Kennesaw State University’s Summer Farmer’s Market– For fresh, organically grown produce, visit KSU’s Summer Farmers Market, open every Thursday 4-7 p.m. from now until August 7. Other food products, including baked goods, artisan breads and gourmet popcorn, can also be purchased in KSU’s East Parking Lot just north of the Waffle House on Frey Road. Introduced in support of KSU’s Farm-To-Campus Initiatives, this market is co-organized by KSU’s Culinary and Hospitality Services and the Students for Environmental Sustainability, two on-campus organizations committed to educating the community on sustainable farming methods. Both aim to boost the local economy by making locally sourced goods available to the public. Photo credit: dining.kennesawstateauxiliary.com
Marietta Square Farmer’s Market- Open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Jan-Dec) and Sundays from 12-3 p.m. (Apr-Nov), Marietta Square is also home to your locally grown, seasonal produce. Located between Shillings Restaurant and The Strand Theatre in downtown Marietta, this popular market offers many tasty food products, as well as cut flower arrangements, herbal soaps, whole grain breads, fruit pies and jam. Stop by to purchase your fresh tomatoes, fruits and vegetables–or to browse the wide selection of less traditional items. If you’re feeling inspired by this market’s outdoor feel, check out the garden plants and herbs also available for sale. Photo credit: http://www.marietta.com
Kennesaw Farmer’s Market– If you can’t find time on the weekends to shop for produce, stop by Adams Park Soccer Field Parking Lot on 2753 Watts Drive. This local market is open every Tuesday morning from May 6 until October 28 and features an assortment of fruits, vegetables, baked goods, plants and flowers. This market is now accepting vendors. For more details, please call (770) 499-0874.
Acworth Farmer’s Market – Sponsored by the Acworth Downtown Development Authority, this market is held in the Main Parking Lot of the Acworth First Baptist Church from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Friday morning from the end of May to the end of October.
Smyrna Fresh Produce Market – On Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to noon, drop by the Smyrna First Baptist parking lot (adjacent to Smyrna Market Village) for your locally grown produce. Open from May through October, this market is steadily attracting attendees and welcomes any newcomers.