Laura Heller

2009 Farmer’s Market Guide

By - May 31st, 2009 10:58 pm
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farm-market091When in Wisconsin, do as Wisconsinites do: buy your produce from Wisconsin  producers! As anyone who’s spent more than 20 minutes in this state is aware, there are farms all over the place, and it is more important, more enjoyable, and more economically and environmentally sound than ever to support them.

Whether you feel like taking a stroll down the street or a day trip to one of Wisconsin’s charming small towns; be you in search of local honey (which might help ward off allergies), artisan soaps and skin care products, fresh-baked bread and bakery, herbs and flowers or just some fresh green beans and potatoes for dinner; even if you just go to meet your neighbors and hear some music, Wisconsin’s farmers markets are a many splendor’d thing. Bookmark this page and enjoy your locally-grown summer.

Aur Farmers Market
6922 W. Good Hope Rd.
9 am – 3 pm, Sundays through October.
Offers seasonal and organic produce, specialty goods, meats, baked goods, crafts and flowers.414-463-4287 or http://www.aurcity.com/

Downtown Beloit Farmer’s Market
400 E. Grand Ave.

8 am – 1 pm, Saturdays through October

This 30-year-old community farmer’s market features more than 60 vendors selling local produce, baked goods, jams and jellies, herbs and bedding plants, fish, meat, eggs, cheese, fresh flowers and crafts

Brown Deer Farmers Market
Lowe’s Parking Lot, 6300 W. Brown Deer Rd.
9 am – 6 pm, Wednesdays through October.
Annuals and perennials, herbs, and fruits and vegetables.
414-354-6923

Brookfield Farmers Market
2200 N. Calhoun Rd.
7:30 am – 12 pm, Saturdays through October.
Annuals, perennials, fruits and vegetables, Piedmontese beef, cut flowers, maple syrup, chickens, eggs, bison meat, baked goods, dried floral, garden art and much more.  Weekly entertainment and demonstrations.  Monthly Market and More events featuring handcrafted items.
262-784-7804 or http://www.brookfieldfarmersmarket.com/

Burlington Farmers Market
N. Pine St. & E. Washington St.
3 pm – 7 pm, Thursdays through October.
Offers a large selection of locally grown bedding plants, annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and unique containers.
262-210-6360 or 262-496-8826 or http://www.burlington-wi.gov/Community/farmers_market2009.htm

Cudahy Farmers Market
4723 S. Packard Ave., Cudahy
10 am – 4 pm, Fridays through October.
Locally grown and produced baked goods, fresh produce, plants and vegetables, apples, honey, flowers, crafts and more.
414-769-7799

Delafield Farmers Market

City Parking Lot next to Fish Hatchery; 514 W. Main St., Delafield
7 am – 1 pm, Saturdays through October.
Locally grown seasonal vegetables, fruits, herbs, honey, cider, fresh and dried flowers, ironworks, homespun woolen yarns and other handcrafted items by local artisans.
262-646-9305 or http://www.delafieldfarmersmarket.com/

Cathedral Square
East Side Green Market

Beans and Barley Parking Lot, 1901 E. North Ave.
10 am – 2 pm, Saturdays through October 10.
Local artists, designers and craftspeople, delicious local food and drinks and great local entertainment.
414-278-7878 or http://www.theeastside.org/categories/10-green-market-2009

East Town Farmers Market

Cathedral Square Park, 520 E. Wells St.
8 am – 12:30 pm, Saturdays June through October.
Freshly grown produce, jellies, jams, cheeses, specialty foods, arts and crafts.
414-271-1416 or http://www.easttown.com/

Fondy Farmers Market

2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
Saturdays through June 20: 9 am – 12 pm
Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun June 27 – October: 7 am – 3 pm
Saturdays Nov 7 – 21: 7 am – 3 pm
Offers regular cooking demos and freshly prepared food.
414-933-8121 or http://www.fondymarket.org/

Fox Point Farmers Market
Stormonth School, 7300 N. Lombardy Rd.
8 am – 12 pm, Saturdays June 20 – October 17.
Fruits and vegetables, mushrooms, plants, flowers, honey, bakery, cheese and herbal soap.
414-352-0555

Germantown Farmers Market

Germantown Livery Parking Lot; N132 W17303 Rockfield Rd., Germantown
8 am – 2 pm, Saturdays through October.
Offers fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs and entertainment is soon to come.
414-651-4080 or http://birdsandbeeswax.com/Farmers_Market

Grafton Farmers Market
Twin City Plaza; 1720 Wisconsin Ave., Grafton
9 am – 5 pm, Thursdays July 9 – October.
Fresh produce, flowers, elk meat, poultry.
262-377-1650

Greendale Open Market
Municipal Parking Lot, One block west of Broad St.

