One of my favorite things about spring and summer is farmer’s markets. There’s nothing better than grabbing a cup of coffee and spending the morning checking out what the local vendors are offering. Most farmer’s markets offer fruits, veggies, homemade jams, meats, baked goods, and even handmade crafts. Luckily, there are farmer’s markets located in almost every city in the Atlanta area, so you have many options to choose from.
Atlanta Area Farmer’s Markets
Brookhaven Farmer’s Market
When: Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., April 1 through November 18, 2023
Where: 1375 Fernwood Circle, Brookhaven, GA 30319
The mission of the Brookhaven Farmer’s Market is to provide healthy, locally-produced food and products to our community; cultivating a sustainable connection between producers and consumers which will support the local economy and enhance the overall health of the local people and their environment.
Grant Park Farmer’s Market
When: Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round
Where: 1040 Grant St SE, Atlanta, GA 30315
The Grant Park Farmers Market has been voted Best Farmers Market in Creative Loafing and Atlanta Magazine. Weekly free celebrity chef demonstrations at the market feature the top chefs in the south including Hugh Acheson, Kevin Gillespie, Steven Satterfield, Virginia Willis, and many more. Shoppers, foodies, bloggers, and critics all agree that the Grant Park Farmers Market is the place to be on Sunday mornings.
Join us at the Beacon Atlanta to get the best locally-grown veggies, meats, breads, and artisanal foods available in Atlanta! With plenty of seating and picnic areas, there’s a space for everyone to relax and enjoy a wonderful morning of community and food.
Alpharetta Farmer’s Market
When: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Alpharetta City Center, 2001 Commerce St, Alpharetta, GA 30009
The Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market is open on Saturdays from April – November in the Alpharetta Town Green area at City Center in front of City Hall on North and South Broad Streets.
*We make every effort to have the market open rain or shine.
However, the City of Alpharetta does have Weather Guidelines that we follow. For weather updates, please follow us on social media or check the website on weeks that the weather forecast looks questionable.
Freedom Farmer’s Market at the Carter Center
When: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., year-round
Where: Carter Center Library 453 Freedom Parkway Northeast Atlanta, GA 30307
Freedom Farmers Market at the Carter Center was formed in 2014 by a small group of Georgia farmers with one vision: to bring local, sustainably grown food to Intown Atlanta neighborhoods. The market, now open year-round, offers a wide range of organic, local products including fresh produce, grass-fed meats, dairy including cheeses, yogurt, milk, farm fresh eggs, handmade baked goods, preserves, coffee, and more. The market also holds monthly events featuring the fruit or vegetable of the season and monthly chef demos.
Peachtree Road Farmer’s Market
When: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to noon, March 4 through December 16, 2023
Where: 2744 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta, Ga. 30305
All of our farms are Certified Naturally Grown or Certified Organic and our prepared food vendors are committed to using local, sustainable, and ethically sourced goods in their products. We want to provide food that is nourishing for you and your family and is good for the planet too! If you haven’t visited the market before, please check out our About Us page for additional information about our farms, vendors, and values. Keep up to date with what’s happening at the market by following us on Facebook, Instagram or sign up for our weekly newsletter.
East Atlanta Village Farmer’s Market
When: Thursdays, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., March 30 through November 16, 2023
Where: 572 Stokeswood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
Voted the Reader’s Pick for the Best Outdoor Farmers Market in Atlanta’s Creative Loafing Magazine five years in a row, the East Atlanta Village Farmers Market is one of the oldest Atlanta farmers markets. Providing local and seasonal produce since 2006, the EAV Farmers Market has been a long-time champion of the food movement in Atlanta. Featuring vendors, artisans, and farmers who grow and produce locally, the East Atlanta Village Farmers Market has been providing staples to the EAV community for over ten years. Whether you’re looking for bread, eggs, or vegetables (all sustainably and ethically produced and grown), prepared meals for dinner, or artisan goods like soaps and jewelry, we’re delighted to be bringing local food and local businesses to our vibrant EAV friends and family.
