Looking for a fun and tasty summer? In the Stevens Point Area dig into the local food scene and summertime events with John Mecure and the Travel Wisconsin show on WTMJ Radio. Learn more about visiting the state’s oldest farmers market to going behind the scenes with local makers, plus fun festivals, to make it a summer to remember! 


In this episode:

  • Plan to spend some time shopping for fresh, local produce at the Stevens Point Farmers Market, which is open six days a week! Stop by on the first Saturday's of the month for Chef on the Square, where a local chef shops the market and prepares a dish (complete with a taste!). 

  • Learn where to find other fresh, local produce, with the help of the Farm Fresh Atlas. More local goods can be found at the Stevens Point Co-op

  • Find where to grab a bite to eat, from the newest restaurant, Ruby Coffee, or a long-time favorite like The Landmark in Amherst. 

  • Get behind the scenes with a tour of the Craft Collective, with a stop at a local brewery, winery, or distillery - or visit Feltz's Dairy Store for a tour of the robotic milking facility. Then, head straight to the source for brunch on the farm with Lonely Oak Farm!

  • Snag even more local goodies, from Siren Shrub, Tapped Maple Syrup, Skyview Pasta and more - at Agora.

  • Discover local festivals that your whole family will love, including; Stevens Point City Band, Levitt AMP Stevens Point Music Series, MREA Energy Fair, Riverfront Rendezvous, Celebrate Plover, Portage County Fairs (Amherst & Rosholt), Celebrate Amherst Riverfest, Bluegrass in the Pines and Riverfront Jazz Festival - whew! (View more Stevens Point Area events here.)


Want more?

Find a full list of fun summer events in the Stevens Point Area here, before exploring other fun things to see and do. Learn more about where to find the perfect swimming spot, how to enjoy the Green Circle Trail with the kids, or where to catch an Insta-worthy sunset