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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: 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]

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]

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]

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

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

Can you believe it is July already? We had another record breaking sales day last Saturday; that makes 4 out of the first 5 market days of the season records. Bless the Sun God for this wonderful weather... [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 week’s market wine 20% off sale was a huge success! The Market Foundation thanks all those who purchased these delectable potables. All proceeds help to make the market the best it can be. Keep... [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]

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]

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: ‘Jemil’s Big Easy’

Des Moines Farmers Market Vendor Profile: ‘Jemil’s Big Easy’

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market (which opens this Saturday, June 1) is introducing something new to the Boardwalk Bistro – gourmet food trucks! One of the first four is Jemil’s Big Easy,... [Read more]

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]