Downtown Market returns Saturday, May 3
The Iowa City Farmers Market returns for its 42nd season on Saturday, May 3! Be sure to join us Wednesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to noon May 3 through Oct. 29 for fresh foods, activities and fun!
New second location at Iowa City Marketplace (formerly Sycamore Mall)
We're adding a second location to the Market this year! Join us on Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. at Iowa City Marketplace (formerly Sycamore Mall), May 6 through Oct. 28!
June 4 to Sept. 27
Wednesdays 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 9 to 11 a.m.
Location: Downtown Iowa City Farmers Market
Join us in Chauncey Swan Park on Wednesdays and Saturdays for live music at the Iowa City Farmers Market! The Market Music series runs June 4 through Sept. 27 and is co-sponsored by the University of Iowa Community Credit Union and Parks & Recreation Department.
Taste Of Market Sample Fest Scheduled At Farmers Market Sept. 3
Patrons of the Farmers Market will have a chance to taste the flavors of the season with free samples of fruits, vegetables and baked goods at the annual Taste of Market scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3. The sampling fest will be held as part of the Wednesday Farmers Market at Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp, across from City Hall on Washington Street.
Samples are donated by Farmers Market vendors. The event will also feature live music by Kol Shira, an Iowa City-based group that performs music from around the world, combining the ancient and modern musical traditions of many cultures. Taste of Market is co-sponsored by the City of Iowa City and the University of Iowa Community Credit Union.
For more information, contact Tammy Neumann, Farmers Market Coordinator, at 319-356-5210.
The mission of the Iowa City Farmers Market is to provide a venue where local farmers, producers, crafters and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related products directly to the consumer in accordance with the Iowa City Farmers Market Rules and Regulations; to provide an educational forum for consumers to learn the uses and benefits of quality, locally grown or prepared food products; to enhance the quality of life in the Iowa City area by providing a community activity which fosters social gathering and interaction. We strive to serve culturally and economically diverse populations and to increase access to fresh, locally produced, nourishing and safe foods and other products of local labor for all patrons.