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A Buyer’s Market
Our area farmer’s markets offer a bounty of local food and products.

 

 
Photo by Kahara Schabach. 

Markets With a Little Extra

Brookfield Farmer’s Market
Open every Saturday rain or shine. On the third Saturday of each month is a special “Market and More” showcasing vendors that span beyond produce. Garden art, jewelry, pet supplies and even household items are available; see their website for a complete list of vendors. Civic Center Plaza, 2000 N. Calhoun Rd.; Saturdays 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m., May-October; 262-784-7804; brookfieldfarmersmarket.com

Cedarburg Farmer’s Market
Find everything from produce and flowers to maple syrup, soaps, soy candles and scarves. See their website for a complete list of vendors. Northwest corner of Mill Street and Washington Avenue; Fridays 9 a.m.-2 p.m., June 3-Oct. 28; 262-377-5856; cedarburg.org

Delafield Farmer’s Market
Beyond produce, this market offers baked goods, coffee, wood crafts and knits. You can even grab a full meal prepared on site. Municipal parking lot on Main Street, next to the Fish Hatchery building; Saturdays 7 a.m.-1 p.m., May 7-Oct. 29; 262-443-9546; delafieldfarmersmarket.com

East Side Green Market
In addition to locally grown produce, this market offers local artists, designers and craftspeople, sustainable living/growing demonstrations and live entertainment. See the website for a complete list of vendors and performers. Beans and Barley parking lot, 1901 E. North Ave.; Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June 18-Oct. 8; 414-502-9489; theeastside.org

East Town Market
In celebration of its 15th year, this market has expanded to include Tuesday evenings. Fresh produce, locally made crafts, prepared meals and live entertainment. Cathedral Square Park, Wells and Jefferson streets; Tuesdays 3 p.m.-7 p.m., June 7-Sept. 27; Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 4-Oct. 29; 414-271-1416; easttown.com/events/east-town-market

 
Photo by Kahara Schabach. 

Fondy Farmer’s Market
Fresh produce is a given. The market also has a Taste the Season cooking booth featuring cooking demos, canning classes and food tastings, live music from local artists and a youth booth with activities geared towards children. 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave.; Saturdays 7 a.m.-3 p.m., May 7-Nov 19; Saturdays 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays 8 a.m.-3 p.m., June 25- Oct. 30; 414-933-8121;

Holy Hill Art & Farm Market
Find all mediums of local art, plus antiques and locally grown produce. 4958 Hwy 167 (Holy Hill Road), Hubertus; 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 17-18 and Oct. 15-16; 262-644-5698; holyhillmarket.com

Menomonee Falls Farmer’s Market
Produce to woodwork to lawn ornaments to meals-to-go. Visit the website for a complete list of vendors. North Junior High School parking lot, one block west of Appleton and Main streets, Menomonee Falls; Wednesdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m., May-November; Sundays 9 a.m.-2 p.m., July-October; no market Sept. 25; 262-251-8797; menomoneefallsdowntown.com

Riverwest Gardener’s Market
An urban market offering a diverse selection of locally grown produce, prepared food, crafts and live entertainment from local musicians. For a complete list of vendors and schedule of musicians, visit their website. Garden Park, 821 E. Locust St.; Sundays 10 a.m.-4 p.m., June 19-Oct.30; 414-491-3838; riverwestmarket.com

South Milwaukee Downtown Market
Includes more than 60 vendors of local foods, natural products, arts and crafts and prepared meals. The market also hosts a concert series. For a complete list of vendors and schedule of musicians, visit their website. Downtown South Milwaukee at 11th and Milwaukee avenues, South Milwaukee; Thursdays 3 p.m.-7 p.m., June 2-Oct. 13; 414-768-8195; smdowntownmarket.org

South Shore Farmers Market
This once-a-week market offers much more than fresh produce. In the morning, there’s a featured community presentation covering topics from cooking workshops to info on the Great Lakes initiative, with live music to follow in the afternoon. About 40 vendors to choose from, and prepared foods as well. South Shore Park, 2900 S. Shore Dr.; Saturdays 8 a.m.-12 p.m., June 19-Oct. 16; 414-640-4411; southshorefarmersmarket.com

Westown Farmer’s Market

Summer Market: Featuring more than 50 vendors selling Wisconsin-grown produce and flowers, prepared food items, handcrafted art and jewelry, lunch from area restaurants and live music in the park’s gazebo. For a complete list of vendors and musicians, visit their website. Zeidler Union Square, Third and Michigan streets; Wednesdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m., June 1-Oct. 26; 414-276-6696; westown.org

Winter Market: Shops of Grand Avenue, 275 W. Wisconsin Ave.; first and third Wednesdays of the month; November-February; 414-276-6696; westown.org

Other Area Markets

Bradley Road Farmers Market
Bradley Commerce Center, North 43rd Boulevard and Bradley Road; Wednesdays 9 a.m.–6 p.m., June 1-Oct. 26; 414-354-6923.

Brown Deer Farmer’s Market
Lowe’s parking lot, 6300 W. Brown Deer Rd.; Wednesdays 9 a.m.-6 p.m., May 15-Oct. 26; 414-354-6923.

