Farmers markets feature a range of delicious and healthy foods to try. They also offer the perfect excuse for a family adventure! Kids and adults alike will love exploring the vendors and tasting the goods you’ll find.
The area around Alpharetta is home to a variety of farmers markets, which means you have plenty of places to check out. Crème de la Crème of Alpharetta (Haynes Bridge Road) put together this list of farmers markets to explore in and close to Alpharetta to make planning your next shopping trip easy. Whether you’re stocking up on ingredients for a meal you’re preparing or just checking out the available goods, you need to check out these nearby farmers markets.
Alpharetta Farmers Market
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You’ll find Alpharetta Farmers Market right in downtown Alpharetta in the Town Green in front of Alpharetta City Hall. The market makes a great Saturday morning outing for the whole family to enjoy. Farm-fresh vegetables, fruits, and meats come together with desserts, breads, and beyond. Grab some vibrant flowers for your kitchen table, stock up on flavorful herbs, and enjoy the music while you shop and take in the atmosphere.
Our very own market doesn’t stop with classic produce, though. Want some homemade sauce or some raw honey? You’ll find that from the vendors here. You can even stock up on home products like soap. Take advantage of free admission at this local market before checking out everything the vendors have to offer. There’s nothing like incredibly fresh, seasonal produce, and Alpharetta’s market has plenty of fresh produce to go around.
The Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market
Looking for another fun place to walk around while checking some scrumptious fruits and veggies off your shopping list? Take a quick trip to Roswell on a Saturday and visit this nationally recognized spot. More than 30 vendors sell an abundance of products, all in a walkable setting perfect for a family afternoon outdoors.
In addition to fresh fruit, berries, and vegetables, you’ll find herbs, artisan cheese, and much more here. You can even get more than just food while you’re shopping; you’ll find vendors selling flowers, plants, and organic soaps at the Roswell market, as well.
Vickery Village Farmers Market
Nearby Cumming also features a farmers market you’ll definitely want to check out. The market is typically open on Thursdays and Saturdays, and it aims to provide the local community with healthy and locally produced goods.
Local vendors and farmers sell high-quality, fresh products that you can use to elevate your at-home dinner plans. With offerings grown using organic practices as much as possible, you can rest easy knowing the food you pick up is both super tasty and healthy.
The Battery Atlanta Farmers Market Presented by UnitedHealthcare
Pencil summer Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. into your calendar and head over to Atlanta’s Plaza Green. It’s a great way to cap off a fun day in the city with the whole family. You can take a stroll through the market while exploring the homegrown and handcrafted products to take back home.
Popular vendors including The Cheese Straw House, The Cocktail House Shop, and David’s Garden Super Bee, and you can even preorder from some vendors. Stock up on items that range from produce to artisanal bread to prepared foods and more. You can get free parking in the first three hours of the event. The event itself is free, too!
Peachtree Road Farmers Market
If you’re in Atlanta on a Saturday, check out this produce-only farmers market on Peachtree Road. Peachtree Road Farmers Market is the state’s biggest produce-only market. That means everything you get here is made, raised, or grown by the person selling it, so you can look forward to fair prices for consumers and vendors alike.
It’s not just incredibly fresh and delicious produce you’ll find at this Peachtree Road mainstay. The market offers programming for kids, including hands-on ways to learn about growing food as well as the earth and environment. Check out a chef demonstration, or just indulge in some tasty produce to prepare for a wholesome home-cooked weekend meal.
Dekalb Farmers Market
Take a short drive to Decatur for a market that introduces you to tastes from across the globe. Dekalb Farmers Market features all the delicious food you can imagine. The space is open every day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., making it easy to fit a trip here into your busy schedule. The famous farmers market offers a variety of all-natural specialty products free of preservatives.
The market got its start as a produce stand back in 1977 and is still run by the original founding family. You’ll find seafood and meat, pastries and coffee, cheese, other dairy products, and so much more in this wide-ranging market. No matter what type of meal you have planned, you’ll find mouthwatering ingredients here.
Whistle Stop Farmers Market
Visit downtown historic Norcross for yet another Georgia farmers market to explore. Whether you’re looking for honey or jams, baked goods or cheese, or other organic foods, you can find delicious products here.
Suwanee Farmers Market
Suwanee’s Town Center Park plays host on Saturdays to another area farmers market you won’t want to miss. Whether you’re looking to get some baked goods, local, fresh produce, or even beautiful flowers to decorate your home (or maybe all of the above?), this farmers market has what you need.
Bring home some eggs, meat, or seafood, or treat the kids to some tasty bakery items while you’re out exploring. You can also get items like honey or salsa to complete your shopping list.
There’s Crème de la Crème of Alpharetta’s list of farmers markets close to home! We hope this list inspires you to explore all the nearby markets offering delicious, organic produce and so much more.