Jul 15, 2021 - Things to Do

Your guide to daily farmers markets near Des Moines

A crowd of people walking outside at the Downtown Des Moines Farmers Market.

Downtown Des Moines Farmers Market. Photo courtesy of Lauren Kollauf

The Des Moines metro has farmers markets every day, so we compiled a list.


Pleasant Hill Community Farmers Market: 4-7pm, Berean Church parking lot

  • It's a smaller market with everything you want, plus some cheaper prices!


Beaverdale Farmers Market: 4-7pm, westside of Franklin Junior High

  • It's one of the most underrated foodie spots. Devour delicacies from places like Pie Bird Pies, Scenic Route Bakery, Pupusas-El Salvador, Flame the Food Truck, Veggie Thumper, Sook's Kitchen and Karam's Mediterranean Grill.

You can also find: The Johnston Farmers Market, 3:30-6:30pm at the Johnston Library.


Bondurant Farmers Market: 6-8pm, Bondurant City Park

  • Lots of fresh vegetables with a rotating food truck and live music every week.

Indianola Farmers Market: 2pm-6pm, Warren County Fairgrounds

Waukee Farmers Market: 4-7pm in the Triangle


Valley Junction Farmers Market: 4-8pm, Valley Junction

  • It has all your classics, but many of the local stores, restaurants and bars are also open. Plus: There's s'more croissants from Savor the Rise.

You can also find: Olde Town Farmers Market in Altoona, 4-7pm and the Polk City Farmers Market, 4-7pm


Grimes Farmers Market: 4-7pm, Grimes Public Library

Norwalk Farmers Market: 4-7pm, Norwalk Christian Church


Of course, there's the Downtown Des Moines Farmers Market from 7am to noon in the Court Avenue district.


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