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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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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