The Iowa City Farmers Market

Read the announcement regarding this year’s farmers market in Iowa.

The Iowa City Farmers Market

Take your bags, baskets, and boxes and head towards the Iowa City Farmers Market to gather local homemade, homegrown, and handcrafted products. The Iowa City Farmers Market will be held each Wednesday and Saturday at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street, just like it was in previous years. 2019 market slightly differs from the previous ones in terms of seating and Market Music, which will be at residents’ disposal in the vicinity of the City Hall and to the east of the ramp. The reason for the modification are the constructional works on the Chauncey building.


405 E. Washington St.

Wednesdays, 5–7 p.m.

Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

The 2019 Iowa City Farmers Market season lasts nearly six months. It lasts May through October.

As for Market Music, the University of Iowa Community Credit Union presents Mike Haverkamp and Friends: Traditional Folk Music and More!

The Iowa City Farmers Market accepts Electronic Benefit Transfer/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (EBT/SNAP) cards, along with debit and credit cards as payment methods. Shoppers who wish to use their card as a payment method ought to go over to the centralized information table in order to acquire tokens of particular value.

All entitled sellers will accept the said tokens, whether they are credit or debit card tokens or EBT/SNAP tokens. Each seller will display a sign stating which tokens are acceptable at their stand. Moreover, people who opt for using EBT/SNAP cards for buying the tokens will have Double Up Food Bucks match their funds. The program is the healthy food motivation program of Iowa. 

The program is hosted by Iowa City Parks and Recreation. 


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