A Guide to 24+ Awesome Farmer’s Market: Atlanta Produce & More

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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Your Guide to 21+ Awesome Farmer’s Market: Atlanta Produce & More

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.

1. Buford Highway Farmers Market

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.

2. Your DeKalb Farmer’s Market

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.

3. Decatur Farmer’s Market

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.

4. East Atlanta Farmer’s Market

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.

5. Grant Park Farmers Market

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.

6. Ponce City Farmers Market

“The Shed” at Ponce City Market | Atlanta, GA
This outdoor farmer’s market is located along the Atlanta Beltline, just outside of the new Ponce City Market. The market is held April – December on Tuesday evenings. There is paid parking here, but you can get a free hour by choosing zone 22200 and using code PCMFARMERS in the park mobile App.

7. Westside Farmer’s Market

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.

8. Fresh MARTA Market

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.

9. Brookhaven Farmers Market

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.

10. Morningside Farmers Market

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.

11. Freedom Farmers Market at the Carter Center

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.

12. Peachtree Road Farmers Market

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.

13. Green Market at Piedmont Park

1071 Piedmont Ave NE | Atlanta, GA | 404-875-7275
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.

14. East Lake Farmers Market

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.

15. Sweet Auburn Curb Market

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.

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.

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Farmer’s Markets Atlanta: Markets North of Town

This list includes Farmer’s Markets outside the perimeter on the north side of town.

16. Marietta Square Farmer’s Market

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.

17. Sandy Springs Farmer’s Market 

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.

18. Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market 

21 Milton Ave. | Alpharetta, GA | 402-5389
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.

19. Lilburn Farmers Market

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.

Getting a Christmas Tree at the Farmers Market Atlanta

We get our Christmas tree every year at the State Farmers Market in Forest Park.

Farmer’s Markets Atlanta: Markets South of Town

This list includes Farmer’s Markets outside the perimeter on the south side of town.

20. State Farmer’s Market

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.

21. Downtown Newnan Market Days

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

22. Peachtree City Farmer’s Market

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.

23. Serenbe Farmers & Artists Market

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.

24. Market Days on Broadway

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.

25. Farmview Market

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.

Like Farmer’s Markets? Atlanta also has some terrific flea markets. Check out our list of Atlanta area flea markets.

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Sue Rodman | Managing Editor & Business Development

Sue Rodman is a mother of three boys, a PR professional, writer, and ice cream lover. For eight years, Sue published an award winning family travel blog called Field Trips with Sue, and produced a TV segment with the same name on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta. In Sept. 2016 Field Trips with Sue merged with 365 Atlanta Family. In addition to writing blog posts and managing the advertising and public relations for 365 Atlanta Family, Sue does freelance public relations and her writing has appeared online at TravelingMom, Trekaroo, Minitime Family and other family travel sites. She has contributed to print publications such as Family Fun, Simply Buckhead, BuckHaven and Publix Magazine. In addition, Sue has appeared on local and national news talking about family travel. Sue believes anytime is a good time for dessert and there are no bad field trips, just better stories.

1 Comment on "A Guide to 24+ Awesome Farmer’s Market: Atlanta Produce & More"

  1. Could you please add the Lilburn Farmers Market to this list. We are open every Friday night in June, July and August at 1400 Killian Hill Road in Lilburn Georrgia at the campus of Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church.
    We have free hayrides, music, kids activities, a Little Free Library and food trucks.
    http://www.lilburnfarmersmarket.org and 678-667-2592

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