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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]

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

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

Another sun-filled day and another sales and attendance stunner at the Des Moines Waterfront Market. So far the market is up +25% over last year’s record year! On a personal note, my wife and I picked... [Read more]

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

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

What a weekend it was – hope everyone survived and had a wonderful time. Between the market, Blues and Brews and the Car Show, 6,000 + people came to the waterfront and soaked up the sun and suds. We... [Read more]

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

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

Everyone kept saying it was going to rain last Saturday… I checked in with the weather vane on my ol’ barn and it said no way, sunshine all day. Big crowds kept coming throughout the day basking... [Read more]

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

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

Thunder and lightning didn’t scare the shoppers last week as the sun eventually showed itself for market day weekly patrons. We had over 12 Health & Fitness local businesses showcasing their different... [Read more]

Wilson Fish will be at this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Wilson Fish will be at this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

BREAKING NEWS: Wanolitto has just been informed that Wilson Fish will be starting at the Des Moines Waterfront Market this coming Saturday, Aug. 3! “Over the years our fish vendors have come and gone... [Read more]

Extra Shuttle will ease parking during busy Saturday in Des Moines

Extra Shuttle will ease parking during busy Saturday in Des Moines

With this Saturday shaping up to be an incredibly busy day in Des Moines, with four big events going on – Pancake Feed, Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market, Classic Car & Wooden Boat Show at the... [Read more]

Wanolitto‘s musings on the Des Moines Waterfront Market for this Saturday

Wanolitto‘s musings on the Des Moines Waterfront Market for this Saturday

The sun just keeps on shining on us – produce crops are coming in, including corn for the first time. Keep checking with your favorite farmers to see what’s new. The first Kids Fishing Derby was a... [Read more]

Wanolitto‘s musings on the Des Moines Waterfront Market for this Saturday

Wanolitto‘s musings on the Des Moines Waterfront Market for this Saturday

Wow! What a day last week – more and more vegetables coming into season and the peaches, plumbs and more fruits arriving every week from now on! And best of all, thanks to our faithful customers, it... [Read more]