If you’re looking for fresh food and produce from local farmers, then be sure to check out Intown’s array of farmers markets, which have reopened – or soon will – for the season. Check out our handy guide.
Freedom Farmers’ Market
The market is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. year round at the Carter Center in Poncey-Highland. Expect to find fresh produce, meats, baked goods, cheese and dairy, handmade preserves and honey, fresh coffee and more. There are also regular guest chefs in the restaurant pop-up tent. Information: freedomfarmersmkt.com.
Green Market at Piedmont Park
The annual Green Market at Piedmont Market opened in late March and continues every Saturday through mid-December from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the 12th Street gate. More than 40 vendors offer fresh goods and there are also chef demonstrations, arts and crafts, live music and history tours. Information: piedmontpark.org.
East Atlanta Village Farmers Market
The market reopens April 12 and continues through mid-December on Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m. at 572 Stokeswood Ave. (the grassy park across from Midway Pub). You’ll find fresh produce, locally-made food and products, chef demos and much more throughout the season. Information: cfmatl.org/eav.
Morningside Farmers’ Market
Open year-round, this neighborhood market at 1393 N. Highland Ave. has been a Saturday morning favorite for more than 20 years. Check out organic produce, freshly prepared foods, baked goods, artisan crafts, flowers and more. Market hours are 8 to 11:30 a.m. Information: morningsidemarket.com.
Grant Park Farmers Market
The market will be open on Sundays beginning April 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the corner of Cherokee and Milledge avenues. There will be locally grown fruits, vegetables, artisan produced breads, cheeses, and celebrity chef demonstrations. Information: grantparkmarket.org.
Peachtree Road Farmers Market
Located in the parking lot at Cathedral of St. Phillip, 2744 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, the market reopens April 7 from 8:30 a.m. to noon every Saturday through mid-December. Information: peachtreeroadfarmersmarket.com.
Decatur Farmers Market
Held on the front lawn of the First Baptist Church of Decatur at the corner of Commerce and Clairemont, the market reopens on Wednesdays from 4 to 7 p.m. on April 11 and on Saturdays starting April 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each week. Information: cfmatl.org/Decatur.
Ponce City Farmers Market
Opening day is April 10 for this market located directly on the Beltline’s Eastside Trail at The Shed at PCM. The market will be held seasonally on Tuesday evenings from 4 to 8 p.m., and will host urban farmers, artisanal food makers and pop-up chefs. Information: cfmatl.org/poncecity.
Peachtree Center Green Market
The market returns April 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will continue each Thursday through October. The market features more than a dozen weekly vendors selling local goods from produce to breads to juice to prepared lunch items. Bernhard’s German Bakery, Pearson Farms, King of Pops and Cosmos Organic Farm are just a few of the favorite returning vendors for 2018. Information: facebook.com/peachtreecenter.