Spring has finally settled into metro Atlanta, and the area’s seasonal farmers markets will be packed with vendors selling products to customers looking to stock their pantries with homemade and locally-sourced goodies.
Cobb County residents from Mableton to Kennesaw have a variety of markets to pick out items ranging from honey to fresh veggies and hand-crafted soaps to floral arrangements. Here’s a rundown of these seasonal, open-air farmers markets in Cobb:
Marietta Square Farmers Market
When: 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays (year-round); noon to 3 p.m. Sundays (May through October)
Where: North Park Square, downtown Marietta.
Info: call Market Director Johnny Fulmer at
770-499-9393 or visit mariettasquarefarmersmarket.com
Cobb County Farm Bureau Farmers Market
When: 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays until Oct. 1
Where: Lost Mountain Park, 4845 Dallas Highway, Powder Springs
Info: for details, call 770-943-3531 or visit cobbcountyfarmbureau.org.
Kennesaw Farmers Market
When: 3:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays (May 6 through Aug. 26)
Where: Depot Park, 2829 Cherokee Street, Kennesaw
Info: call 770-499-0874 or 770-794-7075 for details or to become a vendor or click here.
Smyrna Outdoor Market
When: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays (May 4 through Oct. 19)
Where: adjacent to the Community Center at 200 Village Green Circle SE, Smyrna
Info: contact Janet Liberman at email@example.com for details
Powder Springs Farmers Market
When: 4-8 p.m. Thursdays (May through October)
Where: The Book Worm, 4451 Marietta Street, Powder Springs
Info: call (770) 439-2029 or visit the Powder Springs Farmers Market Facebook page for up-to-date details.
Mableton Farmers Market
When: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays (June 13 to Aug. 22)
Where: Mable House Complex, 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton
Acworth Farmers Market
When: 8 a.m. to noon Fridays (until Oct. 25)
Where: Logan Farm Park Expansion, 4405 Cherokee Street, Acworth
Info: call 770-917-1234 or visit the city’s website.