Milwaukee County Winter Farmers’ Market
Tommy G Thompson Youth Center
Ag Village, Gate 5, State Fair Park
640 South 84th Street
February 20, 2010 – April 24, 2010
Saturday mornings 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Regardless of other events at State Fair,
parking for the MCWFM is always FREE
Market website: www.mcwfm.org

You can also enjoy a return visit by Country Haven Farm of Waterloo and Marr’s Valley View Farms of Mineral Point. Chuck Maenner and Lois Federman will share information about their innovative meat and poultry Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) venture that provides monthly home deliveries to several Milwaukee neighborhoods.

Worthy of special attention: To celebrate their new retail store and expanded kitchen at Galleria West in Brookfield, Cocina DeLeon will sample several of their 10 enchillada varieties. Ela Orchard is making a final appearance for the MCWFM season, so this will be your last opportunity to purchase the acclaimed apple cider featured at every Dane County “Taste of the Market” winter breakfast. A personal favorite: the Water House Foods ‘to go’ market sampler featuring a delicious pancetta/cheese sandwich and sides from 8 different market vendors. Every time I write this weekly update I start getting hungry – go figure.

MCWFM has a new Facebook photo album courtesy of Josh Deacon; now he just has to show his mother how to apply electronic labels. Hint.

Save the Date for a celebratory Farmers’ Market Breakfast on Saturday, March 27 from 8:30 am to 11:00 am (or until food runs out). There’s going to be a great morning meal featuring three Milwaukee metro chefs who will use ingredients from the farmers and food producers at the market.

Here is our Milwaukee County Winter Farmers’ Market lineup for February 20 (as of Friday morning):

Farm/Food Producer Products
Becky’s Blissful Bakery Caramel sauce and 8 different varieties of organic caramels
Bolzano Artisan Meats Milwaukee-crafted pancetta and guanciale, new charcuterie products
Brightonwoods Orchard Antique and commercial apple varieties, apple cider
Cocina De Leon Frozen enchilada entrees, fresh salsa
Country Haven Farm Meat and poultry CSA featuring pastured lamb and chicken; Angus beef and pork
Dominion Valley Farm Heritage pork (Tamworth and Large Black)
Eden’s Market Flaxseed crackers, granola chunks and seasonal farmers’ market patés, salsas and smoothies
Ela Orchard Antique apple varieties and apple cider
Farmhouse Bakery & Cheese Shop Hand made pies, organic pancake mix, noodles, eggs, artisan goat cheese, crackers, organic glass-bottled milk and cream, organic butter
Glen Rock Farms Grass-fed lamb
Golden Bear Monarchs Elk Farm Elk and pheasants
Jeff-Leen Farm Grass-fed Piedmontese beef, pastured chickens and eggs
JenEhr Family Farm Organic produce and pastured poultry
Jones Family Farm Free range eggs
Lakeview Buffalo Farm Buffalo and chicken
Mia Famiglia Fresh pasta and gnocchi
Ney’s Big Sky LLC Free-range dry-aged Hereford and Angus beef
River Valley Ranch Ltd Fresh button, crimini, portabella, shiitake, and oyster mushrooms, shallots; relishes, salsas and sauces
Saxon Homestead Creamery Aged, raw milk artisan cheese
Sugar River Dairy LLC Small batch farmstead yogurt, grass-based cow’s milk cheese
Tomato Mountain Soups, salsas, preserves and sauces crafted from produce grown on their certified organic farm
Viola’s Honey Basswood, Clover and Wildflower honey, beeswax candles; local hives from farms in Franklin (Wehr Nature Center), Hales Corners, New Berlin, Pewaukee and Waterford
Water House Foods Organic bread, baked goods, market sandwich

Deb Deacon
The Farmer Chef Connection
Milwaukee County Winter Farmers’ Market
SE Wisconsin Farm and Food Network
262-786-3837

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