8 am – 12 pm, Saturdays June 27 & July 18, Aug 1, Aug 15 & Aug 29, Sept 12 & Sept 26, Oct 3 & Oct 17.
(Dates alternate with nearby Hales Corners Harvest)
Farmers’ produce, apples, jams, syrups and flowers, honey, vegetables,soup, bakery items, variety of crafts.
414-423-2790 or http://gpr.greendale.k12.wi.us/Open_Market/Open_Market.html

Hales Corners Harvest on the Homestead
Stahl-Conrad
Homestead, 9724 W. Forest Home Ave.
8 am – 12 pm,  Saturdays June 20, July 11 & 25, Aug 8 & 22, Sept 5 & 19, Oct 10 & 24
(Dates alternate with nearby Greendale Open Market)
Produce, arts and crafts,  bakery and frozen soups.
414-708-0584 or http://www.harvestatthehomestead.org/

Hartford Farmers Market
Johnson St. Parking Lot, One block west of Main St. on Hwy 60, Hartford

7 am – 1 pm, Saturdays through November 14.
Ceramics, hot roasted nuts, handmade jewelry, marinades, homemade sauces and more. 262-673-7193

Howell Avenue Farmers Market
U.S. Bank, 4015 S. Howell Ave.

8:30 am -12:30 pm, Saturdays July through October.
Fresh produce throughout the entire summer.
414-881-1185

Jefferson Farmers Market
Rotary Park on E. Dodge St., One block west of Main St.

5 pm – 8 pm, Thursdays June 10 & 24, July 15 & 29, Aug 12 & 26.
920-674-5144

Juneau Farmers Market

Courthouse Square, 127 E. Oak St.
8 am – 12 pm, Fridays June through October.
Offers flowers and plants, vegetables, berries and other fruits, baked items and crafts.
920-386-3359

Kenosha Farmers Market
Various locations

June – November:
Tuesday, Union Park 6 am – 12 pm (7th Ave. & 45th St.)
Wednesday, Columbus Park 6 am – 12 pm (22nd Ave. & 54th St.)
Thursday, Lincoln Park 6 am – 12 pm (18th Ave. & 68th St.)
Friday, Baker Park 6 am – 12 pm (Sheridan Rd. & 65th St.)
Saturday, Columbus Park 6 am – 1 pm (22nd Ave. & 54th St.)
http://www.kenosha.org/departments/parks/farmers.html

Kenosha Harbor Market
Kenosha
Harbor Park, 2nd Ave. between 55th and 56th St.
9 am – 2 pm, Saturdays Memorial day weekend to end of October.
Offers long line of organic meats, cheeses, breads, art, crafts and live chef and music demonstrations.
262-914-1252 or http://www.kenoshaharbormarketplace.com/

Lake Geneva Farmers Market
Horticultural Hall;
330 Broad St., Lake Geneva
8 am – 1 pm, Thursdays through October.
Fresh flowers, wide variety of vegetables, homemade crafts, quilts and clothing for infants.
262-248-7598 or http://www.lkgeneva.com/pages/farmermarket.html

Lake Mills Open Market
Common
Park; 200 Water St., Lake Mills
2 pm – Dusk, Wednesdays through October.
920-648-2344 or http://www.lakemills.org/events.htm

Mayville Farmers Market
On Main St. between Bridge and Horicon St.

7 am – 11 am, Wednesdays through October.
Fresh vegetables, local home-grown produce, crafts and plants.
920-387-1167 or http://www.mainstreetmayville.com/

Menomonee Falls Farmers Market
North Jr. High Campus Parking Lot, One block west of the corner of Appleton and Main

8 am – 4 pm, Wednesdays through November.
Fresh vegetables, eggs, bakery, fresh flowers (annuals and perennials), crafts and honey.
262-251-8797 or http://menomoneefallsdowntown.com/

Milwaukee Public Market Outdoor Market
400 N. Water St., On St. Paul Ave. side of Public Market

10 am – 3 pm, Saturdays through October 17.
Unlimited free parking on the weekends.  Themed events every week, including kids day and art day.  Wisconsin grown produce, jewelery, accessories artwork, live music, prepared food and chef demonstrations.
414-336-1111 or http://www.milwaukeepublicmarket.org/index.php

New Berlin Farmers Market
Parking Area of New Berlin
Plaza, 3600 S. Moorland Rd.
7 am – 12 pm, Saturdays through October.
262-786-5280 or http://207.67.56.142/farmersmarket.asp

Oconomowoc Farmers Market
St. Paul’s Church; 210 E. Pleasant St., Oconomowoc

7 am – 12 pm, Saturdays through October.
Browse through produce, flowers, arts and crafts.
262-567-2666 or http://www.oconomowoc.org/

Port Washington Farmers Market
The corner of Main St. & Franklin St.

