Like perennial flowers, farmers markets are making their return in the spring season. The following markets are blossoming now and will remain open into the fall.
Peachtree Road Farmers Market
Saturdays through mid-December, 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Wednesdays, April 19 through late October, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Located in the parking lot at the Cathedral of St. Philip, the market is open rain or shine. Each week brings chef demonstrations, live music and, on Wednesday nights, fresh meals ready to eat. The market accepts SNAP (food stamps) and doubles their dollar value. 2744 Peachtree Road, Buckhead. Info: peachtreeroadfarmersmarket.com.
Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers Market
Saturdays, April 15 through early December, 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Nearly 50 vendors offer local and organic produce, pasture-raised meat, farm fresh eggs and dairy products, and a wide variety of specialty and prepared foods. Located at the Century Springs office park, 6100 Lake Forrest Drive, Sandy Springs. Info: sandyspringsfarmersmarket.com or 404-851-9111, ext. 5.
Brookhaven Farmers Market
Saturdays, April 22 through mid-November, 9 a.m. to noon.
The market is open rain or shine in the parking lot of the University Baptist Church, 1375 Fernwood Circle at the intersection with Dresden Drive, Brookhaven. Information: brookhavenfarmersmarket.com.