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Next week is the last Market day of the year!


Good evening!

The Market is open for orders! Feel a cold coming on? Be sure to stock up on garlic to keep the whole family healthy this Winter!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Please keep the Independence Farmers Market in mind this holiday season! All IFM t-shirt and bag purchases go directly toward funding our Market! IFM gift certificates are not only a great gift, but also a wonderful way to introduce your friends and neighbors to our Market! This is the last week to order before Christmas!

Blue Feather Creek Farm is having a sale on chicken! These tasty, free-range birds are available for a limited time only at $3.50/pound. Because this farm is located in North Carolina, please contact Jonathan Houser directly at (757)-687-9438 or e-mail him at houserjc@appstate.edu to get in on this great deal!

Keep in mind, the Market will be closed the Week of December 24th-30th! There will be no Market on December 27th. We will open back up for orders on Wednesday, December 27th, and those orders will be ready to be picked up on January 3rd, 2018!

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

Abby

Market closes Monday night at 8 pm!


Good morning!

I hope everyone is enjoying their snowy weekend! If you haven’t already, be sure to get your orders into the Market by tomorrow night at 8 pm. A lot of the produce that is available can also be stored for longer periods! Take advantage of that garlic and those potatoes while they are available! We also offer gift certificates and have several other gift options available to order!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Market is OPEN for Dec. 13th pickup!


Good evening!

The Market is officially open for orders. Be sure to get your order in by Monday night at 8pm.

Winter time in the Appalachians can be tough when it comes to fresh produce. Luckily, we still have some options for you to order!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

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

Abby

Market closes Monday night at 8 pm!


Good afternoon!

Be sure to place your order on the Market by tomorrow night at 8 pm!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Thank you to all those who came out to the Market on Saturday. We had a really wonderful day in Town Park!

Thank for you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Don't miss our last Holiday Market of the season THIS Saturday!


Good evening!

The Market is now open for orders! We should have a few more produce listings over the next couple of days, so continue to check back if you don’t find what you’re looking for tonight. Just be sure to place your order by Monday, Dec. 4th at 8 pm. All orders will be available to be picked up on Wednesday, Dec. 6th between 4 and 6 pm at the Grayson Landcare office (108 Courthouse Ln.).

Are you looking for ways to support the Independence Farmers Market this holiday season? In addition to gift certificates, we also have t-shirts ($15) and shopping bags ($3) available for purchase! Click on the “Clothing” tab on the left side of the Market page to order. T-shirts and bags will also be available to purchase at our Holiday Market this Saturday.

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Be sure to join us in Town Park this Saturday from 11am-3pm for our final Holiday Market of the season! We’ll have LOTS of craft vendors with all sorts of beautiful gifts for your friends and family this holiday season! Bring the kids by the Kid’s Corner to make some ornaments (and memories)! Plan to enter your best chili in our chili cook-off, cash and CD prizes available for the top 10 winners! If you don’t feel like making chili, but do want to eat some, a $5 donation gets you a taste of all of the entries! We’ll also have our pesticide-free trees and wreaths available to purchase while supplies last! Stick around for the Christmas parade and tree lighting right after the Market!

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

Abby

Pre-order your trees and wreaths by Monday night at 8pm!


Good morning!

By now, I’m sure you’re all ready to kick back and relax and get ready for the week. Be sure to place your Market order by tomorrow night at 8 pm. Remember, consuming fresh, local ingredients is one of the best choices you can make! I promise you won’t regret the increased energy and many more health benefits of eating nutrient dense foods! You can also support your local economy by buying directly from your friends and neighbors!

It’s not too late to save 20% by pre-ordering your pesticide-free Christmas trees and wreaths on the Online Market! This is a great opportunity to support farmers that are sustainably growing trees in our area AND the Independence Farmers Market! Trees and wreaths will be available to be picked up at the Holiday Market in Town Park THIS Saturday! Whether you choose to pre-order or just pick it out at the Market, THIS SATURDAY IS YOUR LAST CHANCE!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

If you didn’t get a chance to come out to the Holiday Market this past Friday, you missed a GREAT day! Don’t worry, you get one last chance on Saturday, December 2nd, from 11am-3pm in Town Park to come out and shop! Our community is so talented! Seriously, you guys, from the copper plant tags, to the beautiful wool and crocheted items, to the fermentation kits, beautiful garlands, superior pottery, children’s books, aprons, fancy bird feeders, ornaments, jewelry, meats and MORE it’s a one stop Christmas shop! We’ll also have our Chili Contest, free to enter, $5 to taste. 1st prize is $100 sponsored by Chestnut Creek Counselling,$40 2nd prize sponsored by Jack and Jesse’s Melons and 3rd-10 prizes sponsored by the Mabe Family. Stay for the Parade( we’ll be in it) and the Town festivities! Visit with Santa in Town Park after the parade and more. A fun day for the whole family!

