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West Allis Farmers Market

June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until November 23, 2021

The West Allis Farmers Market is pleased to announce that it will open on May 1, 2021, for its 102nd season. The market will operate as an open-air, in-person shoppers market per usual, with extra precautions to ensure everyone’s safety.

The West Allis Farmers Market offers a wide variety of seasonal produce, fresh meats and eggs, honey and maple syrup, fresh-cut flowers and annual plants, and prepared foods. Each year the Farmers Market is open from the first Saturday in May through the Saturday after Thanksgiving. We are open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 1 – 6 p.m.

We open later in the day to allow the farmers to bring only the freshest produce, picked that morning, to the market.

The Farmers Market Committee and members of the West Allis Health Department are working to finalize what additional measures will be in place to support physical distancing and to ensure the safety of the vendors and the customers. They will share the guidelines for the 2021 season as soon as they are available. Updates HERE.

Vendor Guidelines

  • Masks are required for vendors at the West Allis Farmers Market until further notice.
    Wear a mask that fully covers your mouth and nose. Please wear your mask throughout your time at the market.
  • Avoid going to the West Allis Farmers Market if you feel sick and encourage your employees to stay home from the market if they feel sick.
  • Wash your hands regularly for at least 20 seconds with soap and water. Encourage regular hand washing among employees as well.
  • Use hand sanitizer only on visibly clean hands; hand sanitizer is not effective when hands are visibly dirty.
  • Maintain at least 6 feet of physical distance from customers and other vendors whenever possible.
  • As a general food safety practice, avoid bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods to help reduce the risk of contamination.

Customer Guidelines

  • Masks are strongly recommended for customers at the West Allis Farmers Market.
    Wear a mask that fully covers your mouth and nose. Please wear your mask throughout your time at the market.
  • Avoid going to the West Allis Farmers Market if you or someone in your household is sick.
  • Try to maintain 6 feet of physical distance from other customers and vendors whenever possible.
  • Minimize the number of people you bring with you to the market. This helps limit crowd size.

A wide range of produce arrives at the market throughout the year. The early season brings bedding plants, radishes, asparagus, and rhubarb. Strawberries and raspberries arrive in June as well as zucchini, squash, peas, snap beans. Corn arrives about a week after July 4 along with many other squashes and herb plants. The late season brings fresh apples and cider. Chickens and fresh eggs are always available. If you can’t pick it yourself, the West Allis Farmers Market is your best bet.

Dogs are not allowed at the market.

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Details

Date:
June 10
Time:
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Venue

West Allis Farmers’ Market
6501 S 65th St
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
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