A local grower/producer market, the Independence Farmer's Market is open in Town Park from the 2nd Friday in May to the 2nd Friday in October on Fridays 9am-1pm and the On-line Market is open year round with pick-up for pre-ordered items from 4-6 pm Wednesdays. We also feature 2 Winter Markets, the Friday after Thanksgiving and the first Saturday in December. Products include a variety of local fruits and vegetables, locally raised and pastured meat and eggs, honey, flowers, crafts, and canned/baked goods. We feature recipes, growing tips and special events like Farm Fresh Kids Day and The Berry Festival. Our farmers, chefs and craftsmen are committed to providing the customers with wholesome, fresh, local, delicious food and quality crafts.
During the pandemic ordering is Friday 8pm through Wednesday 8pm with pickup Fridays 3-6pm. When the Market reopens in Town Park -hopefully in May ordering will be Wednesday 8pm to Monday 8pm with pickup Wednesdays from 4-6pm. Pickup is at 104 Courthouse street in Independence VA.
Online only with credit card payment and touchless curbside pickup. Pickup is scheduled to allow social distancing. Details can be found here: https://independencefarmersmarket.locallygrown.net/market
baked goods, bread, honey, jam, preserves, pickles, tomato sauce, salsa
Dairy & Eggs
butter, eggs, milk, goat cheese
alpaca, angora, mohair, wool
dried flowers, fresh flowers, edible flowers
Fruits & Berries
apples, asian pears, blackberries, blueberries, cantaloupes, cherries, melons, peaches, pears, strawberries, raspberries, watermelons, wineberries, black raspberries
dried herbs, fresh herbs
Meat, Fish & Fowl
beef, chicken, lamb, pork, turkey
Nuts & Seeds
beeswax, soap, plants, Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths, greenery, decorative, floral wreaths, garlic braids, hand spun yarn, felt, gourds, salves, artisan crafts, landscape plants, seeds, hemp
arugula, asparagus, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chiles, chinese greens, collards, cucumber, edamame, eggplant, garlic, green beans, green onions, hot peppers, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, mustard greens, okra, onions, peas, pole beans, potatoes, radish, salad greens, salad mix, shallots, spinach, sun chokes, sweet peppers, sweet potato, swiss chard, tomatillos, tomatoes, turnips, summer squash, pumpkins, winter squash, rhubarb, sweet corn
EBT/SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
WIC FMNP (Farmers Market Nutrition Program)
Senior FMNP (Farmers Market Nutrition Program)
Downtown Independence at corner of Hwy. 58 and Hwy. 21 across from the Historic 1908 Courthouse. Online all year with pick-up Wednesdays 4-6pm at 104 Courthouse Street.
Our market season is from May 7, 2021 to October 8, 2021.