Dubuque Winter Farmers' Market

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Shop local – eat local

Knowing what fruits and vegetables are in season will help you plan your menus in a way that will take advantage of cheaper prices (when the produce is plentiful) and ensure you’re getting the tastiest, freshest produce. You should consider…

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Natural Easter egg dyes

Try something different this year and skip the store-bought dye kits for these unique and all-natural recipes. The longer you leave the eggs in the dye the darker your colors will be: BLUE eggs: Quarter a head of red cabbage…

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Iowa MarketReady Training for producers

Thursday, April 10, 8:00am – 5:30pm (lunch included) Dubuque County Extension Office, 14858 West Ridge Lane, Dubuque $55/person or $90/couple or two employees from the same farm While significant opportunity exists to build on the demand for local products in…

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Starting seeds indoors

It’s almost the time of year when you can start your seedlings indoors and prepare for transplanting into your garden when the danger of frost has passed. Some “cool season” crops like cabbage and broccoli can even be transplanted a…

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Featured Vendor: Paul Opperman

Meet Paul Opperman who is regularly found sharpening knives and scissors at Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market. After getting degrees in mechanical engineering and working at several large corporations in Northern California, Paul decided that working for himself would be a…

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Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market gets you involved.  

So many things in life seem out of our control. Unfortunately we can’t control the weather, and we also struggle to get our voices heard by decision-makers and the powers-that-be. One thing we can control is where we shop. Our…

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2014 Habitat Workshop

Wednesday, March 19, 6:00 – 8:30pm Swiss Valley Nature Center Cost: FREE To pre-register please call 563.556.6745 This workshop is designed to help land owners be good stewards of the natural resources found on their property. Bill and Louise Johnson…

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Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market is hopeful.

It’s been a long winter. The sun breaks through the gray winter sky occasionally, but the snow and ice always seem to bring us back to harsh reality. Farmers’ Market gives us hope, however. Be sure to talk with our…

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Johnson Honey Farm

It’s hard to believe, but Bill and Louise Johnson are even busier than their bees. They have 350 hives spread over six counties, and they’re hoping to expand to 500 this year in order to keep up with the demand…

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O’Connell Organic Acres

After college, Chris O’Connell was content with his life choices. He taught math at Cascade High School and like many teachers, worked outside the classroom during the summers. But for Chris, the farm work he did with his dad in…

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