Daily Archives: June 1, 2018


After a long, cold winter and a seemingly longer, colder spring, the 2018 season of the Loyola Farmers Market is here! While we’re looking to seeing some familiar faces at the Market- both vendors and customers – we are also excited for some new changes to the market this year! First, […]

2018 Season Preview: What’s New at the Market?


Summer and weekends with grandpa meant getting up early, breathing in the fresh Wisconsin air, and working hard on the farm for John Patyk, but he wouldn’t have had it any other way.  His special childhood memories with his grandparents made him realize his dream: to own a farm of […]

Patyk Farm: Family Farming at its Finest


The Benton Harbor fruit stand has been a favorite at Loyola’s Farmers Market since the market launched in 2011.  The company has been family-ownedand operated since its founding in 1922, and is currently managed by farmer John Thaler and his wife Rose.  John runs three different farms in Michigan.  The […]

Benton Harbor: Fruit Trees and Honey Bees



Being a vendor at the Loyola Farmers Market since its inception, Stamper Cheese is a real original. Bret Stamper, the owner of Stamper Cheese, boasts about the art of cheese making, “We age them to reveal deeper, spectacular flavors waiting to be unlocked.  These aged cheeses cannot be found elsewhere.  […]

The Art of Stamper Cheese


  Vegetarian Express, commonly called Tamales Express, is well known at the Loyola Farmers Market for their delicious food.  Run by Raul Diaz, Vegetarian Express has been offering fresh-cooked dishes for both vegetarians and meat-eaters at the Loyola Farmers Market since 2013. With tasty food options ranging from vegetarian or […]

Vegetarian Express: Food Everyone Will Love