Atlanta’s Farmer’s Markets
Summer is all about fresh, local foods and produce, and no
matter what neighborhood of Atlanta you’re near, there’s a farmers market
around the corner. Here are a few highlights of the city’s best local
Grant Park Farmers Market has a mission to create a healthy and vivacious
community space by providing education and access to local nutritious food.
It is a platform for local farmers, charity groups, artists and food producers
to bring their hard work to the community. They accept cash, credit, debit and
surrounding the Miledge fountain at the Corner of Cherokee Avenue and Miledge
Avenue, approximately 600 Cherokee Ave.
p.m. Sundays from April 29–December 16.
Piedmont Park Conservancy
hosted by the Piedmont Park Conservancy in partnership with the City of
Atlanta. Bringing the freshest produce to the downtown and midtown areas, the
average turnout is about 30 farmers, bakers and juice and sauce makers. The
farmers pick their produce the day before the market to ensure freshness, and
you can’t beat the local prices.
Piedmont Ave. NE, at the 12th Street entrance to the park. Parking is available
on Juniper and 13th as well as Juniper and 11th.
p.m. every Saturday from May 5–December 8.
interactive little market features cooking demos, local artists, activities for
the kids and live music. The EAV market pursues local vendors and programs that
have environmental and community integrity. They accept cash, credit, debit,
and double EBT/SNAP.
Ave., across from The Midway Pub—limited parking! EAV is a great place to walk
Thursdays from April 19–December 13. Closed on Thanksgiving.
produce, meat and seafood, baked goods and retail vendors. This urban food
market operates as a self-sufficient celebration of local agriculture, the
history of the Sweet Auburn neighborhood and the diversity of Atlanta.
Ave SE by Georgia State University, Grady
Memorial Hospital, and the historic Auburn Ave./MLK district.
p.m. Monday through Saturday year-round.
Morningside takes pride in. With organic farms, restaurants, artisans, gardens
and creameries, you’ll be sure to get everything you’re looking for at
Morningside. From mid-April through November you can see live chef
demonstrations at the market, so check out their event calendar for specific dates.
a.m. every Saturday April 1–December 31 and 8-11:30 a.m. in the winter, January
growers, as well as regional producers of traditional foods and craftspeople, can
bring their products to the community. A few of their offerings include locally
grown produce, eggs, meats, award-winning cheeses, honey, artisan breads and
pastas, herbal soaps, prepared foods, locally roasted coffee and crafts.
Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Rd. NW. Free parking available!
a.m.–noon Saturdays from April 14–September and 9 a.m.–noon Saturdays from October–December
bi-weekly on its blog, which also lists the market’s offerings on Wednesday and
strive to provide the Decatur community with local, organic, sustainable foods
in order to enrich cultural standards,
protect ecological integrity, support regional economies and decrease dependence
on nonrenewable resources.
DeKalb Courthouse on N. McDonough in downtown Decatur, about at 498 N McDonough St.,
Decatur GA 30030. The closest address for the Wednesday location is 163
Clairemont Ave. Decatur, GA 30030 at
the corner of Commerce Dr. and Church St. in the Bank of America parking lot
for the drive-through ATM.
Saturdays year-round; Wednesdays 4–7
p.m. from March–October; and 3–6 p.m. November–February.