Farmers Market Season is in Full Swing!

Farmers Market season is upon us, and there are countless reasons to support your local markets! Enjoying produce at its peak freshness, meeting the people who grow your food, protecting the environment, and supporting your local farmers, are just some of the many reasons to attend.  Additionally, most markets include family-friendly activities, so you can bring the whole family! We've put together a list of farmers markets happening this summer in Pottawattamie County. 

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Farmers Market Council Bluffs

Time: Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Season: May thru September
Location: Bayliss Park

Farmers Market Council Bluffs is the place to be for locally-sourced farm-fresh foods and homegrown fun with more than 50 local vendors. Along with the amazing vendors, the market also hosts live music, group fitness, kid's activities, special events, and more!

FMCB is a program of The 712 Initiative and the 2023 season is presented by CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs, and sponsored by All Care Health Center, Centris Federal Credit Union, Smith Davis Insurance, and Iowa Total Care. 

Market Schedule

River City Farmers Market

Time: Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Season: Ends at the end of September
Location: YMCA Healthy Living Center parking lot 

The River City Farmers Market has great options for fresh-picked locally grown vegetables and flowers, freshly baked goods, honey, free-range chicken and duck eggs, art, jellies, and so much more for you to enjoy!

Market Schedule

Underwood's Monday Markets 


Time: Mondays from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Season: June 19 - September 18 
Location: UMBA Hall Pavillion 

The Friends of Underwood host the annual Monday Markets, where you can shop for locally-grown produce and goods. Each week includes a special activity or theme, like bingo, pie night, a car show, and more! Come down for some small-town fun!

Market Schedule

Avoca Main Street Farmers Market 


Time: Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Season: June 7 - September 27
Location: N 200 block of Elm Street in Avoca

Come down to North Elm Street in Avoca every Wednesday evening, June through September, for the Avoca Main Street Farmers Market. They host local produce vendors, bakers, crafters, artisans, and food trucks. Entertainment and family activities from the Avoca Public Library and Avoca Main Street are featured every week.

Market Schedule

Treynor Farmer's Market 


Time: Tuesdays from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Season: June 6 - August 29
Location: Treynor Community Center parking lot 

Shop for local produce from amazing local vendors, enjoy exciting activities, and support our local farmers at the Treynor Farmer's Market! Click the button below to view the special theme nights and activities that are planned. You won't want to miss it! 

Market Schedule

This post was originally published on May 17, 2023 on the Unleash Council Bluffs blog.