We welcome new members! There are 2 types of membership: as a farmers market and as an associate. Annual dues are only $30 and include the following benefits:

  • Annual membership to the Farmers Market Coalition
  • Annual opportunity to order free Farm Bureau market bags on a per market basis
  • ​Free one year subscription to Country Folks Grower Magazine
  • Free phone consultation for markets seeking advice: contact a board member for information
  • Networking and support: contact a board member or fellow IFMA member
  • Promotion of your market or business on the IFMA website and Facebook page
  • Eligible to vote at annual meeting

About Us


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.


Current Board Members

President - Donna Brahms, 3 Bee Farms Market, Griswold, mbrahms@netins.net
Vice Pres - Josh Dansdill - Northeast Iowa RC&D, Postville, josh@northeastiowarcd.org
Secretary - Lojean Petersen, Ames Main Street Farmers Market, amesmarket@gmail.com
Treasurer - Barbara Ristau, Hampton Community Farmers Market, barbr@iastate.edu

Lorrie Ambrose Beaman, Freight House Farmers Market, Davenport, freighthousefarmersmarket@gmail.com
Marie Boyd - Healthy Harvest of North Iowa, Mason City, marie@healthyharvestni.com 
Ann Brau, Grinnell Farmers Market, Grinnell, compassplantcsa@gmail.com
Kelly Foss- Downtown Des Moines Farmers Market, kfoss@downtownDSMUSA.com

Bob Shepherd- Washington Farmers Market, shep_farms02@yahoo.com

Current IFMA Members

3 Bees Farms

Ali's Farmstand
Ames Main Street Farmers' Market
Arnold Park Farmers' Market
Atlantic Farmers' Market

Audubon Farmers Market
Beaverdale Farmers' Market

Boone Farmers Market

Capitol Complex Farmers' Market
Carlisle Farmers' Market
Cedar Valley Farmers' Market at Kimball Ridge

Central Iowa Shelter & Services
Chariton Farmers' Market
Cherokee Area Farmers' Market
Clarke County Farmers' Market
Clarence Area Farmers' Market

Clear Lake Farmers Market
Council Bluffs Farmers' Market
Darwin & Elaine Huls - Meow Acres

Davis County Bloomfield Farmers' Market

Decorah Farmers Market

Des Moines Downtown Farmers Market

DeWitt Farmers Market
Dubuque Farmers' Market

Eastside Farmers Market
Edge of the Woods Farm

Farmers Market Council Bluffs

Farmers Market Marshalltown
Forest City Farmers' Market
Fort Dodge Area Farmers' Market
Fort Dodge Market on Central
Fort Madison Depot Farmers' Market

Freight House Farmers' Market
Greene County Farmers' Market

Grinnell Farmers Market
Hampton Farmers' Market
Howard County Farmers' Market

​Independence Farmers' Market

Iowa City Farmers' Market
Johnston Farmers' Market
Kimball Ridge Family Market
Knoxville Farmers' Market
Lakes Area Farmers' Market

LeMars Farmers Market
Lori Johnson
Lyons Farmers' Market
Manchester Farmers' Market
Maquoketa Farmers' Market

Mississippi Valley Growers Association
Monticello Farmers' Market
Muscatine Area Farmers' Market

Newton Farmers Market
North Iowa Farmers' Market

Paul Ovrom

Perry Farmers Market
Prairie City Farmers' Market

Produce in the Park - Atlantic
Red Oak Farmers' Market
Reid Miller
Rogan Incorporated - Scale Products & Service
Sioux City Farmers' Market

Storm Lake Farmers Market
Tipton Farmers' Market
Toledo Farmers' Market
Uptown Ankeny Farmers' Market
Uptown Marion Market
Urbana Farmers' Market
Valley Junction Farmers' Market
Vinton Farmers' Market
Wapello County Farmers' Market
Washington Farmers' Market

Wellman's Farmers Market
Welcome Center Farmers' Market