Food in Des Moines

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Des Moines

Des Moines is located in the heart of America, the midst of the world's most fertile soil. No wonder Iowa is such a productive source of corn, soybeans, hogs, cows, ostriches, llamas, and turkeys, just to name a few of the state's products. As the state's capital, Des Moines - as well as its farmers' markets, restaurants, and foodies - benefits from a multitude of local producers. On a Saturday morning in summer, Court Avenue is thronged with locals stocking up on everything from Amish-baked pies, locally produced cider, edible flowers, to jalapeņo peppers. No wonder Better Homes and Gardens is based there.

I have written about food in Des Moines on a number of occasions in the past. Read more of my writings about Des Moines food.

Iowa and Des Moines Food links