We welcome new members! There are 2 types of membership: as a farmers market and as an associate. Annual dues are only $20 and include the following benefits:

  • Free one year subscription to Country Folks Grower Magazine
  • Free phone consultation for markets seeking advice
  • Promotion of your market or business on the IFMA website and Facebook page
  • Eligible to vote at annual meeting
  • 10% off annual conference registration fee


IFMA was organized in 2002 by farmers market managers from across Iowa. Our objectives include educating the public about the many benefits of locally-grown, fresh food; promoting farmers markets and continuing education for market managers and vendors. IFMA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.


2015 Board Members:

President - Donna Brahms, 3 Bee Farms Market

Vice President - Jane Weber, Mississippi Valley Growers Association
Secretary - Dawn Troutner, Toledo Farmers Market
Treasurer - Barbara Ristau, Franklin County Farmers Market
Norine Black- Black's Heritage Farm Market
Jennifer DeFosse- Muscatine Area Farmers Market

Rachael Kinnick- Grinnell Farmers Market

Mike Koenecke- Lakes Area Farmers Market
Ed Shaeffer- Shellsburg Farmers Market  

Current IFMA Members

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