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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Beaver Avenue Construction

Beaver Avenue will be closed for construction between Urbandale & Adams Avenues on June 10, starting at 9 a.m. The farmers market can be accessed from Beaver Ave. by driving south from Douglas Avenue. Of, if you’re coming from the south, take Urbandale Ave. to 38th St. (east) or 48th St.

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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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Whirlythings Annual Garden Art Show & Sale

Whirlythings are kinetic wind driven yard art. Barn Birds are decorations made from barn board and vintage metals. Designer and artist Ken Kieran has been making Whirlythings since 2007, and has been a part of Beaverdale Farmers Market from the start. Visit their annual Garden Art Show & Sale

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A Week to Market Opening Day

The market site looks better with each passing week.  The loading docks are reinforced, vendor areas marked, and the grass is perfect for a picnic.  Our little friend got in the act, dragging a shovel up the hill when he wasn’t examining dirt and twigs. Mark your calendars for

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Vendor Orientation – Saturday, May 17

A vendor meeting will be held Saturday May 17 from 11-12 pm outdoors at the market site, 3422 Beaver Avenue. Vendors learn about the load in/load out process, parking and more. Reminder: Beaver Avenue will be closed on Saturday for work on the Streetscape project, so approach

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