Almost every Atlanta area city has a Farmers Market, here’s the scoop on some of the top OTP ones.
Alpharetta: Opening day is April 14th and they are open on Saturdays from April 14-October 27 on Old Canton Street between Milton Ave & Canton Street from 8:30-1 p.m. Each week, this Farmers Market offers locally grown produce; natural meat; gardeners with fresh flowers and plants; hand-crafted gifts, jellies, sauces, and soaps; homemade bread, desserts, and baked goods; local raw honey; food vendors; and other Southern food producers.
Roswell: The only 100% GMO free gourmet grocery store and farmers market is the Roswell Farmers Market. With a retail store, they are open almost every day. They have take home meals for preorders (everything prepared fresh) and they also serve lunch and smoothies. Visit their website for all the scoop. They can also provide 100 % Organic Ingredient Birthday Cakes, Cupcakes, Cookies, and even Cater Small Events with All LOCAL – Organic Ingredients!! Give them a call at 404-895-1302 for more details. Owner Shannon Gowland said:
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Roswell also has a popular Saturday farmer and artisan market that opens this Saturday, April 14th from 8-12 at City Hall and Sweet Apple Farmers & Artisan Market on Thursdays 2-6 held at the World Harvest Church.
Woodstock: Woodstock Farm Fresh Market is open every Saturday from April – December starting at 8:30am on Market Street in downtown Woodstock and 2018 marks the 10th year of the farmers market in Woodstock. The Woodstock Farm Fresh Market’s rules guarantee that it is the best market in the region to get locally grown fresh produce. Produce vendors are required to grow at least 85% of the product they bring to the market.
Canton: The Canton Farmer’s market begins May 26-October 27 and is every Saturday at 9am at Cannon Park.
Marietta: Marietta Square Downtown Market was voted the best farmer’s market. Scoop Tip: arrive early to get the best items before they sell out. They are open Saturdays year round from 9-12 and Sunday’s May – October 12-3. They have an average of 65 vendors and follow their Facebook page for the latest updates.
John’s Creek: This year, the city will not be hosting the Farmers Market. They are currently evaluating new ideas and researching other local market events to potentially bring something new to the city in 2019.
When something is great ITP, we know it deserves a shout out. The Dekalb Farmers World Market, is open daily from 9am to 9pm. They are located in Decatur and are known for their all-natural and preservative-free products for almost anything you can imagine.
We would be remiss if we didn’t mention Buford Highway Farmer’s Market. For over thirty years, Buford Highway Farmers Market has provided more ethnic food varieties under one roof than any other single-location grocery store in Atlanta – from Korea, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, West Africa, Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Eastern Europe and more.
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Don’t forget to bring your own go-green bag too. We recommend going with friends so you can share the products you may have to purchase in larger quantities. If we missed your favorite farmer’s market, let us know and we can add it to this list.
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