Welcome to the Morningside Farmers’ Market

About

Certified organic produce. Fresh. Local.

Morningside Farmers Market is the first and only farmers market in Atlanta that requires all produce to be certified organic. Unwavering in our commitment to you, since 1995. 

Fresh, local, certified organic vegetables, fruits and mushrooms. Plus locally produced meats raised on 100% organic GMO-free feed, bread and foods. Beautiful organic flowers in season. And artisan crafts.

The produce is grown by the farmers who are at the market. It's a very small, intimate farmers market where you can get to know the producers of the food.

Open every Saturday morning year round

Our neighborhood farmers market is open year round, every Saturday from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM (winter hours 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM January 1 – March 31).

Location:

1393 N. Highland Ave
Atlanta GA 30306

(Across the street from Alon's Bakery, next door to Rosebud restaurant.)

Free parking in Morningside Village plaza parking lot across the street. Be safe crossing the street, we encourage you to use the crosswalk.


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Market Manager Contact:

Email: manager@morningsidemarket.com

Chef Demo Manager Contact:

Email: chefdemo@morningsidemarket.com

Rules Governing Vendors and What Is Sold at Market

MFM Membership Rules

Next Market Day

Saturday, April 18

Chef Demo by Shaun Doty from Bantam + Biddy and Chik-a-Biddy


NEW! Seeking Market Volunteers: do you have a passion for Morningside Farmers Market, the good food movement, and the products our farmers and vendors bring to market? Do you enjoy sharing your interest about these topics with other people? We're looking for a few good people to be part of an MFM communications/social media team.

You'll have fun sharing updates about our farmers and vendors, their good foods, photos, recipes and more, with an audience of like-minded people in this customer newsletter and on the MFM Facebook page. 

If this sounds fun to you, and you'd like to give something back to the market by volunteering, please reply to this email newsletter to get in touch, or email thisweek@morningsidemarket.com. - David Eckoff, MFM Board of Directors


New and Special This Week: fresh-picked, local organic asparagus from Burge Organic Farm and Crystal Organic Farm. I was lucky enough to get to buy some last week, and it was amazing. Artichokes (very limited supply) from Elm Street Gardens. Local organic sweet and delicious strawberries from Red Earth Organic Farm and Crystal Organic Farm. This week's 100% organic soups are Split Pea, Hearty Vegetable & Potato, from Bella's Best Organic Gourmet. You'll find new "Hemp Energy + Protein Bites" from Pure Bliss Organics. Organic tomato plants for your garden from Crystal Organic Farm. And organic spring flowers from the garden from Elm Street Gardens....

... and as always, a wide variety of certified organic vegetables, fruits and mushrooms; plus meats from animals raised by our local farmers, and fed only organic non-GMO food; and delicious prepared foods including artisan breads, vegan cheeses, pastries, small batch dark chocolate and more.


Asparagus Selection and Preparation Tip: Buying freshly harvested asparagus is of paramount importance. It can lose much of its flavor and nutritional value within just a few days. According to Jo Robinson, author of "Eating on the Wild Side", fresh-picked asparagus has four times more natural sugar than asparagus that has been stored for just one day, which gives it a very appealing flavor without boosting blood sugar. After just three days of storage, asparagus becomes twice as acidic and rapidly loses its phytonutrients. I recommend buying fresh-picked asparagus from the farmers market and eating it the day you buy it, for best taste and nutritional value. - David


Special Event: Compostwheels will be at market this Saturday. Stop by their booth to learn more about their local service that enables you to easily compost your home food scraps. Sign up now for a free two week trial of Compostwheels.


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