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Des Moines Farmers Market Profile: Sanford’s Farms

Des Moines Farmers Market Profile: Sanford’s Farms

The Des Moines Waterfront Famers Market is excited to introduce one of its new vendors – Sanford’s Farm – for the upcoming 2013 season, which opens this coming Saturday, June 1! Sanford’s Farm... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lament for a Grocery Store

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lament for a Grocery Store

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Moving to Des Moines many years ago was a... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 1

SAVE THE DATE: Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 1

SAVE THE DATE: The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s opening day will be Saturday, June 1 in the north parking lot of the Des Moines Marina (map below), where it will run from 10 a.m. – 2... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club’s Marine Swap Meet is this Saturday, March 23

Des Moines Yacht Club’s Marine Swap Meet is this Saturday, March 23

The Des Moines Yacht Club First Mates (Women’s group) will be having its 14th annual Marine Swap Meet at the Des Moines Yacht Club this Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is... [Read more]

Everyone’s Favorite Farmers Market Has Recently Gone ‘National’!

Everyone’s Favorite Farmers Market Has Recently Gone ‘National’!

Click image to see larger version. In the last couple of months, everyone’s favorite farmers market gone “National”! In December, Des Moines Waterfront Famers Market board president Wayne Corey... [Read more]

Shop Local & Help Des Moines Businesses with the Brand New ‘Waterland Card’!

Shop Local & Help Des Moines Businesses with the Brand New ‘Waterland Card’!

The City of Des Moines, along with the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, Destination Des Moines, and Highline Community College StartZone, have partnered together to create a new “Shop... [Read more]

SHOP LOCAL: Help Your Area Merchants – Today is ‘Small Business Saturday’!

SHOP LOCAL: Help Your Area Merchants – Today is ‘Small Business Saturday’!

Today (Saturday, Nov. 24) is “Small Business Saturday,” so please try to make a point of doing some local shopping right here in your own community! Most shops and merchants are open today,... [Read more]

Des Moines Farmers Market Wraps Up Record Year at New Marina Location

Des Moines Farmers Market Wraps Up Record Year at New Marina Location

View of crowds at the final day of the 2012 Des Moines Farmers Market. Click image to see larger version. Photo by Carmen Scott. What is the saying, ”come rain, sleet or snow, the mail will be delivered”? Well... [Read more]

The Perfect Hostess Gift for Halloween is a Chocolate Gourd from Armoir Chocolat!

The Perfect Hostess Gift for Halloween is a Chocolate Gourd from Armoir Chocolat!

Looking for the perfect host/hostess gift for all those upcoming Halloween parties? Well, we’ve got it right here at Shop SoKing – a Chocolate Gourd Gift from Armoire Chocolat in Olde Burien! For... [Read more]

Introducing Our Brand New, All-Local Indie Online Store – ‘Shop SoKing’!

Introducing Our Brand New, All-Local Indie Online Store – ‘Shop SoKing’!

We’d like to introduce our Readers to a brand new, fully homegrown initiative that, thanks to Seattle-based Buck, we’re launching within our network of six local blogs – Shop SoKing –... [Read more]

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Four Sisters Gourmet Sauces

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Four Sisters Gourmet Sauces

There will be a new vendor at the Des Moines Farmers Market this Saturday, and they’ve got something hot that will really wake you up. We’re talking of course about waking up your taste buds,... [Read more]

Market Tokens are as Good as Cash at the Des Moines Farmers Market

Market Tokens are as Good as Cash at the Des Moines Farmers Market

People often ask, after seeing the “Market Tokens Available Here” signs around the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market grounds: What are they and how do I get them? If you’ve ever found yourself... [Read more]

Pancake Feed Fundraiser is this Saturday at Des Moines Farmers Market

Pancake Feed Fundraiser is this Saturday at Des Moines Farmers Market

The first-ever Pancake Feed Fundraiser will take place this Saturday (July 14) at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Boardwalk Bistro at the Marina. For only $4 you”ll... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Farmers Market Pancake Feed Fundraiser is July 14

SAVE THE DATE: Farmers Market Pancake Feed Fundraiser is July 14

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the upcoming Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market Annual Pancake Feed Fundraiser, to be held Saturday July 14th. This will the first-ever one, and will take place... [Read more]

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Sprouters Northwest

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Sprouters Northwest

Sprouters Northwest is a new vendor for the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market, and features fresh organic sprouts and other grasses and greens. The farm is located in the Kent valley and has been in... [Read more]

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Frogsong Farms

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Frogsong Farms

One of the reasons the Des Moines Farmers Market moved to its new location was to give shoppers new and more diversified vendors. Throughout the season we will be showcasing some of these every week. But... [Read more]

Des Moines Farmers Market’s New Location a Hit; Expect Easier Parking Sat.

Des Moines Farmers Market’s New Location a Hit; Expect Easier Parking Sat.

“Okay, what have you done for me lately?” With the huge success of Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market last Saturday (June 2) at its new Marina location, people are looking for... [Read more]

Over 2,400 Enjoy Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market in New Location

Over 2,400 Enjoy Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market in New Location

Photo by Wayne Corey Remember the saying “Build It and They Will Come?” Well on Saturday (June 2), they kept coming and coming and coming to the Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market... [Read more]