Farmers Markets

Fall in love with fresh

Grab a cup of coffee and venture out in the morning for the best picks from Atlanta’s farmers markets. From fruits and veggies to homemade preserves and treats, these markets are packed with so many fresh finds that you’re sure to fall in love with one of many farmers markets in Atlanta.

Here are our top picks for where to find the freshest produce and other local goods in Atlanta.

EAST ATLANTA VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET

The East Atlanta Village Farmers Market is a community-driven market featuring fresh produce such as locally grown vegetables and fruits, organic meats, dairy and eggs, artisan-produced breads and other delicacies.

The EAV Farmers Market also highlights local artisan goods such as soaps and jewelry, in addition to hosting weekly chef demonstrations and other events.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m. March 31 through November

WHERE TO GO:
Located across the street from the Midway Pub in East Atlanta, it is accessible via the No. 9, No. 34, No. 4 and No.107 MARTA bus lines. Street parking is available on Stokeswood Avenue and throughout the neighborhood, and you can park at the lot behind the Midway Pub.

572 Stokeswood Ave., Atlanta, Ga. 30316

FREEDOM FARMERS MARKET

Freedom Farmers Market
Freedom Farmers Market offers fresh ingredients. (📷: Brittany Wages)

Freedom Farmers Market takes place at the Carter Center, just steps away from Freedom Park. It offers prepared foods, produce and a restaurant pop-up each week. Goodies include organic pickles, made-from-scratch pastries, seasonal flower arrangements and so much more.

You can also enjoy live music, a kids’ tent and a local chef cooking hot food.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., year round

WHERE TO GO:
Located at the Carter Center Library, just steps away from Freedom Park
453 Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30307

GRANT PARK FARMERS MARKET

Grant Park Farmers Market
Grant Park Farmers Market features plenty of locally grown goodies. (📷: Brittany Wages)

Grant Park Farmers Market takes place in Grant Park, right outside Zoo Atlanta. This popular Atlanta farmers market features weekly celebrity chef demonstrations from top chefs in the South, plenty of locally grown fruits and vegetables, meats and artisanal foods, as well as locally made jams and pickled produce.

The park offers plenty of seating and picnic areas so you can relax and enjoy the morning.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., year round

WHERE TO GO:
Currently located at the Beacon Atlanta

1040 Grant St SE, Atlanta, Ga. 30315

MORNINGSIDE FARMERS MARKET

Morningside Farmers Market is the first and only farmers market in Atlanta that requires all produce to be certified organic. You’ll find stands featuring soups, cookies and pastries, heirloom garlic, wild plums and cold-pressed juices. And there are always chef demonstrations, too.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Saturdays from 8 to 11:30 a.m. year-round

WHERE TO GO:
Located at Morningside Presbyterian Church

1411 N. Morningside Drive NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30306

PEACHTREE CENTER GREEN MARKET

The Peachtree Center Green Market takes place in downtown Atlanta during lunch time and features more than a dozen vendors selling local produce, breads, juice and more. The market offers a unique place for workers and residents to enjoy a fresh, healthy lunch each Thursday. Shoppers can fill their bags with produce, eggs, honey, cookies, salsa, jams and more to take home.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April through October

WHERE TO GO:
Located on Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta.

225 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 200-South Tower, Atlanta, Ga. 30303

PEACHTREE ROAD FARMERS MARKET

Peachtree Road Farmers Market
Peachtree Road Farmers Market is the largest producer-only metro Atlanta farmers market. (📷: James Duckworth, AtlantaPhotos.com)

Peachtree Road Farmers Market is the largest producer-only metro Atlanta farmers market. Producer only means that everything at the market has been grown, raised or made by the seller, ensuring fair prices for both the vendors and the consumers.

There are numerous chef demonstrations scheduled throughout the season along with monthly kids’ programs and a variety of weekly vendors selling unique jams, sauces, pestos, etc. You can also expect live music and craft vendors.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon March through December

WHERE TO GO:
Located at the Cathedral of St. Philip. Limited on-site parking is available.

