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Downtown Farmers' Market Ranked #2 Nationally For The Second Consecutive Year!

August 7, 2014

The Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines is proud to announce that it has been ranked #2 of the 101 Best Farmers' Markets in America for 2014 by The Daily Meal for the second consecutive year.

The Daily Meal ranks Farmers' Markets based on several criteria, including quality and variety of products sold, how affordable products are, public endorsement and recognition, where it’s located, and how often it’s open. The full 2014 list can be found at thedailymeal.com/101-best-farmers-markets-in-america. The Downtown Farmers’ Market was first recognized by The Daily Meal in 2013, ranked #2 of the top 101 Best Farmers’ Markets in America. 

The Downtown Farmers’ Market supports nearly 300 local entrepreneurs including farmers, producers, bakers, artists and more, representing 58 counties across the state of Iowa. The Market has also been named “#2 of the Top 10 Farmers' Markets in the U.S.“ by Shape Magazine, “One of America’s Best Farmers’ Markets” by Midwest Living Magazine, “Best in the Midwest” by Country Living Magazine, featured in a blog on RachelRay.com and recently mentioned by The Huffington Post  in 5 Free Things to Do in Des Moines, Iowa’s Up-And-Coming Capital.


About the Downtown Farmers’ Market

The Downtown Farmers’ Market is presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines and produced by the Downtown Community Alliance. The Downtown Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday morning May – October in the Historic Court District in Downtown Des Moines. The Market also produces a Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market in November and December. The Downtown Community Alliance, a pillar of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, provides a consistent and constant focus on developing and maintaining a vibrant downtown core. For more information please visit DesMoinesFarmersMarket.com, find us on Facebook at facebook.com/DowntownFarmersMarket, Twitter and Instagram at @DTFarmersMarket #DTFM.