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Celebrate Holiday Weekend At Downtown Farmers’ Market

Wednesday, Jun. 29, 2016

The Market will be open from 7 a.m. – Noon this Saturday

Celebrate the holiday weekend at the Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines from 7 a.m. – Noon this Saturday, July 2. The Downtown Farmers’ Market spans nine city blocks in the Historic Court District.

The Market will feature fresh, in-season produce including beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, cucumbers, garlic, greens, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, radishes, raspberries, spinach, summer squash, tomatoes, zucchini and sweet corn. The Market will feature the perfect items for Fourth of July gatherings including a variety of Iowa-raised meat, cheese, baked goods and wine. The Market will also feature live entertainment, freshly-prepared breakfast items and much more.

The Downtown Farmers’ Market began in 1976 with just 15 vendors and an average of 200 shoppers. Today, in its 41st season, The Market supports more than 300 vendors and welcomes an average of 25,000 visitors each Saturday. The Downtown Farmers’ Market has been recognized nationally by publications including The Daily Meal, Shape Magazine, Midwest Living Magazine and Country Living Magazine. The Market takes place every Saturday morning from May 7 – Oct. 29, 2016. Hours are 7 a.m. – Noon, and 8 a.m. – Noon during October.

Find more information about this week’s Market at DesMoinesFarmersMarket.com.

Media inquiries should be directed to Sophia S. Ahmad at sahmad@desmoinesmetro.com or (515) 286-4919.


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 www.facebook.com/DowntownFarmersMarket, Twitter and Instagram at @DTFarmersMarket #DTFM