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Celebrate Spring Event! 

May 25th and 26th from 10am-3pm

Free admission!

Our greenhouse will once again be hosting a Celebrate Spring Event! In addition to the normal plants that we grow we will be having:
*A local artist and handmade market. 
The Glittering Squid, Makery Maven, Big Cock Candles (Saturday only), Hopps and Honey (Sunday only), Indigo Thyme, Jen Smith Glass, Fuzzy Butts Dog Bakery, Kelsey Kings Pottery, Roots and Stems and Bob’s Wooden Bowls
(please scroll down for more information on the vendors)
* A plant sale 

10% off all vegetable plants,

20% off all flowering annuals, petunia hanging baskets, and strawberry hanging baskets

 *sale only on May 25th and 26th

*Frisbee golf through the orchard ($5.00 per person) Don’t own your own disc? Never played before, but want to try it? No problem! We have discs to rent!
*The beer garden will be open with beverages and grilling brats and hot dogs!
*Our bakery will be baking some of your favorites (including cider donuts) plus some spring themed baked goods!
*Let the kids color while you shop at our children’s coloring area (free!)
*Get creative at the crafts table and rock painting station!
Vendor list:
*The Glittering Squid– Artist, nature lover, science nerd, thrift fashionista. She brings the bling to what she creates. Here you’ll discover steampunk art and jewelry, tiki inspired creations and more!

*Makery Maven-  Makery Maven Co. (formerly Paper Pleasers) specializes in all things custom and handmade; from lasercut wall art, to home goods, personalized gifts and more! Experts, or mavens you may say, in all things handmade and gift related. They believe in repurposing and recycling whatever can be and truly love the creative process that comes with one-of-a-kind designs.  Ellen has paired her analytical, math minded left-brain with her creative, artistic right-brain to build a business over the last 10 years. Without any formal art schooling, she’s a self-taught designer which she’s applied to vector art design for lasercutting and even broader product design.,


*Big Cock Candles (Saturday only)- Distinctive, provocative and man-crafted to arouse the senses. Our passion is creating hand-poured candles using exotic, bold and alluring fragrance wax blends. Whether your taste is a high-end, sophisticated black Le Grand Coq Candle or prefer the daily burn of our affordable Big Cock Candle line, our highly fragranced, crackling wood wick candles are truly second to none in scent, burn and quality. Hand-crafted for you to ensure the best candle experience possible.


*Hopps and Honey (Sunday only) Soy Wax Candles. Chic and Modern Design, Intricate and Enticing Scents. No phthalates or parabens. Vegan and Cruelty Free, the way candles were supposed to be made.

*Indigo Thyme Handcrafted artisan soaps and body products in Milwaukee, WI. Made in small batches, with the finest ingredients, to assure quality and freshness.


*Jen Smith Glass  Artist, jewelry designer and maker. She creates one of a kind and limited edition jewelry and beautiful glass art.


*Fuzzy Butts Dog Bakery Homemade dog treats, all-natural and made in small batches. The treats are made with limited human grade ingredients. We sell everything from training treats to Birthday cakes. All treats are made fresh.

No dog? No problem! She will also be bringing homemade freeze dried candy!

*Kelsey Kings Pottery- Inspired by the natural world, Kelsey creates beautiful and functional clay pieces. She has been a vendor at our market since our first Spring Event and every year we have been in awe of her wonderful works of art.
*Roots and Stems– Neighbors to Barthel Fruit Farm Roots and Stems offers beautiful cut flowers and have a sunflower walk in the summer. They will be back again this spring with spring garlic and Dahlia Tubers! Also offering summer bouquet subscriptions! If you got a bouquet or garlic from us this fall, this is the women who grew them!
*Bob’s Wooden Bowls- A passion for woodworking led Bob to teaching high school and middle school students. From there his technique for bowls has been slowly modified it to make them more and more intricate. Each bowl has a unique, one-of-a-kind look. The grains, wood types, and other factors all play a role in creating these unique pieces.

Oktoberfest- September 21st and 22nd from 12-6. More details coming soon!


Road construction update!  If you are coming from downtown Milwaukee, both Mequon Road and Brown Deer exits are closed, if coming from downtown please go to the Highland Road exit and take Highland Road all the way to Farmdale Road, then turn left.

12246 N Farmdale Rd
Mequon, WI 53097

From downtown Milwaukee: I-43 North to the Mequon Rd (exit 85); turn left (west) on Mequon Rd to Farmdale Rd. Farmdale intersects only from the right, ¼ mile west of the start of the two lane section of Mequon Rd. Turn right (north) on Farmdale Rd. Farm is about 1 mile north on right hand side.

From Madison: Hwy. 45 to the Mequon Rd exit.  Turn right (east) and go about 5 miles to Farmdale Rd (99W); turn left (north) on Farmdale Rd. The farm will be on the right hand side about 1 mile down Farmdale Rd.

From Chicago: I-94 north to Milwaukee, I-43 North to the Mequon Rd (exit 85); turn left (west) on Mequon Rd to Farmdale Rd. Farmdale intersects only from the right, ¼ mile west of the start of the two lane section of Mequon Rd. Turn right (north) on Farmdale Rd.  Farm is about 1 mile north on right hand side