all votes for Fairfield Farmers' Market

  • Duncan MacMaster
  • 118 days, 16 hours ago
it's my local market!!
  • kathaleen kelly
  • 118 days, 17 hours ago
The Fairfield Market farmers and vendors whom I have met are pure of heart with good-intentions, experienced and hard working, and in various degrees they are friendly.
  • Anonymous
  • 136 days, 17 minutes ago
Great community and great product.
  • Margaret King
  • 140 days, 22 hours ago
There is so much diversity amoung the produce, crafts, baked goods, customers and venders. There is always a festive atmosphere and music to sooth the soul.
  • Tim OConnor
  • 141 days, 27 minutes ago
I love the fresh food sold at Howard Park on Wenesdays and Saturdays. The shoppers and venders are friendly and interesting and healthy.The Music is excellent. Its a 5-star market with great views for the whole family.
  • Donna Wallarab
  • 170 days, 23 hours ago
I support all of the local growers and bakers for bringing the highest quality of fresh products to a lovely park setting and selling them with a smile on their face and friendly conversation. It just makes my day go better after attending the local farmers market.
  • Meghan Dowd
  • 180 days, 12 hours ago
Nothing beats a fresh local tomato! Love the town coming together at the park on saturday mornings, bumping into old friends, the musicians, the train blasting through... small town sweetness.
  • Diana Krystofiak
  • 181 days, 3 hours ago
Because it is a realiable source of local food and products
  • Jeremy Schultz
  • 181 days, 4 hours ago
Because it's practically my hometown
  • Nancy Morrissey
  • 189 days, 4 hours ago
Fairfield Farmer's Market- great produce, lots of artisan crafts, live entertainment, beautiful garden plants, fun activities for children. It's the best place to be on a Saturday morning!
  • gail crotta
  • 190 days, 3 hours ago
Fun, fresh food and happy people sharing with their town.
  • Robert Phipps
  • 195 days, 20 hours ago
The Fairfield Farmers' Market is a vital part of the Fairfield community and has provided an important contribution to the county for many years.
  • Fran Cox
  • 195 days, 21 hours ago
Our Fairfield Farmer's Market is the best source for fresh produce, plants, flowers, recipe ideas, and culture that I have seen in a market anywhere
  • Glen Keenan
  • 195 days, 21 hours ago
  • Dennis Arbaugh
  • 195 days, 23 hours ago
It's the only way to spend a Saturday. Good, responsible local food, wonderful artisan crafts, live, local music -- in a word, community!
  • Shaena Powell
  • 196 days, 3 minutes ago
Great, wonderful FRESH food!
  • Anonymous
  • 196 days, 4 hours ago
The quality and diversity of the products is unrsurpassed...anywhere in eastern iowa. It is a true destination.
  • Anonymous
  • 196 days, 6 hours ago
Organics, Organics, Organics. Fairfield is the home of the latest thing in farming: growing food the way it used to be.
  • Anonymous
  • 196 days, 16 hours ago
It is truly local. It has many attractions, music, crafts, and a community that loves to socialize and have fun
  • Anonymous
  • 196 days, 18 hours ago
Its a great event, always fresh always a wonderful organic selection. I love to meet my friends here and get great ideas for meal and get togethers. Its wonderful to support the local farmers in our area.
  • Carol Carlisle
  • 196 days, 18 hours ago
It has so much to help support our healthy life...seedlings for our garden , fresh baked freshly milled bread, fresh veggies, great friends to see and visit. It is a vital link in our great community.
  • Julie Stephens
  • 196 days, 18 hours ago
Because they are awesome. Their displays are beautiful and enticing and there are so many of them set up. It is very festive!
  • Raven Garland
  • 196 days, 18 hours ago
So many reasons!The beauty of the vegetables, the creativity of the artisans, the friendliness of the people...
  • Anonymous
  • 196 days, 20 hours ago
Fairfield Farmers' Market is a place to get fresh organic vegetables & fruits at a low cost. Plus it's a way to support local farmers.
