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 a close distance from 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 an outstanding source of excellent products for the different generations of families that lives in the area. The families have come to shop at one of the largest, and possibly 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 come here grown all of their products they have to sell. People in the area always said if you want the best products 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 enjoy planting floral gardens at their homes. There a few people that will bring some produce and bake goods for sale. There is a wide range of variety of different types of products that comes to the farmers market throughout the year when the farmers market is open. Some of the things that come to the market are floral bedding plants, radishes, asparagus, and rhubarb. The produce that comes into the farmers market in June is Strawberries and raspberries for the fruit and also coming in are zucchini, squash, peas, snap beans for the vegetables. Some of the produces that come in about a week after the Fourth Of July is corn, along with many other squashes and herb plants. Some of the things that come 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 products 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 hot sandwiches, bakery, drinks, and other yummy things. There are a 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 those that are 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 we are available to go there. Seeing the different farmers with their variety of different products that they offer. The food vendors outsides the market are great. 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.