Locavores in Northeastern Wisconsin
New Leaf Market Cooperative is seeking to establish a grocery cooperative in downtown Green Bay. As of April, 2012, they have 460 members. They are looking for more people to join by purchasing a member-owner share. Find out more on New Leaf Market's website or blog and share your ideas on Facebook. Become a fan or leave a comment on the blog and provide your input into the creation of these local food projects.
The Wisconsin Local Foods Network is a collection of individuals and organizations that all share a common vision for Wisconsin: a state that offers communities and businesses a local food system that supports sustainable farms of all sizes, a strong infrastructure for those farms and supporting food business to thrive, and affordable access to healthy locally grown food for ALL Wisconsin residents. They are helping people to form regional networks, including one for Eastern Wisconsin.
Local Farmers Markets
Green Bay Farmers Market. Between Cherry and Pine streets, downtown Green Bay. 7 a.m.-noon Saturdays June 11 through Oct. 29. Produce, bakery, honey and syrup, crafts, meats and more.
Farmers Market on Broadway. On Broadway, between Walnut and Dousman Streets. Every Wednesday (June 1-August, 3-8pm. Sept. 1- Oct. 12, 3-7pm.) Some shops open late.
East De Pere Farmers Market. Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to noon from July 7 to October 20, in the parking lot at Seroogy's Chocolates, 144 N. Wisconsin St.
West De Pere Farmers Market. Tuesdays from 7:00 a.m. to noon from June 15 through Oct. 31, Festival Foods parking lot, 1001 Main St.
Oneida Farmers Market. 12-6 p.m. Thursdays June 30 through Oct. 13 in (approximately 6 miles west of Green Bay, WI) at the Oneida One Stop in Oneida at the intersection of Hwy 54 and Seminary Road.
For other markets check Farmers' Markets in Wisconsin.
"Locavore" was the New Oxford American Dictionary's 2007 Word of the Year!