About the Market

Every Saturday, November to April, from 9:00 am – Noon at the Colts Center, 1101 Central Avenue, Dubuque, Iowa (corner of 11th & Central Streets). Every Saturday morning at the break of dawn, a dedicated band of volunteers meets at the Colts…


Why Buy Local?

TEN REASONS TO BUY LOCAL FOOD 1. Local food tastes better. The crops are picked at their peak. Imported food is often picked before ripe, has traveled on trucks or planes, and has sat in warehouses before it finally gets to…



Featured Vendors See our featured vendor of the week Become a Vendor Learn more about being a winter farmers market vendor and apply HERE. Vendor Grant Program Learn more about our Vendor Grant Program HERE List of Vendors *Please note: not…




Don’t miss this opportunity to dialogue with Elanor Starmer, Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service for USDA this Thursday at 12:30 p.m. For more, click here.


Honey Hill Organic Farm

Carrie Post, Potosi, WI This certified organic farm offers a wide range of home-grown products, including broccoli, napa cabbage, spinach, kale, win win choi, honey and much more. They even worked with the University of Wisconsin – Platteville to plant…



Kale is a hearty, healthy leafy green that you’ll find at several market stands this week. Don’t let the hype turn you off: this nutrient-packed green is a great addition to your fall menus.


Holiday Happiness Salad

From Carrie Post at Honey Hill Organic Farm Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 1/2 c. mixed nuts 5 c. chopped kale 2 c. chopped spinach 5 oz. bag dried cherries 12 oz. bottle of Three Cheese Vinaigrette 3 Tbsp. butter 2…

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Chicken, Tomato, and Spinach Mac and Cheese

Ingredients: 2 cups dry elbow macaroni (8 ounces) 1 purchased roasted chicken 1 tablespoon butter 2/3 cup panko bread crumbs 2 1/2 cups half-and-half, light cream or whipping cream 6 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (1 1/2 cups) 4 ounces…

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Kirkwood’s Sun Country Produce

Kathy Sternhagen and Brent Salow, Hopkington, IA Kathy & Brent have four greenhouses filled with over 4,000 hydroponically-grown tomato plants that produce about 120,000 pounds of tomatoes each year! They’ll have fresh tomatoes at market until after Thanksgiving, so enjoy…

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