If you’re anything like us, we are getting ready to shake off those 2020 Blues! So when it comes to the new year in Atlanta, we can think of two things: enjoying everything fresh and getting outdoors! Grab those market bags and get ready to experience the city’s local flavors at their very best with our 2021 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Farmers Markets.
Enjoy a leisurely Saturday morning sipping hot brewed coffee as you stroll through a rainbow of organic produce, listening to live music and exploring local art. Even the kids will enjoy the variety of family-friendly options, including activity centers, baby animals, picnics, and more!
Shopping local has never been easier, and Atlanta turns a weekly stop for food into a remarkable experience for everyone.
- Grant Park Famers Market
Opens Sunday, January 3rd
Voted Best Farmers Market in Creative Loafing and Atlanta Magazine, the Sunday morning market attracts shoppers, bloggers, critics, and celebrity chefs alike! Explore the best of Atlanta’s locally-grown veggies, meats, breads, and artisanal foods before relaxing at one of the plentiful picnic areas. Shoppers will enjoy fun for all ages and weekly chef demos showcasing the talents of top southern chefs.
- Morningside Farmers Market
Open Saturdays Year Round
Open 52 Saturdays a year, every single Saturday, the intimate Market is the first and only farmers market in Atlanta that requires all produce to be certified organic. Get to know the farmers at the producers-only market where all foods, crafts, and produce come directly from the vendors themselves. In addition to organic produce, the weekly market offers meats, breads, foods, fresh flowers, and artisan crafts!
- Brookhaven Farmers Market
Featuring local farmers and vendors who specialize in local, food products, and specialty goods each week. the market runs rain-or-shine! You’ll find vendors selling local fruits and vegetables, gourmet soups, artisan breads, humanely and organically raised meats/eggs and cheese, and specialty goods.
- Green Market at Piedmont Park
Local farmers, bakers, jams, preserves and artisan goods will be onsite offering something for everyone, including prepared foods and drinks to enjoy for breakfast and lunch! The market features live music, demos from chefs and a board-certified dietician utilizing market produce. Those shopping with small children will especially enjoy the Market’s kid-friendly activity center.
- Decatur Farmers Market
Opens Wednesday, March 24th
Runs Wednesdays & Saturdays
With two market times available each week, get all your household produce, eggs, meat, dairy, grains, hot food, beauty products, gifts, and more! The beautiful market is family-friendly with picnic benches and plenty of space to sit and enjoy the outdoor market.
- Ponce City Farmers Market
Located under “The Shed” at Ponce City Market, the market is located directly on the Atlanta BeltLine, attracting pedestrians and cyclists each Tuesday evening. The producer-only market features farmers who utilize organic practices and vendors who only sell products they’ve grown or produced themselves. Shop for fresh vegetables and fruits, pasture-raised eggs and meats, artisanal food, and natural beauty care!
- Peachtree Road Farmers Market (Buckhead)
Opens Saturday, March 6th
Over 50 vendors will be selling fresh fruits, veggies, eggs, cheese, meat, shrimp, breads, coffee, pasta, jam, sweet treats, and more! Enjoy unique art from local artists along with seasonal local produce prepared by restaurant chefs each week at 10:00 a.m. So much more than just food, the Market also offers live music, chef demos, special events, and even visits from baby animals – So bring out the whole family for a fun Saturday morning!
- East Atlanta Village Farmers Market
Opens Thursday, March 25th
One of Atlanta’s oldest farmers markets, the EAV Farmers Market has been voted the Reader’s Pick for the Best Outdoor Farmers Market 5 years in a row! Vendors, artisans, and farmers offer sustainably and ethically produced and grown produce, bread, fresh eggs, prepared meals, and so much more. Enjoy ample seating to relax at the market, pick up tips from the pros during the chef demos, and be sure to explore the onsite Edible Learning Garden offering garden education and children’s activities!
- West End Farmers Market
TBA for 2021
Located at the Gordon White Park off the Atlanta BeltLine, the weekly market supports the preservation of the community through its farmers and small businesses. Enjoy food demonstrations while purchasing fresh, local goods – all while enjoying the peaceful BeltLine park!