East Atlanta Village Farmers Market: This community market offers live music, a kids activity booth and weekly cooking demos to create a festive atmosphere. It offers close to 40 vendors, including Atlanta Gourmet Mushrooms, Love is Love Farm at Gaia Gardens, Cafe Campesino, Revolution Doughnuts and Honeysuckle Gelato. 4-8 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 12. 561 Flat Shoals Ave., Atlanta. www.farmeav.com.

VOTE: What is the best farmers market in Atlanta? 

From vegetables and fruit to locally sourced meats and treats, farmers markets around Atlanta have as much selection as your local grocery store. Summertime means a visit to your local farmers market for the freshest ingredients of the season. 

Keeping that fresh summer spirit in mind, this week’s Best of Atlanta poll offers the question: 

Which farmers market deserves to be named the Best in Atlanta?

This farmers market was voted the best in Atlanta in 2017

If visuals straight-from-the-farm veggies are just what you need to inspire a healthy summertime meal, walk through this photo guide to one metro Atlanta’s most revered and longstanding farmers markets.

A visit to your local famers market is free. Here are a few more wallet-friendly things to do around Atlanta

If you’d like to submit a write-in nominee for best farmers market, please email your pick to stephanie.toone@ajc.com.

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