Matanuska-Susitna Valley in Alaska is blooming with crops and produce during summer. From June to mid-September, the farmers’ markets become a booming business in the area. Wasilla is home to farmers providing the community with fresh produce at some markets. This article will go through the farmers’ markets around Wasilla. It can serve as a guide to finding some of the best farm products in the area.
Wonderland Park – 907-357-1464
Located in the heart of Wasilla is its very own farmers’ market. The Wasilla Knik Historical Society sponsors the Wasilla Farmer’s Market. It provides a place for the city’s farmers, bakers, and artisans to sell their goods. Shoppers can find fresh produce, homemade bread, jams, and handcrafted furniture. It is the place to look for ripe tomatoes and cucumbers for your delicious summer salad. You can find various crafts like wooden decor, colorful fabric, and interesting pottery. Check out this farmers’ market to catch Wasilla’s best produce and local goods.
East Parks Hwy – 908-705-2866
If you’re looking for the freshest catch in Wasilla, give Awe Shucks Oysters a visit. The place is the go-to shopping site for all your oyster needs. The market is famous for its farmer stands, where you can taste its single raw or unique barbeque oysters. The oysters here are freshly caught and well preserved. You can get them through in-store shopping or order a dozen for pick up or delivery. The market is open 24 hours from Wednesday to Saturday.
If what you’re looking for is not in Wasilla, then you could take a drive to the neighboring city of Palmer, Alaska. You could find other exciting farmers’ markets, such as Garcia’s Alaska Farm. The farm mainly grows raspberries and is a community that prides itself on its farm market sales every summer. You can learn more about Garcia’s Alaska Farm on their Facebook page. Another recommended alternative would be Bushes Bunches Produce Stand, a family-owned business that opened in 1942. A historical site that grows and sells only the freshest produce.
Wasilla and its neighboring areas have a community of dedicated, hardworking farmers. These farmers and artisans use the markets to sell produce and other items to the community.
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