Exploring the Bounty: Our Guide to Local Farmers Markets in the Atlanta Area 

February 21 • 2024

Aylo Patients getting fresh produce at a Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Enhance Community Health and Wellness

The air is still crisp in the mornings, but the daffodils are starting to bloom. The yellow and white flowers bring to mind waking up on a Saturday morning and strolling through a farmers market, getting everything you need for the upcoming week.  

Atlanta and its neighboring areas offer a plethora of options for sourcing fresh produce, handmade goods, and beautiful flowers all in one place. Here are some farmers markets that the Aylo Health team enjoys frequenting for a delightful shopping experience.   

Grant Park Farmers Market:

Ever wanted a weekly free celebrity chef demonstration? This is the market for you. The vendors here sell locally grown veggies, meats, breads, and artisanal foods. There’s ample seating and picnic spots available, ensuring that everyone can unwind and savor a delightful morning of community and delicious food. 

Also, this is a great farmers market to get fresh produce for less. They match SNAP/EBT dollars with an equal number of tokens for fruits and vegetables. When you spend $10 of EBT, you get $20 worth of fresh, local food.  

When: This market is year-round and open on Sundays from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.  

Where: 1040 Grant St SE, Atlanta, GA 30315 

It’s across the street from Beacon ATL/Eventide Brewing.  

McB’s Fresh Produce:

This is a produce stand that sells fresh produce and canned goods from Georgia. They are extremely active on Facebook, so we suggest following them for updates on new products and in season produce they have stocked.

When: Open Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM  

Open Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM 

Closed on Sunday 

Where: 1805 Kelleytown Rd, McDonough, GA 30252 

Alpharetta Farmers Market: 

A lovely farmers market located in downtown Alpharetta where you can get locally roasted coffee beans, uniquely crafted gifts, soaps, lotions , candles and a whole lot of fresh produce.  

This market has a very active Instagram account that you can follow to see what vendors they have and also what kinds of goodies that might have special pop ups.

When: April through November: Saturdays from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM 

Where: 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, Georgia 30009 

In the Alpharetta Town Green area at City Center in front of City Hall on North and South Broad Streets.  

Marietta Square Farmers Market: 

The Marietta Square Farmers Market has an average of 64 vendors a week. You can find freshly harvested fruits and vegetables, fresh eggs, local honey, and even locally made goat cheese! The market is incredibly active on Facebook and often post livestreams of what’s going on. 

When: They are open year-round on Saturdays from 9:00 AM – Noon.  

Where: 41 Mill Street, Marietta, GA 30060 

Woodstock Farm Fresh Market:

Located in the heart of downtown Woodstock you’ll Find locally grown produce, jams & jellies, honey, locally raised meats, seafood from the Georgia coast, fresh baked bread and pastries, bath and beauty products, and much more. In 2023, they had 23 vendors and plan to have even more for 2024.  

If you’re looking for more fresh produce in Cherokee County, check out the Facebook page Cherokee Fresh Market. It’s dedicated to promoting farmers, artisans, and farmers markets in Cherokee county.  

When: This market is open from April 20 to December 28, 2024. It runs every Saturday from 8:30 AM – Noon.  

Where: Market Street and Reformation Brewery’s Backyard in Downtown Woodstock. 

All of these farmers markets are great places to learn more about what’s happening in your community, along with the chance to spend time outside, and get fresh food for the whole family to enjoy. We encourage you to go when you have the time. We promise you’ll have a blast!