Guide to Milwaukee’s Farmer Markets

If you are interested in quality, a farmers market is a good place to be.

At the market, customers can enjoy flavorful produce and be sure, with every purchase, that their individual dollars are providing fair compensation to a local farmer. Farmers markets enhance quality of life, to both customers and growers, within an environment that is ideal for exchanging recipes, learning kitchen preparation techniques and meeting your neighbors face-to-face.

Milwaukee farmers markets are good spots to turn to for stocking our kitchens with nutritious produce while supporting our local economy and strengthening our communities. Local farmers markets such as the Fondy Farmers Market on Fond du Lac Ave. just north of North Ave., the Riverwest Gardeners Market in Garden Park and the South Shore Farmers Market in South Shore Park are just a handful of the thriving markets scattered throughout southeastern Wisconsin. These markets provide personal and societal benefits while offering individuals the opportunity to experience the bounty of Wisconsin’s rural farmlands and Milwaukee’s urban agriculture gardens.

In spring, we can enjoy the harvest of greens, in summer we see the red tomatoes and purple eggplants and as fall approaches, we watch the orange and yellow of pumpkins and squashes fill the stands. Local produce packs a nutritional punch The delectable taste and… (via ThirdCoast Digest)

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