Following a one-year hiatus, the Pewaukee Farmers Market will be
back up and running again this summer.
Chamber of Commerce is now in charge of running the market,
which will begin on May 28 and continue through Sept. 3. It will
be open weekly from 3:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday afternoons in
the parking lot at 1230 Capitol Drive, near Waukesha State Bank
and Bubba’s Frozen Custard.
In past years,
the market had been held at Queen of Apostles Church until the
woman who was running it was no longer able to do so. In 2011,
Waukesha County Technical College took over, but was also unable
to continue running it last year.
been real excited that it is back,” said Nancy Waters, the
executive director of the Pewaukee Chamber of Commerce. “It is a
good time slot too - we wanted to coordinate with the activities
that go on on Wednesday nights on the lakefront.”
she wanted to give guests the option to walk around the market
and see the various stalls before heading down to the lakefront
for Positively Pewaukee’s “Waterfront Wednesdays” - a free music
series held on Wisconsin Ave.
Vendors at the
market will sell a variety of Wisconsin-made crafts and food
products - such as breads, cheeses, sandwiches, fruits and
to attract a variety of local agra-businesses to sell their
goods, while avoiding an overabundance of any single product.
Thus far, she
has received applications from an array of vendors selling
oatmeal, plants/produce, honey and goat’s milk soap. She said
she has also heard from meat and dairy producers who are
interested in selling.
something we in the community want,” Waters said.
for the 10-foot vendor stalls are being accepted by the chamber
on a first-come, first-serve basis until May 1. For more
information, call Waters at 691-8851 or email her at