515-274-4692 • 211 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265

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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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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.

Historic Valley Junction – 1970.

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Small Business Saturday is finally here and we can’t wait to see you! 🛍 We’re open in Valley Junction until 6pm! ... See MoreSee Less

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Honored to be part of such a cool story and proud to be an Iowa State University Alumni. Go Cyclones!Abby Sharp (‘12 landscape architecture), owns Heart of Iowa Market Place, selling products like pasta and wine, to cutting boards and candles – all made by small vendors in Iowa.

Last year during the pandemic their orders of gift boxes and baskets tripled, shipping all over the U.S. and internationally.

“We were able to elevate a lot of other small businesses,” said Sharp. “When any major corporation comes to us for gift boxes, we only source small vendors here in Iowa. A lot of grocery stores or chains carry items that are majorly manufactured. We prefer to stick to the small ones who are literally making them in their kitchens themselves and not outsourcing things.”
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Honored to be part of such a cool story and proud to be an Iowa State University Alumni. Go Cyclones!

Don’t forget this weekend is Small Business Saturday! Join us at the junction and don’t forget to enter our giveaway for a chance to win a $50 gift card!! ❤️🤩 ... See MoreSee Less

Don’t forget this weekend is Small Business Saturday! Join us at the junction and don’t forget to enter our giveaway for a chance to win a $50 gift card!! ❤️🤩

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211 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265

 

Phone

(515) 274-4692

Your Iowa store & so much more.
Give us a call at (515) 274-4692.

Find us at 211 5th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265

STORE HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10:00-6:00  (Open late for Valley Junction's Farmers Market on Thursdays)

Sunday 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Curbside pickup is available.

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