  • Anonymous
  • 196 days, 20 hours ago
There is a variety of fresh, often organic, and often heirloom varieties of produce available. Delicious organic food is also available and is a great attraction! It's in a shady park and the people are a delight.
  • Melinda Arndt
  • 196 days, 21 hours ago
Fresh and local plants, food, friends, music, family activities = vitality at its most inviting!
  • Lori knox
  • 196 days, 21 hours ago
It is vital to this health conscious community and to support our local farmers.
  • Anonymous
  • 196 days, 21 hours ago
The Fairfield Farmers' Market has a variety of items to offer from fresh fruits and vegetables to activities for young and old.
  • John REeves
  • 196 days, 21 hours ago
Great diversity of local people and products. Great food and produce. Local musicians play.
  • Anonymous
  • 196 days, 21 hours ago
Good food & great people. What more could you ask for?
  • Kenneth Ross
  • 196 days, 22 hours ago
It's a great source of fresh, local food!
  • Susan Booth
  • 196 days, 22 hours ago
Our Farmer's Market has it all. Home grown produce, flowers, music, great food and beautifull arts and crafts. It's a festival every Saturday with something for everyone in your family.
  • Anonymous
  • 197 days, 14 hours ago
  • Benjamin Katz
  • 197 days, 14 hours ago
Good food, good people, amazing community!
  • Talia Winningham
  • 198 days, 23 hours ago
  • Jennie Hirsch
  • 199 days, 2 hours ago
Because it supports our local economy and sustainability.
  • Alexander Gabis
  • 199 days, 23 hours ago
Local producers and craftspeople serving a local market. Connects farmers to consumers.
  • Rebecca Huggins
  • 200 days, 9 minutes ago
I love the locally grown produce and baked goods, the music, and the social nature of FFM.
  • Troy Van Beek
  • 200 days, 4 hours ago
Buy fresh buy local!
  • Barrett Leslie
  • 200 days, 11 hours ago
I love the community and beautiful organic vegetables-not to mention the crepes!
  • Linda STallone
  • 200 days, 22 hours ago
Great fresh, often organic, produce twice a week in season. How much better can it get? I love walking down to the farmer's market and coming home bearing all sorts of homegrown, homemade goodies.
  • Stephen Prettyman
  • 201 days, 45 minutes ago
A good diversity of product with great ongoing entertainments. Excellent locally grown organic produce.
  • steve nichols
  • 201 days, 2 hours ago
FFM embodies the Fairfield experience. Great food, music, art, and always something to make you feel good about living here. It' great to see all the families with young kids enjoying Howard Park.
  • S Fulcher
  • 201 days, 4 hours ago
Fresh organic produce. It's fun. Fun, friends, fine produce
  • Lee Leffler
  • 201 days, 5 hours ago
Everyone is friendly, and there is lots of selection. They always have entertainment on Saturdays, including a Maypole Dance in the spring. I'm so happy this Farmer's Market has something for kids and adults!
  • Susie Niedermeyer
  • 201 days, 5 hours ago
It's the freshest food around and there are lots of value added items as well. I also love that craft people come and in the spring there are garden items.
  • Larraine Yankaus
  • 201 days, 6 hours ago
It is a fun place for me to sell my handmade jewelry. It is a great place to socialize, eat and buy wonderful food and just hang out on Saturday morning.
  • Jo Ann Crouch
  • 201 days, 7 hours ago
This Farmers market is one of the most creative I've been to. Always the fresh food, of course, but it's a great gathering place which boasts activities for kids, entertainment and social fun for everyone!
  • Anonymous
  • 201 days, 14 hours ago
Fairfield's Farmers' Market is a happy place, filled with fresh, organic local foods, games, performers--a real celebration of life!
  • Buddy Biancalana
  • 201 days, 14 hours ago
A great event to connect with so much of what the community offers. Healthy food, art, music and wonderful people.
  • Anonymous
  • 201 days, 14 hours ago
it's a real buy local, buy fresh, organic foods, great plants, flowers, jewelry, bread, jams, farm eggs, live music, freshly cooked lunch, fresh drinks, traveling events, something new every week, always worth going even in the rain!
