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

MBS taper and votive candles

Meadow BlazingStar Honey
Andrew and Catherine from Meadow BlazingStar Honey have been beekeeping in Des Moines for a decade, caring for around 150 hives. In addition to raw honey, they make and sell candles, wood conditioner and other fine goods.
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Willie’s BBQ and Catering
Willie’s smoker is on the east end of Urbandale Avenue and features tender brisket, pulled pork, chips, drinks and some good blues music on the side.

Find Willie’s BBQ on Facebook or see the variety of catering options on the web: