Community Development

Downtown Farmers' Market

The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers’ Market, presented by the Economic Alliance, has become one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest, with an average of  14,000 patrons visiting each market. We are proud to have more than 200 local Iowa vendors offering fresh produce, a variety of baked goods, artisan gifts, meats and dairy products.

Market Dates

The Downtown Farmers Market takes place from 7:30 a.m.-Noon on the following dates in 2016: 
June 4 June 18
July 2 July 16
Aug. 6 Aug. 20
Sept. 3 Sept. 17

Merchandise T-Shirts


We have new merchandise t-shirts for the 2016 season! Made with super-soft Bella + Canvas t-shirts, and printed locally, it's a great way to show some love for the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market! T-shirts can be picked up at the Economic Alliance, 501 First St. SE or 
order online!

Online orders are placed through Square, and credit card information is secure and protected. A $3 shipping fee will be charged for all orders requesting shipping.

This event is continued as a part of our Community Development initiatives where our work is focused on advancing core districts, which are the heart of communities
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