Your Guide to Atlanta’s Farmers Markets
Whether you’re looking for fresh fruits and vegetables, a sweet snack, hands-on kids programs, or fun local music, these Atlanta farmers markets are sure to please. Be sure to check the farmers market websites for specific dates and times when the markets are open each season.
Produce, breads, condiments and artworks are on display. Live music or chef demos are scheduled weekly, while hands-on monthly programs teach kids about the environment and how food grows. It’s also a mecca for moms groups!
Saturdays 9 a.m.-noon through December, Wednesdays 4:30-8 p.m. through October
2744 Peachtree Road, NW Atlanta at Cathedral of St. Philip
In-season fruits and veggies, meats, cheese, pastries and more line the stalls on the square. Kids enjoy tasting new flavors and the easy access to “The General” playground, green space and fountain.
Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon (Year Round), Sundays noon to 3 p.m. (May thru October)
65 Church St., Marietta
Herbs and flowers, dairy items, local produce, breads and sweets, live music, chef demos and special events keep families heading to downtown Alpharetta each weekend. Kids’ activities take place monthly, and the adjacent Art in the Park outdoor artist market is the last weekend of each month.
Saturdays April through October, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Old Canton St., Alpharetta
Live music and children’s activities are generally on tap at this market, where more than 45 vendors display locally grown produce or locally made specialty foods. Dogs are welcome!
Saturdays April through October, 8:30 a.m.-noon
235 Sandy Springs Circle NW, Sandy Springs
A beautiful park environment, dozens of vendors, live music, chef demos, playground structures and plentiful people/dog-watching make this market popular with kids. Children’s cooking programs are available (fees and pre-registration are required).
Saturdays through mid-December, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
400 Park Dr. NE, Atlanta (12th Street entrance)
Located in the front lawn of the First Baptist Church near downtown Decatur, this market is a great place for families to relax and enjoy farm fresh food and fun.
Wednesdays 4 p.m.-7 p.m. (year-around), Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (April through December)
308 Clairemont Ave., Decatur
This colorful market offers produce, artisan foods, handmade soaps, and local artist works alongside live music, kids’ activities and cooking demos.
Thursdays April through December. 12, 4-8 p.m.
561 Flat Shoals Ave., Atlanta.
– Dalia Faupel