- The Pewaukee Farmers Market is poised to make a
comeback after a one-year hiatus after residents sought
Pewaukee Chamber of Commerce has been coordinating the
details, and although some final steps remain, Executive
Director Nancy Johns is proceeding as though will be
held on the new parking lot across from Village Hall.
said she will be meeting with village staff figure out a
final agreement. The proposal is to hold the market from
3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays from May 28 through Sept.
3. The market would be held in conjunction with
Positively Pewaukee’s Waterfront Wednesdays.
would add another component to our wonderful community,”
Farmers market shoppers could wander the produce, food
and floral stalls and then walk over to the lakefront
for dinner and live music.
chamber is partnering with Positively Pewaukee for the
Kroening, executive director of Positively Pewaukee,
said the farmers market had previously been held at
Queen of Apostles Church until the woman who ran it no
longer was able to. Then Waukesha County Technical
College picked it up two years ago, she said, but it
didn’t work out the way they had hoped.
the hiatus, both Kroening and Johns said they received
calls from residents wanting to know where the market
Kroening likes that the market fits into the
increasingly healthy atmosphere downtown, which has
restaurants that serve healthy food, a chiropractor and
people exercising along the lakefront.
we should start branding it as the healthy place to
come,” she said. “The farmers market fits right into
through the farmers market is not 100 percent a go yet,
Johns wants potential vendors to contact her. She said
she is looking for vegetation and produce vendors, as
well as some that sell items like honey, eggs and wool.
hoping it will bring a nice array of vendors,” Johns
also an opportunity for downtown businesses to be
highlighted with signage or a booth, she said.
learn more about being a vendor at the market, call
Johns at 691-8851 or email her at