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Farmers' Markets Lithonia GA

Buying local means often the freshest fruits and vegetables, and many farmers' markets have dairy or butcher shops, so you can effectively skip the grocery store, and help your own community at the same time. Read on.

Walmart Supercenter
(770) 593-3540
5401 Fairington Road
Lithonia, GA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(770) 593-4998
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(678) 259-0046
8109 Mall Pkwy
Lithonia, GA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Publix
(770) 322-1890
3045 Panola Rd
Lithonia, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 322-5480

Wayfield Foods
(770) 593-2888
5410 Covington Hwy
Decatur, GA
 
Dons Super Valu
(770) 987-3930
4822 Flat Shoals Rd
Decatur, GA
 
Sam'S Club
(770) 482-2077
2994 Turner Hill Road
Lithonia, GA
Pharmacy #
(770)482-1720

Wayfield Foods
(770) 484-8488
2636 Max Cleland Blvd
Lithonia, GA
 
Publix
(770) 322-1609
2075 S Hairston Rd
Decatur, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 322-6557

Publix
(770) 879-2700
380 N Deshon Rd
Stone Mountain, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 879-2706

Publix
(770) 322-2380
3649 Flakes Mill Rd
Decatur, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 322-2386

Farmers' Markets

Find Fresh Food at Your Farmers’ Market

photo: flicker user nataliemaynor

We’ve heard for years that local and sustainable is the gold standard we should strive for in our diets. Local and sustainable, though, can be difficult. After all, when you shop at your grocery store, how do you know what is grown in your locality and what is shipped in?

That’s where shopping at a farmers’ market comes in. Buying local means often the freshest fruits and vegetables , and many farmers’ markets have dairy or butcher shops, so you can effectively skip the grocery store, and help your own community at the same time. It’s a win-win situation.

Do you have a farmers’ market in your area? How do you know? For 15 years, the USDA has been counting the farmers’ markets in the United States. Since the first directory was released in 1994, the number of farmers’ markets has tripled to 5,274. The directory makes it easy to locate farmers’ markets. It also gives you other information, like if they accept food stamps, or what types of products are being sold. The 2010 USDA Farmers’ Market Directory will be released in late summer 2010 and will also include late winter market listings.

What can you buy at a farmers’ market? In addition to apples, tomatoes, peppers, and onions, I’ve seen potatoes, melons of all sizes and types, herbs, and even organic compost for sale. Take your children with ...

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