One of the greatest things to happen during the summer are the farmer’s markets, and whether you live in Sweetgrass or just about anywhere else in the Lowcountry, there is more than likely a farmer’s market offering the best local produce and food products nearby. At a time when local, healthy food is more than just a trend, these farmer’s markets are a must stop for residents of the Lowcountry.
The Charleston Farmer’s Market, located in Marion Square downtown on Saturday’s from 8 am to 2 pm, is probably the best known in the area. It began this year on April 8th and will run through November 25th, offering everything from fresh-made
The Mount Pleasant Farmer’s Market, which also began in April but only runs through September, is an excellent example of a less frenetic market. Open from 3:30 pm to 7 pm, they also offer an excellent selection of local produce and meat, along with entertainment and shopping, however, due to their large location and being off the Peninsula, the atmosphere is decidedly more laid back in comparison to downtown. On that note, if you’re looking to have a good time on the weekend while still having the opportunity to buy local products (however limited), look no further than the Sunday Brunch Farmer’s Market on James Island. This market runs from 11 pm to 3 pm on Sundays behind the Charleston Pour House on Maybank Highway. Not only are there plenty of food and
I will include a list of markets at the bottom of this blog, but just to round out the Lowcountry and show how widespread these markets are, I thought I’d mention the West Ashley