Best Farmer’s Markets in Atlanta, Georgia

Farm fresh, local, and organically grown food is in demand. Read on to find out where to find the best food to fit your needs in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Green Market at Piedmont Park
1071 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

The Green Market is open Saturdays from 9:00am-1:00pm from May until December each year. The market features over thirty vendors composed of farmers, bakers, and sauce makers. Featured attractions include Chef’s Demonstrations, Kid’s Cooking Classes, and Canning Workshops.

East Lake Farmer’s Market
11 2nd Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30317

The East Lake Farmer’s Market is open Saturdays from 9:00am-1:00pm from May until October. The goals of this market include boosting local economy and creating a sustainable living situation. In addition to farm fresh, local, and organic food, you may also find natural body products and local art.

Sandy Springs Farmer’s Market
235 Sandy Springs Circle
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Sandy Springs Farmer’s Market is open Saturdays from 8:30am-12:30pm from May until December each year. The goals of this market include providing excellent nutritional content to families and supporting the local economy. You may try before you buy here! Vendors include a specialty cheese maker and local crafts.

Stewards of the Earth Farmer’s Market
7770 Roswell Road NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

This is a faith based market of the North Springs United Methodist Church and is open year round on Saturdays from 10:00am-2:00pm. The market provides local food from within 100 miles, including granola and sauces. Sandy Springs works make local, sustained and organic food available to people at the lowest price possible, and is currently looking for vendors to provide goods made from recycled products.

Hiram Harvest Evening Market
Downtown Hiram
Hiram, GA 30141

This market was new in 2010 and met with such success it is being continued on for the 2011 season. Open on Tuesdays from 4:00pm-7:00pm, this is one of the few markets with late hours. Here you will find a wide selection of produce including blueberries. New vendor applications are also being accepted.

The Green Door Fresh Market
431 Fair Street
Atlanta, GA 30313

The Green Door Fresh Market is open on Sundays from 11:00am-4:00pm. This market centers around the historic district of Castleberry Hills, providing people there with organic food options, sustainable farming, and boosting their local economy.

East Atlanta Village Farmer’s Market
1231 Glenwood Ave
Atlanta, GA 30316

This market is open on Thursdays from 4:00pm-7:00pm, another late night market! It runs from May through November. In addition to locally produced meat, dairy, and produce you will find crafts and live music.

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