Dubuque Winter Farmers' Market

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SaHa Produce with Craig & Lisa Doerr

What types of produce are you bringing to the market, and what makes it unique? We have our home-grown popcorn and products that we make from it. Our popcorn is 100% organic, which is pretty unique. We’ve learned a lot…

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Kristi’s Perfect Produce with Kristi Bellman

What’s the “hot” item on your stand these days? People are really looking for any kind of greens. Everyone wants to eat healthier, so they’re buying them for making juice, salads and other dishes. We’ve got kale, spinach, cabbage and…

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C & J’s “The Good Stuff” and Wodan Earth Farm

Ruth Schneider, Michael Reding and Catherine Reding Where is your farm located, and what are you producing these days? We’re south of Dubuque between Miles and Preston. We focus on organic, wholesome foods with a wide variety of gluten-free baked…

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Hammerand Farm with Walter & Dorothy Hammerand

What do you have this week for Thanksgiving shoppers? We have lots of traditional Thanksgiving foods like potatoes, carrots, squash, and sweet potatoes. We also have cranberries that were grown up near Hillsboro, Wisconsin. Our 100% organic coleslaw mix would…

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Honeycrisp apples

Did you know that the popular “Honeycrisp” apple variety was developed and patented by the University of Minnesota? The “next big thing” from their exceptional apple breeding program is the “SweeTango” apple, but it only available from a small group…

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Bluebell Orchard with Pete Henkels

How did your orchard get started? Even as a young boy I was interested in orchards and apples. My grandfather had an orchard and most of what I know I learned from him. I planted my first apple trees in…

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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Did you know that the 2012 USDA Census of Agriculture identified over 12,000 CSAs in the United States (up from only 906 in 2008!) CSA farms offer a certain number of “shares” to the public. Typically the share consists of…

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Carrie Post with Honey Hill Organic Farm

Honey Hill Organic Farm: What is special about your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) operation? When our members purchase their CSA share, they get 23 weeks of fresh produce, but we also like to supply fruit, floral arrangements, fresh and dried…

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Q&A: Paula Connors, Winter Farmers’ Market volunteer

Putting on the Winter Farmers’ Market takes a big effort each week. What motivates you and the other volunteers to make it happen? It’s important that our local growers have a place to sell their food year-round. Over the last…

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Welcome Back!

The Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market starts this morning! It’s the first day of our new season, so please join us for your fresh, local, healthy foods.

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