Find Food

Are you a local restaurant or grocery store wanting to purchase from a local grower? Do you need to find a food pantry or free meal site? Use our maps to help you find what you need and get connected. Whether you are a restaurant, grocery store or caterer looking to serve local food or trying to find a free meal site, we can help you get connected. Eat Greater Des Moines will help foster these connections and will ensure food access for Central Iowans. 

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Title: DUG Farmstand
DUG Farmstand
Contact: Jenny Quiner
Email: jenny@dogpatchurbangardens.com
Phone: 515-802-4304
Days/Hours Open: Tuesday & Thursday 10am – 6pm Saturday & Sunday 9am-3pm
Website: dogpatchurbangardens.com
Accept SNAP: Yes
Title: MmMmGOOD-hue Produce
MmMmGOOD-hue Produce
Contact: Mark and Marilyn Goodhue
Email: mmgoodhue06@yahoo.com
Phone: 515.979.2855
Days/Hours Open: Monday-Friday 10-5PM, Saturday 10-3PM, Sunday-Closed
Website:
Accept SNAP: Yes
Title: Juliecache’s Bees
Juliecache’s Bees
Contact: Julia McGuire
Email:
Phone: (515) 988-1828
Days/Hours Open: Arrange via contact form on website or at a farmer’s market
Website: juliecache.com
Accept SNAP: No
Title: Sweet Tooth Farm
Sweet Tooth Farm
Contact: Monika Owczarski
Email: sweettoothfarm.dsm@gmail.com
Phone: 515-635-5770
Days/Hours Open: June – September, Wednesdays, 4-6 pm
Website: www.sweettoothfarm.net
Accept SNAP: Yes
Title: Middle Brook Farm
Middle Brook Farm
Contact: Dan Fillius
Email: dan@middlebrookfarms.com
Phone:
Days/Hours Open: June 15 – November 15, Almost 7 days a week, 9am – 5pm
Website: www.middlebrookfarms.com
Title: Beaverdale Farmers Market
Beaverdale Farmers Market
Location Hint: Between Beaver Ave and 42nd Street
Contact: Jane Gasperi
Phone: 515-650-1652
E-Mail: info@beaverdalefarmersmarket.org
Website URL: http://beaverdalefarmersmarket.org/
Days/Months Open: June – September
Hours Open: Tuesdays 4:00 – 7:30 pm
SNAP Accepted: yes
FMNP/SFMNP Accepted: Yes
DUFB Location: Yes
More Information: The Beaverdale Farmers Market season runs from June to mid-September and features vendors, entertainers and consumers who value fresh, local food. Market hours are Tuesday from 4:30 to 7:30. Located on Urbandale Avenue between Beaver Ave. and 42nd St. Urbandale Ave. will be closed each week near Acanthus Lodge for the market. Vendors offer fresh produce, baked goods, locally produced meats and hand-crafted wares. Tables and chairs will be available, so enjoy dinner and music as you shop.
Title: Capitol Complex Farmers Market
Capitol Complex Farmers Market
Contact: Suzy Trotter
Phone: 515-281-7259
E-Mail: suzy.trotter@iowa.gov
Website URL: https://das.iowa.gov/general-services/capitol-complex-farmers-market
Days/Months Open: June – September
Hours Open: Tuesday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SNAP Accepted: Yes
FMNP/SFMNP Accepted: Yes
DUFB Location: No
Title: Carlisle Farmers Market
Carlisle Farmers Market
Location Hint: Wyckoff Heating & Cooling Parking Lot
Contact: Marilyn Goodhue
Phone: 515.989.3140
E-Mail: mmgoodhue06@yahoo.com
Website URL: https://www.facebook.com/CarlisleFarmersMarket/
Days/Months Open: June – October
Hours Open: Saturday 8:30am – 11:30am
SNAP Accepted: Yes
FMNP/SFMNP Accepted: Yes
DUFB Location: No
Title: Dallas Center Farmers Market
Dallas Center Farmers Market
Location Hint: At the trailhead (corner of Walnut and 14th Street across from the library).
Contact: Dan or Donna Wagner
Phone: 515-992-3220
E-Mail: drfire@juno.com
Website URL: http://www.dallascenter.com/dallascenter-event-farmersmarket.php
Days/Months Open: June-September
Hours Open: Friday, 4-7:00 pm
SNAP Accepted: No
FMNP/SFMNP Accepted: Yes
DUFB Location: No
More Information: The Dallas Center Farmers’ Market was started in 2008. Dallas Center area produce growers and arts/crafts vendors, etc., participate and are not charged registration or space fees.
Title: Downtown Farmers Market
Downtown Farmers Market
Location Hint: Located on the blocks along Court Avenue between 1st Street and 5th Avenue and adjacent blocks.
Contact: Kelly Foss
Phone: (515) 286-4928
E-Mail: kfoss@downtowndsmusa.com
Website URL: http://desmoinesfarmersmarket.com
Days/Months Open: May – October
Hours Open: Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to noon (Oct. 8:00 a.m. to noon)
SNAP Accepted: Yes
FMNP/SFMNP Accepted: Yes
DUFB Location: No
More Information: The Downtown Des Moines Farmers Market takes place in the Court Avenue District on Saturdays. Winter markets are held in Capitol Square. Support local agriculture and buy direct from Iowa farmers while shopping the Downtown Farmers’ Market – presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines. The Downtown Farmers’ Market presents Iowa producers from 58 counties across Iowa, offering fresh fruit, vegetables and so much more every Saturday, May – October. You’ll find fresh herbs, beautiful flowers, farm fresh eggs, local wineries, a delicious assortment of goat cheese, an endless selection of baked goods, and many varieties of Iowa raised meat such as beef, pork, chicken, turkey, goat, rabbit, lamb and tilapia.
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