John Manke is an active former Bay View resident who is involved in numerous neighborhood organizations, including the Bay View Historical Society, the Humboldt Park Fourth of July Association and the Shore Shore Farmers Market. He believes Bay View has a fine tradition in its past that we do not want to lose in the future.
The South Shore Farmers Market, located at 2900 S. Shore Drive, in Bay View, is having a great season. On Saturday mornings, from 8 am to 12 noon, the South Shore Farmers Market is open for business. There are over 40 vendors to serve you. You can purchase peaches, cherries, apricots and apples from Door County. You can purchase tomatoes, potatoes, squashes, pumpkins, melons, corn, cauliflower, brocolli. beans, peas, lettuce,carrots, dill, onions, peppers, small potatoes, pickles (cucumbers), and other such things at the market. Fresh mushrooms, flowers, plants and jams and jellies, homemade candy, kettle corn, crepes, egg rolls and specialty teas, coffee, bakery and fresh beef on the grill are all available. There will be an educational program followed by a musical program. You can come early, buy some bakery and coffee, and sit at a picnic table, if you can find one available. To watch the programs, you might want to bring a chair to sit on. Our weather has been great the last several weeks. Imagine, shopping with a great view of Lake Michigan in the foreground. We have a very peaceful relaxing market for you to enjoy. Y'all come and join us here at the market.