In an effort to encourage Jefferson County to make healthy lifestyle changes, Fort HealthCare is providing you the resources to encourage the community to eat locally sourced, fresh foods from the ground, and leave behind the over processed, packaged foods.
Fort Atkinson, WI provides a number of different places for you to eat locally grown foods.
Fort Atkinson Farmer’s Market
1 S Water Street. W Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Open: Sat mornings 8am-12pm May-Oct
Website: fortfarmersmarket.com, Facebook Page
W8180 County Rd. C Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Contact: Chris Zastrow
Phone: (920) 675-6113
Fruit & U-Picks
Steffen’s Cherry Orchard
N633 McIntyre Rd. Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Hours: Daily 7am-6pm
Phone: (920) 563-9608
Website: steffenscherryorchard.com, Facebook Page
Locally Grown Meats
Rocky Knoll Ranch
W5190 Meske Rd. Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Contact: Rick Mortimer
Phone: (262) 949-2153
W7649 Scheppert Rd. Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Phone: (920) 674-4551
Jones Dairy Farm Retail Store
800 Jones Ave. Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Hours: Mon-Sat 8am-5pm
Phone: (800) 635-6637
Poyer’s Farm Market
323 N. 4th Street Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Phone: (920) 563-8254
Simple Life Country Store
N2795 Ebbert Lane Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Hours: Thu-Sun 10am-6pm, Mon-Wed: Closed – Call for group or private appointment.
Phone: (920) 563-4469
Barrie Elementary School Garden
1000 Harriette Street Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Phone: (920) 563-7817
Contact: Leah McKelvey & Matt Loup
Email: McKelveyL@fortschools.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
Purdy Elementary School Garden
719 S. Main Street Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Phone: (920) 563-7822
- Want to start your own garden? Don’t know where to begin? Check out the Food System Initiatives link to find gardening tips as well as other information and resources regarding Wisconsin’s Food System Initiatives.
- Visit the Wisconsin Farm 2 School site for information regarding the program and its initiatives.
- The Eat Here Eat Well site offers news on what’s happening with the school gardens.
- Garden leaders can find Grant Opportunities for their school or community garden here!
More Local Foods
- Take a look at the Community Coalitions page for more information on what our partners are doing within the community to make Jefferson County a healthier place.
- Check out Health 365 Events for a full calendar of local events and volunteer opportunities in Jefferson County.