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Des Moines Downtown Farmers Market to return with modifications in 2021

Des Moines Downtown Farmers Market to return with modifications in 2021

The Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health — Des Moines will return to its traditional location in the Historic Court District in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) each Saturday morning beginning May 1 and continuing through Oct. 31. The scaled-back Market will follow a set of safety modifications for vendors and attendees that were created in accordance with COVID-19 regulations and guidelines.

A total of 110 – 115 fresh produce, artisan packaged food and flower vendors will be present at the modified Market. An extra booth-length distance will be placed between participating vendors and attendees will be encouraged to adhere to the 6-feet social distancing guideline while shopping at The Market. Masks will be required for attendees and vendors, and hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout The Market. Customer walking traffic will also be limited to one-way paths to ensure a safe streamlined shopping process.

Read the full article on the Des Moines Partnership website.



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