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.


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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211 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265



(515) 274-4692

Heart of Iowa Marketplace

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

Monday: Closed

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday: 12:00 pm -4:00 pm

Curbside pickup is available.

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