National Farmers Market Week (August 3-9)

Join the Beaverdale Farmers Market for National Farmers Market Week (August 3-9) The Beaverdale Farmers Market joins former Iowa Governor and current Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack in celebrating National Farmers Market Week the first week of August. Media outlets are invited to broadcast from the Beaverdale Farmers Market

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Music: Rob Lumbard on July 29

Rob’s music is Blues/Folk based.  You might find him covering a Jazz standard, Robert Johnson, Lyle Lovett or doing a set of  his own tunes. His finger-picking guitar style can be traced back to  Hot Tuna, Doc Watson and Piedmont Blues . His slide playing is influenced by the late great Johnny Winter, Lowell

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Music: Salt and Light Retro Band

The verses below describe the Salt and Light Retro Band, bringing their bright, down-to-earth style to the Beaverdale Farmers Market on Tuesday, July 22.   Salt and Light Retro Band “Salt” says we’re folks who are real, down-to-earth “Light” is our music—bright, full of mirth “Retro” —our

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At the Market: Bentley Boys

Bentley Boys specialty is the Belly Buster, a loose meat sandwich that has been a family recipe for six decades.  They also serve Tacos-in-a-Bag and root beer floats. Ried Bentley carries on the drive-in tradition begun by Charles and Doris Bentley at Bentley’s Drive-In in Stanwood, Iowa.    

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Music: Eddie Arndorfer on July 15

Eddie Arndorfer plays acoustic guitar, ukulele and piano and has a relaxing, yet upbeat set list ranging from Frank Sinatra to Jack Johnson and John Mayer. Eddie plays at the Downtown Farmers Market, Valley Junction and other metro venues. Eddie’s music page on Facebook:  facebook.com/eddiearndorfermusic A YouTube cover by

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Music: Geneviève Salamone

  Geneviève Salamone, originally from Des Moines,  is studying violin performance at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University in Montréal, Québec. Geneviève is a student of Richard Roberts, Concert Master of the Montréal Symphony Orchestra. Geneviève performs at the Beaverdale Farmers Market on Tuesday, July

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July 8 Market-Fun with Vendors

Several occasional vendors will be at the July 8th marke, including Amy’s Creations, 3 Sisters Jewelry, Upcycle Creations and Vintage Market. Bentley Boys feature loose meat sandwiches, Central Iowa Organics will have produce for their first market, and Green Iowa AmeriCorps has information about home energy savings.

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