Farmers Markets

Be a part of the first COUNTY-WIDE Farmers Market in the state of Iowa! Howard County is hosting a Farmers Market and no other county in Iowa is doing what we are! It's history in the making!

Get Out, Get Healthy, and Get Involved with this Historic County Activity!

Upcoming Farmers Markets

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Starting May 17 - Tuesdays and Fridays from 2PM - 5:30PM


June - August: Mondays and Fridays from 10AM - 4PM

September: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 10AM - 4PM


Starting the beginning of June - Wednesdays from 3:30PM - 6:30PM


Starting end of May - Saturdays from 9AM - 11:30AM

Vendor Information

Vendors can register for the farmers market using the online form below or by downloading the pdf application. Please send the completed form and a check made out to Howard County Farmers Market to 101 2nd Avenue SW Cresco, IA 52136.

Please contact 563.547.3434 with any questions. For more information and/or to register call Howard County Business & Tourism 563.547.3434

Season Pass

You can easily register for a single city or county-wide pass.

City Pass: If you want to have a booth in ONE rural city (Elma, Chester, Riceville), a booth will be $10 for the entire season (this excludes Cresco).

County-Wide Pass: If you want to be able to have a booth in all the cities in Howard County (Cresco, Chester, Elma or Riceville), all you pay is $55 for the entire season. You can move from town to town with this pass.