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.
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Keeping that fresh summer spirit in mind, which farmers market was named the Best in Atlanta?
Coming in first place, Decatur Farmers Market boasts proud residents and neighbors who are all about keeping it “indie-catur.” This market is a cornerstone for the local, independent movement for this ultra-connected community.
Marietta Square Farmers Market claims the second spot for good reason. Market visitors have offerings from over 65 vendors, ranging from fruits and vegetables to home goods and kitchen staples. Arrive empty handed and leave with everything you need to make from-scratch meals at home. You can even dress your dinner table with freshly cut local flowers.
In third, Snellville Farmers Market features produce that come from farms and gardens that are mostly located within a 100-mile radius of the city. Enjoy products from farmers who have picked their crop the day before the market, or even early that morning.
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Looking for a farmers market closer to your own community? Check out our other official nominees for a variety of farmers market experiences: Grant Park Farmers Market (Intown), East Atlanta Village Farmers Market (Intown), East Point Farmers Market (Fulton), Freedom Farmers Market (Intown) and Farmers Market at Sweet Apple Village (North Fulton).
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.
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This market has more than 40 weekly vendors. Spread out across the western end of Grant Park, there’s ample space to picnic and shop. Look for local cheese, meats and vegetables, including some grown right in Grant Park.