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

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

It was bit warm last Saturday but that didn’t stop the shoppers from finding all the fresh fruits and vegies that are coming into season, the corn was just super. This past market also saw a milestone... [Read more]

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

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

Last Saturday was another huge day for our vendors – sales were the biggest day over all of last year! If this trend continues we are going to have to think about expanding to accommodate shopper’s... [Read more]

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

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

After the tremendous opening day activities, last Saturday was somewhat back to normal. I say somewhat because even though the shopper counts were down, it was still the third largest vendor sales day... [Read more]

Around 8,000 people were at Opening Day of the Des Moines Farmers Market!

Around 8,000 people were at Opening Day of the Des Moines Farmers Market!

Something out of this world took place last Saturday (June 7) at the Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market – with the sun shining bright and all the planets aligned, a brand new city... [Read more]

Your Des Moines Farmers Market staff is trained to handle emergencies

Your Des Moines Farmers Market staff is trained to handle emergencies

On a recent Saturday morning, more than 12 people participated in the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market CPR/AED training class held at the South King Fire & Rescue’s Des Moines Station 67. At... [Read more]

Farmers Market posters presented to Des Moines City Councilmembers

Farmers Market posters presented to Des Moines City Councilmembers

At the Des Moines City Council Meeting on May 22, the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market presented to the Mayor and Council Members framed posters of their first 8 years of doing business. The posters... [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 Musings: Door-to-Door Shuttle for Des Moines Farmers Market!

Wanolitto’s Musings: Door-to-Door Shuttle for Des Moines Farmers Market!

Wanolitto announces Saturday Door-to-Door Shuttle Transportation to the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market this season, which opens on Saturday, June 7! The Des Moines Farmers Market and the Rotary... [Read more]

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

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

You can really tell that the year is winding down and the weather affects vendor’s participation – we had several that were scheduled; but couldn’t make it.    There still are some of my cookbooks... [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]

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]

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 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]

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

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

Even with the clouds hanging around all day last Saturday, a lot of people came to shop, and shop they did, especially at our newest vendor, Wilson Fish. Did you happen to taste that wonderful smoked king... [Read more]

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

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

Boy, it just doesn’t get any better, starting with sun and more sun last Saturday! It was another busy day with lots of shoppers, new vendors and the wonderful different fruits that are coming into season.... [Read more]

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

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

It took a while for the sun to show itself but, last Saturday saw the biggest crowd of the year – 7,000+ shoppers, gawkers, classic car buffs and lots of kids getting their faces painted, not to mention... [Read more]