook fresh, healthy , local food! We’ll be making stress balls for the kids (and the parents!) at the Kid’s Corner from 10-11 am.

The Berry Festival is happening next Friday, July 19th! It will feature a berry pie contest, free berry tasting and a berry sorbet fundraiser for the Market. River Ridge Organics is our co-host and The Grayson County Historical Society sponsors the Traditional Berry pie contest, 1st place is $100! Enjoy sorbet by the bowl or frozen pint.. It’s a tasty way to support the Market!The Kids Corner will offer a berry tasting and will use their beautiful, vibrant colors to paint 10-11 am.

July ends with a new event, JAM Day on July 26th. The Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) will perform at the Market from 11 am to noon. Everyone is invited to enter the jam contest. The public will taste and vote for the People’s Choice award. The jam contest is sponsored by Log Jam who will be demonstrating their portable sawmill at the Market. The Kids Corner will be celebrating “Jam Day” by making instruments out of recyclables from 10-11 am. And to top it off, Take a Break from the Interstate Highway 21 yard sale begins on the 26th. Vendors will be offering yard sale items in addition to fresh local food and artisan crafts.

LandCare Rocks the River is happening on Sunday, July 28th from 1-7 pm. Held on the banks of the New River in Fries, features rock, soul, and folk music, craft brews, great food, a festival atmosphere with craft vendors and kids fun activities, the event has something for everyone! Bring a blanket or chair and hang out at the River!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market closes Monday night at 8 pm!


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Good morning,

Be sure to get your Online Market in before Monday night at 8 pm!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is OPEN for July 10th pickup!


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Good evening,

The Market is open for new orders! Feel free to check back in later in the week for more options! We hope everyone has a wonderful 4th of July!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

Join us this Friday in Town Park for Cooking Day with Chef Jen! At the Kid’s Corner, from 10-11 am, we’ll be serving up healthy garden snacks!

Wellness Day is next Friday, July 12th!

Grayson Rocks the River is coming up on July 28th!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market closes Monday night at 8 pm!


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Good morning,

Be sure to place your Online Market order before tomorrow night by 8 pm! There’s a wonderful variety of produce up right now, be sure to check it out!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is OPEN for July 3rd pickup!


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Good evening,

Time to get that order in folks and check back later in the week in case new products have been added! A huge thank you to all who came out to the Ice Cream Social on Sunday, the ice cream was delicious, the fellowship was wonderful and we all enjoyed the music (thank you Bill Baldwin!).

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

We’ll have lots and lots of fun activities for the kids at the Farmers Market in Town Park this Friday! Join us all day from 9 am – 1 pm for KIDS’S DAY! Be sure to invite all of the kids in the neighborhood, nobody will want to miss all of the free fun this year!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

IT'S ICE CREAM SOCIAL DAY!


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Good morning,

Be sure to place your Online Market order before tomorrow night by 8 pm!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Please join us at the Landcare/IFM office this afternoon from 2-5 pm for our Ice Cream Social fundraiser! All proceeds go to the Independence Farmers Market. In addition to delicious ice cream and toppings, we’ll also have music by Bill Baldwin and bubbles and sidewalk chalk for the kids! We’ll have the street in front of the office shut down for an afternoon of fun with your friends and neighbors! Hope to see you all there this afternoon!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is OPEN for June 26th pickup!


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Good evening,

It’s time to place your Online Market order for the week! Be sure to come out to the Ice Cream Social THIS Sunday from 2-5 pm at the Grayson Landcare office if you are available! We’ll shut down the whole street, have some awesome music by Bill Baldwin, and have fun things to do for the kids (not to mention the delicious ice cream and toppings!).

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

Join us this Friday at the Market in Town Park from 9 am – 1 pm for FIBER DAY! Stop by the Kid’s Corner from 10-11 am to celebrate the Summer Solstice by making nature crowns! Activities are designed for all ages and always free.

In case you didn’t read above, THIS Sunday, June 23rd, please head over to the Grayson Landcare office for a good ol’ fashioned Ice Cream Social! We’ll shut down Courthouse St., have some lovely music and enjoy ice cream with the community bring a friend, or two, or three! All proceeds will go to support the Independence Farmers Market!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market closes Monday night at 8 pm!


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Good morning,

The Market is FULL of delicious, local produce! Take advantage of this while you can, don’t forget to buy extra to freeze and/or can! It’s not just produce, most of our meat is available Online (as opposed to the outdoor Market). We also have a great selection of baked goods, seeds, eggs and more! Be sure to get your order in by 8 pm Monday night!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is OPEN for June 19th pickup!


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Good evening,

It’s time to place your Online Market order for the week! Read below for some fun events coming up over the next couple of weeks.

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

Join us this Friday at the Market in Town Park from 9 am – 1 pm. The Kid’s Corner will be open for the season! Stop by from 10-11 am to make seed bomb lollipops! Activities are designed for all ages and always free.

Common Ground will be hosting a goat yoga on the farm fundraiser this Saturday June 15 from 11 am -2 pm. Move, stretch, & giggle with happy goats! A fun family yoga practice to feel good. All levels and ages welcome! Towel and yoga mat optional. Brunch refreshments will be served. Rain or shine! $20 suggested donation. 1795 Danville Pike, Hillsville, Virginia.

Sunday, June 23rd, please head over to the Grayson Landcare office for a good ol’ fashioned Ice Cream Social! We’ll shut down Courthouse St., have some lovely music and enjoy ice cream with the community bring a friend, or two, or three! All proceeds will go to support the Independence Farmers Market!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby