By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published Jun 12, 2024 at 8:01 AM Photography: Lori Fredrich

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There's simply nothing better than a farmers market in Wisconsin.

It's the perfect opportunity for local growers to show off their goods, while consumers get a refreshing break from strolling the aisles in the supermarket. Throw in some live music, crafts, fresh flowers and a gentle breeze and you've got yourself a homegrown good time.

SNAP, WIC & Senior vouchers

A growing number of farmers markets across Milwaukee accept federal nutrition benefits such as SNAP, WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers. 

At participating markets, customers with SNAP can swipe their Quest cards at the market info booth to receive farmers market currency that can be spent at individual vendor stands. The WIC and Senior vouchers can be used directly at vendor stands for Wisconsin grown produce.

Milwaukee Market Match

Users can also double their SNAP (EBT, FoodShare) dollars up to $60 per person per day at markets in Milwaukee County with Milwaukee Market Match.  Using MKE Match coupons, SNAP participants can purchase a variety of food items at farmers markets including fresh vegetables and herbs, meats, eggs, dairy products and honey. More information, including a map of eligible locations, can be found at FondyMKE.com.

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Area Markets to Support

We will update this listing of area markets as information becomes available. If you manage a farmer's market and have updates, or would like to add your farmer's market to this list, please email all necessary details (including market name, address, contact information, operational dates and hours) to lori@staff.onmilwaukee.com

As always, opening dates and hours are subject to change without notice, so please double check market details before attending.

Brady Street Farmers Market *NEW*
Brady Street
bradystreet.org/brady-street-farmers-market
June 23, June 30, July 7, July 14, Aug. 4, Aug. 11
Select Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Brookfield Farmers Market
Brookfield Central High School
16900 Gebhardt Rd., (262) 784-7804
Brookfieldfarmersmarket.com
May 4 through October 26
Saturdays 7:30 a.m. to noon (rain or shine)

Brown Deer Farmers Market
4920 W. Green Brook Dr., (414) 371-3040
browndeerwi.org
June 26 through Oct. 23
Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Partner Pick

Southeast Wisconsin Farmer’s Market Collaborative More info

Burlington Farmers Market
Wehmhoff Square, next to library (262) 210-6360
Burlingtonwifarmersmarket.com
May 2 through October 31
Thursdays, 3 to 7 p.m. (3 to 6 p.m. in October)

Cathedral Square Market
Cathedral Square Park, (414) 271-1416
Easttown.com
June 2-30; July 21-28; Aug. 4-25; Sept. 8-29
Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Delafield Farmers Market
Fish Hatchery Sports Complex
417 Main St, Delafield, (262) 409-5276
Delafieldfarmersmarket.com
May 4  through October 26
Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Market is dog-friendly; only leashed well-socialized dogs allowed

Delavan Market at Tower Park
Tower Park, 52 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan, (262) 728-5095
June 6 through Sept. 19 (no market July 4)
Thursdays 3 to 7 p.m.

Dousman Farmers Market
Dousman Village Hall parking lot
118 S. Main St. (262) 968-4566
Dousmanchamber.org
May 8 through Oct. 16
Wednesdays 2 to 6 p.m.

East Troy Farmers Market
Honey Creek Collective, N8030 Townline Rd., East Troy
honeycreekcollective.com/farmers-market
June 7 to October 4
Fridays 3 to 6 p.m.

Elkhart Lake Farmers & Artisans Market
Village Square, 41 E. Rhine St., (920) 876-2922
elkhartlakechamber.com/farmers-market
May 25 through Oct. 5
Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon

Elkhorn Saturdays on the Square
Veterans Park, 100 W. Walworth St., (262) 723-5788
elkhornchamber.com/sots
May 25 through Aug. 31
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Partner Pick

Enderis Park Farmers Market
Enderis Park playground, 72nd & Locust St.
facebook.com/enderisparkfarmersmarket
June 16 through Sept. 15 
Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fondy Farmers Market
2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave., (414) 933-8121
fondymke.org
May 11 to June 29: Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon
July 6 to Oct. 31: Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.;  Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Sundays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Nov. 2 to Nov. 16: 9 a.m. to noon

Fox Point Farmers Market
North Shore Congregational Church
7330 N. Santa Monica Blvd., (414) 352-0555
foxpointfarmersmarket.com
June 15 through Oct. 12
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon
Market is dog-friendly; only leashed well-socialized dogs allowed

Geneva Outdoor Market
N3241 County Rd H, Lake Geneva, (847) 340-5789
lghom.com
May 5 through October 27
Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Germantown Farmers Market
Germantown Village Hall
N112 W17001 Mequon Rd., (262) 250-4710
village.germantown.wi.us
May 4 through Oct. 26
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon

Greendale Downtown Market
Downtown Greendale, Broad Street, (414) 423-2790
facebook.com/GreendaleDowntownMarket
June 15 through Sept. 28 (no market Aug. 10)
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon

Greenfield Farmers Market
Konkel Park, 5151 W. Layton Ave.
greenfieldwifarmersmarket.com
May 5 through October 27 (no market May 26)
Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
First Sunday of each month is a Makers Market

Hartford Farmers Market
Hartford Recreation Center, 125 N. Rural St.
hartfordareachamber.org
May 18 through Oct. 26
Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon

Partner Pick

Hartland Farmers Market
Municipal lot, Pawling Ave. near Cottonwood Ave. 
June 16 through October 27
Sundays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hartung Park Farmers Market
Menomonee River Parkway at Keefe Avenue, near playground
June 19 through Sept. 25
Wednesdays 3:30 to 7 p.m.
Note: Bringing your own bags is encouraged.

Horicon Farmers Market
Kiwanis Park, Horicon, (920) 485-0216
horiconphoenix.com
May 1 through October 30
Wednesdays 4 to 7 p.m.
Featuring live music June through August

Jackson Park Farmers Market
Jackson Park, 3500 W. Forest Home Ave., (414) 687- 0938
(adjacent to the boathouse north of the pond)
jacksonpark.us/farmers-market
June 13 through Oct. 3  (no market July 4)
Thursdays 3 to 6:30 p.m.

Kenosha Harbor Market
2nd Avenue Between 54th & 56th Streets, (262) 914-1252
kenoshaharbormarket.com
May 11 through Oct. 26
Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kenosha Public Market
625 52nd St.,  (262) 705-5722
kenoshapublicmarket.com
May 11  through Oct. 26
Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Opens at 8:30 a.m. for seniors and those with disabilities

Lake Geneva Farmers Market
Horticultural Hall, 330 Broad St., (262) 745-9341
horticulturalhall.com
May 2 through Oct. 31
Thursdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lake Mills Farmers Market
Commons Park, 100 N. Main St., Lake Mills, (920) 648-6721
legendarylakemills.com/farmers-artisan-market
May 1 through Oct. 23
Wednesdays 2 to 6 p.m.

Partner Pick

Madison / Dane County Farmers Market
Capitol Square, Downtown Madison
Dcfm.org
April 13 through November 9
Saturdays 6:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Menomonee Falls Farmers Market
Village Park, Appleton Ave. & Garfield Dr., (262) 327-4756
fallsfarmersmarket.org
June 5 through Oct 16
Wednesdays 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
July 14 through Sept. 15
Sundays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Mukwonago Farmers Market
Field Park, Highway 83 and NN/Veterans Way
Mukwonagochamber.org
May 15 through Oct. 9
Wednesdays 2 to 6 p.m.

Milaeger's Great Lakes Farmer's Market
4838 Douglas Ave., Racine, (262) 639-2040
Milaegers.com
April 21 through Oct. 27
Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Milwaukee Farmers United (online farmers market)
milwaukeefarmersunited.com
January through December
Delivery: Fridays between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.; pick-up also available at designated locations
Home delivery of farm fresh produce and food products from local makers.

New Berlin Farmers Market
15055 W. National Ave.
newberlinchamber.org
May 4 through Oct. 26
Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon

Oak Creek Farmers Market
Drexel Town Square
361 W. Town Square Way, Oak Creek, (414) 333-0865
oakcreekfarmersmarket.com
May 11 through Oct 19
Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Oconomowoc Farmers Market
Bank Five Nine, 155 W. Wisconsin Ave., (262) 567-2666
oconomowoc.org
May 4 through October 26
Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon

Partner Pick

Port Washington Farmers Market
Historic Main Street, (262) 305-4220
visitportwashington.com
June 15 through October 25
Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Racine Harbor Market
Monument Square, (262) 914-1252
racineharbormarket.com
May 30, June 13 and 27, July 11 and 25, August 8 and 22
Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m.

Riverwest Gardeners Market
2700 N. Pierce St., (414) 367-9389
riverwestmarket.com
June 2 through Oct. 20 (no market July 7)
Sundays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Shorewood Farmers Market
Estabrook Park, 4100 Estabrook Parkway
shorewoodfarmersmarket.com
June 16 through Oct. 27
Sundays 9:30 to 1 p.m.

Saukville Farmers Market
** New location **
Saukville American Legion Post 470
601 W. Dekora St., Saukville
village.saukville.wi.us
June 16 through Oct. 13 
Sundays 8 a.m. to noon

South Milwaukee Downtown Market
Bucyrus Commons, 1101 Milwaukee Ave., (414) 499-1568
smmarket.org
May 30 through Oct. 3
Thursday 3 to 7 p.m.

South Shore Farmers Market
2900 S. Shore Dr.
southshorefarmersmarket.com
June 15 through Oct. 26
Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon
Market is dog-friendly; leashed well-socialized dogs allowed

Thiensville Farmers Market
Thiensville Village Park, 251 Elm St., (262) 512-1790
thiensvillebusiness.com/village-market
June 18 through Oct. 8
Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tosa Farmers Market
Hart Mills Parking Lot, 7720 Harwood Ave.
tosafarmersmarket.com
June 1 through Oct 12
Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon

Waukesha Farmers Market
St. Paul & Madison St., North of Fox River (262) 549-6154
waukeshafarmersmarket.com
May 4 through Oct. 26
Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine

West Allis Farmers Market
6501 W. National Ave., West Allis (414) 302-8600
thatswhywestallis.com/farmers-market
May 4 through Nov. 23
Tuesday and Thursday noon to 5 p.m.
Saturdays 1 to 5 p.m. 
(no markets on July 4 or Thanksgiving)

West Bend Farmers Market
Main Street, West Bend (262) 338-3909
westbendfarmersmarket.com
May 18 through Oct. 26
Saturdays 7:30 to 11 a.m.

Whitefish Bay Farmers Market
Aurora Parking Lot, 325 E. Silver Spring Dr., (414) 962-6690
whitefishbayfarmersmarket.com
July 15 through Oct. 26
Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Williams Bay Farmers Market
Edgewater Park, East Geneva St., (262) 475-4345
facebook.com/WilliamsBayFarmersMarket
May 24 through Aug. 30
Fridays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.