17 Atlanta Area Farmers Markets to Explore in 2017!

With the weather warming up, there is no better time for light, fresh food!

The farmers markets around Atlanta have you covered with delicious local fare, and we’ve put together a list to help you find one in your neighborhood.

Enjoy a leisurely morning of browsing crisp blooms, sampling baked pastries, and sipping on freshly brewed coffee all while supporting your local farmers at any of the 17 Atlanta Area Farmers Markets to Explore in 2017!

  1. Morningside Farmers Market
    Open Saturdays | 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Open Year Round

    Small and intimate, this is Atlanta’s first and only farmers market requiring all produce to be certified organic. Offers artisan crafts, organic blooms, and locally produced meats.    
  2. Brookhaven Farmers Market
    Open Saturdays | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Opens April 22nd, 2017
    Now in its 6th season, the community-run market creates access to fresh, locally and sustainably grown foods to the Brookhaven community. Pedestrian, pet, and kid-friendly!
  3. Alpharetta Farmers Market
    Open Saturdays | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Opens April 15th, 2017
    A great place to stop for lunch, pick up a gift, and shop for local foods! Open to farmers, gardeners, and makers of edible home goods. Offers seasonal blooms. Named “Best Saturday Morning Excursion” by Atlanta magazine!
  4. Decatur Farmers Market
    Open Saturdays | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. • Wednesdays | 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    Wednesdays Currently Open | Saturday Market Opens April 4th, 2017
    A beautiful market offering everything from beauty products to organic and sustainable produce, meat, dairy, grains, spices, and more!
  5. Piedmont Park Green Market
    Open Saturdays | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Opens March 19th, 2017

    Enjoy prepared food and beverages while you shop local meats and seasonal fruits vegetables. The market also has children’s activities, live music, chef demonstrations, and hands-on workshops.
  6. Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers Market
    Open Saturdays | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Opens April 15th, 2017
    A family-friendly market with children’s entertainment, live music, and picnic tables for playing games and enjoying fresh food. Offers locally produced foods and specialty goods from the Atlanta area.
  7. Marietta Square Farmers Market
    Open Saturdays | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • Sundays | 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Saturdays Currently Open | Sunday Market Opens May, 2017

    Offers heirloom vegetables and produce rarely found at any grocery store. Sip on fresh-squeezed lemonade while you shop among local honey, fudge pies, artisan breads, flower arrangements, and more from over 65 local vendors.
  8. Peachtree Road Farmers Market
    Open Saturdays | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • Wednesdays | 4:30 – 8:00 p.m.
    Opens April 1st, 2017

    Chef demos, special kids music and entertainment offered. Provides shoppers with a comprehensive calendar of events, seasonal produce, and market vendors & artists. Truly a one-stop-shop for Atlanta residents!
  9. East Atlanta Village Farmers Market
    Open Thursdays | 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    Opens April 13th

    Provides great resources for eating in season, sustainability practices, and eating healthy within a budget! MARTA accessible. Local artists and community groups highlighted. Enjoy ice cream sandwiches, organic produce & meats, and specialized delicacies and treats for your pets.
  10. Grant Park Farmers Market
    Open Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
     Currently Open
    Offers a loyalty incentives and coupons, calendar of events, and delicious treats while you shop! Stop by the King of Pops stand to cool down with a specialty popsicle, and shop among fresh vegetables, homemade sausage, vegan kimchi, organic dog food, artisan bread, flavored peanut butter, local honey, pizza, sandwiches, pastries, and more.
  11. Emory Farmers Market
    Open Tuesdays | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Currently Open

    Encourages interaction with local farmers in hopes to expand knowledge of eating sustainably and healthy. The market offers homemade tamales, gluten-free baked goods, fair-trade coffee and teas, and locally sourced produce, breads, eggs, meats, and more!
  12. Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market
    Open Saturdays | 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Opens April 16th

    Growing in popularity year after year, the market features live music, special events, and bistro tables for snacking and relaxing. Vendors include organic baby products, natural bath & body products, knife sharpening, and a variety of local and organic foods.
  13. Smyrna Fresh Produce Market
    Open Saturdays | 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm.
    Opens May 6th, 2017

    A great stop just in your backyard! Offers fresh, seasonal vegetables and fruits every Saturday morning.
  14. Sweet Auburn Curb Market
    Open Monday – Saturday | 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Sundays | 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Currently Open
    A less traditional farmers market, it is located in the Municipal Market building. The market houses 24 vendors who offer everything from books to desserts fresh fish, soups, local produce, and everything you could need in a one-stop-shop! The unique stop is a great way to try new foods, come back for more, and enjoy your local community.
  15. Dunwoody Green Market
    Open Wednesdays | 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Opens April 16th, 2017
    The Producer Only Market allows only vendors who make or grow what they sell can participate. Vendors offer a wide range of seasonal vegetables, fruits, locally produced honey, and free-range eggs. Beef, pork, and poultry, including heritage breeds, cured meats are available at the market each week. Various artisans, bakers and unique food purveyors complete the market!
  16. Your Dekalb Farmers Market
    Open Everyday | 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Currently Open

    An Atlanta staple! The Dekalb Farmers Market has an extensive wine and beer selection, imported and locally produced cheeses, samples of freshly baked breads, a cafeteria, and a wide selection of grass-fed meats. Enjoy snacking on organic roasted chicken, or sit down to snack on a treat from the bakery with a cup of hot brewed coffee. Bringing cash for the fresh food and hot food bar is highly recommended!
  17. Ponce City Farmer’s Market
    Open Tuesdays | 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Opens April 11th, 2017
    Located directly on the Beltline at “the Shed”, the Market will host some of Atlanta’s finest local food talent, including urban farmers, artisanal food makers and pop-up chefs!