Independence, Missouri Farmers' & Crafters' Market

About Us

Welcome to the 2017 Farmers’ Market Season!

tomatoesNEW FOR 2017: With the opening of the 2017 market season, many new foods will be available for purchase at the market. Along with the produce, plants, jams, jellies, and baked goods, new items include salsa, BBQ sauces, peppered jams, pickles, pasteurized cheeses, and meats will be allowed at the market! Make sure you come and check out the new vendors and new items! 

The Independence Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market has been proudly offering locally grown foods and a variety of handcrafted items since it opened in the early 1970s.

The Independence Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market is a member of the Missouri Agribusiness Association (MO-AG) and the Missouri Farmers Market Association (MFMA).

For the 2015 season, the Independence Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market moved to a new location and is now located just south of the Historic Independence Square at the northwest corner of West Walnut Street and South Liberty Street. All the information you need about the market can be found on this site, or you can find us on Facebook.

All fresh foods and crafts are of good quality and have been made within a 100 mile radius of the city limits of Independence. Independence Farmers market vendors offer a variety of fresh produce, plants, honey, jams, jellies, eggs, soaps, birdhouses, and a variety of handcrafted items. The market will be open at least 25 Saturdays and 20 Wednesdays during the 2017 season.

There are restrooms available for public use at the market location.

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Payment Options

  • SNAP/EBT/Food Stamps, Cash, and Debit accepted at Market
    • In an effort to broaden availability of fresh local food products to all, the Independence Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market accepts SNAP/EBT/Food Stamps and participates in the Double Up Food Bucks Kansas City Program, giving residents with SNAP/EBT/Food Stamp dollars a chance to get double for their money.
    • EBT TOKENS can be used to buy: Fruits and vegetables, seeds and plants for growing food, and all other USDA approved food items.

    • EBT TOKENS cannot be used to buy:  Non- food items, ready to eat hot foods, Non-food producing plants, pet foods, vitamins or supplements..

  • Double Up Food Bucks Kansas City for SNAP
    • SNAP dollars accepted here! Use your SNAP/EBT/Food Stamp dollars for fresh local produce at the Independence Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market. Click the purchasing tab to find out more about how you can double your money!
    • Double Up Food Bucks Kansas City is now live! Beginning 6/15/16, anyone with SNAP/EBT/Food Stamp dollars can double their SNAP dollars at the market, up to $25/week, every Wednesday and Saturday at the market. For example, if you spend $10 from your SNAP benefits, you will receive $20 to spend on fresh produce at the market.