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Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market to Host First Annual Farm to Table Event, Presented by VisionBank

August 2, 2018

Ames, IAThe Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market is excited to host the first annual Farm to Table dinner Presented by VisionBank on Sunday, August 12. The event will be held on the 500 block of Main Street from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. with dinner provided by market vendors, prepared by staff from Aunt Maude’s. 

“This event was created to highlight our local market vendors while giving our guests a special gourmet meal,” said Lojean Peterson, Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market Manager. “Attendees will be given a unique experience to dine on local food while enjoying the outdoor atmosphere of Downtown Ames!”

Through this event the market hopes to raise funding to enhance the market experience for all visitors. Farm to Table will serve as a fundraiser for the Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market. Money raised will go towards the promotion of over 70 vendors and assist in providing free music, programming and classes to 2,500 – 3,200 weekly market attendees.

Only 150 tickets will be available for the inaugural Farm to Table dinner. Individual and group tickets can now be purchased through the Ames Chamber of Commerce website for $100 each.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 515-232-2310 or visit

The Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market is led by the Ames Chamber of Commerce and is supported by the Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau Community Grant Program.


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