Downtown Farmers' Market Blog

Go on an adventure. Explore the ins and the outs of the Downtown Farmers’ Market in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) with a trip through The Market blog. From featured vendors to organic recipes, the blog is where everything comes together. Please reach out to if you’d like to become a guest blogger.

The Market's Volunteer Opportunities

If you're interested in a more hands-on experience, learn more about volunteering with the Downtown Farmers' Market.

'Non-Recipe' Recipe: Eggs with Pea Shoots

June 27, 2018

The marinated goat cheese is the star of the show in this dish using only Downtown Farmers' Market ingredients.

What Blue Gate Farm Offers at the Downtown Farmers' Market

June 20, 2018

From raw honey to wool dryer balls, here's what to look out for at the Blue Gate Farm booth.

What Seasonal Produce to Buy at the Downtown Farmers' Market in June

June 8, 2018

From spring onions to strawberries, these are the must-see vendors in June at the Downtown Farmers' Market.

Downtown Farmers' Market 'Huge' for the Wheatgrass Girl

June 6, 2018

Wheatgrass shots have been served up for 15 years at The Market in Downtown Des Moines (DSM).

'Non-Recipe' Recipe: Spring Market Pasta

May 30, 2018

A delicious way to make a quick pasta dish using only Downtown Farmers' Market ingredients.

The Countdown to Opening Day of the Farmers' Market Begins!

May 2, 2018

We're giving away 200 bells to help ring Opening Day of the Downtown Farmers' Market in style.

Find These Farmers' Market Favorites This Valentine's Day

February 14, 2018

What says "love" more than food?!

The Personality of the Winter Market - I Will Miss You!

January 8, 2018

Two Winter Farmers' Markets were held in 2017.

A Few of My Favorite Things at the Winter Market

December 11, 2017

There's shopping and entertainment all ages can enjoy.

TV Show Seeks Out Why DSM USA Has Some of the Best Entrepreneurs in the Country

November 14, 2017

"Ambitious Adventures" questions restaurant owner about DSM small business community.