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Wanolitto’s (final) Musings for the 2015 Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s (final) Musings for the 2015 Des Moines Farmers Market

Another successful season came to a close with the unfortunate cancelation of our annual Chili-Cook-Off on the last day. I think everyone will agree, safety is foremost on our list. On Friday with the... [Read more]

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

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

UPDATE: Due to concerns about safety during this stormy weather, the Farmers Market scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 31 has been CANCELLED. I think we had all phases of the beastly weather last Saturday. Burrrrr,... [Read more]

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

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

After last week I think we’ve had enough rain and wind to last the rest of the season, especially on our last day’s Chili Cook-Off, coming Oct. 31. Stop by the Information Booth this Saturday and browse... [Read more]

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

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

Knock on wood, the sun keeps on shin’n on us. Another glorious day last Saturday brought out a lot of shoppers, and diners enjoyed the great music from the Notables while picnicing on the grass. In case... [Read more]

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

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

Did you catch the new band with Tony Serzo? Talk about a wide range of different music styles. Hope they liked our market and want to come back. The last Clutter to Cash event was a little sparse as some... [Read more]

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

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

Another beautiful day snuck in before the rain. The Field Day Fun Event and 5K Run were enjoyed by lots of families. Our normal large crowd of shoppers was down (happens every year) as the Washington State... [Read more]

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

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

What a difference a week makes in the weather this time of year. Last Saturday saw lots of sun and this coming market looks to be sunny and in the 80’s. I talked with a lot of people coming thru Sea-Tac... [Read more]

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

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

Last Saturday’s market was one we would like to forget – the wicked wind (40-50 knots) wreaked havoc with canopies and vendors merchandise. Unfortunately we had to close early but, gladly no one was... [Read more]

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

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

The free $10 voucher healthy eating initiative program for qualifying seniors is really taking off as more and more people learn about this program brought to you by partners, the Des Moines Farmers Market... [Read more]

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

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

The Clutter to Cash Sale was a huge hit last Saturday, even the sun came out most of the day. Shoppers enjoined lots of great bargains. We have been asked by the participants to hold another one before... [Read more]

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

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

They say that timing is everything, and did we ever hit the weather just right last Saturday with the sun shining on us before it turned sour. If you are into canning, now is the time to get your peaches,... [Read more]

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

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

The Gebert’s classic Triumph was a smash hit with the shoppers and many comments to me were “we should have more like this”, it’s adds another dimension to the market. And, we found a perfect place... [Read more]

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

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

Isn’t it great to see all the fruits and vegetables coming into season at the farmers booths? I was told by one that the late summer/fall items could be a month early this year because of the warm weather,... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this week’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this week’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Last weekend was a whirlwind of Waterland Festival activities. Congrats to all the volunteers who worked so hard to make it a fun three days for everyone! The Des Moines Police Foundation raffle sponsored... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this week’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Markets

Wanolitto’s Musings for this week’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Markets

After blistering heat the first few markets, last Saturday was a nice and cool for a change! Even the quick touch of raindrops felt good. People kept looking for strawberries but, there was none as the... [Read more]

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

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

Last Saturday several people said to me “this looks just like Opening Day all over again.” Indeed, for the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market the second market of the season saw 6,000 shoppers enjoying... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings: 7,000+ at Farmers Market opening; continues Saturday

Wanolitto’s Musings: 7,000+ at Farmers Market opening; continues Saturday

Our 10th Anniversary Opening Day was another fabulous event for the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market – sun and more sun greeted over 7,000 visitors enjoying fresh fruits and vegetables, the Food... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings: Just a little over 2 weeks until the Farmers Market opens!

Wanolitto’s Musings: Just a little over 2 weeks until the Farmers Market opens!

Wanolitto says it is a little more than two weeks until Opening Day – Saturday, June 6 – for the 2015 Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! Coming off another very successful season, the Market will... [Read more]