Shop Local Farmers Markets in Eastern Iowa
Iowa’s local bounty is available even when frost season begins. Most off-season markets may have sporadic schedules, so always confirm days and places.
Ames Farmers Market
2p.m. to 7p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Main Street Depot
Market Master: Paula, 515.231.5900
Burlington Farmers Market
4 to 7 p.m., Thursdays through Nov. 20 at the Port of Burlington
Market Master: Judy Parks, 319.752.6388
Des Moines Downtown Farmers Market
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 21 and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 19 in the 400 block of Locust Street.
Market Master: Kelly Foss, 515.286.4928
DubuqueWinter Farmers Market
9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through April at 11th & Central (The Colts Drum and Bugle Corp Bingo Hall)
Market Master: AmyWeber, 563.599.9858
Iowa City Holiday Markets
9 a.m. to 12 noon. Saturday, November 15 and Saturday, December 6
Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center Gymnasium
Market Master: Tammy Neumann, 319.356.5210
Mount VernonWinter Farmers Market
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Nov. 8, Nov. 11, Dec. 13, Dec. 20, Jan 10, Jan. 24, Feb. 7, Feb. 21, March 14, March 28, April 4 and April 18
In the basement of the Mount Vernon City, 213 First StreetWest
Market Master: Mickey Miller, 319.895.0177
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