Farm

“The landscape of any farm is the owner’s portrait of himself.” – Aldo Leopold.

 

Where to Find Farm Fresh Foods

If you are looking for farm-fresh foods near you, here are some links that may help.

Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas – farms, markets, restaurants, stores – View Website

Local Dirt – find a farm – View Website

Local Harvest – local farms & events – View Website

Milwaukee County Winter Farmers Market – View Website

Wisconsin Farmers Market Association – find a market – View Website

 

Featured Farms

The following is a list of some local area farms. There are many benefits of pastured-raised or grass-fed meats and dairy. When working for the Oconomowoc Lake Club, we increased our local food purchases by 500% in 6 years. But it is much more than just dollars; it’s building relationships.  

“Once you start, you never want to go back.” -JK.

Buying directly from farms helps in many ways. Farmers typically get 10-30% of the retail dollar; by buying directly from them, they receive 100%. That same money then recirculates 3 to 5 times in the local community. Instead of receiving farm gate prices or commodity prices, farms are paid a just and sustainable price for their food. Farmers are willing to grow unique and diverse foods for us. Some of our best food is grown just down the road, not halfway around the world. Farmers’ markets are one of the best ways to scout for new farmers but remember not all farmers go to farmer markets. Farmers can often lead you to other farmers. 

“Finding a new farmer or locally grown food is like finding a new treasure.” -JK.

 

Weston’s Antique Apples

Contact: Kenneth Weston
19760 West National Avenue New Berlin WI 53146 Work Phone: (262) 679-2862 Website: http://www.westonapples.com

Biographical Info

Weston’s Antique Apples is an “orchard museum” that specializes in over 120 heirloom apple varieties (some go back as far as the Roman Empire). The orchard grows cherries, pears, plums, apricots, and raspberries. We also sell trees and, with the City of New Berlin, hold horticulture classes in pruning, grafting trees and pest management control. We sell at the orchard on Sundays from July through November.

Fruit

On-Farm, Roadside Stand, Farmers’ Market

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“Once you start, you never want to go back.”

 

Chef Jack