Treat Yourself to Fresh and Local Produce, Meats, and Cheeses at Northern Wisconsin’s Farmers’ Markets
Are you looking for a way to connect with growers, artisans, and craftspeople while savoring quality northern Wisconsin goods? At the region’s farmers’ markets, residents and visitors get locally grown and made food and other wares and the opportunity to meet the farmers and craftspeople that produced these goods.
Here are five farmers’ markets taking place in the Northwoods this summer.
Minocqua Farmers’ Market
You’ll have your pick of naturally and ethically raised meat products, locally grown fresh produce, and heirloom plants at Minocqua Farmers’ Market. And you’ll have your pick of days, times, and locations, too. The Monday market takes place at Lower Torpy Park on Highway 51 in Minocqua from 3 to 6 p.m. from June 29 to August 31, 2020. The Friday market takes place at the Minocqua Sports Complex on Highway 70 West in Minocqua from May 15 to October 9, 2020. (On July 24, the market will be held at Torpy Park.) Visit minocquafarmersmarket.com for the harvest schedule and more information.
Manitowish Waters Lions Club Flea, Farm & Craft Market
Come to this market to find arts, crafts, fresh grown vegetables, and more. The market takes place on Thursdays from June 25 to August 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is held in the Manitowish Waters Community Center parking lot, at Highway 51 and Airport Road in Manitowish Waters.
Eagle River Farmers’ Market
Since 2001, the Eagle River Farmers’ Market has been bringing residents and visitors the best veggies, flowers, honey, bread, meats, cheeses, and maple syrup of the Northwoods. This market takes place on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. north of the bridge on Highway 45 immediately north of downtown Eagle River. For more information, visit eaglerivermainstreet.org/farmers-market/.
Hodag Farmers’ Market
This open-air market has been running since 1995, offering food produced in Oneida County or any county bordering Oneida County. This farmers’ market takes place at Rhinelander’s Pioneer Park every Saturday from Memorial Day weekend to the third Saturday in October. Visit hodagfarmersmarket.com for more information and to view the harvest schedule.
Tomahawk Farm and Flea Market
At this market, you’ll find everything from seasonal produce, to honey and canned goods, to dog treats! The Tomahawk Farm and Flea Market takes place at Tomahawk’s Washington Park on Saturdays from June 13 to October, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit the market’s Facebook page.
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