Located in a grassy park across from the Midway Pub, we feature chef’s cooking demonstrations so that you can taste local and seasonal food and learn from the masters. There is ample seating and places to relax at the market, with an on-site Edible Learning Garden that offers garden education and children’s activities.
Kennesaw Farmer’s Market
When: Mondays, 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., April 3 through September 25, 2023
*Closed on Memorial Day and July 4
Where: Depot Park, 2828 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
The Kennesaw Downtown Development Authority is excited to present the Kennesaw Farmers Market as it returns to Downtown Kennesaw. This year’s market will take place on Mondays, with hours of operation from 3:30-7:00 p.m., and will be located in the Main Street Underpass Plaza. The market season is set to open on Monday, April 3, and run through Monday, September 25. The market will close on May 29 (Memorial Day), July 3 (in observance of Independence Day), and September 4 (Labor Day).
The Market will feature farmers and makers, as well as some local favorite food trucks. On a typical Market day in summer, over 20 vendors will be set up offering their best vegetables, fruits, baked goods, and specialty items.
Marietta Square Farmer’s Market
When: Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to noon, year-round
Where: 41 Mill Street Marietta, GA 30060
The farmers market gathers an average of over 65 vendors, offering a variety of fresh, locally grown, seasonal produce and garden products. Customers can choose from heirloom tomatoes, fruits, and vegetables—many typically not available from the grocery store. In addition to everyday food staples, like potatoes, onions, squash, beans, etc., this popular outdoor market also features a wide assortment of cut flower arrangements, local honey, herbal soaps, salsas, whole-grain bread, fruit pies, jelly, jam, and preserves.
Sandy Springs Farmer’s Market
When: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to noon, April 8 through November 18, 2023
Where: City Springs, 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Each week, a unique selection of vendors set up shop providing an open-air opportunity to purchase fresh produce and artisan foods. Many bring their farm to your table, others offer deliciously prepared specialty foods.
Smyrna Handmade Market
When: Sundays, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Market Village, 1265 W. Spring St Smyrna, GA
Join Parks & Recreation along with merchants of the Smyrna Market Village and other vendors for weekly selections of produce, fruit, handcrafted items and so much more at the Market Village.
Morningside Farmer’s Market
When: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., year-round
Where: 1411 N. Morningside Drive NE Atlanta, GA 30306
Morningside Farmers Market is the first and only farmers market in Atlanta that requires all vegetables and fruits to be certified organic. Founded in 1995, we have a long history of serving the community and bringing people and food together each and every week of the year. We’re an intimate market with dedicated customers who enjoy getting to know each vendor and each other.
Join us for our year-round market, operating every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at Morningside Presbyterian Church.
Suwanee Farmers Market
When: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., May-September
Where: 330 Town Center Avenue, Suwanee, GA 30024
Grab your reusable shopping bags and your appetites and head to the market. In addition to a cornucopia of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, market vendors often include curated selections of pasta, jellies, sauces, spices and rubs, sausage, eggs, fresh-cut flowers, baked goods, and even skincare items. The market also features various international flavors, sweet and savory food items, and much more!
Oakhurst Farmers Market
When: Saturdays from 9am-1pm, rain or shine- year round.
Where: Sceptre Brewing Arts, 630 East Lake Drive, Decatur, GA 30030
In the spring of 2020, a new farmers market bloomed in the Oakhurst neighborhood of Decatur. Sceptre Brewing Arts serves as a generous host, lending their front lot and relaxing patio to the weekly market gathering. Find all of your freshest produce, meat, delicious baked treats, and more amongst the weekly vendors. Additional offerings include live music and chef demonstrations featuring seasonal recipes. Oakhurst Farmers Market is a long-awaited project from Atlanta-based nonprofit Community Farmers Markets (CFM). The mission of CFM is to develop a local food infrastructure for long term sustainability and meaningful community impact.
What are some of your favorites? Let us know in the comments!
Which of the Farmers Markets carry most truly home grown fresh vegetables? Like home grown tomatoes!!!🙏