The Downtown Farmers’ Market in Des Moines is set to begin as sunny weather and summerlike temperatures continue into the weekend.

The popular farmers’ market consists of nearly 300 vendors, including 97 farmers, producers and growers, 25 vendors selling baked goods, nine local wine producers, five artisanal cheesemakers and 59 food artisans and gourmet food producers.

This year’s list includes 47 new vendors. It’s also the first year with the addition of the new downtown Hy-Vee.

If you’re concerned about finding a parking…