Warm weather has returned, bringing with it the annual rebirth of daffodils, dogwoods and community farmers markets. Here are some markets sprouting locally.

Brookhaven Farmers Market

Brookhaven’s market opens April 16. It operates on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until noon, and is scheduled to continue operation through Dec. 10, according to the market website. It is to be located at 1375 Fernwood Circle NE and Dresden Drive, the website says. Information: brookhavenfarmersmarket.com.

Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers Market
The Sandy Springs market opens April 16 at Century Springs East, 6100 Lake Forrest Drive. The market is scheduled to open from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Saturdays through Oct. 29. Mini-markets with shorter hours are planned in November and December. The market features live music and up to 50 vendors offering fresh, local produce, pasture-raised meat, fresh eggs, dairy products and a variety of prepared foods. Information: sandyspringsfarmersmarket.com or facebook.com/sandyspringsfarmersmarket.

Peachtree Road Farmers Market

Located in the parking lot at Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, the market reopens for the season on April 2 from 8:30 a.m. to noon and continues every Saturday through mid-December. There will also be a new Wednesday night market from April 13 to Oct. 26 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Information: peachtreeroadfarmersmarket.com.

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