Dubuque Winter Farmers' Market

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Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market is a family affair.  

Farming is usually a family tradition. Mothers and fathers pass along their traditions and land to their children. We often see that next generation at the farmers’ market, too, learning to help customers and meet the needs of our community….

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Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market is an adventure. 

We all know that we’re supposed to make a list before we go to the store so we don’t make unwise “impulse purchases.” But where’s the fun in that? Part of the joy of Farmers’ Market is discovering something unexpected…

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Hammerand Farm

Walter and Dorothy Hammerand are truly pioneers in the tri-state organic food markets. Long before it was trendy, their farm became certified organic. Although they’ve been growing for decades, they still attend organic farming conferences and make extra effort to…

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Eating Local on a Budget Workshop

Wednesday, March 5th, 6:15-7:30pm Location: Schmid Innovation Center – Gallery C, 900 Jackson Street, Dubuque Cost: Free for Dubuque Food Co-op members, $5.00 for Non-Members Interested in cooking healthy, local meals for your family but think it’s too expensive? Learn…

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Small Family Farm CSA

When you consider the vast array of experiences Jillian Varney has had in the world of organic food production, and then encounter this young “farmer” at market, you may doubt that it is possible she has already lived so broadly….

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Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market is about connections.

Shopping at the Winter Farmers’ Market makes us feel more connected to our community. We see our neighbors, co-workers and friends in a unique setting and discover new shared interests. We also become more closely connected to our food and…

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Master Gardener Spring Seminar

Saturday, March 1st, 8:00am – 2:30pm The Dubuque County Master Gardeners welcome you to attend the annual Spring Seminar, an educational event packed with speakers and information designed to get Dubuque area gardeners ready for the new growing season: Health Benefits…

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Tree of Life CSA

Marc Millitzer began his career at our farmers’ markets as a glass artist, but for the past seven years he has been serving our community as a market gardener and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) owner/operator. The downturn in the economy…

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Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market is inspiring.

We recently lost Pete Seeger who famously said “The world will be solved by millions of small things.” Each week it’s inspiring to see our hard-working vendors making those small (but meaningful) contributions in our community. Not only do they…

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Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market is educational.

It’s “back to school” on Saturday mornings at the Winter Farmers’ Market. Where else can you learn about heirloom varieties of vegetables, the history of Belgian waffles, growing bay leaf trees, and raising grass-fed beef? How do you cook blue…

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