Find the best fresh produce at these Alabama Farmer’s Markets

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Alabama Farmer'S Markets
Piled high! (The Market at Pepper Place)

Alabama Farmer’s Markets are hard to beat! Across the state, you’ll find the freshest produce, artisan goods, meats, cheeses and so much more. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites to share with you, brought to you by our friends at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama.

This list is in no particular order.

Alabama Farmer’s Markets you need to visit:

Auburn/Opelika Farmer’s Markets

Alabama Farmer'S Markets
Stock up on your favorites! (Dave Takisaki)

Parkway Farmer’s Market

This family-owned market promises to bring you the freshest, high-quality produce at the lowest price possible. It’s open year-round, so you can sample their fresh produce for every season.

Opelika’s Farmer’s Market

Opelika’s Farmer’s Market is especially popular for those looking to grab some gorgeous plants or greenery with their fresh produce—they have an incredible selection of both.

Hornsby Farms

This family-owned farm is small but mighty. Conveniently located near downtown Auburn, they grow over 100 varieties of fruits and veggies year-round and have produce delivery and pick-up. They also make and sell a variety of jams, jellies and preserves. But wait, there’s more! Hornsby Farms offers farm tours, caning workshops and the opportunity to rent out the farm for special events.

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Birmingham Farmer’s Markets

Alabama Farmer'S Markets
Hit the market with your crew. (The Market at Pepper Place)

We’ve compiled a list of 17 must-visit markets in Birmingham, including favorites like The Market at Pepper Place, Central City Urban Farm and more. **View the full list on our sister website, Bham Now.

Huntsville Farmer’s Markets

Alabama Farmer'S Markets
Yes, please. (The Market at MidCity / Facebook)

The Greene Street Market at Nativity

Huntsvillians flock to The Greene Street Market. It’s home to live music, community fun and plenty of delicious, fresh produce. It happens every Thursday from May through October from 4-8PM.

The Market at MidCity

Alabama Farmer'S Markets
Head to the Market at MidCity for plenty of fun! (The Market at MidCity / Facebook)

The Market at MidCity regularly hosts around 50 vendors! That’s a whole lotta fresh produce, meats, eggs, dairy and MORE. Personally, I’d like to spend all of my Sundays strolling through a giant farmer’s market with fresh kettle corn in one hand, and a bunch of fresh flowers in the other. Be sure to check out their Facebook page for helpful tips on parking and news on the week’s vendors. This party happens every Sunday from 1-5PM, Mar. 13-Nov. 13.

Madison City Farmer’s Market

Reopening for the season on April 9, 2022, Madison City Farmer’s Market is an easy way you can support local farmers and food production. Keep an eye on their website for vendor announcements for 2022. Past featured items include spices, berries, tomatoes, dairy and more.

BONUS: Don’t miss the two weekly markets available at Green Street Pavillion in Athens.

Mobile-area Farmer’s Markets

Alabama Farmer'S Markets
Fresh-picked everything. (David J. Boozer)

Mac’s Fresh Produce  

At Mac’s Fresh Produce in Mobile, you’ll find produce, meats, Amish products and more. The family-owned business spans four generations and is a go-to for Mobilians seeking the freshest groceries at great prices.

McKenzie Farm Market

McKenzie Farm Market is a Fairhope favorite for all things fresh. Pro tip: keep an eye on their Facebook page, where they often post new product arrivals in real-time.

Allegri Farm Market Inc.

In addition to Baldwin County fresh produce, Allegri Farm Market Inc. also sells a number of unique products. I’m talking sauces, spreads, pickled goods and so much more.

BONUS: For even more fresh Gulf Coast produce, check out these seven markets.

Montgomery Farmer’s Markets

Alabama Farmer'S Markets
Peach Season, the best time of the year. (Taya Dianna)

Montgomery Curb Market

According to the city’s website, the Curb Market is nearly 100 years old! At the Market, you’ll find artisan goods like candles, soaps, lotions, teas, baked goods and more.

The Shoppes at East Chase Farmer’s Market

Every Saturday from May 21–September 17, you can head to the market, beginning at 7AM. Are you a Montgomery grower or maker? Fill out the 2022 vendor application form today.

Fairview Farmer’s Market

Alabama Farmer'S Markets
Look at the size of those. (EAT South)

Fairview Farmer’s Market is conveniently open year-round, seven days a week. They’re bringing deliciously farm-fresh goodies to the Montgomery community.

Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Markets

Northport Farmer’s Market

Northport Farmer’s Market is Tuscaloosa County’s only farmer-run and operated farmer’s market. You never know what you’ll find at the Market—their Instagram showcases live music performances, live animal sales and more.

Tuscaloosa River Market

Tuscaloosa River Market
Right by the river. (Tuscaloosa River Market / Facebook)

A favorite of students and T-town natives alike, the Tuscaloosa River Market hosts an incredible local farmer’s market each Saturday from 7AM-12PM. Looking for more River Market fun? You can also rent the space for private events!

For more tips on staying healthy and eating well, visit Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama’s website.

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