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Downtown Farmers Market

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Address: 4th Street and Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA
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Des Moines Farmers Market :Great produce, fresh home made bakery, and crafts.

The Des Moines Farmer's Market has something for everyone. Great fresh produce, yummy vendor foods, crafts and live music. It is best to go early if you dislike crowds. A fun... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Norwalk, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I am local to Des Moines, so I go often to the Downtown Farmers Market. When I accompany visitors to Des Moines, it is usually the non-produce vendors and entertainers that interest them. Bird houses made from demolished farmhouse scrap or wrought-iron art work are just a couple of unique booths to browse. There are many ethnic food vendors as... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We enjoy going to the Farmers Market 3-4 times per year. There is something for everyone and our 10 year old has a list of her favorites: a snowcone if hot out, a Dutch Letter, some popcorn, and a bunch of green onions. I do get tired of all the dogs, but I understand that dog people want to be... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Des Moines Farmer's Market has something for everyone. Great fresh produce, yummy vendor foods, crafts and live music. It is best to go early if you dislike crowds. A fun place to meet your friends, have breakfast and pick up groceries for the week.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Des Moines Farmers Market is a great Saturday weekend event. Lots of great produce, flowers, bread, locally made spices(love that booth) and vendors that have crafts or music things I've never seen before. It's also great if you're one of those that just likes to people watch and lots of people parading their pets. It's a good time. Only... More 

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Nrwalk, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I like the choices of fresh garden veggies. The thing that really bothers me is the number of people that bring pet's to the market. I'm sorry, I just do not like having dogs etc. in close proximity to strangers , let alone the contamination of the foods. Pets are not allowed in a grocery store for a reason, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a great farmer's market. Not to just pick up a few things for dinner, but to enjoy some great entertainment, meet up with friends and sample some of the finest Iowa has to offer. There so many different things offered that it is hard to pick a favorite. Plan to spend most of the morning. I would recommend... More 

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Indianola, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Des Moines Farmers Market is one of the best that I have ever seen. Fresh produce, flowers, food, and anything else that a person would want. I would rate it a 10 out of 10 for anyone who would want to go there. If you don't want to eat a snack on the street, there are several local restaurants... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We enjoy seeing the many dogs that come along with owners. There is a great variety of fresh vegetables and fruit, baked goods and hand crafted items.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is the farmers' market of ALL farmers' markets! It just kept going and going and going! We were visiting from out of town and only could pick up a few items, but really enjoyed strolling through the market. I picked up some salts and some spices. We were told by numerous people to get the burrito. "THE burrito" they... More 

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Ames, Iowa
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

the Farmers Market in downtown Des Moines has great food, drinks, fruits and vegetables along with crafts, music, lots of vendors and free parking! There is something for everyone!

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Address: Address: 4th Street and Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
Open Hours:
Saturday 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

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