One of the best things about Summer is enjoying the fresh local produce you can purchase at local Farmers Markets. There are numerous markets throughout Madison county and in surrounding communities just a short drive away. We have compiled a list of some of our favorite places to get the best local produce in North Alabama. You can enjoy great food and feel good about supporting local farmers and eating healthy too. It’s a double win for fresh summer eating!
Check out each specific market website for their policies for shopping at a safe distance.
Madison City Farmers Market
1088 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758
April – September, on Saturdays 8AM-Noon
October – November, on Saturdays 9AM-Noon
Come early for the best selection of local veggies, fruits, cheese, eggs, beef, pork, chicken, fresh herbs, honey, home baked goods, relishes, jams and jellies.
Athens Saturday Market
409 Green Street, Athens, AL 35611
June – August, on Saturdays from 8AM – Noon
Athens Saturday Market is a state-certified farmers market. Enjoy fresh produce, baked goods, music, art, and crafts at the Green Street pavilion each Saturday morning June-August from 8 a.m. to noon.
Bailey Cove Market at St. Thomas
12200 Bailey Cove Rd, Huntsville, AL at St. Thomas Episcopal Church
June – September, on Saturdays from 8AM – Noon
They will be open every Saturday through September except for Saturdays which are part of a national holiday weekend, i.e., Independence Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. Bailey Cove have fruits and vegetables of all kinds, all grown and supplied by North Alabama and southern Tennessee farmers, plus artisan breads, jams, jellies, etc. as well as eggs, meat, flowers, and plants.
Ayers Farmers Market
2015 Memorial Parkway, Huntsville, AL
Open Wednesday-Saturday 8AM – 6PM.
The Ayers supplied the residents of Huntsville with farm-fresh produce for over 30 years. In addition to fruits & veggies, they carry a full line of canned fruits and jellies, custom fruit baskets, homemade pies, and more. Ayers Farmers Market even offers home delivery!
Decatur/Morgan County Farmers Market
211 1st Ave. SE, Decatur, AL 35602
7AM-3PM, Monday-Saturday starting in June
Visit website to order assortment of organic food, fruits, vegetables, local specialties and crafts.
The Greene Street Market At Nativity
208 Eutis Avenue & Greene Street, Huntsville, AL 35801
Thursday 4-8PM, May – August
Items available: produce, meat and dairy, breads, honey and relishes, fresh herbs and flowers.
Latham United Methodist Church Farmer’s Market
109 Weatherly Road, Huntsville, AL 35803
Tuesday 3-6PM, May – September
Be sure to visit the website to pre-order your produce, baked goods, and food for next Tuesday! Wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as specialty foods and goods by local artisans.
The Market at MidCity
5909 University Dr, Huntsville, AL 35806
Sundays 2-6PM, May – November
Huntsville’s Market for Farmers, Artisans, Makers, Growers & more!
Tuesday Farmers Market at Meridianville
175 Monroe Road, Meridianville, AL 35759
Tuesdays 3:30-6:30PM, June – September
The Market is an open-air weekly community gathering. Vendors are local farmers and artisans.
Winchester Road Farmers Market
2940 Winchester Rd, New Market, AL 35761
Thursdays 3:30-6:30PM, June – September
Local Farmers, Fruit, Vegetables, and much more!
Reed’s Farmers Market
12031 Highway 231 431 N, Meridianville, AL
Open Everyday 9-5PM
This family owned farmers market has been in business for over 25 years. They specialize in seasonal vegetables, homestyle canned goods, bedding plants, tropical plants, and hanging baskets.