Thank you all for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Happy Thanksgiving!


Good evening!

We sure are feeling thankful for all of our wonderful customers and vendors! Thank you all for everything you do to support the Market! We still have a lot of yummy goods on the Market so be sure to place your order this week by Monday night at 8 pm!

Hilltop Farm is all done for the season! They would like to thank all of you for all of the wonderful support they have received this year!

Remember to receive your 20% discount by pre-ordering your pesticide-free trees and wreaths for pick up at the Dec. 2nd Holiday Market! All pre-orders must be placed by Monday, November 27th! All proceeds go to support the Independence Farmers Market!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Please don’t forget to visit our Holiday Market THIS Friday in Town Park from 11am-3pm! Bring the little ones by the Kid’s Corner to participate in some fun Native American crafts! We’ll also have carolers from the Highland Camerata performing at 11:30! Coffee and cider will be available for a donation! Pesticide-free trees and wreaths will be available for purchase!

Bring your family and friends back out to Town Park on Dec. 2nd between 11am-3pm for our second and last Holiday Market! Let’s all put a little extra money in the pockets of our friends and neighbors by shopping locally this holiday season!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Not too late to order in time for Thanksgiving!


Happy Thanksgiving week!

What an exciting week for all of us foodies out there! Whether you know exactly what you’re cooking this week or are still trying to decide, there are lots of fresh, local foods available to order on the Market! If you’re not into cooking, or just don’t have the time, check out the amazing “Baked Goods” section and show up to Thanksgiving with a delicious, homemade goody for the desserts table or fresh, homemade bread! We also have a variety of canned goods under the “Processed Foods” tab to add just the right touch to your Turkey Day spread.

Remember to receive a 20% discount by pre-ordering your pesticide-free trees and wreaths on the Online Market! For those who wish to pick up their trees and wreaths at the Holiday Market THIS Friday, please place your order by 8 pm this Monday, November 20th!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Please remember that this Friday, November 24th, is our first Holiday Market! Bring all of your friends and family out to Town Park from 11 am – 3 pm to enjoy a fun day of shopping locally. The Kid’s Corner will be open with free activities for the little ones (and the young at heart). Don’t worry about getting too cold, coffee and cider will be available for a donation! Singers from the Highland Camerata will be joining us at 11:30 to sing us into the holiday spirit!

Be sure to place your order before the market closes this Monday, November 20th, at 8 pm! All orders will be available to be picked up at the Grayson Landcare office (108 Courthouse Ln.) between 4 and 6 pm this Wednesday, November 22.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby

Thanksgiving is almost upon us!


Good evening!

Be sure to save some money and pre-order your pesticide-free Christmas trees and wreaths on the Online Market (click the “Hoilday Decorations” tab on the left side of the market screen)! *Trees and wreaths not pre-ordered will be 20% more expensive on the day of our Holiday Markets. * This means, you should place your order by Monday night at 8 pm if you plan to pick up a tree at our Nov. 24th Holiday Market and don’t want to pay the higher costs. However you plan to do it, the proceeds go to funding the Independence Farmers Market and we sure do appreciate your support!

You guys, we have some great vendors! It’s NOVEMBER and there is still a variety of produce available to order! Be sure to thank your farmers the next time you see them! Also, check out the “Baked Goods” section and cut down on time by letting our awesome vendors cook for you this year!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

November 24th is our first Holiday Market! Bring all of your friends and family out to Town Park from 11 am – 3 pm to enjoy a fun day of shopping locally. The Kid’s Corner will be open with free activities for the little ones (and the young at heart). Don’t worry about getting too cold, coffee and cider will be available for a donation!

December 2nd will be our second and final Holiday Market of the season. Again, gather up everyone you know and bring them out to Town Park for another fun day of shopping! Parade and Christmas tree lighting to follow!

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

Abby

Think Thanksgiving!


Good morning!

I hope everyone is managing to stay warm and cozy amidst this cold and dreary weekend! If you like to plan ahead, go ahead and secure some of your Thanksgiving goods from the Market this week! Sweet potatoes, garlic, and butternut squash, all grown locally by your friends and neighbors, would make a great addition to your table this year! If you haven’t checked our Baked Goods section lately, then be sure to when you have a chance. We have a really great variety that is sure to please everyone’s sweet tooth! Save some time and continue to grow your local economy by letting our awesome vendors do some of the baking for you this year!

We’d like to welcome back Feed Me Ma to the Market. With a variety of gluten free baked goods and holiday garlands, they make a great addition to our Market!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

The Market closes for orders tomorrow night at 8 pm! Orders will be ready to be picked up this Wednesday at the Grayson Landcare office between 4 and 6 pm!

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!

Abby