Dubuque Winter Farmers' Market

Category: Featured Vendors


Kruse Farm

If you have been to Dubuque’s summer or winter farmers’ markets in the past 35 years, you have likely visited the Kruse Farm stand. Carol Ann, her husband Vernon, or his cousin Duane may have helped you choose the perfect…

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Klinge’s Baked Goods, Brian & Katie Klinge

Selling baked goods at Farmers’ Market is a tradition for Brian Klinge. His mother used to bake for market, so when he and Katie moved their family back to Dubuque about six months ago they wanted to restart the tradition….

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Josa’s Country Store, Josa Combs

There’s no better place to get into the Christmas spirit than Josa’s Country Store. Josa has almost 70 (!) different candy recipes at her disposal, and this week she’ll have her best holidy offerings for sale. You’ll find divinity, candy…

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Better Belgian Waffles, LLC, Eric & Julie Jansen

It has been a winding road for Eric and Julie Jansen from their home in Belgium in 1998, to their Li├Ęge Belgian Waffle stand at Dubuque’s Winter Farmers’ Market. Julie grew up in Dubuque; Eric in Belgium. The two met…

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Featured Vendor: Czipar’s Apple Orchard, Steve and Shella Czipar

The three most imporant reasons for the Czipar’s Apple Orchard success are location, location, location. Their orchard south of Dubuque is located atop a hill between two valleys, so the wind shifts back and forth through the trees and keeps…

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Featured Vendor: The Food Store/Hideaway Gardens, Michael Breitbach

Michael Breitbach has been involved with the local foods movement, farmers’ market, and growing organic since the early 1980s. A native Dubuquer, he returned to his hometown after traveling the world and realized that the local farmers’ market would be…

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Featured Vendor: Adobos Mexican Grill, Jaime Salazar

Jaime Salazar found so much success working at restaurants in the area that he finally heeded the advice of his friends and opened his own place. Adobos Mexican Grill debuted on Main Street in Dubuque three years ago, and he…

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Featured Vendor: Pork House, LLC/Black Angus Acres, Ellen Stelpflug

Ellen Stelpflug, owner of Pork House – Black Angus Acres, has overcome many hardships, including a farm injury in 2010 that left her wheelchair-bound. So why does she continue with farming? “I enjoy feeding the world,” she said. “When you…

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Featured Vendor: SusyQ’s, Sue Flogel

Sue Flogel spent 33 years sharing her love for music with her students at Eisenhower Elementary School. After she retired, her daughter encouraged her to follow her other love: baking. Everyone had always raved about her cheesecakes, so why not…

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