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What's in Your Bag: Popular Purchases in May

May 2022 WIYB

May 23, 2022

Each week, we ask Downtown Farmers’ Market shoppers: “What’s in Your Bag?” So far this month, shoppers have shared what local ingredients were in their bag from their favorite vendors. Check out their purchases below! What's in Your Bag May 7

Carol, Emily, Alex + Bailey

Carol, Emily, Alex and Bailey bought lemon pasta from Pasta of the Prairie, garden herb salt and lemon garlic vinaigrette from Dogpatch Urban Gardens, Italian Gouda, black pepper Gouda and Gouda curds from Frisian Farms, pansies from MaeShae Customs, tomato plants, basil plants, sweet potato vine, begonias, placemats, potholders and wine from Santa Maria Vineyard & Winery, green tomatoes, garlic green onions and focaccia from Uncle Wendell‘s BBQ, asparagus and a basil plant at Opening Day of The Market on Saturday, May 7. What's in Your Bag May 21


We stopped Shannon at The Market on Saturday, May 21 and asked her “What’s in Your Bag?” When asked, Shannon shared that she’d bought mushrooms from Wabi Sabi Farm, three varieties of pasta from Pasta of the Prairie, coffee from Bearded Brothers Coffee, radishes, lettuce and eggs from Grade A Gardens, bread from Big Sky Bread Company Iowa and green onions, mixed greens and peach jam.

Market Info

Want to know more about Market vendors? Check out a list of 2022 vendors and watch videos of previous Market vendors here. Find Market coloring sheets, tips and more, too!

If you get stopped and asked “What’s In Your Bag?” by our Market team member on-site, you’ll receive a reusable Market bag, so make sure you visit the Market, Saturdays from 7 a.m. – Noon! See you there on Saturday, May 28.

From May to October, experience local artists, live music and entertainment at the Downtown Farmers’ Market featuring nearly 300 family farmers, bakers, artists and crafters from around the state. It’s easy to visit with plentiful and affordable street and ramp parking options.