Farmers Market News

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! Share & Plant The Seed…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponemail

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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 Share & Plant The Seed…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponemail

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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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RECIPES: June 20, 2017

It’s week three of Beaverdale Farmers Market. The produce is plentiful, and you’ll find delicious baked goods, prepared foods, beverages and inventive crafts. The photo is a stir-fry made from vegetables purchased the first week of the market.  Here’s the recipe: Vegetable Stir-Fry Prepare vegetables: Chop, dice or

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RECIPES: June 6, 2017

Welcome to the opening day of Beaverdale Farmers Market! We expect to find kale from some of the ten produce vendors on opening night of the market. Here’s an appealing recipe from 100 Days of Real Food’s collection. Smashed Potato Cakes with Kale Share & Plant The Seed…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponemail

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Opening Day, Tuesday, June 6th!

Beaverdale Farmers Market opens on Tuesday, June 6 at a new time of 4:00 p.m. We’ll have 40 to 50 vendors each week, with produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, crafts, plants and many new items among your favorites. A drone will fly over the market on opening

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