Archive for the Farmers Market News Category

July 3: Featured Vendors

It’s a great market day plus pre-Independence Day, so get your veggies and goods at the market. Enjoy music by Lily DeTaeye, a market favorite from past years. Featured vendors are Iowa Tie Dye Guys. They sell a wide variety of tee-shirts, hats and bracelets. Visit them

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June 26: Featured Vendors

Beaverdale Farmers Market welcomes Big Joe Kinser Band to entertain at the music tent on June 26. We introduce two vendors: 2 Old Broads Provisions returns from last year and a new vendor, Atrium Art & Interiors, showcases art and drawing lessons. 2 Old Broads Provisions is

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June 19: Featured Vendors

Beaverdale Farmers Market welcomes Ed Kelly and the Piranha Bros. back for tunes from Irish Pub to classic rock and pop.  Step into Swing will demonstrate fun steps, too. Featured vendors this week bring vegetables, flowers and fruits, especially lemons, to the market each week. Pucker Up

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June 12: Featured Vendors

Beaverdale Farmers Market welcomes musicians Brian Holtz and Grover Kirkman for their first visit to the market. Featured vendors this week are known for honey and bee-based products and smoked meats. Meadow BlazingStar Honey Andrew and Catherine from Meadow BlazingStar Honey have been beekeeping in Des Moines for

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Opening Day! Featured Vendors

Beaverdale Farmers Market opening day has arrived and it’s a beauty! June 5th is an important day in Beaverdale: a primary voting day, a special event at Back Country Outfitters and market day. This year we will feature vendors in our weekly news. This week’s featured vendors,

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2018 Beaverdale Farmers Market Music

We’re excited to share the summer music line-up for Beaverdale Farmers Market!

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Drone Views of Beaverdale Farmers Market

Drone video footage of Beaverdale Farmers Market and the surrounding area around Urbandale and Beaver Avenues. The videos were taken on June 6, opening day of the 2017 market season. Enjoy viewing the brief video clips on our Vimeo channel here: https://vimeo.com/user67891768

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Centennial Night Celebration August 8

Beaverdale Farmers Market will celebrate the Beaverdale Centennial Year with a match game contest at the August 8 market.  Pick up your card at the information tent, match the vendors with their products, write your name and bring the card back to the tent by 7:05 p.m.  We

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RECIPES: July 18

Mid-July is peak time for garden vegetables and this week’s recipe makes good use of them.  Many of Beaverdale Farmers Market’s produce vendors grow in the 50310 zip code, and others are from surrounding towns such as Pleasant Hill and Carlisle.  Iowa State Extension Service’s Mary Krisco

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RECIPES: JUNE 27

If you’re planning ahead for the weekend and the Independence Day holiday, here’s a set of recipes from 100 Days of Real Food, the resource from Lisa Leake that helps families shop, prepare and eat real, local, unprocessed foods. Lisa’s website and Facebook page  are filled with  school lunches, easy-to-prepare

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