Discover Grant Park Farmers Market

veggies at Farmers Market

As spring rolls in, so does one of our favorite times of the year: farmers market season. Burnett Grant Park residents have easy access to what Atlanta Magazine and Creative Loafing recognized as the best farmers market in Atlanta, the Grant Park Farmers Market. From weekly celebrity chef appearances to fresh bites, artisanal delights to organic-loving locals, this farmers market has all the makings for a perfect Sunday morning at the park.

In this series, we’re helping you explore some of Grant Parks’ best kept secrets to give you a better feel for the neighborhood vibes. Here’s everything you need to know about the Grant Park Farmers Market.

When

Grant Park Farmers Market’s season opening kicked off April 8 and will continue every Sunday between 9:00am and 1:00pm.

Where

Grant Park Farmers market is located at 600 Cherokee Avenue SE. Free street parking and easy access via public transit is available. This is a one mile walk or bike ride away for Burnett Grant Park residents. We recommend taking a stroll through Grant Park with your favorite furry friend (yes, pets are allowed at the market) and a cup of coffee in hand.

Grant Park Farmers Market Location

Why

The mission of the Grant Park Farmers Market is “to create a vibrant and healthy community space while providing access to – and education about – nutritious food and wellness.” Whether you care about your own health or the health of the planet, there are plenty of reasons to support local farmers by shopping at your local farmers market. The produce you buy at the farmers market is seasonal, giving you access to the freshest ingredients to savor the tastes of the season.

Who

The best part about the Grant Park Farmers market is having the chance to come together and enjoy the local community. Meet up with old friends or new and share a fresh meal in the picnic area. Or, learn how to prep your purchases from the best chefs in the south (Hugh Acheson, Kevin Gillespie, Steven Satterfield, and Virginia Willis have all made appearances).

A farmers market is only as good as its vendors, and Grant Park Farmers Market hosts some of the best. From local farmers to skills artisans, here are just a few of the locals you can expect to see every Sunday:

For more information about rotating or seasonal vendors, check out the Community Farmers Market Atlanta website.

The best way to experience Grant Park Farmers Market is to come see for yourself. While you’re in the neighborhood, come say hello and take a tour of Burnett Grant Park.