Of course you’ll find fresh produce at the Farmer’s Market. Atlanta markets tend to have more than just produce though. You can find locally made crafts, International foods, and seasonal items too.
Wondering, where is the closest farmers market near me? We have a great list of 21+ Farmer’s Markets in Atlanta from which to choose.
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Farmers Markets are a great way to support the growing farm to table movement. It’s also a fun way to find some unique items you won’t see in a normal grocery. Try an Atlanta Farmer’s Market down the street or visit them all over. Here’s a list to help you plan your visit to a local Farmers Market in Atlanta.
5600 Buford Highway NE | Atlanta, GA | 770-455-0770
I visited the Buford Farmer’s Market during a recent travel conference. This International Farmers Market has foods from pretty much any country you can imagine. We tasted around the world in a single afternoon – pastries from Germany, candies from Mexico, fruits from Asia. It’s all here. They also had unique gifts. I have a plan to return and get a bonsai tree for my living room. If you are throwing a kids party, this is a great place to find a huge piñata too. You can also take classes at the Buford Highway Farmer’s Market. This is an indoor farmer’s market that is open year round.
3000 E Ponce de Leon Ave. | Decatur GA | 404-377-6400
The DeKalb Farmer’s Market is one of the most well-known in Atlanta. This market also has an International Farmer’s Market flair with produce and food items available from around the world. The DeKalb Farmer’s Market started in 1977 and is still run by founder Robert Blazer and his family. This is an indoor farmer’s market that is open year round.
308 Clairemont Ave. | Decatur, GA | 404-919-3619
The Decatur Farmer’s Market is an outdoor community market that is held in the Pecan Grove of the First Baptist Church in Decatur. There is a Winter Wednesday evening market that is open even during winter, and a Saturday market open spring through early fall. The Decatur Farmer’s Market is part of the Community Farmer’s Markets group.
561 Flat Shoals Ave., SE | Atlanta, GA
The East Atlanta Village Farmer’s Market is one of the oldest outdoor farmer’s markets in Atlanta. In addition to locally grown food, you can also find homemade breads, prepared meals, and artisan goods like jewelry or soaps. They also have cooking demonstration, and an on-site Edible Learning Garden with education and children’s activities. This market is located across from the Midway Pub and is part of the Community Farmer’s Markets and is held on Thursdays from mid-April through Fall.
600 Cherokee Ave. | Atlanta, GA
In addition to finding great fresh food here, you can also watch some of Atlanta’s best celebrity chefs cook. Past participants have included Hugh Acheson, Kevin Gillespie, Steven Satterfield, Virginia Willis and more! This Farmer’s Market is part of the Community Farmer’s Markets and is held on Sunday mornings April – December.
Where: “The Shed” at Ponce City Market | Atlanta, GA
When: WEDNESDAYS, 4-8pm, March 24th – November 17, 2021
This outdoor farmer’s market is located along the Atlanta Beltline, just outside of Ponce City Market. Ponce City Farmers Market offers fresh produce, artisan products, handmade crafts, goods for the home and body, and more from an average of 30 rotating vendors per week.
Throughout the season, the market will also feature special events, arts and crafts and visits from goats.
They encourage shoppers to access the market by walking or biking on the BeltLine or park at Ponce City Market. Free parking is available, and you can access “The Shed” through Ponce City Market as well. Parking on the third floor of Ponce City Market’s parking deck (accessible via the ramp to the right of Pancake Social) is the most convenient access point to the farmer’s market via the BeltLine Tressel.
There is complimentary free 30 minute parking in the lots in front of Mountain High Outfitters.
Howell Mill Rd. and 14th Street (behind Yeah! Burger) | Atlanta, GA
This farmers market is located in the Westside Provisions area on Atlanta’s Westside.
These farmer’s markets are part of the Community Farmer’s Market group and take place at four MARTA stations, the West End, H.E. Holmes, College Park and Five Points stations.
1375 Fernwood Circle | Brookhaven, GA
The Brookhaven Farmer’s Market is an outdoor farmer’s market that is open April through November on Saturday mornings.
1393 Highland Ave. | Atlanta, GA
All the produce at this farmer’s market must be certified organic. In addition to food, you can also find flowers and artisan crafts. This is an outdoor farmer’s market that is open year round on Saturday mornings. Check the website for a chef demonstration schedule.
453 Freedom Parkway Northeast | Atlanta, GA
This Farmer’s Market is open year round on Saturdays and is located at the Carter Presidential Library (stop in to tour this great museum too) and along the Freedom Bike Trail. March – December there is more than just locally grown food. They also have live music, a kid’s tent and local chefs.
