At farmers market, dietitian's mission is to cultivate health

Lisa Kingery, market and nutrition program manager for the Fondy Food Center, says her job is to improve the lives of those most underserved in the city.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel profiled Fondy staff member Lisa Kingery in this article by Anne Schamberg on June 22, 2006.

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  Volume 4, Issue 1                                                                                                    January 9, 2013
2013 Market Dates
May 11 - November 16
Open every Saturday
all season long
Open 4 days a week
June 22 - November 2
Sat. 7 - 3   Sun. 8-2
Tues. 8-2    Thurs. 8-2

Note: Between May 11 and June 15, 2013, Fondy Farmers Market is open Saturdays only 9 am - noon.

Beginning Saturday, June 22, the Market is open 4 days a week.

Beginning Saturday, November 2nd,  the Market is open Saturdays only from 7am - 3pm (Nov. 2nd, 9th, and 16th).

The Market's last day of the 2013 season is Saturday, November 16.

2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
just north of North Ave.
Market phone:        414-933-8121
Administrative office: 414-562-2282

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Happy New Year!

It's hard to believe, but we're only 18 Saturdays away from the start of Fondy Farmers Market's 2013 season. And if you're like us, you're already suffering "farmers market" withdrawal.  Sweet strawberries, mountains of greens, plump tomatoes... Soon, very, very will return. 

In the meantime, relive Fondy Farmers Market through videos and lectures.

WatWI Foodiech it live or set your DVR for this Thursday, January 10th at 7:30 pm when MPTV Channels 10.1 and 36.2 airs the local Milwaukee broadcast of  Wisconsin Foodie. This episode highlights  Fondy Farmers Market BBQ Cook-off, Walnut Way Conservation Corp., Alice's Garden, and Speed Queen Bar-B-Q. 

The episode airs 7:30 pm, January 10th, on MPTV Channels 10.1 and 36.2.


UWM 2If the academic setting is more to your liking, plan on attending Young Kim's January 31st lecture The Power of "I Don't Know:" Creating Accessible, Fair, and Real Food for Milwaukee's North Side Communities

The lecture is part of the UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning Lecture Series. Young's lecture takes place Thursday, January 31st from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public. To register and for more information, contact Brian Peterson at .

Outpost-CP-logo-web-lrgFondy Food Center Selected as a 2013 Outpost Community Partner

Fondy is happy to announce that Outpost Natural Foods has selected Fondy Food Center to be one of its four 2013 Community Partners. As a partner, Fondy will receive a $3,000 donation from Outpost, opportunities to partner with Outpost on additional fundraising events, and one-fourth of the earned interest from Outpost's Co-op Community Fund. Fondy will be the highlighted Community Partner October-December 2013.

The other three Milwaukee nonprofits selected as 2013 Community Partners include: Repairs of the Breach (January-March), Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful (April-June), and Groundwork Milwaukee (July-September).

Thank you Outpost!  Please show your support by shopping at one of Outpost's three locations:
  • 100 E. Capitol Drive, Milwaukee
  • 7000 W. State St., Wauwatosa
  • 2826 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee
  • Market Cafe at Aurora Sinai Hospital, 945 N. 12th St., Milwaukee

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Become a Fondy Vendor in 2013
If you have an interest in selling at the 2013 Fondy Farmers Market, please contact Antonio Butts, Market Director, at or 414-562-2282. For more information, check out Fondy's vendor page, prospective vendor brochure, and participation requirements. Then, complete a vendor interest form and mail it in.

Stay Connected with Fondy
Sign up to get the latest news on Market happenings, new vendors, what's in season, special events, and Fondy Food Center updates (including news about the Fondy Farm Project) by becoming a Fondy Farmers Market Facebook fan and following us on Twitter.  You can also see lots of Fondy photos at Flickr. Feel free to forward The Fondy Beet to all your friends and relatives. The more, the merrier!
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For a general overview of local produce availability and to better plan your season, check out our Seasonal Food Guide.
Fondy Food Center connects Greater Milwaukee to local, fresh food – from farm to table.
We do this through…
~ Support of small-scale Wisconsin farmers to secure the supply of fresh food to Milwaukee. 
~ Cooking-based nutrition education for youth and adults.
~ The historic Haymarket tradition filling the need for fresh, locally grown food in Milwaukee’s Northside neighborhoods.
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