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Market is OPEN for July 31st pickup!
It’s time to place your Online Market order! We still have a wide variety of organic, Southern Exposure seeds available for your Fall garden! Pre-order them Online or take a look next time you’re in the Grayson Landcare office!
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JAM Day is happening THIS Friday! Come out and help us celebrate what we hope will become an annual tradition! The Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) will perform at the Market from 11 am to noon. Everyone is invited to enter the jam contest and there is a $100 prize for the winner! 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 THIS 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!
The Tomato Festival is coming up on August 2nd! It will feature a People’s Choice tomato salsa contest, and Monster Tomato Weigh-in, both first place prizes are $100! A big thank you to our generous sponsors; Matthews Foundation and Skyline Bank. Bring a quart of salsa to the Market by 9:30 am, everyone is invited to taste and vote for the winner to be announced at noon. Bring your tomato to the Market by 11, weighing at noon. We’ll also have a tomato tasting! Stop by the Kid’s Corner from 10-11 am to make vegetable prints (feel free to enter these into the Grayson County Fair!). This will be the last Kids’ Corner of the season until Apple Day in October!
The Grayson County Fair is happening August 9th-10th! Come out to participate or watch the Youth Livestock Show, Honey Show, Poster Competition, or General Competitions (including fruit, vegetable, field crops, flower arrangements, ornamental, potted plants, food preservation, art work, crafts, and more!). If you’re interested in participating in any of these competitions, please follow this link, Grayson County Fair. While you’re enjoying the various competitions, take a trip around to our various agricultural exhibitors or bring your kids out to participate in some fair games! If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Pridgen at 276-768-0597
Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!