Farmers Markets

Fall in love with fresh

(Last Updated 9/1/2020 for Coronavirus Impacts)

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

COVID-19 Updates:
Open as a mini farmers market as of summer 2020.
WHEN TO GO & PICK UP:
Market is open and pickups are available each Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.

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. April through November
* Closed July 4

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

COVID-19 Updates:
Remains open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

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 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March through December
and from 9 a.m. to noon January and February

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

COVID-19 Updates:
Open each Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Beacon ATL/Eventide Brewing
Curbside pickup is available via ShopCFMATL.org.
Community Farmers Markets (CFM) products are available online (Wednesdays-Fridays) for local pickup the following week in the community of your choice: Decatur (Wednesdays) and East Atlanta Village Farmers Market lot (Thursdays). 
WHERE TO GO: Beacon Atlanta/ Eventide Brewing: 1039 Grant St. SE, Atlanta, Ga. 30315

Currently, no dogs are allowed at CFM markets out of an abundance of safety.

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. April through December

WHERE TO GO:
Located in the heart of Grant Park adjacent to Zoo Atlanta. Free street parking is available on Cherokee Avenue and throughout the neighborhood.

600 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta, Ga. 30308

MORNINGSIDE FARMERS MARKET

COVID-19 Updates:
Remains open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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 across from Alon’s Bakery and next door to Morningside Kitchen restaurant in the Virginia Highland neighborhood. Free parking is available in the Morningside Village plaza parking lot across the street.

1393 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30306

PEACHTREE CENTER GREEN MARKET

COVID-19 Updates:
Has gone virtual.
Check list of participating vendors and shop online.

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

COVID-19 Updates:
Remains open Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Please check the website to see three ways to shop PRFM.

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 September
and from 9 a.m. to noon October 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

COVID-19 Updates:
Open every Saturday at the temporary location behind Park Tavern .
Offering market pickups for pre-ordered items from vendors.
WHERE TO PICK UP: 500 Tenth Street NE, 30309; corner of 10th and Monroe.

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 November

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

COVID-19 Updates:
On hold for the 2020 season and is no longer a ShopCFM pickup location.

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 Tuesdays from 4 to 8 p.m. April 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

COVID-19 Updates:
Open Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Customers are required to wear a mask or face covering to enter.

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.
Open Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

*Closed on the following holidays: New Years, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
**Some merchants are closed on Sundays; visit website for more information

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


NEARBY METRO ATLANTA FARMERS MARKETS

BROOKHAVEN FARMERS MARKET

COVID-19 Updates:
Open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

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 April 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 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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

COVID-19 Updates:
Open each Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m.
The market location serves as a pickup spot for our online shopping platform: ShopCFMATL.org.

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. April through November
*Closed July 3

Saturday market open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April through December

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 neighborhood of East Point holds its farmers market, a community-based, volunteer-run event that occasionally doubles as a fund-raiser for neighborhood initiatives, each week. The indoor/outdoor market includes a Food Truck Court, and the legendary Dick Lane Velodrome is only minutes away.

WHEN TO GO:
Open Wednesdays from 4 to 7 p.m. March through November
and 4 to 6 p.m. in December. 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.

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

MARIETTA SQUARE FARMERS MARKET

COVID-19 Updates:
Open on Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon.

Online store is now available.

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
Open Sundays from noon to 3 p.m. May through October

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

65 Church St, Marietta, Ga. 30060

SANDY SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET

COVID-19 Updates:
Opening is postponed. Pre-order pickup only.
Please contact the vendors directly to arrange ordering and pick up details.

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 September
and 9 a.m. to noon October through December

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

The city of Sandy Springs provides free parking to market patrons until 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays. The lot adjacent to and south of the market (Blue Stone Road and Hilderbrand Drive) as well as the parking deck under the performing arts center (enter from Mount Vernon Highway by Chase Bank) are the two locations with free parking.

220 Mount Vernon Highway, Sandy Springs, Ga. 30328

SERENBE FARMERS MARKET

COVID-19 Updates:
Open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon, June 6 to Oct. 31, 2020.

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. April through November

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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