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Where to Buy Local in the Greater Des Moines Region: South

Chambers Buying Guide

No matter what part of Greater Des Moines (DSM) you’re buying in, the Greater Des Moines Partnership urges you to continue to look local first when it comes to buying from regional shops, restaurants and more. By supporting small businesses, the money you spend in the region will stay here in the community. Check out the featured items below for where to buy local from the following south side of DSM Chamber of Commerce businesses:

Greater Des Moines Restaurants   

1908 Draught House (Norwalk)

Item: Cowboy Burger
Enjoy the great patio and over 20 beers on tap destined to tantalize all your taste buds. 

A&W Drive-In (Indianola)

Item: Fresh Root Beer (Made in Stores Daily)
Try A&W burgers, hot dogs, sweets and treats. Recommendation: 

Cabin Coffee Co. (Indianola + Madison County – Winterset)

Item: Palomino (White Coffee)
Relax with a coffee by the fireplace or buy in bulk to treat the entire office. 

Pyra Pizzeria (Norwalk) 

Item: Wood-Fired Neapolitan Pizza or a Keto Bowl (Pizza Without the Crust)
Pyra Pizzeria serves up an authentic Neapolitan with a full dinner menu and Thursday through Sunday lunch specials.

The Drift (Madison County – Winterset)

Item: White Wine Chicken Pot Pie
A Madison County restaurant and taproom that is named for the rolling hills of Southern Iowa, The Drift offers an extensive menu of seasonal salad, sandwich, flatbread and dessert options. 

Greater Des Moines Shopping

Bellflower Florist & Gifts (Norwalk)

Item: Designer's Choice Summer Bouquet
Find plants, flowers and gift baskets for all occasions at Bellflower.

Harvest Creek (Madison County – Winterset)

Item: Chocolate Raspberry Creme
When you visit Harvest Creek, peruse a cozy shop with antiques, gifts and coffee flavors like “Highlander Groff” and “Chocolate Raspberry Creme.” 

Honey Hollow Apiary & Garden (Indianola)

Item: Raw Honey
Honey Hollow is where you can find locally harvested honey, handmade brooms, lye soaps. pure beeswax and more. 

Middlebrook Mercantile (Norwalk)

Item: Seasonal Items
While you can find fresh coffee and fine wines here, Middlebrook Mercantile also carries Iowa-crafted meats and cheeses, florals, candles and other items. 

Montross Pharmacy & Gift Shop (Madison County – Winterset)

Item: Montross Fountain Shake
Find all your pharmacy needs, and also stop in to Madison County's oldest family-owned soda fountain.

Greater Des Moines Services

A Special Event DJ and Photobooth (Indianola)

Item: 3D LED Dance Floor
Make your next wedding, school or corporate a memorable one with ASEDJ. 

Good Life RV (Madison County – Bevington)

Item: RV Clearance
Good Life RV, a top 50 dealer in the U.S., is where you’ll find fifth wheels, travel trailers, motorhomes and more.

Gradient9 Studios (Indianola) 

Item: Website Design
The Gradient9 Studios design team improves business performance through web and branding solutions. 

Midwest Meets Design (Norwalk)

Item: Custom Designed Paper Pieces
From day-of planning to custom macramé design to paper details, Midwest Meets Design offers unique custom services for your next event.

Norwalk Seasonal Services (Norwalk)

Item: Lawn Care
Check in with Norwalk Seasonal Services for outdoor needs, including lawn care, spring / fall cleanup, tree removal and more.

Find a complete list of Member businesses here.

Learn more about buying local by visiting dsmpartnership.com/buylocal and make sure to use #DSMlocal when posting about your local products, services or purchases on social media.

Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 400 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.