Patch Staff Report
Saturday signals the arrival of a new intown farmers market as Freedom Farmers Market at The Carter Center makes it debut.
The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read more about the market here.
According to its website: it was formed by a small group of local farmers who wanted to bring their Good Food to the surrounding neighborhoods. All of the vendors will have a dedication to sustainable production practices and represent the best of local food production.
The Freedom Farmers Market name is derived from the place (Freedom Park) and a sense of independence (the market is managed by the farmers themselves).
Access to Good Food is a fundamental desire for the market. Neighbors can reach the market by walking or biking the Freedom Park Trail, Marta Bus or by car.
The diversity of the communities surrounding The Carter Center are key for the Market: this is a place for friends and neighbors to gather together every week.
Freedom Farmers Market at The Carter Center will offer a wide range of local products including fresh produce, bakery goods, cheese and dairy, farm fresh eggs, handmade preserves and honey, prepared meals, fresh coffee and much more!