What Each Milwaukee Farmers Market is Known For

Find out what makes each local farmers market unique.

Cathedral Square Market

June 2-Oct. 6
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

520 E. Wells St.

Free yoga in Cathedral Square and the bountiful floral selection at the market are two great incentives to check it out early on a Saturday.

Fondy Farmers Market

June 23-Oct. 30
Saturdays: 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave.

Milwaukee’s oldest and largest farmers market does not disappoint, offering everything from organic kale to soul food, with the added bonus of weekly cooking demonstrations.

Shorewood Farmers Market

June 17-Oct. 28
9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lake Bluff Elementary Playground, 1600 E. Lake Bluff Blvd.

Easily accessible from the Oak Leaf Trail, the market offers a small but excellent lineup of vendors, from waffle sellers to macaron makers, along with some organic produce.

South Shore Farmers Market

June 16-Oct. 1
8 a.m.-noon

2900 S. South Shore Dr.

Come for the solid assortment of organic produce, eggs, fish and meat; stay for the live music, coffee vendors and socializing.

Tosa Farmers Market

June 2-Oct. 13
8 a.m.-noon

7720 Harwood Ave., Wauwatosa

You’ll find a wide variety of produce (organic and conventional), flowers, baked goods, cheese, fish and meat, not to mention food trucks and a monthly artisan fair.

Walker Square Farmers Market

Thursdays and Sundays
Early June to early October
7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Walker Square, 1031 S. Ninth St.

Located in the heart of Walker’s Point, this small market offers a wide, reliable array of organic produce from small local farms, weighted a little more heavily on veggies than fruits.

West Allis Farmers Market

May 5-Nov. 24
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Noon-6 p.m., Saturdays 1-6 p.m.

6501 W. National Ave., West Allis

This covered market hosts a vast and high-quality assortment of produce, meat and eggs, plus local artisans and popular food trucks.

Westown Farmers Market

June 6-Oct. 31
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Zeidler Union Square, 301 W. Michigan St.

The perfect Wednesday lunch spot, this market sells various local produce, including vegetables from Alice’s Garden, offers handmade artisan goods, and features food trucks and live music.

“Super Fresh” appears in the June 2018 issue of Milwaukee Magazine.

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Since interning for the magazine in spring of 2017, Anna has contributed to both the print publication and website. She has covered topics from women in the workplace to communal gardens and also writes guides to life in Milwaukee. Outside of writing for the magazine, Anna is going back to school at UW-Milwaukee to work towards a career in genetic counseling.