Freedom Farmer's Market (Photo by Isadora Pennington)
Freedom Farmer’s Market (Photo by Isadora Pennington)

Freedom Farmers Market: The market is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. now through Dec. 19 at the Carter Center in Poncey-Highland. Expect to find fresh produce, meats, baked goods, cheese and dairy, handmade preserves and honey, fresh coffee and more. There will also be regular pop-up restaurants for those who want to grab a bite. Information:

Green Market at Piedmont Park: The 12th annual Green Market at Piedmont Market opened at the end of March and has more than 40 vendors including local farmers, bakers, sauce makers, crafters, chef demonstrations, canning workshops, live music and history tours of the park. The market is open every Saturday now through mid-December from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the 12th Street entrance. Information:

East Atlanta Village Farmers Market: The market reopens on April 16 from 4 to 8 p.m. and will continue every Thursday through Dec. 17 at 561 Flat Shoals Ave. There will be fresh produce, locally-made food and products, chef demos and much more throughout the season. Information:

Mandy O'Shea from 3 Porch Farm at the Freedom Farmer's Market. (Photo by Isadora Pennington)
Mandy O’Shea from 3 Porch Farm at the Freedom Farmer’s Market. (Photo by Isadora Pennington)

Morningside Farmers Market: Open year-round, this neighborhood market at 1393 N. Highland Ave. has been a Saturday morning favorite for 20 years. Check out organic produce, freshly prepared foods and baked goods. Market hours are 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Information:

Grant Park Farmers Market: The market reopens April 19 and will be open on Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through Dec. 20 at the corner of Cherokee and Milledge avenues. There will be locally grown fruits, vegetables, artisan produced breads, cheeses, and other delicacies. Information:

Peachtree Road Farmers Market: Located in the parking lot at Cathedral of St. Phillip, 2744 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, the market will reopen for the season on April 11 from 8:30 a.m. to noon and continue every Saturday through Dec. 19 (hours change from 9 a.m. to noon in October). There will be 50 weekly vendors, regularly scheduled chef demonstrations, live music and kids’ activities. Information:

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.