Get there early

May 2, 2013 —

Farmers Market opening day

The crowds are sure to be in full force for the opening day of the Downtown Farmers’ Market this Saturday. Local vendors take to the streets to sell their goods and produce. The fun starts at 7 a.m. and will run until Noon on historic Court Avenue. 

Here are a few helpful links to check out before heading to your local farmers market:

Remember food safety at farmers markets

How to shop farmers markets


With a deep love for her hometown, Nicole Branstad is pro-Des Moines and is constantly touting its many events and attractions. When she isn’t out exploring the city she likes to spend time with her husband Marcus and their son Everett. She enjoys hosting lavish dinner parties, collecting wine and buying fresh flowers at the downtown farmer’s market. Nicole works in the marketing & communications department as the online marketing-enrollment coordinator.