Butler Farmer’s Market
5251 N. 127th St.; Mondays 12-6 p.m., May 16-Oct. 24; 414-840-6602; butlerfarmersmarket.com

Dousman Farmer’s Market
Cory Park, 160 S. Main St.; Wednesdays 2-6 p.m., May 4- Oct. 19; 262-490-2865; dousmanchamber.org 

Fox Point Farmer’s Market
Stormonth Elementary School west parking lot, 7300 N. Lombardy Rd., Fox Point; Saturdays 8 a.m.-12 p.m., June 19-Oct. 16; 414-352-0555.

Germantown Farmer’s Market
Germantown Center, W164N11325 Squire Dr.; Saturdays 8 a.m.-2 p.m., May 1-Oct. 30; 262-250-4710.

Grafton Farmer’s Market
Twin City Plaza, 1720 Wisconsin Ave. Grafton; Thursdays 12-6 p.m., July 7-mid-October; 262-377-1650; grafton-wi.org

Greendale Open Market
Municipal parking lot, one block west of Broad Street; Saturdays, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; Aug. 6, 20, 27; Sept. 10, 24; Oct. 1, 15; 414-423-2790; gpr.greendale.k12.wi.us/Open_Market/Open_Market

Hales Corners Harvest on the Homestead
Stahl-Conrad Homestead, 9724 W. Forest Home Ave.; Saturdays 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; July 30; Aug. 13; Sept. 3, 17; Oct. 8, 22; 414-708-0584; harvestthehomestead.org

Hartung Park Farmer’s Market
Hartung Park, 3342 N. Argonne Dr.; Wednesdays 4-7 p.m., July 6-Sept. 2; hartungpark.com

Howell Avenue Farmer’s Market
US Bank, 4015 S. Howell Ave.; Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., July-October; 414-881-1185.

Milwaukee County Winter Farmer’s Market
Tommy Thompson Youth Center, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St.; Saturdays 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Nov. 6-April 30; 920-478-4277; mcwfm.org

Milwaukee Public Market Outdoor Urban Market
400 N. Water St.; Saturdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m., June-October; 414-336-1111; milwaukeepublicmarket.org

Mitchell Street Farmer’s Market
Walker Square Park, between 9th and 10th, Washington and Mineral streets; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., May 24-Oct. 30; 414-301-3110.

Mukwonago Area Farmer’s Market
Tractor Supply parking lot, 857 S. Rochester St., Mukwonago; Wednesdays 12-6 p.m., June 2-Oct. 13; 262-363-7758; mukwonagochamber.org

New Berlin Farmer’s Market
New Berlin Plaza, 3600 S. Moorland Rd.; Saturdays 7 a.m.-12 p.m., May-October; 262-786-5280; nb-chamber.org

Oconomowoc Farmer’s Market
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church parking lot, 210 E. Pleasant St.; Saturdays 7 a.m.-12 p.m., May 8-Oct.30; 262-567-2666; oconomowoc.org 

Oz Farmer’s Market
The Family Farm, 328 N. Port Washington Rd., Grafton; Fridays 3 p.m.-6:30 p.m., June 17-Sept. 23; 262-377-6161; familyfarm.net

Pewaukee Farmer’s Market (Market on the Hill)
449 W. Wisconsin Ave.; Wednesdays 3-6 p.m., June 8-Oct 26; 262-691-1535, ext. 108; market.queenofapostles.net

Port Washington Farmer’s Market
Downtown Port Washington at Main and Franklin streets; Saturdays 8 a.m.-12 p.m., July 2-Oct. 29; 262-284-1132; portbid.com

Racine Downtown Farmer’s Market
Case Corp. parking lot, 700 State St.; Saturdays 8 a.m.-12 p.m., May-October; 262-886-6197.

Sherman Park Farmer’s Market
Sherman Perk Coffee parking lot, corner of 49th Street and Roosevelt Avenue; Saturdays and Sundays 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Memorial Day-Labor Day; 414-875-7375.

St. Anne Center Indoor Winter Farmer’s Market
2801 E. Morgan Ave.; Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Nov. 5-April 7; 414-977-5062; stanncenter.org/farmersmarket

Thiensville Farmer’s Market
Bonniwell Shopping Center; Tuesdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m., June 7-Oct. 25; 262-512-1790; thiensvillebusiness.com

Tosa Farmer’s Market
7720 Harwood Ave.; Saturdays 8 a.m.-1 p.m., May 21-Oct. 15; 414-745-4506; tosafarmersmarket.com

Vliet Street Community Green Market
Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W. Vliet St.; Sundays 11 a.m.-3 p.m., June 19-Sept. 11; 414-933-5589.

Waukesha Farmer’s Market
Riverfront Plaza, at the river between Barstow and Broadway; Saturdays 8 a.m.-12 p.m., May 7-Oct. 29; 262-549-6154; downtownwaukesha.com 

West Allis Farmer’s Market
1559 S. 65th St.; Tuesdays and Thursdays 12-6 p.m.; Saturdays 1-6 p.m., May-November; 414-302-8656; ci.west-allis.wi.us

Whitefish Bay Farmers Market
Berkeley Boulevard at Silver Spring Drive; Saturdays 8 a.m.-12 p.m., July 23-Oct. 1; 414-964-1400; shopwhitefishbay.com





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