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Downtown Winter Farmers' Market Comes to Court Avenue in November and December

October 13, 2021

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Oct. 13, 2021) – It’s time to stock up on winter mittens and hot cocoa in preparation for the 2021 Winter Market! The Winter Market presented by UnityPoint Health — Des Moines will take place in the Historic Court District in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) on Saturday, Nov.20 and Saturday, Dec. 4. The event will take place from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. each day.

Market vendors will have seasonal local produce, meat, cheese, eggs, jam, jelly, salsa and many other varieties of value-added farm food and local art available for purchase. There will also be breakfast and lunch street food options on-site.

“We are so excited to host the Winter Market to support local vendors and create a festive atmosphere while people shop for holiday goods and gifts,” said Kelly Foss, Director of the Downtown Farmers’ Market. “We encourage Market patrons to bundle up and embrace the season in Downtown DSM.”

The Winter Market is free and open to the public. The outdoor location will help ensure a safe environment conducive to social distancing. Learn more at desmoinesfarmersmarket.com and stay tuned for more details as they are announced in coming weeks.

The Saturday Market continues during the final three Saturdays in October from 8 a.m. – Noon in the Historic Court District.

About the Downtown Farmers’ Market

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. Find more information at desmoinesfarmersmarket.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/DowntownFarmersMarket and on Twitter and Instagram at @dtfarmersmarket.

About the 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 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 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.