  • Anonymous
  • 201 days, 15 hours ago
I feel really fortunate that I can buy so many quality foods and other wonderful items at the Fairfield Farmers Market. We have a truly remarkable market.
  • Jennifer Gallagher
  • 201 days, 21 hours ago
Our family supports our local farmers so they can continue to grow healthy organic non-gmo food. The future of our food supply is at stake with industrial farming and companies like Monsanto patenting seeds. It's time for people to send a message and put their dollars where it counts into our local economy. Not to mention the tremendous energy savings by buying local. Why buy an apple that has been transported from outside our country when we have family farms struggling right here in our community to make ends meet? Buy from our local farmers and help support a sustainable future.
  • Beth Alonso
  • 201 days, 22 hours ago
  • james duke
  • 201 days, 23 hours ago
better food ...
  • Annalisa Miller
  • 202 days, 55 minutes ago
Our farmers' market is a community event, in the truest most essential meaning of the word! Our family loves walking there twice a week to enjoy other families, farmers, local veggies, nibble on the baked goods, drink fresh juice, listen to music, browse the handmade crafts. Everything offered is local and sustainable and shopping there not only offers the best source of fresh food outside of our own garden, it also supports and strengthens our local economy - and it's fun! It is one of our favorite events and Fairfield wouldn't be the same without it.
  • Burt Chojnowski
  • 202 days, 1 hour ago
Organic, Amish and eclectic! I stop by every week to pick up our abundant CSA share.
  • Julia Jorgensen
  • 202 days, 5 hours ago
It is such a wonderful and convenient way to get really fresh produce! It's also fulfilling to support the local venders.
  • Anonymous
  • 202 days, 17 hours ago
Fairfield's Farmer's Market is something I look forward to attending every week. There is a large selection of homemade goodies including clothes, desserts, hot food and my personal favorite, Kate's Crepe stand. The park is lively with families brought together by the delicious food and rhythm of live music. Please check us out!
  • Mary Carter
  • 203 days, 3 hours ago
It is a GREAT family atmosphere; swings, trees, shade, picnic tables, benches, entertainment, food, and wonderful produce, jewelry & more!!!!
  • Justin Cutter
  • 203 days, 11 hours ago
It's yummy, the best way to buy food. Just such a damn good idea, it really brings the community together too. Wahoo!
  • Carlene Brown
  • 203 days, 16 hours ago
Because I traveled through Fairfield with Congressman Dennis Kucinich on his 2004 Presidential campaign. I am very impressed with the high level of involvement in peace, justice and environmental projects there.
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 16 hours ago
Wonderful breads and pastries and hot food and plants and vegetables and surprises every week!
  • elaine duncan
  • 203 days, 19 hours ago
It is a healthy, refreshing expression of human sharing and creativity.
  • Will Merydith
  • 203 days, 19 hours ago
Local fresh food that's healthy and supports my neighbors.
  • Collin Miller
  • 203 days, 19 hours ago
I love buying fresh veggies and home-baked bread at our farmers market! Oh oh! And the apple juice! OH THE APPLE JUICES!
  • Clouds deNarvaez
  • 203 days, 20 hours ago
A wonderful way to experience this community... A place to met old and new friends... great food, great music, FUN!
  • Paul Garrido
  • 203 days, 20 hours ago
Because it's fun, local, and delicious!
  • pati philbrook
  • 203 days, 21 hours ago
Each vendor actually cares about his or her products and about satisfying the customers. Also, we can totally trust that each one provides truly organic produce and grass-fed meats. Also, the outdoor entertainment is always such fun. And, it is an amazing greeting and gathering place for communing with our fellow citizens, two times a week!
  • nancy freund
  • 203 days, 22 hours ago
good food, good music, and good company. perfect!
  • alice coffey
  • 203 days, 22 hours ago
it's great! Fun people, good food, lots of neat crafts, I love it!
  • Ellen DeLashmutt
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
They have fresh produce locally raised giving a nearly zero carbon footprint.It is fun to go out on a Saturday AM & see what is available. They have a Native American Drum Maker there that actually makes his own drums that are for sale as well!!! A rockin' place!!
