Visiting The West Allis Farmers Market

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The West Allis Farmers Market is an awesome place to come and get your spring plants to the different types of produce. The market is open from the first Saturday in May through the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 6:00 pm and on Saturdays from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The Farmers Market is located at 6501 W. National Ave and it is close distance of historic downtown West Allis.

The History Of the West Allis Farmers Market

The West Allis Farmers Market was established around 1919 and it has been outstanding source of excellent produce for the different generations of families that lives in the area. The families have came to shop at one of the largest, and possible one of the oldest, established Farmers Markets in southeastern Wisconsin. One of the main reasons that this farmers market is one of the best markets is that the farmers that comes here grown all of their produce they have to sell. People in the area always said if you want the best produce always shop at the West Allis Farmers Market.

Fresh Produce And Floral Plants At The West Allis Farmers Market

When the West Allis Farmers open for the season, which runs from the first Saturday in May through the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the first things to arrive there are the floral plants for the people who enjoys plant floral gardens at their homes. There a few people that will bring some produce and bake goods for sale. There are a wide range of variety of different types of produce that comes to the farmers market throughout the year when the farmers market is open. Some of the things that comes to the market are floral bedding plants, radishes, asparagus, and rhubarb. The produce that comes in to the farmers market in June are Strawberries and raspberries for the fruit and also coming in are zucchini, squash, peas, snap beans for the vegetables. Some of the produces that comes in about a week after the Forth Of July are corn, along with many other squashes and herb plants. Some of the things that comes late season are the fresh apples and cider. Chickens and fresh eggs are always available along with other fresh meats.

The main reason that the West Allis Farmers Market open later in the day is to allow farmers to bring the freshest produce that they have picked that morning and bring those to the market for the people to purchase. And when the farmers are sold out of their produce they are allowed to leave the market early.

Food Vendors At The Farmers Market

During the days the West Allis Farmers Market is open you also can find food vendors on the side street by the farmers market. The vendors are from the local area businesses and they serve from hot sandwiches, bakery, drinks and other yummy things. There are variety of different things for everyone to enjoy. Some of the food vendors are very popular at the farmers market and they offer some best products that they serve, especially that is from the local area.

My Personal Experience Of The Farmers Market

My wife and I enjoy going to the West Allis Farmers Market. We try to get to this as much as we can when when we are available to go there. Seeing the different farmers with their variety of different produce that they offer. The food vendors outsides the market are also great also. So if you are in the area and would like to visit this farmers market I urge you to go and check it out. Your experience of this market would be awesome.

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I live in the Upper Midwest and I enjoy collecting sports cards, history to name a few. Some of the things that I like to write about varies bio on people, television stations, places and more.

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author avatar Chris Breva
2nd Jun 2013 (#)

Farmer's markets are very popular around here in the summer.

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author avatar johnnydod
2nd Jun 2013 (#)

Nice star page Clarence well done

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author avatar Oscar Crawford Media
2nd Jun 2013 (#)

Sounds like a heaven moment.

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author avatar Clarence Schreiber
2nd Jun 2013 (#)

Oscar, thanks for commenting. Yes, it is. I have been to a couple of farmers market around here and this is one of the best markets.

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author avatar Md Rezaul Karim
3rd Jun 2013 (#)

A Great picture and nice share of environment in the market...

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author avatar Clarence Schreiber
3rd Jun 2013 (#)

Thank you Md. I appreciate the comment.

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author avatar Funom Makama
3rd Jun 2013 (#)

this is a great share. Thanks a lot

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author avatar Terry Trainor
5th Jun 2013 (#)

Very interesting post my friend. Farmers markets near me are small and very expensive.

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