The Market will take place each Saturday, May through October, in the city parking lot located in downtown Athens, one block north of the courthouse. Stay tuned for more information for the Farmer's Market November through April! The weekly markets will feature the very best in local produce.
The Athens Farmer's Market is growing, growing, growing! Not only in produce, but in size! Visit Historic Downtown Athens, Texas for a day full of community support. The market has everything from baked goods (breads, fried pies, sweetbreads and pies), tamales, jams and jellies including strawberry pineapple, peach, blackberry, blueberry, wild plum, pickled vegetables, salsas, relishes and soups to locally handcrafted wines from Athens own Tara Winery.
Don't forget about organic free-range eggs, fresh grown herbs, local raw honey, granolas and sugar scrubs. The market also features local artisans handcrafted items such as wood cutting boards, screen printed t-shirts, handcrafted natural gemstone jewelry, girls tutu and hair bows.
Local produce includes, but is not limited to, organic carrots, organic greens, organic kohlrabi, mixed lettuces, purple and green okra, cabbages, onions, frozen shelled peas (black eye, red ripper and zipper cream), organic corn, new potatoes, unique Heirloom squashes, radishes, and turnips. The market still has peaches too!
Different eggplants and many varieties of delicious organic Heirloom tomatoes including Cherokee Purple, Hillbilly (yellow), and Black Krim, Sweet Beverly and Reisentraube.
If you would like to know more about the market, or becoming a vendor, please visit www.atxfm.com.
The Athens Farmer's Market is located in the city parking lot (Market Square), one block northeast of historic downtown Athens at the corner of N. Palestine and Larkin streets. If the market parking lot is full, additional parking is available around the courthouse square and street side. Please note that the Farmer's Market is a smoke free environment for the health of its customers and vendors.
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