There’s more growing going on

May 13, 2013 —

buy_fresh_buy_localFor those of you who can’t make it to the Downtown Farmer’s Market on Saturdays, don’t fret! Here is a great round-up of other area farmers markets:

Beaverdale Farmers Market
4:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 4 through Sept. 17
3422 Beaver Ave. (new location), green space just north of Boesen’s

Drake Neighborhood Farmers Market
4-7 p.m. Wednesdays, June 5 through Sept. 25
Parking lot of First Christian Church, 25th Street and University Avenue

East Side Farmers Market
3-6 p.m. Tuesdays, May 21 through mid- to late October
3200 Delaware Ave. (Collectamania)

Johnston Farmers Market
3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, May 21 through Oct. 8
Johnston City Hall, 6221 Merle Hay Road

Pleasant Hill Farmers Market
4-7 p.m. Thursdays, May 9 through Oct. 24 (except July 4)
Berean Assembly of God, 5299 E. University Ave.

Southridge Mall Farmers Market
3:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, May 13 through Oct. 14
Parking lot north of Sears, Southridge Mall

Uptown Ankeny Farmers Market
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 18 through Sept. 28
Southwest Third and Maple streets

Valley Junction Farmers Market
4-8 p.m. Thursdays, May 2 through Oct. 3
(except July 4; special market and holiday celebration on July 3)
Fifth Street (downtown Valley Junction)

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.