Where to find 2017 farmers markets around metro Atlanta

  • C. W. Cameron
  • For the AJC
Updated Oct 24, 2017

Each spring and summer, farmers markets from Acworth to Chattahoochee Hills open for the season, joining year-round markets like the ones in Peachtree City and Marietta. The shoppers are all interested in fresh, healthy food and supporting farmers, bakers and cheese makers they’ve come to know personally.


This year, we’re noting which markets participate in Wholesome Wave Georgia. The program doubles federal nutrition assistance (SNAP, WIC and Senior FMNP) dollars to increase access to locally grown food while supporting sustainable farmers and contributing to the local food economy.

Alpharetta Farmers Market

Opens April 15 through last Saturday in October

21 Milton Avenue, Alpharetta

Saturdays: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.


Longtime Avondale Estates Farmers Market vendor Circle M Farms will bring freshly picked green beans and potatoes in season. CONTRIBUTED BY AVONDALE ESTATES FARMERS MARKET Photo: For the AJC

Avondale Estates Farmers Market

Opens April 23 through the last Sunday in October

22 N. Avondale Road, Avondale Estates

Sundays: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


Brookhaven Farmers Market

Opens April 22 through Saturday, Nov. 18

1375 Fernwood Circle, Brookhaven

Saturdays: 9 a.m.-noon


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Cotton Mill Farmers Market

609 Dixie St., Carrollton

Saturdays: 9 a.m.-noon


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

Decatur Farmers Market

308 Clairmont Ave., Decatur

Wednesdays: 4-7 p.m. The Year-round market will take a break after Dec. 13 and reopen on Jan. 10, 2018

Saturday markets open April 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through Dec. 16


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

East Atlanta Village Farmers Market

Opens April 13 through December 14

572 Stokeswood Ave. S.E., Atlanta

Thursdays: 4-8 p.m.


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

East Point Farmers Market

2757 East Point St., Downtown “Commons” Area

Wednesdays: 4-7 p.m.


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

Fairburn Farmers Market

Opens May 19 through Aug. 11

Stage and Courtyard, 15 W. Broad St., Fairburn

Fridays: 5-8 p.m.

Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market


Freedom Farmers Market at the Carter Center is one of the farmers markets you can visit on a Saturday morning. CONTRIBUTED BY WWW.BECKYSTEINPHOTOGRAPHY.COM (2015) Photo: For the AJC

Freedom Farmers Market at the Carter Center

453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta

Saturdays: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March-December; 9 a.m.-noon January and February


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

Fresh MARTA Markets

West End Station

Opens Tuesday, May 9, 3-7 p.m. through Nov. 28

680 Lee St. S.W., Atlanta

H.E. Holmes Station

Opens Wednesday, May 24, 3-7 p.m. through Nov. 29 (no market Nov. 22)

70 Hamilton E. Holmes Drive N.W., Atlanta

College Park Station

Opens Thursday, May 25, 3-7 p.m. through Nov. 30 (no market Nov. 23)

3800 Main St., College Park

Five Points Station

Opens Friday, May 12, 3-7 p.m. through Dec. 1 (no market Nov. 24)

30 Alabama St. S.W., Atlanta


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

Grant Park Farmers Market

Opens April 2 through Dec. 17

600 Cherokee Ave., Atlanta

Sundays: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

Green Market at Piedmont Park

Opens March 18 through mid-December

12th Street and Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta

Saturdays: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


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Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers Market

Opens April 15 through December

6100 Lake Forrest Drive, Sandy Springs

Saturdays: 8:30 a.m.-noon


Historic Downtown Acworth Farmers Market

Opens April 7 through Oct. 27

4583 Church St., Acworth

Fridays: 8 a.m.-noon


Kennesaw Farmers Market

Opens May 1 through Oct. 30

2820 Cherokee St., Kennesaw

Mondays: 3:30-7:30 p.m.


Lilburn Farmers Market

Opens June 2 through last Friday in August

1400 Killian Hill Road, Lilburn

Fridays: 4-8 p.m.


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

Mableton Farmers Market

Opens June 1 through the last Thursday in August

5239 Floyd Road, Mableton

Thursdays: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

The Marietta Square Farmers Market has more than 65 vendors offering everything from fruits and vegetables to home goods and kitchen staples. CONTRIBUTED BY WWW.BECKYSTEINPHOTOGRAPHY.COM (2015) Photo: For the AJC

Marietta Square Farmers Market

65 Church St., Marietta

Saturdays: 9 a.m.-noon

Sunday markets open May 7, noon-3 p.m. through October


In the mood for mushrooms, such as these from Elm Street Gardens? Check out the vendors at Morningside Farmers Market. CONTRIBUTED BY WWW.BECKYSTEINPHOTOGRAPHY.COM (2016) Photo: For the AJC

Morningside Farmers Market

1393 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta.

Saturdays: 8-11:30 a.m.


Norcross Community Market

Opens June 3 through last Saturday in August

Lillian Webb Park, 5 College St., Norcross

Saturdays: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

Peachtree City Farmers Market

215 Northlake Drive, Peachtree City

Wednesdays and Saturdays: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (10-1 in winter)


Peachtree Road Farmers Market

Saturday markets open April 1, 8:30 a.m.-noon through Dec. 16

Wednesday markets open April 19, 4:30-8 p.m. through last Wednesday in October

2744 Peachtree Road N.W., Atlanta


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

Ponce City Farmers Market on the Beltline

Open April 11 through Nov 21

“The Shed” on the Eastside Beltline trail just outside Ponce City Market

Tuesdays: 4-8 p.m.


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market

Opens April 15through last Saturday in October

City Hall, 38 Hill St., Roswell

Saturdays: 8 a.m.-noon


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

Serenbe Farmers and Artists Market

Opens April 8 through Nov. 18

Selborne Vilage Green, Selborne Lane, Chattahoochee Hills

Saturdays: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


Snellville Farmers Market

Opens June 3 through the last Saturday in September

On the Towne Green in front of Snellville City Hall, 2342 Oak Road, Snellville

Saturdays: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Stone Mountain Farmers Market

Opens April 18 through Nov. 21

Municipal Parking Lot, 922 Main St., Stone Mountain

Tuesdays: 4-7 p.m.


Suwanee Farmers Market

May 13-Sept. 30, every Saturday. Oct.-April 2018, second Saturdays

Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee

May 13-Sept. 30, 8 a.m.-noon. Oct.-April 2018, 9-11 a.m.


Sweet Apple Farmers and Artisans Market

320 Hardscrabble Road, Roswell

Thursdays: 2-6 p.m.


Tucker Farmers Market

Opens April 6 through Dec. 14

2333 Main St., Tucker

Thursdays: 4-8 p.m., 4-7 p.m., Nov.-Dec. 


Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market

West End Beltline Farmers Market

Opens June 2 through last Friday in October

Gordon White Park, 1354 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. S.W., Atlanta

Fridays: 4-8 p.m.

Wholesome Wave Georgia partner market


Woodstock Farm Fresh Market

Opens May 6 through last Saturday in December

Market Street in downtown Woodstock between Mill and Maple streets

Saturdays: 8:30 a.m.-noon


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