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Excellent selection of organic vegetables, free range eggs and sustainable farm practices are featured in this quaint knowledge intensive market. Great variety and wonderful people.
  • monica fontoura
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
to support local organic farmers and support healthier eating habits - it is more earth friendly, healthier, and makes people more connected with their environment as a whole. Everyone benefits, everyone gets naturally happier.
  • Tina McQuiston
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Fairfield Farmers' Market supports local fresh produce, fresh baked items, and local artists and crafts. It's a great family gathering every week, with our children enjoying fresh cooked meals from all over the world (we have an international range of students' that offer their own country's special dishes) at the Market stands and lots of community interaction with all our neighbors.
  • Penny Fitz-Randolph
  • 204 days, 2 hours ago
Really a good place to start your Saturday morning -- friendly vendors, wonderful baked goods, fresh local produce, arts and crafts, and you see so many of your friends (you can even buy lunch there!).
  • Denyce Rusch
  • 204 days, 2 hours ago
It has great fresh products produce by friendly great people!
  • Toni Alazraki
  • 204 days, 2 hours ago
There is special feeling there. The food is pure, and it's a nice way for community members to gather.
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 3 hours ago
I love this market because everyone is there selling from the Amish to the students from the University and the farmers wife with her baked goods or freshly grown vegetables. Also local artist with their art and often different entertainers from rock to folk to country to make our shopping experience even more entertaining!
  • Ellen Jones
  • 204 days, 3 hours ago
pure food, caring vendors, friendly people, always a fabulous experience
  • maria vargas
  • 204 days, 11 hours ago
keeps the community together
  • Mike Finneran
  • 204 days, 12 hours ago
Lots of organic, smiles, and variety of vendors EVERY weekend!
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 13 hours ago
The Farmer's Market is a staple of Fairfield life. Veggies, music, friends, organic, healthy, REAL food shared and enjoyed by the community.
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 13 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 13 hours ago
They are the very best in the whole world.
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 15 hours ago
It's great!
  • Lisa Phillips
  • 204 days, 16 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 16 hours ago
They always have great entertainment, great fresh food, and a wonderful atmosphere. Its great to be able to connect to local farmers and friends and enjoy the bounty of Iowa all together. The baked goods and jams are fabulous as are the food stands- homemade sushi, crepes, etc. And I even found handmade jewelry there that I still have from four years ago. All in all it's always a fun time.
  • Nina Benjamin
  • 204 days, 16 hours ago
  • Alia Bien
  • 204 days, 16 hours ago
Everyone there is so excited bout creating a strong local harvest, they care bout helping support the amazing local economy.
  • Lauryn Shapter
  • 204 days, 17 hours ago
I'm loco for local food! I love getting to know the people who grow our food, supporting small farmers in a big-ag world, and getting to see people from so many walks of life interact.
  • Heather Miller-Rodriguez
  • 204 days, 18 hours ago
Because nothing is so tasty as food picked that day, brought from just a few miles away! Plus local handmade gifts = win!
  • Malinda Gosvig
  • 204 days, 19 hours ago
Because locally grown foods taste better, support our local economy, are organic, and cheaper than imports! It's a win-win-win situation: I win, the growers win, and the environment wins :-)
  • Heli Witherspoon
  • 204 days, 19 hours ago
I love interacting with the farmers and eating fresh food!
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 19 hours ago
  • mitra muehlman
  • 204 days, 20 hours ago
everyone comes together to support our awesome local farmers and food producers!
  • Diana Yepez
  • 204 days, 20 hours ago
Because it gives us access to fresh, locally grown food. Because it's an opportunity for the residents of Fairfield to get to meet the wonderful people that grow the food that we eat. Because it reduces my carbon footprint. Because I can bike or walk to get my food. Because I feel more connected to the people in my community!
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 20 hours ago
Couldn't live without it. Wish to support buy fresh, buy local always. I so much appreciate what the local farmers are doing.
