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Get Involved with the Market

Want to get involved with the Downtown Farmers’ Market? The Market depends on the community to be successful! From volunteers to sponsors, vendors, entertainers and more, The Market always looks for quality additions.


The Market is a huge operation with hundreds of moving parts, and interns play a big role in making sure everything runs smoothly. To apply to help organize one of Greater Des Moines’ (DSM's) most well-known annual events, reach out to Kelly Foss.

Face painting at the Downtown Farmers' Market


As one of Des Moines’ (DSM's) most prominent events, The Market is proud to promote local nonprofits. The Saturday Salute Program provides local nonprofit and charitable organizations a venue to promote learning opportunities, events and community resources each Saturday.

Market Extra

Take your involvement to the next level by becoming a Market Extra. The Market is supported by many key partners and businesses and would love to have yours join the family. To learn more about the application process, reach out to Kelly Foss.