Cathedral of St. Philip | 2744 Peachtree Rd., NW | Atlanta, GA
This Farmer’s Market is open April through December on Saturdays and April through October on Wednesdays. I still remember the Heavenly pound cake I tasted here. It was several years ago and was THAT memorable. Truly Heavenly.
The Piedmont Park Conservancy hosts an outdoor Green Market on Saturdays from March through December. From April – November they also have chef demonstrations, live music and kids activities.
2nd Ave SE and 2nd Ave. | Atlanta, GA
The East Lake Farmer’s Market opens in April and goes through November. It is an outdoor farmer’s market held on Saturday mornings.
209 Edgewood Ave. SE | Atlanta, GA
This is a historic indoor market open seven days a week throughout the year. In addition to butcher meats, and fresh produce, the Sweet Auburn Market has popular food vendors as well like Grindhouse Burgers or my favorite Arepa Mi.
Georgia Grown presents the Farmers Market at The Battery Atlanta! Each date will have a new variety of Georgia Grown vendors represented, with a unique mix of products to choose from. Visitors can park for free during these events in our Red, Purple or Green decks. The market runs 4pm – 7pm on select dates. See website for specific dates.
Farmer’s Markets Atlanta: Double SNAP Dollars
Several of the Farmer’s Markets in Atlanta double SNAP dollars for shoppers. Ask at the Farmer’s Market you attend.
Markets North of Town
This list includes Farmer’s Markets outside the perimeter on the north side of town.
6365 Halcyon Way | Alpharetta, GA
Held every Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. through December, the Halcyon Farmers Market brings together more than 40 local vendors, offering a variety of fresh produce, flowers, homemade jams, breads and much more. The free event is held rain or shine in the event lot behind Cherry Street Brewpub and Land of A Thousand Hills. Parking is plentiful and free in the Halcyon parking deck. For updates about each week’s list of vendors, visit the Facebook event page here or the event calendar at www.visithalcyon.com/events.
Park Square | Marietta, GA
Come to the Marietta Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings at the Marietta Square year round for an outdoor farmer’s market. May through October, the market is also on Sunday afternoons.
6100 Lake Forrest Drive | Century Springs East | Sandy Springs, GA
The Sandy Springs Farmer’s Market is held mid-April through December on Saturday mornings. There is live entertainment and games for the kids.
Village Green in front of Alpharetta City Hall | Alpharetta, GA
Find farmers with fruits and vegetables, gardeners with fresh flowers and plants, and makers of all sorts of edible home goods from delicious desserts to local raw honey and homemade sauces and jellies. This outdoor market is every Saturday from mid-April through mid-October.
1400 Killian Hill Road | Lilburn GA | 678-667-2592
Open every Friday night in June, July and August. The market is on the campus of Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church. In addition to vendors, there are free hayrides, music, kids activities, a Little Free Library and food trucks.
Markets South of Town
This list includes Farmer’s Markets outside the perimeter on the south side of town.
16 Forest Pkwy, | Forest Park, GA | 404-675-1782
The Atlanta State Farmer’s Market, Forest Park, Ga. is one of the largest of it’s kind in the world. It encompasses 150 acres and includes a garden center, and stalls for produce. We come here every year to get our Christmas tree, and always end up getting a few other things too. Since it is located right off I-75, this is also a great place to stop in on your way to or from someplace on I-75.
6 1st Ave. | Newnan, GA | 770-253-8283
Monthly market days are held April through December on the first Saturday of every month. In addition to shopping lots of local produce and artisan goods, you can enjoy music during Pickin’ on the Square. Local musicians come for a jam session
215 Northlake Dr. | Peachtree City, GA
Visit this outdoor Farmer’s Market year round on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Can’t make it to the market, you can order a farm pack delivered to your door. Home delivery is available in Fayetteville, Peachtree City, Senoia, Sharpsburg and Tyrone.
9110 Selborne Lane | Chattahoochee Hills GA | 770-463-9997
Saturday mornings beginning in April, the Serenbe Farmer’s & Artists Market opens for the season. Vendors vary weekly, but cover a broad swath of sustainable food and local crafts. Stay after the market and take a tour of the Serenbe Farm.
900, 1000 & 1100 Blocks of Broadway | Columbus, GA | 706-596-0111
Visit beautiful downtown Columbus every Saturday morning to visit with more than 200 local vendors of locally grown foods and crafts.
2610 Eatonton Rd. | Madison, GA 30650 |844-210-7030
This is a permanent fresh market with several sections, a grocery that includes lots of locally grown items, a butcher, bakery, and farm-to-table quick service restaurant (Three words for you – smoked.chicken.salad.) In addition, from April – October there is a farmer’s market, where all items in the market must be made by the sellers.
2301 Airport Thruway | Columbus, GA
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