22nd Annual Iowa Farmers Market Association Workshop

Our 2020 workshop will be held Saturday, February 8th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church located at 3010 52nd Street in Des Moines, Iowa!  Please click on the buttons below for workshop agenda, driving directions and more.


This year's guest speaker is Dr. Alphonso Morales, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in the Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Morales will take an in-depth look at the history of markets as community assets, and describe different ways that markets can position themselves as community assets.  Please see the agenda link below for more details!


Please note: this year, in addition to registering and paying via mailed-in check and registration form, credit card payments and online registration will be available through an IFMA Workshop link on Eventbrite.  See the link below!


Visit the Workshop agenda link below to see details of the day's events!  We will be serving a locally-sourced lunch from Local Yocals.  Freshly made morning and afternoon snacks will be provided. See the Workshop Agenda for details!


Additionally, we are looking to fill 3 seats on our Board of Directors.  If you are passionate about Iowa's farmers markets, we encourage you to join our team! 


Contact Barb Ristau at (641) 456-3280 to get your name on the ballot or learn more.