8 am – 12 pm, Saturdays July 4 through October.
Offers a wide range of certified organic produce, garden art, jams, jellies, bakers, music and cooking demonstrations at least twice a month. Local nonprofits prepare food for each week.
262-305-4220 or http://www.portwashingtonchamber.com/

Riverwest Gardeners Market
Garden
Park, Locust and Bremen Street (2 blocks west of Humboldt)
11 am – 4 pm, Sundays June – October.
Features local produce, organics, flowers, herbs and live music.
414-265-7278

Sherman Park Farmers Market
Sherman
Perk Coffee Lot, 49th St. and Roosevelt Ave.
9 am – 2 pm, Saturdays and Sundays  through September 6.
Offers wide range of produce and fruit and flowers.
414-444-1961

Skelly’s Farm Market

2713 Hayner Rd.
, Janseville
8 am – 1 pm, Saturdays through October.
Includes fresh, produce homegrown tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans, zucchini, and other veggies as they become available.  Fresh donuts are also available daily.
608-757-1200 or http://skellysfarmmarket.com/

South Shore Farmers Market (Bay View)
South
Shore Park, 2900 South Shore Drive
8 am – noon, Saturdays June 20 – October 17 (Except July 11).
Over 40 vendors selling vegetables, organics, coffee, bakery, jellies, syrup and fruit.
414-744-0408

South Milwaukee Farmers Market
St. Mary’s Catholic Church; 1304 Manitoba Ave.,
South Milwaukee
12 pm – 4 pm, Thursdays through October.
Bedding plants, fresh and dried flowers, apples, berries, baked goods, chickens, eggs, occasionally lamb and a large range of locally grown produce.
262-886-3284

Racine Downtown Farmers Market
State & Erie St., Racine

8 am – 12 pm, Saturdays June – September.
A European-esque open air market where vendors sell beads, art work, jewelry, soaps and candles.
262-634-6002

Racine Southside Farmers Market
Regency Mall Parking Lot, 5538 Durand Ave.

8 am -12 pm, Tuesdays and Fridays through October.
Seasonal fruits and vegetables.
262-886-6197

Thiensville Farmers Market
Bonniewell Shopping Center, Main & Friestadt
7 am – 6:30 pm, Tuesdays June 2 – October 27.
Exclusively homegrown vegetables, meats and poultry, flowers, honey, herbs, bakery and associated edible items.
262-242-2464

Thunder Valley Farmers Market
Thunder Valley Inn is on Wawbeek Rd. near the intersection of Hwy 13, Wisconsin Dells

9 am – 1 pm, Sundays June 7 – October 25.
920-210-7337 or http://www.thundervalleyinn.com/

Uptown Farmers Market
49th St. at Lisbon and North Ave.

9 am – 3 pm, Sundays June through October.
Produce, fruits and out-of-season goods provided by local wholesaler.
414-527-1908

Watertown Fair Day
Riverside
Park, 850 Labaree St.
7 am – 1 pm, Tuesdays through November 10.
Lots of produce within season, bedding plants, floral arrangements, honey, crafts, specialty meats, bakery, specialty demonstrations.
920-261-6320

Watson Street Farmers Market
Village Green, 400 Watson St.

7 am – 1 pm, Tuesdays and Saturdays June through October.
Locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, preserves and numerous other products.
920-748-7466 or http://riponmainst.com/riponmainst/calendar.htm

Waukesha Farmers Market
Riverfront
Plaza, just south of Fox River between Broadway and Barstow
Saturdays May 10 – October 25, 7 am – 12 pm
Tuesdays July 15 – October 28, 2:30 – 6:30 pm
Locally grown produce, naturally raised meats, Wisconsin cheeses, honey, bakery, preserves, jams and crafts.
262-549-6154

Wauwatosa Farmers Market
Intersection of State Street, Harwood Ave. & Underwood Ave.
9 am – 2 pm, Thursdays May through October.
414-454-0200

West Allis Farmers Market
1559 S. 65th St.
, at National Avenue
1 pm – 6 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays through November.
Locally grown plants, produce, flowers, meat, herbs and much more. All items sold must be grown by the farmer or on family farms.
414-302-8652 or http://www.ci.west-allis.wi.us/health/health_farmers_market.htm

West Bend Farmers Market
Old
Settlers Park
7:30 am – 11 am, Saturdays June through October.
Fresh produce, fruits, baked goods, jams, jellies, honey. Live music and demonstrations.
262-338-3909 or http://www.downtownwestbend.com/

West Racine Farmers Market
3100 block of Washington Ave., Southwest corner of Washington & West Blvd.

Wednesdays 2 pm – 6 pm; Tuesdays & Fridays 8 am – 12 pm through October.
262-637-8514

West Town Farmers Market
Zeidler Union Square
, 301 W. Michigan St.
10 am – 3 pm, Wednesdays June through October.
More than 40 vendors, offering locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers, prepared food items, handmade artwork. Entertainment by local musicians.
414-276-6696 or http://westown.org/

Whitewater Farmers Market
Wal-Mart parking lot off Main St.,
1609 Turtle Mound Circle
8 am – sellout, Saturdays June through November.
All home-grown produce, fruits, plants, some crafts and bakery.
262-473-3221 or http://www.ci.whitewater.wi.us/

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