2744 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta, Ga. 30305

PIEDMONT PARK GREEN MARKET

Piedmont Park Green Market is an open-air market. It offers regionally grown produce, farm fresh meats, artisan cheeses and baked goods, as well as coffees, teas and fresh cut flowers.

The Green Market features fresh local food, artisan goods, live music, chef demos and a kid-friendly activity area. Eat a prepared breakfast or lunch while you shop.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March through December

WHERE TO GO:
Located inside the Piedmont Park entrance at 12th Street and Piedmont Avenue, approximately two miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.

1071 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, Ga. 30309

PONCE CITY FARMERS MARKET

Ponce City Farmers Market
The Ponce City Farmers Market is the only farmers market in Georgia to be attended primarily by pedestrians and cyclists. (📷: Silei Li)

The Ponce City Farmers Market is located on the Atlanta BeltLine and is the only farmers market in Georgia to be attended primarily by pedestrians and cyclists. From urban farmers to artisanal food makers and pop-up chefs, this producer-only market hosts some of the finest local food talent in Atlanta. You’ll find veggies and fruits, pasture-raised eggs and meats, as well as natural beauty-care vendors.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Wednesdays from 4 to 8 p.m. March through October

WHERE TO GO:
Located under “The Shed” on the BeltLine entrance of Ponce City Market. Shoppers are encouraged to walk or bike to the market.

Parking is complimentary for farmers market shoppers in the lots in front of Mountain High Outfitters. Market shoppers can receive one hour of free parking in these lots by choosing zone 22200 and inputting the code FARMERS2018 in the Park Mobile app. This is only valid during market.

675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30308

SWEET AUBURN CURB MARKET

Municipal Market in Sweet Auburn Curb Market
The Municipal Market houses 30 local businesses with offerings that range from produce and meat to seafood and baked goods. (📷: Jay Jordan, AtlantaPhotos.com)

Referred to as the Curb Market by locals, the Municipal Market in Sweet Auburn houses 30 local businesses with offerings that range from produce and meat to seafood and baked goods. The Curb Market also is home to a cooking school and some of the city’s most popular eateries.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Monday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

*Closed on the following holidays: New Years, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

WHERE TO GO:
209 Edgewood Ave. SE, Atlanta, Ga. 30303


NEARBY METRO ATLANTA FARMERS MARKETS

BROOKHAVEN FARMERS MARKET

The Brookhaven Farmers Market features local fruits and vegetables, gourmet soups, artisan breads, humanely and organically raised meats, eggs and cheese, and specialty goods. Grab breakfast and then stroll around the market for produce and other local items to take home.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon March through November

WHERE TO GO:
Located in Brookhaven, 11 miles from downtown Atlanta.

1375 Fernwood Circle NE, Brookhaven, Ga. 30319

BUFORD HIGHWAY FARMERS MARKET

If it’s ethnic you crave, head to the Buford Highway Farmers Market.

Buford Highway is the unofficial headquarters for Atlanta’s ethnic eats. Here you’ll find a huge supply of exotic ingredients (not only fruits and vegetables) and goods related to specific countries.

Vietnamese, Korean, Mexican, South American, Caribbean, West African, European-whatever ingredients or ethnic food varieties you’re looking for-you’re bound to find it at this Atlanta farmers market. And there’s something new and different each week.

WHEN TO GO:
Open daily, times vary

WHERE TO GO:
Buford Highway is located approximately 15 miles from downtown Atlanta, stretching from Buckhead all the way north to Buford.

5600 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30340

DECATUR FARMERS MARKET

The Decatur Farmers Market is a can’t-miss for sumptuous homemade sauces, jams, preserves and pickles. It also offers locally grown organic and sustainable produce, flowers, bread and cage-free dairy products, as well as fresh-cut and cured meats.

