Weekly Updates

Green Thumbs Up for National Garden Month

Fresh loaves of bread from Stella's Bakery We upper midwesterners don't get to revel much in National Garden Month, and with this week's cooler weather coming in, it's no secret as to why. Still, those of us inclined to growing our own get what we can out of the earliest of early gardening season. We're often out cleaning up our growing areas, planting early potatoes and peas, spreading compost and planning what the next few months will look like. At this time of year we're as likely to be looking over seeds starting indoors as the ones outside. Fortunately the return of the farmers' market season comes just in time to get into the gardening mood. We can thank our nursery growers for pushing

Earth Day 2017 - Small Farms & Stewardship

Crunch into some sweet and delicious JenEhr Family Farm carrots! Celebrating the return of market season was a breeze this past Saturday as we let the sunshine brighten our faces with a hearty dose of spring warmth. It was a perfect day to load up on spring flowers from de Block Nursery, bags of tasty curds from Murphy Farms and fresh grown mushrooms from Herb n' Oyster. We hope for another wonderful market day this weekend, as we celebrate Earth Day 2017. While we're thinking about the tastiest veggies to put on the table and the best flowers for our gardens, it's good to know that shopping locally at the market is itself an act of environmental stewardship. Buying direct at the market red

A New Age Dawns

It's finally here! Oh and how we have waited. It's been a long winter with no shortage of concerns in the world. Finally, we can set aside our cares and revel in the blissful experience that is the weekly market. Set aside a little extra time for that first market visit. Time enough to peruse the new site, time to catch up with your neighbors and hear what new products are coming this year from your favorite vendors. Don't forget to save a little time to stop by the Information Tent for free recipes, with new additions every week, and make sure to enter our weekly drawing to win a $5 gift certificate to the market! We're excited to welcome everyone to our new location, behind UW Health'

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