Spring is here and so are the Farmers Markets! The markets are open for the season beginning Saturday, May 7.
Waterloo's downtown Farmers Market, the RiverLoop Farmers Market, is located at the RiverLoop Expo Grounds, 460 Jefferson St. It will be open every Saturday from May 7-October 29 from 8am-Noon. And, they have added some new features to this year's market. Not only will you be able to purchase a wide variety of fresh produce and unique local gifts, but you'll also have the opportunity to enjoy live music, complimentary fresh hot coffee, and free games and craft activities for kids. You can also have a snack or lunch at the market with food and beverages available for purchase.
Two more Waterloo Farmers Markets are held every week in the Kimball Ridge area.
Kimball Ridge Farmers Market
May 3-October 25, 3:30-6pm
Kimball & Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo (behind Cancer Treatment Center and KFC)
Kimball Ridge Family Market
May 7-October 29 from 8am-Noon
NE corner of Kimball & Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo
Listed below are several other markets held throughout the Cedar Valley.
Evansdale Farmers Market
3524 Lafayette St, Evansdale
College Hill Farmers Market
2205 College St, Cedar Falls
Cedar Falls Farmers Market
May 7-October 29, 8:30am-Noon
Overman Park, 300 Clay St, Cedar Falls
You'll find plenty of fresh, local produce and crafts no matter which market you choose. Happy Spring everyone!
- Annette Freeseman, Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureau