Atlanta Farmers Markets Guide 2012

In the interest of stretching a dollar during these financially fickle times consumers have become especially savvy about finding the best deals for their dollars. Internet searches, coupon and saving sites, sales searches and group buying have risen to the level of artistry. But take your buying decisions back to basics and check out your local farmers market for a great one-stop shopping experience. You can feel up those vine-ripened heirloom tomatoes, enjoy succulent fruit samples and squeeze  fresh Georgia peaches from the back of of a pickup truck. And to add value most farmers markets offered prepared foods on site along with arts and craft buying options to expand the shopping and cultural experience. We’ve rounded up a few great local Farmers’ Market selections to help narrow the search. Bring the kids and the family dog and make it a breakfast or lunch destination.