About the Market

Every Saturday*, November to April, from 9:00 am – Noon at the former 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…

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 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 all vendors attend every market. Click HERE…


Fill-in Vendors – Saturday, December 8

Ambleside Farms – Flavored pastas, baked goods, homemade soap Ernie’s Holiday Nut Blend – Seasoned nuts Timber Range – Maple syrup Nauman Belgian Chocolates Yellow Bowl – Dry soup mixes, granola, cookie mix


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.

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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