Farmer’s Markets in Des Moines

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 central Iowa. 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.

Des Moines, Farmer's Markets, Central Iowa, Iowa, produce

Saturday

Downtown Des Moines:

  • Court Avenue District
  • 7 a.m. to Noon
  • May to October; Opens May 4

Ames:

  • The 300 and 400 blocks of Main Street, including Tom Evans Plaza.
  • 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • May to October; Opens May 4
  • October hours are 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The Uptown Ankeny Farmer’s Market:

  • 715 W 1st Street
  • 8 a.m. to Noon
  • May to September; Opens May 18
  • No Farmer’s Market on July 13 due to SummerFest

DUG Farmstand

  • 5085 Meredith Dr, Des Moines
  • 9 a.m to 3 p.m.
  • May to November; Opens May 11

Indianola:

  • Highway 92 at the Fairground West gate
  • 8 a.m. to Noon
  • June to October

Winterset: 

  • Historic Courthouse Square
  • 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • May to October

Sunday

DUG Farmstand

  • 5085 Meredith Dr, Des Moines
  • 9 a.m to 3 p.m.
  • May to November; Opens May 11

Tuesday

Adel:

  • 611 Nile Kinnick Dr. South, Harvey’s Greenhouse parking lot
  • 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Year-round

Beaverdale:

  • Urbandale Avenue, between Beaver Avenue and 42nd Street
  • 4:00 to 7:30 p.m.
  • June to September; Opens June 4

DUG Farmstand

  • 5085 Meredith Dr, Des Moines
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • May to November; Opens May 11

Johnston

  • The corner of NW 62nd Ave and Merle Hay Rd
  • 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  • May to October; Opens May 21

Wednesday

Indianola

  • The market is held at the fairgrounds West gate
  • 2 to 6 p.m.
  • June to October

Waukee:

  • 6th Street & Ashworth Drive
  • 4 to 7 p.m.
  • June to September; Opens June 5

Thursday

DUG Farmstand

  • 5085 Meredith Dr, Des Moines
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • May to November; Opens May 11

Perry:

  • Josh Davis Plaza on 2nd Street
  • 4 to 7 p.m.
  • May to September

Polk City :

  • Polk City Square
  • 4 to 7 p.m.
  • May to September; Opens May 23

Prairie City:

  • Garden Square Park
  • 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  • May to September

Valley Junction:

  • On 5th Street in Valley Junction
  • 4 to 8:30 p.m.
  • May to October; Opens May 2

Friday

Grimes

  • Grimes Public Library
  • 4 to 7 p.m.
  • July 5 – August 23

 

Updated: April 2019

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