  • Amellia S
  • 204 days, 20 hours ago
our community is worth celebrating
  • Anna Humphreys
  • 204 days, 20 hours ago
  • Lila Wallace
  • 204 days, 20 hours ago
Over the years I've watched the Fairfield Farmers' Market grow until today it is a celebration of the community, a reason for everyone to come together and share local products and hear music and sample treats and have a great time!
  • Jonathan Clifford
  • 204 days, 21 hours ago
The amazing food, people and music are always a great way to start off my Saturday.
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 22 hours ago
Good selection of organic produce.
  • Nora Mylett
  • 204 days, 22 hours ago
Good prices Pleasant setting to shop for edibles Food freshness guaranteed!! Compared to a chain grocery store, our Farmer's Market is far more connected to earth and living things. Alot of products in massive grocery stores are so processed/packaged/unrealistically labeled that the actual food value is out of sight (or nonexistent). I prefer the "back to basics" approach of Farmer's Market.
  • Narayana Windenberger
  • 204 days, 23 hours ago
Cause it's my local farmer's market!
  • Sandra Rosania
  • 205 days, 31 minutes ago
I love the fresh produce and community feeling. Plus it gives locals a chance to market their talent and share their bounty. It's good for everyone, farmer and consumer alike.
  • VInodthan Nayagar
  • 205 days, 56 minutes ago
I really love to support the local economy. Supporting the local economy provides for a more sustainable local market, and does not require the use of transporting food from far away. The food is very fresh!
  • Anonymous
  • 205 days, 1 hour ago
I love the people and the food!
  • walt DeVas
  • 205 days, 1 hour ago
It has the largest selection of organic and Non-GMO foods around,plus lots of friendly innovative people.
  • Melissa Pearson
  • 205 days, 1 hour ago
Meet friends and families who work to make our community so productive, diverse and successful and enjoy freshly-picked delicious produce, music, crafts and homemade items that support our community and local economy.
  • Judith Kingsbury
  • 205 days, 3 hours ago
Fairfield farmer's market is in the center of town,near the town square and civic center, in a lovely park, lots of parking, easily reached by bike or on foot, a wide range of vendors, well attended. Best of all, it's a true community gathering place, where everybody is energized, proud and happy to be there, enjoying the wonderful selection of produce, cooking, music, crafts, the children running and playing, the park, the summer, and each other - the diverse collection of amazing people who come together every week.
  • Marissa Markowitz
  • 205 days, 5 hours ago
The Farmer's Market is a community gathering celebrating what individuals and families are capable of growing and making with the knowledge or skills they have learned or had passed down through family tradition.
  • Phillippa Mecham
  • 205 days, 15 hours ago
Good fresh food, friendly farmers, well located, easy access, good to see the community collecting around a fun and healthy event. I like to support the local farmers to feed us locally with good and healthy food
  • Livia Cole
  • 205 days, 16 hours ago
Incredible organic produce selection compared to size of town. Great programs for children. concerts, farm tours, and many other activities available. Farmers come from as far as 40 miles. It's a great community get-together place.
  • Craig Pearson
  • 205 days, 17 hours ago
We love locally grown produce.
  • Anonymous
  • 205 days, 17 hours ago
Locally grown produce is generally healthiest, and it's a great community event.
  • Anonymous
  • 205 days, 17 hours ago
Fabulous community gathering!
  • Anonymous
  • 205 days, 18 hours ago
It is an event!
  • Anonymous
  • 205 days, 19 hours ago
Not too big, not too small, mostly organic and just right!
  • Diane Davis
  • 205 days, 19 hours ago
Locally grown food is the best. It supports, people, health, community, growth.
  • Soren Pearson
  • 205 days, 19 hours ago
I love shopping local because the food not only tastes better but you get to know the farmer who grew the food you buy.
  • Anonymous
  • 205 days, 23 hours ago
the feeling there is so good, it is hard to leave!
  • Roger Pelizzari
  • 206 days, 21 seconds ago
  • Rodney Charles
  • 206 days, 3 hours ago
Our family trys to live a modest, caring,, healthy, organic lifestyle. Why not live 100+ actively engaged years?
