Parking & Transportation

Parking for market vendors is assigned by the Market Manager. Parking for market attendees is plentiful in Northside Town Center.

Bicycle racks are available around the perimeter, close to the Lakeview Branch Public Library.  For the safety of children and Market attendees, no bicycles, skate boards, roller skates, scooters, or other forms of transportation should be ridden within the market perimeter.

The Northside Town Center is close to Madison Metro’s North Transfer Point, and served directly by bus route 21 & bus route 22.

Payment Options

All market stands accept cash. Many also accept personal checks, and some accept credit cards. An ATM is available adjacent to the market at Anchor Bank.

SNAP/Food Share/Quest

You can exchange your SNAP funds for Northside Farmers Market tokens (worth $2.00 each) and use them at the market.

Come to the Market Information booth to receive your tokens. Then use your tokens to purchase any food stamp approved item from our vendors. Food stamp approved items at the Northside Farmers Market are vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses, eggs, honey, fish, bakery items, and herbs. Change cannot be given for tokens.

If you have tokens left over you may return them the same day you purchased them. Bring your tokens to the Market Information booth to credit your SNAP account. Or you may keep your tokens and use them anytime throughout the  season as they do not expire.

More information on Using your Quest Card at Farmers Markets.


Tobacco, Alcohol & Drugs

Both members and market attendees are prohibited from smoking and/or consuming alcohol or other drugs in the market area.

Pet Policy

Well behaved pets on a short leash are welcome at the market. Please maintain control of your pet and be courteous to other shoppers at the market.


The market is fully accessible to all individuals and any service animals. There are designated disabled parking stalls in the Northside Town Center. The market is set-up to maintain an open plan for ease of mobility for wheelchairs or other devices. Wheelchair accessible bathrooms may be available at businesses within the shopping center.

Weather Policy

The Northside Farmers’ Market is a rain or shine event! In the case of severe weather, it will be at the discretion of the market manager to suspend or terminate the market for that day.