Looking for a local, true farmer's market in southeastern Iowa? 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 southeastern Iowa,
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 March 2017, and other
March 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
Click on Local resources above, if you need a county map
Des Moines County
Appleberry Orchard - Farm stand / farm market on a
farm, apples, blackberries, blueberries, peaches, raspberries
(red), raspberries (black), strawberries, Honey from hives on
the farm, gift shop, farm animals, school tours
2, Donnellson, IA 52625. Phone: 319-372-1307. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: June - November; Check our
website or call for current hours.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates.
Directions: From the West (Donnellson/Hwy 218/27): Take Highway
2 East, Appleberry Orchard is 7 miles from Donnellson and will
be on the left side of the Highway. From the East (Ft.
Madison/Hwy 61): Take Highway 2 West, Appleberry Orchard is 2.5
miles from Ft. Madison and will be on the right side of the
Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries: June;
Blueberries and Raspberries: July; Blackberries: July to August;
Peaches: July to September; Apples: July to November; Please
check our website for current availability. Payment: Cash,
Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.
Click here for our Facebook page. Appleberry Orchard is
Iowa's oldest working orchard! The farm market includes a
bakery, local honey, Iowa sorghum, jams/jellies, syrups, salsas,
many other gourmet foods and gifts. We have a petting farm for
all ages in the historic 1882 barn and a kid's play area.
(ADDED: March 27, 2012)
Fort Madison Farmers Market - Farmers market
(multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal, locally
grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, Uncovered
outdoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts,
artistic products, etc, picnic area
9th Street & Avenue F,
Fort Madison, IA 52627. Phone: 319-372-5471. Fax: 319-372-6404.
email@example.com. Open: Thursday Evenings in 2011
4:30pm to 6:30pm at Central Park. Directions: Central Park 9th
Street & Avenue F.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check,
Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers.
Organized by Fort Madison Main Street. (UPDATED: January 27,
Kathy's Pumpkin Patch - Farm stand / farm market on a
farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and
vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, Fresh local eggs,
Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic
products, etc, asparagus, beans, beets, blackberries, broccoli,
corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, melons, onions,
pears, peas, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, rhubarb, summer squash,
winter squash, tomatoes, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions /
refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, birthday parties,
weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your
location (call for info)
1977 Highway 2, Donnellson, IA
52625. Phone: 319-470-1558. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Monday to Saturday from
9am to 5pm; and Sundays from 11am to 4pm, June 1 to August 31.
Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkins: September 21
to October 31; Corn maze is open from September 1 to October 31;
Moonlight maze is open Saturday nights in October from 7pm to
10pm. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard,
Click here for our Facebook page. Today we have over 40
acres and 175 varieties of pumpkins, squash, gourds, vegetables,
and other fall ornamentals. We believe that education and
entertainment go hand in hand, and we offer a variety of rural
focused activities and events for families, students, and groups
of all sizes and ages. To plan your next day trip to the
beautiful Iowa countryside, browse our website to see all the
family activities and special weekend events happening at the
pumpkin patch. (UPDATED: August 15, 2012)
- Terraceberry Farm - strawberries,
1852 Liberty Road, Corydon, IA 50060. Phone: 641-344-2840.
email@example.com. Open: Des Moines Downtown Farmer's
Market, Saturdays in June. Directions: 4 miles West of Corydon
on Old Highway 2.
Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries are
typically ready around June 1 and only last 3 to 4 weeks; we
have a new planting of blueberries, some will be ready in July.
Payment: Cash, only. We will also be selling honey at the Des
Moines Farmer's Market. (ADDED: January 15, 2014)