The Viroqua Farmers Market is a local staple! It runs every Saturday from May – October from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Vernon County Fairgrounds. Seasonal produce, handmade and unique items, and excellent vendors make this one of the most fun and interesting farmer’s markets you’ll ever visit.
For more information on the Viroqua Farmers Market and other local attractions, be sure you download our complimentary Vacation Guide. It’s full of great insider tips on places to eat and things to do in the Driftless area of Wisconsin.
Fresh Foods at the Viroqua Farmers Market
Viroqua, a town near Westby, offers all sorts of shopping, dining, and entertainment. In the Spring, Summer, and Fall, there’s no better way to start the weekend than by going to the Viroqua Farmers Market. It’s our one-stop-shop for all of the best produce, dairy, homemade goods, and handcrafted items. Take a look at their Facebook page for more pictures and up-to-date information. So why do we think it is the best spot to get fresh foods?
- Truly Local and Fresh. More than fifty vendors all come to the Viroqua Farmers Market from a hundred mile radius, so you know everything is truly local and fresh. (To see what’s in season during your trip, check out this neat graph!)
- Passionate Farmers. Our local farmers – including the many Amish farmers – are all very invested in the quality of their farms and products. You’re eating the same things they are feeding their families.
- Certified Organic. Many of the growers and farmers are certified organic. For instance, check out Knapp Creek Farm, right here in Westby!
- Dairy, Meats, and More! It’s not just fresh produce! You’ll also find fresh milks and cheeses (this is Wisconsin, after all). Plus, a wonderful assortment of other delicious foods, like: meats, honey, jams, syrups, canned goods, breads, and more.
Delights at the Viroqua Farmers Market
In addition to the taste bud delights at the Viroqua Farmer’s Market, you’ll also find many other things to enjoy. Handcrafted furniture and Amish-made quilts remain favorite items! And other unique pieces that make great gifts or souvenirs: jewelry, soaps, lotions, flowers, books, paintings, sculptures, pottery, plants, and other delights.
And when you shop local, like at the Viroqua Farmers Market, you’re not just getting an excellent product. You also get the experience of interacting with the person who grew your food, or created that quilt. And you get the satisfaction of supporting wonderful families like these in their work. And all of that makes everyone happy!
Book Your Stay at Westby House
And after a morning enjoying the Viroqua Farmers Market, we invite you to come home to Westby House to relax. Our beautiful rooms are luxuriously appointed and comfortable, giving you the rest you need to continue to enjoy the Driftless area. And our delicious gourmet breakfast will energize and refresh you for wherever your travels are taking you. Check out our specials and add-ons to make your vacation extra romantic.
We know you’ll enjoy all that we have to offer, as well as all the events in the La Crosse and Driftless area, so be sure to download our complimentary Vacation Guide to find out more! We hope to see you soon!