4 farmers markets to discover now in Auburn

Opelika Farmers Marker
Beautiful assortment of flowers from Opelika Farmers Market. Photo via Maggie Dazzio for the Bama Buzz

Looking for fresh, local and seasonal food sources straight from your community? We’ve created a list of the best Auburn farmers markets you have to try.

1. Parkway Farmers Market

Parkway Farmers Market
Fresh collard greens at Parkway. Photo via Maggie Dazzio for the Bama Buzz

Open seven days a week, Parkway Farmers Market offers a wide variety of “the best quality at the lowest prices” such as:

  • Christmas trees
  • Eggs, bread, local honey
  • Fresh produce
  • Jams and jellies
  • Pumpkins
  • Seasonal plants and flowers

2. Opelika Farmers Market

Opelika Farmers Market
Vine ripe tomatoes, please don’t mash! Photo via Maggie Dazzio for the Bama Buzz

Opelika Farmers Market is the most charming spot to buy local produce. Head to this market if you’re seeking:

  • Baked goods
  • Beautiful plants
  • Fresh produce
  • Jams and jellies
  • Local dairy
  • Secret sauces

3. The Market at Ag Heritage Park

The Market At Ag Heritage Park
Fresh produce for sale at Ag Heritage Park. Photo via Nellie’s Southern Fried Pies Facebook

The beautiful Ag Heritage Park was created by Auburn Agriculture Alumni Association and Auburn’s College of Agriculture. The park hosts a growers-only farmers market every Thursday from May-August. Here’s what you can find:

  • Baked goods
  • Fresh produce
  • Goat cheese
  • Herbs and plants
  • Honey
  • Jams and jellies
  • Soaps

4. City Market

City Market Peaches
Fresh peaches at Auburn City Market. Photo via City Market Facebook

Auburn Parks and Recreation collaborates with local farmers and artisans for the city’s seasonal farmers market. City Market provides customers with:

  • Baked goods
  • Fresh produce
  • Live music
  • Plants
  • Soaps

This year, the market also hosts a Harvest Market on October 16th from 8AM-Noon.

Buying fresh and local is a luxury we are lucky to have so close to home. Thank you to all of our farmers and businesses that make this possible.

What are your favorite farmers markets in Alabama? Let us know on social @thebamabuzz!

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