The West Bend Farmers Market is temporarily moved to a new located due to the Main Street road construction. The market is still in Downtown just a few blocks over on 6th Ave, Poplar St. and 5th Ave. The market will make a horseshoe around the Heritiage Towers Historical Museum. (use 320 s. 5th Ave West Bend WI 53095 to google the area)
When is the Market open?
The market is open every Saturday from May 20 - October 21, rain or shine. The hours are 7:30am - 11:00am. Selling will not begin until the cow bells ring at 7:30am and stops promptly at 11:00am when the cow bells rings.
Where is the information booth?
The Downtown West Bend Association hosts the farmers market. The information booth can be found at the corner of 6th and Poplar infront of the round about on the poplar side. The information booth is a great resource for shoppers & farmers. You can learn a lot about the market, downtown West Bend, special events, local shops, restaurants, and pick up literature. The information booth also serves at the lost and found and focuses on emergency services as needed. If you need to contact the West Bend Farmers market: call 262-338-3909 email: firstname.lastname@example.org the Downtown West Bend Association 120 N. Main St. Ste 120 (the Centrum Building). West Bend WI. 53095
Starting this season - 2022, the West Bend Farmers Market will welcome well-behaved dogs, we can not emphasis this enough - WELL- BEHAVED dogs to join in the market fun! Dog owners/guardians will be held 100% responsible for their dogs actions at the market. It is the owner’s responsibility to ensure dogs are non-aggressive, like kids, like other dogs, are on a leash and under control at all times. Dogs (just like humans) are required to use the appropriate restroom facilities, & their owner/guardian is required to clean up after them. ***Dogs and owners not following these requirements may be asked to leave at the discretion of the Farmers Market manager/attendant. For more information stop at the Downtown West Bend Association information booth located at the south end of the market.
Are all farmers market products certified organic?
No. Different vendors choose different production methods. Talk to the vendors to learn more about their products. for more Farmer information click the Meet the Farmer tab.
YEAH!!! We need you and love our volunteers! Volunteers are always welcomed to help at the information booth, weekly prep before a market, set-up, tear down, teaching or just handing out information. Please see ourHelp Us Grow page for more information.
Can I use a credit card at the West Bend Farmers' Market?
Each vendor at the market has different payment policies. While some of our vendors accept credit cards or other alternative payments like Paypal or Venmo, ALL of our vendors accept cash.
Can I use SENIOR/WIC FARMERS' MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM (FMNP) vouchers at the market?
The WIC (Women Infant and Children) and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Programs offer one-time food benefits to eligible participants each year. Each eligible participant receives checks that are redeemed at local farmers' markets June through October on fresh fruits, vegetables and fresh cut herbs. This program is separate from Foodshare, and checks can be redeemed directly at eligible vendors. Not all vendors at the DCFM accept FMNP checks. Vendors that accept FMNP checks will have a yellow sign displayed at their market stall. For more information on Senior and WIC Farmers Market Nutrition program.
Does West Bend Farmers Market Participate in FoodShare programs?
Sorry not at this time. We are working on including the program in the near future.
Can I sell arts & crafts or prepared food during the market?
The market does allow stalls for arts & crafts vendors, as well as the food carts. Click Become a Vendor for additional information.