At the Market: Beth Spaniel Goods

Des Moines resident, Beth Spaniel is new to the Beaverdale Farmers Market. Beth offers a variety of goods, including fun varieties of jelly, such as pineapple pepper, root beer and ginger beer.  Later in the summer she’ll have  fresh garden vegetables (green beans, cucumbers and tomatoes). Your furry pals

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At the Market: Freedom for Youth Coffee

Freedom Blend Coffee is a business venture started at Freedom for Youth Ministries to help empower area teens and young adults. Teaching job skills like basic accounting, management, marketing, and retail gives youth invaluable knowledge and experience for future employment. FFY calls the venture as ‘Coffee With a Cause.’

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At the Market: Little Heathen’s Gourmet Jams

Established in 2010, Little Heathen’s is an artisan jam propriety in Des Moines. Heather Littlejohn, owner and jam-maker,  uses small businesses and local farms to make her products. These recipes showcase the culinary ambition of a Foodie! Jams are not just for toast; anyone can make something good into something

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At the Market: The Juice Company

You’ll find The Juice Company in the back row of the Beaverdale Farmers Market each week, mixing up good-for-you fruit smoothies and snow cones. Their home base is the Shops at Roosevelt; they’re known as “Des Moines only fresh raw juice, smoothie & wheat grass shop….We proudly craft

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At the Market: Optimism Engine

Start-up business, Optimism Engine (Bradley Fragrances) will be at the Beaverdale Farmers Market this year offering a full line of all natural bath and body products. Their products help people feel good, and make it easier for them to approach life with the optimism necessary to achieve

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At the Market: Hensley’s Farms

Hensley’s Farm returns for their third year at the Beaverdale Farmers Market and will be at the market each week. Hensley’s grow all their produce, chemical-free on their farm in Winterset, Iowa. This year they will bring a great list of fresh produce from their farm, including:

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Save Some Green: Green Iowa Americorps

The Save Some Green Neighborhood Initiative is a local, community-based program with a goal to help homeowners make their homes more energy efficient. It’s managed by Green Iowa Americorps staff, and they’ll be at the market on June 10th, plus the next five Tuesdays. Check out their Facebook

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At the Market: Curbin’ Cuisine

We welcome back Curbin’ Cuisine for their second season at the Beaverdale Farmers Market. Curbin’ Cuisine owners, Jarrod and Misty, will be spicing things up at the market with a line of flavorful, all natural spice blends that are gluten-free, non-irradiated and completely free of preservatives and MSG.

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At the Market: Gardenia Gifts

Gardenia Gifts, owned by Beaverdale resident Andrea Roach, is new to the Beaverdale Farmers Market this year. Andrea specializes in handcrafted items for your kitchen and table, including coaster sets and oil and vinegar bottles. In addition to her handcrafted items, Andrea will also be offering fresh

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