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Farmers Markets in Central Iowa by dianabauman
May 22, 2009, 11:27 pm
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Don’t have time to make it to the Downtown Farmers Market?  Don’t worry, in Central Iowa you can find a farmers market near you almost every single day of the week.  Grab your market sack and head out for some fresh local goodies!

MONDAY
Urbandale Farmers Market at Living History Farms
June 1 – October 12
4 – 7 p.m.
Front Lawn of LHF, 11121 Hickman Road

TUESDAY
Johnston Farmers Market
May 26 – October 6
3- 7 p.m.
Johnston City Hall Parking Lot, Merle Hay Road and NW 62nd Ave. Johnston, IA

WEDNESDAY
Drake Neighborhood Farmers Market
June 3 – September 30
4 – 7 p.m.
First Christian Church parking lot 25th Street and University Avenue

Waukee Farmers Market
June 3 – September 30
4 – 7 p.m.
Triangle Park Sixth Street and Ashworth Drive

THURSDAY
Ames Farmers Market
May 2 – October 31
2 – 7 p.m.
Main Street Station, 526 Main Street, Suite 103 & 104, Ames, IA 50010

Highland Park Farmers Market
June 4 – October 1
4 – 7 p.m.
6th Ave. from Euclid to Douglas, west side of street

Pella Farmers Market
May 14 – October 22
3 – 6 p.m.
First Reformed Church parking lot, 603 Broadway St.

Polk City Farmers Market
May 28 – August 27
4 – 7 p.m.
Held in and around the Square in Polk City (Broadway, 3rd, 2nd and VanDorn Streets)

Valley Junction Farmers Market
May 7 – October 1
4 – 8 p.m.
100-300 blocks of 5th Street

SATURDAY
Ames Farmers Market
May 2 – October 31
(Closed July 4th)
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Main Street Station, 526 Main Street, Suite 103 & 104, Ames, IA 50010

Des Moines Downtown Farmers Market
May 2 – October 31
7 a.m. – Noon
Des Moines Court Avenue District

Madison County Farmers Market
May 16 – October 3
(Closed July 4th)
7:30 – 11 a.m.
Winterset town square

Uptown Ankeny Farmers Market
May 16 – September 26
(Closed July 11th)
8 a.m. – Noon
Uptown Ankeny – Corner of SW 3rd & SW Maple Streets

West Glen Farmers Market
May 16 – September 19
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Avenue of the Arts, one block North of Mills Civic Parkway


Diana Bauman is a Local Spanish foodie. You can view her personal blog at: A Little Bit of Spain In Iowa.


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