Survey

We love the Downtown Farmers’ Market and know you do, too! Want to help us make it even better? We would love your input! Please answer the following questions to the best of your abilities.

Two survey participants will be randomly selected to receive a Downtown Farmers' Market jute bag of $20 value. If you would like to be considered for the drawing, please provide your contact information at the bottom of the survey.

* 1. How did you hear about the Downtown Farmers’ Market? (Please check all that apply):

* 2. When was the last time you attended the Downtown Farmers’ Market?

* 3. If you have never attended the Downtown Farmers’ Market, please explain why:

* 4. Please select the frequency with which you attended the Downtown Farmers’ Market in the last year. (NOTE: There are 26 Saturdays every season):

* 5. In your opinion, what is the most enjoyable aspect of the Downtown Farmers’ Market experience?

* 6. In your opinion, what can be improved to enhance the Downtown Farmers’ Market experience?

* 7. Please select which items you most regularly purchase when visiting the Downtown Farmers’ Market (please check all that apply):

* 8. Where do you typically conduct your grocery shopping?

* 9. When shopping for groceries, do you typically buy specialty products including:

* 10. How much do you spend during an average visit to the Downtown Farmers’ Market?

* 11. Please rank the likelihood you would attend the Downtown Farmers’ Market if:

  Not very likely Highly likely
the Downtown Farmers’ Market was earlier in the morning on Saturday (prior to 7 a.m.).
the Downtown Farmers’ Market was later in the morning on Saturday (ran later than Noon).
the Downtown Farmers’ Market was year-round.
the Downtown Farmers’ Market was also held on a weekday evening.
the Downtown Farmers’ Market was also held on a weekday over the lunch hour.

* 12. Please rank your awareness of the following Downtown Farmers’ Market programs:

  Not at all aware Highly aware
UnityPoint – Des Moines Health and Wellness Activities
Meals From The Market as sponsored by Great Western Bank (Meals From The Market offers Market vendors and patrons an opportunity to give back to the community by providing fresh food to the homeless and hungry in Greater Des Moines.)
Free Wagon Rental (Wagon availability is limited and are available first-come, first-served. Stop by the Information Booth at Third Street and Court Avenue for details or to rent a wagon.)
GrapeVine Tunes (Come hear it through the grapevine! Experience local musicians, ages 5-18, showcasing their talent near 4th and Walnut Streets.)
Free Bike Valet (Ride your bike and park free in the safe and secure bike valet staffed by the Des Moines Bicycle Collective.)
Volunteer Opportunities
Community Corner/Saturday Salutes (Find out what is going on in the community. Local charitable organizations promote learning opportunities, Downtown events and community resources each Saturday.)
Downtown Farmers' Market Merchandise
Downtown Farmers' Market Gift Certificates
Rise & Shine Market Deals (Rise & Shine Market Deals provides Market-goers an opportunity to receive exclusive weekly deals from Market vendors by opting in to receive text messages from The Market.)
EBT or SNAP Benefits Program (Iowans can use their Electronic Benefits Transfer card to purchase qualified food at the Downtown Farmers’ Market. This program provides access to the freshest food Iowa has to offer.)
Free Saturday Park & Ride Program with DART/D-Line

* 13. Please rank the value you place on the following Downtown Farmers’ Market programs:

  Not at all valuable Highly valuable N/A
UnityPoint – Des Moines Health and Wellness Activities
Meals From The Market as sponsored by Great Western Bank
Free Wagon Rental
GrapeVine Tunes
Free Bike Valet
Volunteer Opportunities
Community Corner/Saturday Salutes
Downtown Farmers' Market Merchandise
Downtown Farmers' Market Gift Certificates
Rise & Shine Market Deals
EBT or SNAP Benefits Program
Free Saturday Park & Ride Program with DART/D-Line

* 14. For the following statements, please select the option that you most agree with:

  Strongly disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly agree
I am satisfied with the programming available at the Downtown Farmers’ Market
I am satisfied with the vendors available at the Downtown Farmers’ Market
I am satisfied with the product offerings available at the Downtown Farmers’ Market
I am satisfied with the entertainment at the Downtown Farmers’ Market

* 15. Is there anything else you would like to tell us continue to develop The Market in the future?:

* 16. Please select your age range:

* 17. In which city do you currently reside?

* 18. To be eligible for the jute bag drawing ($20 value), please provide your contact information, so we may contact you if you’re selected as the drawing winner:

Thank you for taking the time to fill out our survey. We appreciate your feedback.
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