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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in central eastern Iowa - Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Iowa City, etc.?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in central eastern Iowa - Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Iowa City, etc., sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in April 2017, and other timely information:

April brings with it Spring and the ability to buy locally, especially in the deep South where fresh strawberries are available in Florida and Texas, followed by California. Cold weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions being harvested in all but the colder regions. Many markets still have fresh winter squash, stored from last Autumn.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

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Benton County

Black Hawk County

  • Heartland Farms - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, asparagus, pumpkins, raspberries (Autumn, red), strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy pillow, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    5111 Osage Road, Waterloo, IA 50703. Phone: 319-232-3779. Fax: 319-291-7287. Email: berrypumpkinfarm@earthlink.net. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From exit 68 on Interstate 20 north 1 mile to Dubuque Road then 1 mile west to Elk Run Road then 1 mile North to Osage Road follow the signs. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries normally June 7 to July 4; Pumpkin Halloween Season is last week of September and all of October, hours Tuesday through Friday 4 pm to 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 7 pm. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Since 1983 our family growing and ofering our best for your family. Plenty of parking, on farm store with cold storage and food service area, place to wash up after your picking, get a drink and a bite to eat. (UPDATED: September 20, 2011)

Buchanan County

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Clayton County

Clinton County

Delaware County

Dubuque County

Iowa County

Jackson County

  • Annie's Acres Strawberries - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), strawberries, porta-potties
    30327 Mill Creek Road, Bellevue, IA 52031. Phone: (563) 872-5652. Alternate Phone: (563) 872-5050. Email: kendellfarm@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm; Sunday, from 8 am to 5 pm, seasonally in June. Directions: Located on county road D57 between Bellevue and LaMotte (4 miles from LaMotte and 7 miles from Bellevue). Easily accessible from Highway 61. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. Annie's Acres is a kid friendly establishment with clean rows for picking. Containers to pick in are provided. We have a booth at several local markets throughout the week; East Mill Bakery on Monday located in Dubuque from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm, Maquoketa on Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Lyons Farmers Market located in Clinton on Wednesday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, and at the Dubuque Farmers Market on Saturday from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please feel free to contact us with other further questions or inquiries. (ADDED: May 22, 2015)

Johnson County

  • Wilson's Orchard - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), apples, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    2924 Orchard Lane NE, Iowa City, IA 52240. Phone: 319-354-5651. Alternate Phone: 319-541-7682. Email: info@wilsonsapples.com. Open: daily August through October; August and September hours are 10 am to 7 pm; October hours are 10 am to 6 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 2 miles north of I-80 (Exit 246) on Highway 1, then 1 mile east on Dingleberry Road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: April 03, 2013)

Jones County

Linn County

  • Bass Farms - Uses natural growing practices, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Covered outdoor market, Uncovered outdoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, beans, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, onions, peppers, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    Across From Palisades-kepler State Park 1325 Highway 30 West, Mount Vernon, IA 52314. Phone: 319-895-6480. Email: grangergal@bassfarms.org. Open: Summer/fall June 15 to October 31 Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 7 pm; Sunday 10 am to 5 pm; Monday closed; Winter/spring November to June 15 hours vary or by appointment, please check blog or call (319)8956480 for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Bass Farms is located on Highway 30 (US 30) between I-380 and Mount Vernon, Iowa, approx. 4 miles west of Mount Vernon. From the I-380 and Highway 30 intersection (at the southern edge of Cedar Rapids, Iowa), Bass Farms is about 19 miles east. Bass Farms is 4 miles west of Mount Vernon. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. If you have a special request for an event or tour that you think might be well served by Bass Farms venue please call Tiffany at (319)895-6480 and we will be pleased to discuss any request. (ADDED: September 05, 2010)
  • Baumhoefener's Red Barn Market - Garden stand on a residence (which is NOT on a farm), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Other fruit or veg,
    4241 Johnson Avenue N.W., Cedar Rapids, IA 52405. Phone: 319 396-5522. Alternate Phone: same. Fax: 319 396-1975. Email: bninc4@qwestoffice.net. Open: Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm; Saturday 10am to 4pm; Sunday 12pm to 4pm; Open year round, hours to change some durning winter months. Directions: We are at the corner of Johnson Avenue and Wiley Blvd. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. We now carry a nice variety of bulk foods, such as pasta's, dried fruits, snacks, and many dried herbs and spices. Artichokes, collards, kale, leeks, leaf lettuces, shallots. (ADDED: August 25, 2011)
  • Hoffman Farms MV - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), asparagus, beans, corn (sweet), cucumbers, melons, peas, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes,
    625 West Mount Vernon Road, Mount Vernon, IA 52314. Phone: 319-241-2100. Alternate Phone: 319-533-1985. Email: hoffmanfarmsmv@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm; Saturday 10 am to 4 pm; Sunday Call. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Muskmelon, Watermelon, Zucchini, Ornamental Corn Specializing in greenhouse grown tomatoes. (ADDED: April 25, 2014)
  • The Big Apple Orchard - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, pumpkins, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    1117 Highway 30 W, Mount Vernon, IA 52314. Phone: 319-361-7692. Alternate Phone: 319-361-7691. Email: mwmarti@gmail.com. Open: Friday from 3 to 6pm; Saturday from 10am to 6pm; Sunday from 11am to 6pm, September 1 to October 31. Directions: Located 2 miles west of Mount Vernon IA and 3/4 mile east of Palisades State Park on north side of Highway 30. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Apples, pumpkins, honey from local hives, fresh apple cider pressed locally, bakery and ice cream, gift shop, picnic area, birthday parties, wedding and graduation parties, and school tours. (ADDED: September 09, 2014)

Muscatine County

Scott County

 

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