  • James Moore
  • 206 days, 3 hours ago
As manager of the local grassroots community radio station,, we borrowed one of our slogans from Fairfield's Farmers' Market: Listen fresh, Listen local! It's a glorious tradition of shared community abundance and spreads joy and natural goodness every time you go. Did I mention, fun for the whole family?
  • debbie freeberg-renwick
  • 206 days, 3 hours ago
It offers locally grown and made organic products, the displays are beautifully and lovingly done, it is a fun gathering place for friends, we get to hear local musicians perform, and it feels good to know I am supporting the local economy!
  • Patrick Bosold
  • 206 days, 4 hours ago
Because I like to buy fresh and buy local!
  • Ann Clifford
  • 206 days, 14 hours ago
Buy fresh, buy local says it all, or, actually not all, but most important. The rest is how great it is just to go, and hang out and visit, eat crepes or samosas or other Indian food, and enjoy the music, the market, and the fun. I try not to eat only local vegies once the market gets going, and it's pretty easy to do that.
  • Anonymous
  • 206 days, 14 hours ago
  • Jane Scott
  • 206 days, 14 hours ago
I love the fresh produce throughout the summer and fall and it is a great place to get helpful hints about growing my own produce too. Everyone there is very nice and helpful and the special events they have are just a great bonus!!
  • Timothy Britton
  • 206 days, 15 hours ago
The wonderful people! What else is there?
  • Dawn Merydith
  • 206 days, 15 hours ago
I love all the great local food and crafts!
  • Betty and Fred Krueger
  • 206 days, 16 hours ago
Lots of wonderful fresh local organic produce, and also local crafts, art, jewelry, plus local live entertainment. This event brings together our Amish neighbors (along with their wonderful produce), our eco-village organic farming families, our local merchants who supply numerous items of delicious hot fresh cooked and baked food, local musical talent, all in a park with playground equipment for the children. It becomes a community gathering event, where one is sure to get a chance to socialize with friends one may not see during the week, as well as make new friends and learn about the creative projects of other community members.
  • Anonymous
  • 206 days, 17 hours ago
It's a reflection of the unique community of Fairfield, health oriented, sustainable oriented, wonderfully friendly and most of all fantastic veggies, fruits and delicious prepared food items.
  • Patricia Wood
  • 206 days, 17 hours ago
I buy fresh organic vegetables from Ernie Hinkle!
  • jeffrey hedquist
  • 206 days, 17 hours ago
Great fresh food. Great fresh entertainment. Great fresh friends!
  • joy bolster
  • 206 days, 18 hours ago
because this is my community and we all have been through so much together.
  • Jay Johnsen
  • 206 days, 18 hours ago
Great growers, great supporters, lots of A1 and organic produce, breads, baked goods, flowers, plant starts TWICE a week and located in a central park easy to get to. It's a community in action.
  • Anonymous
  • 206 days, 19 hours ago
Our Fairfield Farmer's market is family friendly and full of smiling faces as well as wonderful organic produce, interesting crafts, food, and entertainment!
  • Anonymous
  • 206 days, 19 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 206 days, 21 hours ago
The Fairfield Farmers' Market is more than a farmers' market. Not only can I buy fresh, locally grown produce and plants there, but I can buy all kinds of interesting home-made crafts and gifts. On Saturdays I go there for a choice of delicious lunch options, which I enjoy while socializing with friends in the park.
  • Jay Mattsson
  • 206 days, 22 hours ago
The Fairfield Farmers' Market schedules different performers and events every Saturday and it's so well organized. The Fairfield Farmers' Market becomes a popular social gathering for hundreds of people. It has many tables of organic produce and snacks.
  • Donna Cingire
  • 206 days, 23 hours ago
I love the produce and hand made things that are sold there.
  • Michael Halley
  • 206 days, 23 hours ago
  • Marsha Bell
  • 206 days, 23 hours ago
It's the 'village well' a gathering place twice a week for the best that Fairfield offers in people, produce, plants, baked goods, local entertainment, on site unique restaurants and craft items

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