The market is typically held on the front lawn with plenty of picnic benches and places to sit and enjoy the outdoors.

WHEN TO GO:
Wednesday 4 to 7 p.m. March 31 through November

WHERE TO GO:
It is located in front of the Decatur First Baptist Church on the corner of Clairemont Avenue and Commerce Drive. Market attendees should park in the church parking lot on Clairemont Avenue. Starting at 4:30 p.m., visitors also may park in the parking deck next to the church at Commerce Drive for free.

308 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, Ga. 30030

DEKALB FARMERS MARKET

The DeKalb Farmer’s Market focuses on global fare, proudly displaying the flags of nearly 200 countries represented by vendors inside its market. In fruits and vegetables alone, there are more than 450 varieties available. The prices are fantastic compared to a regular grocer, plus there are a lot of natural herbs and spices and quality cuts of meat. If you’re searching for something different, this Atlanta farmers market is hard to beat.

Only seasoned shoppers would dare visit on a weekend. It can be chaotic inside this huge market. Better to come during the week if you want to avoid crowds.

WHEN TO GO:
Open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

*Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

WHERE TO GO:
At the intersection of East Ponce de Leon Avenue and Laredo Drive, two miles inside I-285 off Exit 40 (East Ponce de Leon).

3000 East Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur, Ga. 30030

EAST POINT FARMERS MARKET

The close-knit, charming neighborhood of East Point, located in the Atlanta airport area, holds its farmers market every Wednesday in the heart of Downtown East Point. The community-based, volunteer-run market includes a food truck court, an array of vendors and fresh produce grown right in East Point. Notably, the legendary Dick Lane Velodrome, Georgia’s only outdoor cycling facility, is just minutes away. They host races every Wednesday night that are free and open to the public, so stop by the farmers market on your way to the track for a very East Point “in-the-know” night out.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Wednesdays from 4 to 7 p.m. March through December
and Saturdays in February. Closed in January

*Closed on Wednesdays that land on a holiday

WHERE TO GO:
Located at the Downtown Commons Area in East Point across from city hall and only a short walk from MARTA, in the ATL Airport District.

2757 East Point St., East Point, Ga. 30344

MARIETTA SQUARE FARMERS MARKET

A lovely way to spend a weekend morning is at the Marietta Square Farmers Market. The market features an average of 65 vendors each week. Besides heirloom fruits and vegetables and organic eggs, you’ll find essential oils and flowers, breads, soaps and more. A glass of fresh squeezed lemonade is a great way to quench your thirst on hot days.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon year-round

WHERE TO GO:
Marietta is located approximately 20 miles north of downtown Atlanta.

​41 Mill Street, Marietta, Ga. 30060

SANDY SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET

The Sandy Springs Farmers Market is a producer-only market featuring locally grown and just-harvested produce, eggs and meats, artisan cheeses, breads, jams and plenty of other delicious prepared foods.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon April through November

WHERE TO GO:
The Sandy Springs Farmers Market is held at City Springs.

Parking is available on the surface streets, or in the parking deck – the first two hours are free.

1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, Ga. 30328

SERENBE FARMERS MARKET

Serenbe Farmers Market
The Serenbe Farmers Market offers a variety of healthy food options in an outdoor setting.

The Serenbe Farmers and Artists Market features an intimate farmers market held in the Selborne village green of the Serenbe community, which is surrounded by retail shops, restaurants and art galleries.

Enjoy monthly chef demonstrations, canning and preserving demonstrations seasonally, and children’s activities.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March through October

WHERE TO GO:
Located in Georgia’s Chattahoochee Hills, approximately 35 miles south of Atlanta.

Enter the Serenbe community from Atlanta-Newnan Road, turning onto Selborne Lane. Parking is available in the parking bays opposite the Selborne Green and parallel parking spots are available on Serenbe Lane.

9110 Selborne Lane, Chattahoochee Hills, Ga. 30268

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