Area Farmers Markets

Want to taste the freshest flavors in Athens County? Then head to one of our area farmers markets, where home-grown goods and produce come straight from the farm. Find produce, plants, cheeses, meats, eggs, baked goods and hand-crafted items at any of the markets listed here.

Athens Farmers Market

Put the faces to your favorite local foods! Meet and support those that devote their time, resources and land to feeding us. Ask them about the varieties of tomatoes they are selling, how to roast that chicken, or how long you can expect that bag of lettuce to last.

The Chesterhill Produce Auction

Hundreds of growers utilize the auction as a place to sell their locally grown produce at wholesale to other businesses in the region, including restaurants, schools, hospitals, pop-up markets in rural areas with limited fresh food access, plus individual buyers who can and preserve.

Lakeside Farmers Market

Head to the Lakeisde Farmers Market for local produce and hand-crafted items This twice-weekly market takes place at storage facility at the turnoff to the Alexander School complex. The vendors use the storage units as store fronts. The Lakeside Farmers Market runs Saturdays and Sundays year-round from 10:00am -2:00pm. Visit Website Location: 6100 School Road, Albany Contact: View

Nelsonville Farmers Market

Every Saturday, May 9 through October 31 stroll through the Nelsonville Farmers Market to purchase the season’s freshest produce, yummy baked goods and a couple of plants for your garden.