Family & Food

In partnership with Iowa State’s College of Human Sciences, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach engages you through research-based education, empowering you to live your best life. Our education helps you become closer to family, raise healthy children, talk with your teens, improve relationships, enjoy a lifetime full of memories, save more money, live a healthy life, have access to trusted resources, and care for yourself and others. We invite you to join us in person, virtually, or on-line!




Open Saturdays
May 11-October 12, 2024
8:00 am – noon

Located at the historic Wapsipinicon Mill 
in downtown Independence

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Farmers Market at the Mill logo
General Resources for Finding Local Foods
Resources for Institutional Purchasers

Iowa Seasonal Produce Guide 

Buying from Local Farmers - Resources for Direct Purchasing 

Working with Distributors - Local & Regional Aggregation, Distribution

Food Safety 

Producer Resources
School and Institution Resources


The Independence Farmers Market is an official registered nonprofit corporation in the State of Iowa.  The Board consists of community members and vendors. 

This market is Iowa FMNP authorized.

Contact Us

For Vendors

Helpful Links

Iowa Administrative Code Links

Helpful Publications

For Eaters

Helpful Publications


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