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Market is OPEN for Sept. 13th pickup!


Good evening!

The market is open for orders! Corn and tomato season is upon us, but won’t last long! Take a look around and support your friends and neighbors by placing an order!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

PEPPER DAY is THIS Friday, September 8th, at the outdoor market! Join us for a free pepper tasting!

ICE CREAM SOCIAL FUNDRAISER IS THIS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH, 3 PM – 5 PM!!!! Join us on Courthouse Street to partake in ice cream and homemade cake and toppings from the kitchens of talented Farmers Market vendors! Featuring music by Big Ridge String Band and free children’s activities! Tickets are $10 for adults (anyone 12 or older), $5 for 11-6 year olds, and free for kids 5 and under! You can purchase your tickets early on Friday at the market or at the door on Sunday.

FALL FINALE is October 13TH! Join us for our final day of the outdoor market for the 2017 season! Our apple dessert contest AND giant pumpkin contest, both win a $100 first prize! We’ll also have a community apple pressing! If you have apples and or containers to donate, please let us know!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market closes Monday night!


Good morning!

I hope everyone is having a great holiday weekend! Don’t let all of the fun you’re having prevent you from placing your online market order this week! The market will close tomorrow night at 8 pm. You can get a good bit of grocery shopping done without having to set foot in the store!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Don’t forget to purchase your Ice Cream Social Fundraiser tickets in advance on the online market! Advance ticket purchases will help us have a better idea of how much cake, ice cream and yummy toppings to offer on September 10th!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is OPEN for September 6th pickup!


Good evening!

The market is open for orders! Be sure to take a few minutes and look through all of the great items your friends and neighbors are able to supply for the community!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

PEPPER DAY is September 8th at the outdoor market! Join us for a free pepper tasting!

ICE CREAM SOCIAL FUNDRAISER IS SEPTEMBER 10TH, 3 PM – 5 PM!!!! Join us on Courthouse Street to partake in ice cream and homemade cake and toppings from the kitchens of talented Farmers Market vendors! Featuring music by Big Ridge String Band! Tickets are $10, you can purchase your tickets early on the IFM online market and at our outdoor market. Tickets will also be available at the door.

FALL FINALE is October 13TH! Join us for our final day of the outdoor market for the 2017 season! Our apple dessert contest AND giant pumpkin contest, both win a $100 first prize! We’ll also have a community apple pressing! If you have apples and or containers to donate, please let us know!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market closes TONIGHT at 8 pm!


Hello!

I apologize for the late head’s up this week. The market closes tonight at 8 pm. I wanted to send a quick reminder in case you have been meaning to order this week, but haven’t had a chance to do it.

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Your order will be ready to be picked up this Wednesday at the Grayson Landcare office between 4 pm and 6 pm.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is OPEN for August 30th pickup!


Good evening!

The market is officially open, be sure to place your orders by Monday, August 28th, no later than 8 pm. Orders will be available for pickup Wednesday, August 30th between 4 pm and 6 pm at the Grayson Landcare office.

Berries are still available in abundance! Speaking of abundance, check out the produce section! Tis the season for preserving!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

Sunday, September 10th is the 1st Annual Independence Farmers Market Ice Cream Social Fundraiser! Tickets are $10 for ice cream, cake and tasty toppings! Let’s make this an epic event to remember! Be sure to invite your friends, family, coworkers and anybody else you can think of!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is OPEN for August 23rd pickup!


Good evening!

Great news, we have a lot of berries available!!! River Ridge Organics has a large supply of black raspberries, blackberries and red raspberries available for sell on our market! Get em’ while their in season!

The market is officially open, be sure to place your orders by Monday, August 21st no later than 8 pm. Orders will be available for pickup Wednesday, August 23rd between 4 pm and 6 pm.

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18TH THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 20TH is the 2nd Annual Mount Rogers Naturalist Rally! Get Outdoors & Discover New Heights! For more information and to purchase tickets: Blue Ridge Discovery Center.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market closes Monday night!


Good afternoon!

The market closes for orders tonight at 8 pm! Orders will be ready to be picked up Wednesday afternoon between 4 pm and 6 pm at the Grayson Landcare office. There is still a great selection of produce and lots of different meats and more!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

As always, thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is OPEN for August 16th pickup!


Good evening!

It’s officially mid August and our market is full of the summer’s harvest! If you haven’t already, start preserving all of this wonderful food your friends and neighbors are growing for the community! If you’re having trouble finding the meats you’d like at our Friday market, check out the meat selection online!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

This Saturday is Empty Bowls! This summer edition of Empty bowls features soups made by Chef Jen and the talented cooks of the IFM including corn chowder, minestrone and chilled gazpacho and fruit. This may change depending on produce availability. Ingredients are locally raised and the soups will be made from scratch. A minimum donation of $10 is requested and includes bread, dessert and a drink. All proceeds benefit Backpack ministries. Come out and support a great cause!

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18TH THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 20TH is the 2nd Annual Mount Rogers Naturalist Rally! Get Outdoors & Discover New Heights! For more information and to purchase tickets: Blue Ridge Discovery Center.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market closes tonight at 8 pm!


Good morning!

The market closes for orders tonight at 8 pm! Orders will be ready to be picked up Wednesday afternoon between 4 pm and 6 pm at the Grayson Landcare office.

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

As always, thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is OPEN for August 9th pickup!


Good evening!

The market is OPEN! So many cool things are up on our market right now! We even have barn quilts by April’s Appalachian Art! If there are specific colors, sizes, or designs you’re interested in, talk to Lindsey about personalizing at Acarico@vt.edu! There is also a great selection of produce and a lot of meat options and more!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market

Be sure to check out our newsletter this month for upcoming events!

The summer has flown by! Bring the kids out for one last bash at the Kid’s Corner this Friday between 10 am and 11 am!

You should also know that…

We’ll be stocking our freezer with naturally certified grass fed beef from A & M Farms starting next week!

Johnathan Houser of Blue Feather Creek Farm still has fresh pasture raised poultry available weekly! Birds range between 3-4 pounds and cost $4 per pound. A limited number of birds are processed weekly, typically on Thursdays. Contact Jonathan Houser at (757)687-9438 or by e-mail at houserjc@appstate.edu. Also from Blue Feather Creek, Reserve your Thanksgiving turkey TODAY! Turkeys will range between 10-12 pounds and will cost $4 per pound. A very limited number will be raised so contact Jonathan as soon as possible.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby