Dubuque Winter Farmers' Market

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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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Kristi’s Perfect Produce

Kristi Bellmann is not a newcomer to farm and garden life. She grew up on a dairy farm and has led her family into the farmers’ market arena. After her son was born, Kristi began growing vegetables and selling them…

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Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market is economic development.

Farmers’ Markets are thriving in Iowa. A 2009 study showed a 92% increase in farmers’ market activities over the previous five years, resulting in over $71 million of direct and indirect economic impact. With over 200 active markets, Iowa boasts…

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Be careful with holiday party leftovers

When the party is over, be sure the leftover food gets packed up and stored properly right away. Don’t leave things sit out on the counter for too long. Temperatures between 40 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit allow bacteria (germs) to…

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Beef Stew with Butternut Squash (slow cooker)

INGREDIENTS 1 pound boneless beef chuck roast 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 pound tiny new potatoes, quartered 1 pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 2-1/2 cups) 2 small onions, cut into…

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Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market is about giving.

As we get to know our vendors, we learn how much they give to our community through food donations, fund raisers and other charitable work. It’s also heart-warming to see so many of our customers shopping at the market for…

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Opening Day Nov. 2nd – Volunteers Needed!

Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market is brought to you by our sponsors, and by your friends and neighbors who volunteer their time and talent.¬†We always need more volunteers! Each week we need people to : 1. Assist vendors unload 2. Tear-down…

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Southern Indian Squash (Sweet Potato) Curry

This is a fragrant and nicely spiced vegetarian curry from Jordan Campbell in the Penzeys Spices Spring 2013 catalog. INGREDIENTS:* 1 large butternut squash (or 4 medium sweet potatoes) 1 TB. flaked almonds 2 TB. oil (vegetable or sunflower) 2…

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Farmhouse Hash

Farmhouse Hash Last holiday season, I was appointed to make a breakfast for my family of eight. In an effort to use local produce from the Dubuque Winter Farmers Market, I found this recipe which uses several of the winter…

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