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Farmer’s Markets in Des Moines

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Farmer’s Markets in Des Moines

Our family loves to attend local Farmer’s Markets in Des Moines. It is a great way to support local businesses, purchase local produce, and other fun, handmade items. Here is a list of local Farmer’s Markets that happen all season long around Des Moines. If I am missing yours please contact me.

Take a look at some fun ways to include the entire family when visiting your local farmer’s market.

Tuesday

Beaverdale

  • West parking lot of Franklin Jr. High
  • 4 to 7 p.m.
  • June 7 – September 13

Capitol Complex Farmers Market

  • E. 13th St. between E. Walnut St. and E. Grand Ave
  • 11 a..m. to 1 p.m.

Colfax Farmers’ Market

  • Mineral Springs Park in Colfax (34 W Front St. Colfax)
  • 4 to 6:30 p.m.
  • May 17 to the end of September

Johnston

  • Johnston Town Center
  • 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  • May 31 to October 11

Wednesday

Bondurant

  • Main Street SE and Grain Street NE, Bondurant
  • 6 to 8 p.m.

Indianola

  • Warren County Fairgrounds
  • 2 to 6 p.m.

Waukee

  • Triangle Park, 6th Street & Ashworth Drive in Waukee
  • 4 to 7 p.m.
  • June 1 to September 28

Thursday

Valley Junction Farmer’s Market

  • Historic Valley Junction
  • 4 to 8 p.m.
  • May 5 – September 29

Friday

Grimes Farmers’ Market

  • Grimes Public Library Parking Lot
  • 4 to 7 p.m.
  • July 1 – August 26

Norwalk Farmers’ Market

  • 701 Main St., Norwalk, Iowa
  • 4 to 7 p.m.
  • May 6 – October 28

Saturday

Downtown Farmer’s Market

  • Downtown Des Moines – Court Avenue
  • 8 a.m. to Noon
  • May 7 through October

Heart of Des Moines Farmers Market

  • 6th & Washington Avenue
  • 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Begins June 11 and will be held on the second Saturday of the month through October 8

Indianola

  • Warren County Fairgrounds
  • 8 a.m. to Noon

LSI Global Green Farmers Market

  • LSI Refugee Connection Center parking lot, 3200 University Avenue in Des Moines
  • June to October
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Uptown Ankeny Farmers’ Markets

  • Located in Uptown Ankeny
  • May 21 – September 24; Closed July 9
  • 9 a.m. to Noon

Support local Farm Stands

Dogpatch Urban Gardens

  • 5085 Meredith Drive, Des Moines
  • (515) 802-4304
  • Place online order Saturday through Wednesday, Contactless pickup on Saturday from 9 a.m. to Noon.

Hilltop Farms

  • 22018 T Avenue, Dallas Center
  • (515) 992-3661
  • June to October
  • Monday – Wednesday; 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Thursday – Friday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m to 5 p.m.; Sunday Closed

The Holton Homestead

  • 13779 NE 29th Street, Elkhart
  • (515) 992-3661
  • Open year-round! Farm Stand; Open Wednesdays from 4 to 7 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sundays from Noon to 2 p.m.

Rinehart’s Family Farm

  • 703 Kale Road, Boone
  • May to October
  • 8 a.m. to Noon
  • Drive-thru Farmer’s Market

Updated: March 2022

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Erin Huiatt

Erin is a reliable resource and stepping stone for women and families to find support and make connections within our community. She wants families to feel confident to reach out and ask for help and advice to get pointed in the right direction. She enjoys traveling and exploring with her two children in tow!

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  1. So good to know that Farmer’s Markets are still happening! Thanks for gathering this resource.

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