- Community / Destination
- Community Farmer's Market
- Community Festival or County Fair
- Corn Maze
- Event Barn
- Event Rental
- Farm Stay Vacation
- Farm to Table
- Historic Agriculture
- Petting Farm
- Professional Services
- Tour and Visit
Barron County EDC is responsible for business growth and Tourism in Barron County.
Originally the Loosen Family Homestead ~ this 160 year old 80 acre farm is Located in the Heart of the Kettle Moraine near the Holy Hill Basilica. The secluded rustic property has been transformed into a Unique Event Destination featuring Art & Farm Market Events, Dinners on the Farm, Music Night on the Farm and Art & Wine Classes. Visitors are in awe to see the creativity and inspiration flowing on the property. Art & Farm Market Weekends: June 3/4, September 16/17, October 14/15 9-4pm. Check out the website for all our Special Event Dates and Times.
The season begins in early spring with greenhouse plants (vegetable and bedding flower plants) and asparagus. Early summer brings pick your own strawberries and peas. For the rest of the summer you can pick your own raspberries, blueberries, and green beans. Jelli's Market also grows sweet corn, tomatoes, cucumbers and many other garden vegetables. All of our crops are sold in our farm store, where you can also purchase our farm raised Angus beef, pork, chickens, lamb and eggs. In the Fall you can also select pumpkins and apples. In addition to meats and produce, there are games and entertainment for kids of all ages, plus a walking trail, farm animals to see, group tours, and much more. New commercial kitchen will be added in the Fall of 2017.
At Jerry Smith Produce and Pumpkin Farm, we start the year in June selling fruits, produce, and pick your own vegetables seven days a week. When August rolls around, we pull out all the stops with our annual Home Grown Sweet Corn Festival. Sweet Corn Fest held the second weekend in August 10 am to 6 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Event held rain or shine. By late September, we will have transformed our working farm into a child friendly, magical oasis where we live up to our name; The Pumpkin Farm! Ours is a celebration of the pumpkin and the Halloween Season with entertainment, hay rides, farm animals, corn maze, food, and field trips for elementary level schools, corporate outings, and birthday parties. We'll see you at the Pumpkin Farm!
Pearce's Farm Stand is located on the corner of County F and Hwy 67 midway between Williams Bay and Fontana. Four family generations own and operate our farm. We strive to grow, harvest and deliver fresh quality produce. Our farm stand is open mid-July through October daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We offer homegrown vegetables, local honey, Amish jams, relishes and so much more. We are best known for our "Super Sweet" sweet corn and our amazing varieties of pumpkins. We also offer fresh, made on site donuts and kettle corn on the weekends. Our Fall Festival takes place the third weekend in September with free music, free cooked corn on the cob and free hayrides to the pumpkin patch. We also open our 12 acre professional maze this weekend. There is a free outdoor activity area for the kids including our famous jumping bales. Come check us out for quality produce and stay for the family fun!
Hours of Operation Every Wednesday | 4-7pm | at Stratford Homes Mission To promote fresh, affordable produce in the Stratford area while providing opportunities for central Wisconsin farmers to bring their products to a new market on a regular basis. History The Stratford Farmers Market was founded in 2012 by Bryan & Stacey Weichelt. In the first year of operation the market registered more than 20 different produce vendors from around central Wisconsin. The market received great reviews, including a front page story in the Marshfield News Herald. Sponsorships Sponsorship support is what keeps the market moving forward. Funds are used to promote the market, health and wellness, and the encouragement of making smart, healthy decisions for you and your family. This year's sponsors are listed on our Home page. If you are interested in sponsoring the Stratford Farmers Market please submit your inquiry through our Contact Form.
Providing tourism information, assisting visitors and promoting the community and surrounding area. Visit the website for a business directory, dining guide, and details on shopping, lodging, entertainment, and a calendar of events.