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Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

More comments from shoppers about how friendly our market is and this is true of the vendors themselves. Witnessed last Saturday, a jewelry vendor’s canopy broke while she was putting it up. Her competitor... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Despite the cloudy beginning and all the other events in the area last weekend (Bite of Seattle, Tacoma Food Truck Rodeo & others), 6,000 shoppers basked in the later sun and were getting ready to... [Read more]

Wanolitto‘s musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto‘s musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Ah, the beautiful sun was back last Saturday and new fruits and vegetables are showing up. Check this chart for your favorites (click image to see larger version): Food Trucks – look for your favorites:... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

We are glad last Saturday is behind us, we don’t need no stink’n rain! With the first month of the season behind us the market continues on a record breaking year with sales up 35% over last year. This... [Read more]

‘Nibbles’ debuts at Des Moines Farmers Market; first sale documented here

‘Nibbles’ debuts at Des Moines Farmers Market; first sale documented here

Nibbles, a local family-run food business, debuted their menu today at the opening day of the Des Moines Farmers Market. The Waterland Blog, which has a booth at the Market today, set up next to Nibbles... [Read more]

Collectible t-shirts for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Farmers Market Saturday

Collectible t-shirts for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Farmers Market Saturday

Cool, collectible t-shirts for the locally-made film “The Maury Island Incident” will be on sale at The Waterland Blog’s booth at the opening day of the Des Moines Farmers Market, from... [Read more]

REMINDER: Opening Day for the Des Moines Farmers Market is Saturday!

REMINDER: Opening Day for the Des Moines Farmers Market is Saturday!

Opening Day is this Saturday (June 7) for the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! Joining the many regular vendors will be some new ones, along with the SeattleFoodTruck.com Truck-In, with 12 delicious... [Read more]

There will be 12 Food Trucks at Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market!

There will be 12 Food Trucks at Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market!

There’s just a little over a week until Opening Day – Saturday, June 7 – of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! Coming off its most successful season in history (up +20% over 2012), the... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s 2013 Des Moines Farmers Market wrap-up

Wanolitto’s 2013 Des Moines Farmers Market wrap-up

The traditional season’s last day Chili Cook-Off of the Des Moines Waterfront Market was a huge success, thanks in part to the wonderful volunteer groups, who all will share in the proceeds: The Market... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for the final day of the 2013 Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for the final day of the 2013 Des Moines Farmers Market

This is it, the last day of the 2013 market season! And, oh what a day it will be. It’s our 7th Annual Chili Cook-Off where competing teams try to win your taste buds over. The Cook-Off is family friendly... [Read more]

The Des Moines Farmers Market now has an Automatic External Defibrillator

The Des Moines Farmers Market now has an Automatic External Defibrillator

Front row from left: Market Manager Rikki Marohl, Board President Wayne Corey, Commissioner Bill Gates, Fire Chief Al Church, Deputy Chief Vic Pennington. Back row: Firefighters from Des Moines Station... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

The Sun God blessed us once again last week – the first wine tasting was a huge success, thanks to all those who participated. All proceeds go towards running the market. The tasting will continue every... [Read more]

Annual Chili Cook-Off will be at Des Moines Farmers Market Saturday, Oct. 26

Annual Chili Cook-Off will be at Des Moines Farmers Market Saturday, Oct. 26

Come to compete or come to eat! The Annual Chili Cook-Off is family-friendly and is the culminating event for the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market on its final day of the season – Saturday, Oct.... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

I think our luck finally ran out last Saturday. It was the first time in our 8 years that the market had to be canceled because of severe weather. Vendors don’t mind the rain but, with strong winds and... [Read more]

UPDATE: Des Moines Farmers Market CLOSED due to bad weather

UPDATE: Des Moines Farmers Market CLOSED due to bad weather

We just received word from Wayne Corey that the Des Moines Farmers Market is CLOSED today, “due to lightning strikes and severe wind.” The market, which usually runs from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.,... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

The weather gods were with us again last Saturday – we set up the market for rain… and wouldn’t you know it, the forecasters were off base, again. This coming Saturday is the culmination of two years... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings on this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings on this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

What’s that famous saying, “neither rain, sleet or snow will detour me from my duties”? Well now you can include FOG in that scenario! Over 5,000 market fans came to celebrate the first ever SeattleFoodTruck.com... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings: Food Truck-In & Kids’ Day at Saturday’s Farmers Market!

Wanolitto’s Musings: Food Truck-In & Kids’ Day at Saturday’s Farmers Market!

Last week we dodged a bullet with the record rains to enjoy a half decent day. The highlight of the day was the dancing Flash Mob from Judson Park Senior Living: One of the biggest events of our season... [Read more]