Freedom Farmer's Market
Freedom Farmer’s Market

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 mid-March and continues every Saturday through Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the 12th Street gate. More than 40 vendors including local farmers, bakers, sauce makers, crafters, chef demonstrations, canning workshops, live music and history tours of the park. Information: piedmontpark.org.

East Atlanta Village Farmers Market
The market reopened on March 31 and continues through mid-December on Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m. at 561 Flat Shoals Ave. You’ll find fresh produce, locally-made food and products, chef demos and much more throughout the season. Information: farmeav.com.

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 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Information: morningsidemarket.com.

Grant Park Farmers Market
The market reopens April 3 and will be open on Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 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 for the season on April 2 from 8:30 a.m. to noon and continue 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.

Piedmont Park Green Market

Decatur Farmers Market
Held on the front lawn of the First Baptist Church of Decatur at the corner of Commerce and Clairemont, the market is open 4-6 p.m. on Wednesdays through December and on Saturdays starting April 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each week. cfmatl.org/Decatur.

Peachtree Center Green Market
The market kicks off April 7 and will be held every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at in the courtyard of Downtown’s Peachtree Center. This market will feature over a dozen vendors selling local goods from produce to breads to juice. Cosmos Organic Farm, Pearson Farms and Sweet Auburn Bread are returning for 2016, and new vendors this year include Banjo Cold Brew Coffee and The Allergy-Friendly Vegetarian.  facebook.com/peachtreecenter

Westside Farmers Market
Located at Westside Provision District at 14th Street and Howell Mill Road, the opens April 10 and will be held each Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free parking is available in the WPD parking garage. cfmatl.org/westside.

Ponce City Farmers Market on the BeltLine
Debuting May 3, this market will be located directly on the Beltline at “the Shed”, a location easily accessible by the popular pedestrian and bike path, along with nearby car parking. The market will be held seasonally on Tuesday evenings, and will host urban farmers, artisanal food makers and pop-up chefs. Check cfmatl.org/pcfmbeltline for updates and details.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.