An artist with flowery salads, a bread-baking poet, a weaver and jewelry maker… these are just a few of the Sweetie Pies you’ll find each week at the Settlement Shops Farmer’s Market taking place each week on Wednesdays from 10 am ’til 2 pm, just south of Fish Creek.
Barbara Knupper, Door County’s Artful Artisan brings you “A visit to the Fish Creek Farmer’s Market.” Each week on Wednesdays from June into October, owners of the Settlement Shops host a farmer’s market. You will find a diverse collection of fresh and often organic produce, herbs, handmade soaps, bakery and other specialty foods, as well as a variety of arts and craft items.
Market founder Linda Birmingham, owner of Great Northern by Design Home Interiors explains her motivating love of farmer’s markets. Dave Lea, co-owner of Sweetie Pies steps up with a tray of crust cookies, hot out of the oven. Weaver and jewelry maker, Barbara Knupper introduces you to some of the unique individuals who turn out each week like Crusty Uprising’s poet and baker, Chuck Sully; the salad queen at Pat’s Patch and one real farmer Mike Sullivan with Sully’s Produce.
Farmer’s Markets take place all around Door County each week, with the oldest and largest in Sturgeon Bay every Saturday morning. On Tuesdays you will find the weekly market set up in Lakeside Park in Jacksonport. The Corner of the Past, south of Sister Bay on Highway 57 also hosts a Saturday Farmers Market from 8 am ’til noon. At the core of the Door County Buy Local movement, farmer’s markets present a variety of grassroots vendors with a vast diversity of original, handmade arts, crafts, baked and canned goods as well as all sorts of locally grown, fresh produce.