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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

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]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the Classic Car & Wooden Boat Show

PHOTOS: Scenes from the Classic Car & Wooden Boat Show

This past weekend–alongside the Waterfront Farmers Market–car and boat fans found plenty to ogle as the Des Moines Marina played host to the annual Classic Car and Wooden Boat Show. Waterland... [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]

Waterland Parade, Pancake Breakfast, Car Show & Farmers Market on Saturday

Waterland Parade, Pancake Breakfast, Car Show & Farmers Market on Saturday

This Saturday, July 20, will be a great time to check out all the great things our community of Des Moines offers, with a very busy, full day of events, including: Pancake Breakfast at the Farmer’s... [Read more]

Des Moines Famers Market: Wanolitto’s Market Musings for Saturday June 22

Des Moines Famers Market: Wanolitto’s Market Musings for Saturday June 22

This Week’s Special: stop by the Farmers Market Wine booth and pick up some of the market’s Cabernet and Riesling wines. Buy two bottles and receive a 20% discount. Also grab some of his famous cooking... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Artist Autumn Bringhurst

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Artist Autumn Bringhurst

New to the market this year is a young artist named Autumn Bringhurst, whose intriguing way of creating her work has the art community buzzing with enthusiasm. She relies mostly upon colored pencils to... [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

Wanolitto‘s musings on the Des Moines Waterfront Market for this coming Saturday, June 15: First up is the beginning of the Des Moines Area Food Bank “Picnic in the Park,” their free summer lunch... [Read more]

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: ‘Skinny Phoenix’ Food Truck!

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: ‘Skinny Phoenix’ Food Truck!

To satisfy your cravings for new and exciting food at the Boardwalk Bistro, the Des Moines Waterfront Famers Market is bringing you another gourmet food truck – Skinny Phoenix will be at the market... [Read more]

Record crowd of 4,800 attend opening day of Des Moines Farmers Market!

Record crowd of 4,800 attend opening day of Des Moines Farmers Market!

The buzz around town all week was “is it really opening day for the market, we’ve been waiting all winter!” And oh what a day it was – the Sun God blessed us and the Opening Day of the Des Moines... [Read more]