Fresh produce, seasonal treats, and handmade crafts from local farms and artists in the Blue Ridge Mountains can be found at the North Georgia Farmers Market. Held weekly in Blue Ridge, Georgia, visitors can add to their cultural experience by shopping for locally grown and sourced goods while chatting with farmers in the community.
Family-friendly, this Georgia mountain farmers market promotes clean food and is an ideal outing for families and friends in the mountains. Along with produce and yummy foods, there’s also a pet store to check out plus events and pop-up restaurants throughout the year. Parking and Wi-Fi are free, and they accept debit or credit cards for added convenience!
Fruits & Vegetables
At the North Georgia Farmers Market, expect to see in-season fruits and vegetables from various local farms. Known for their mouthwatering tomatoes and cucumbers in Tunnel Hill, GA, Eslinger Family Farm frequently makes an appearance. You’ll probably see representatives from Old Dial Road Farm that tend to offer a wide variety of veggies, herbs, a few fruits — and even sunflowers! Another favorite is Ellijay Mushrooms that bring shiitake and oyster mushrooms to the market.
- Leafy greens
Vegetables and fruits aren’t the only items you’ll find at the North Georgia Farmers Market. Locally produced goods with locally sourced ingredients are typically available as well. A few top supporters are Hidden Creek Farm & Goat Dairy that specializes in artisanal goat cheese made in Blairsville, GA, and Holland Farms that offers pastured beef and pork cuts from Morganton, GA.
- Baked treats
- Free-range chicken eggs
- Fresh bread
- Fresh fruits
- Goat cheeses
- Grass-fed meats
- Homegrown flowers
- Plain & curried paneer (non-melting soft cheese)
- Quail eggs
- Raw honey
- Salad crumbles
Along with produce and foods from local growers, the North Georgia Farmers Market works with talented artists and crafters in and around Blue Ridge to bring locally crafted pieces to YOU!
- Wrestling Bear Wood Works is known for one-of-a-kind wooden flags, candleholders, and wall hangers — all considered great cabin-style decor!
- Carney’s Unlimited Crafts uses pyrography (free-handed wood decorating), watercolors, acrylics, and carving skills to fashion decorative cutting boards, mountain paintings, coasters, and a variety of handmade arts.
- Bearfoot in Blue Ridge creates handmade soaps and bath essentials, including calamine face bars (lavender, tea tree, or roman chamomile scents), soothing lotions, and relaxing shower steamers.
Events + Pop-up Restaurant
Seasonal and charity events, door prizes, and raffles are hits at the North Georgia Farmers Market! Whether you want to help out local non-profits or are eager to take home a prize, this Blue Ridge farmers market is for you. Sometimes, you’ll even find pop-up restaurants — namely Margo’s Bistro & Deli Polish Restaurant. They serve everything from pierogies and Polish kielbasa to cabbage rolls and baked sweets!
Cohutta Country Store
The North Georgia Farmers Market is held weekly in the parking lot of the Cohutta Country Store. While checking out the Blue Ridge farmers market, be sure to stop inside this friendly pet store (open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) for a browse. They sell everything from pet food, treats, and toys, to beds, gifts, and clothes! Plus, it’s a great place to break from the summer heat or winter winds when visiting the farmers market.
Welcoming all ages, the North Georgia Farmers Market is family and child friendly. It’s a fun opportunity to introduce your kids and grandkids to the idea of clean food and supporting local farmers and vendors. Parking is FREE, and Wi-Fi is also available to make your stop more convenient. Acceptable forms of payment include cash plus debit and credit cards. They’ve thought of everything! Pop by on Saturday mornings to pick up farm fresh produce, fresh eggs, heirloom tomatoes, pumpkins, and lots of Georgia-grown local produce.
Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (sometimes noon)
North Georgia Farmers Market
83 Dunbarton Farm Road
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
More Area Farmers Markets
Ellijay Farmers Market | Broad Street, Downtown Ellijay, Georgia
9 AM – 1 PM, Saturdays, May – October
Clayton Farm & Community Market | Main Street, Clayton, NC
9 AM – 1 PM, Saturdays, April – December
Dahlonega Farmers Market | Downtown Dahlonega, Georgia
8 AM – 1 PM, Saturdays, May – October
Union County Farmers Market | Blairsville, Georgia
7 AM – 1 PM, Saturdays; 2 PM – 5 PM, Tuesdays, June – October
Cook at YOUR North Georgia Cabin Rental
Cook fresh dishes from farm to table — after a shopping spree at the local North Georgia Farmers Market — at your cabin rental in Blue Ridge! Every cabin features a fully equipped kitchen, and most even provide an outdoor eating area and a gas or charcoal grill. Whip up a fresh feast to enjoy at the dining table or pack a healthy picnic lunch to take on a hike. Stir-fries, mouthwatering sandwiches, salads, steak dinners paired with local wines, and tasty baked treats await at your North Georgia cabin rental!
- Mountain or river view
- Hot tub
- Indoor/outdoor fireplaces
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Gas/charcoal grill
- Game room
- Pool table
- Big screen TV
- High speed Wi-Fi
- King suites
Book your cabin stay online or at 1.800.580.5524 today and remember to bring your appetite when visiting the North Georgia Farmers Market in scenic Blue Ridge.