Heart of Iowa Market Place is the go-to store for locally sourced Iowa-themed gifts when you are looking to send a “Taste of Iowa” to friends, family, clients or employees around the world.

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Leave the thinking to us. We love to custom craft the perfect Iowa gifts for your special someone. Simply chose your desired dollar amount and add a few notes about the recipient at checkout and we've got you covered. Upload your logo and we'll include the right colors to match.

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About Us

Located in Historic Valley Junction, Heart of Iowa Marketplace has been Iowa’s original specialty store since 1983. Heart of Iowa Market Place offers opportunities to sample, share and remember Iowa with distinctly Iowa gift items and products.

Heart of Iowa has many Iowa gift baskets to choose from, perfect for that special person or occasion. Select one of our specialty baskets or let us help you design your own. Choose from our large selection of baskets, bags and boxes to fill with our wide array of Iowa gourmet foods, gifts and souvenirs. When family, friends, and business associates want a little bit of Iowa, choose Heart of Iowa Market Place for your gifts.

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Heart of Iowa Market Place

211 Fifth Street, West Des Moines, Iowa 50265


Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 10-6
Wednesday: 10-6
Thursday: 10-6 (Seasonally Open Late)
Friday: 10-6
Saturday: 10-6
Sunday: 12-4

Email: Orders@heartofiowa.com
Phone: 515-274-IOWA (4692)