‘Tis the season for fresh local produce! South Carolina is home to some delicious produce – all of which is locally farmed. Check out some of these farmers markets around the state, where you can get your hands on some local fruits and vegetables.
This Marion Square-based farmers market has been providing fresh produce and local goods to residents and tourists alike since 1989. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the farmers market is currently running as the “Charleston Essentials Market,” only allowing certain local vendors to participate – but is still a must-see market. It is set to run through November.
Located at 1354 Rutherford Rd in Greenville, SC, the Greenville State Farmers Market houses both retail sheds and farmers stalls for consumers to browse through. They are open Monday through Saturday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, all year-round – except for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
The Pee Dee State Farmers Market sits on fifty-five acres of land, which was previously used as farmland. In addition to fresh produce, customers can also explore the largely expanding industries of horticulture and floriculture. Located on US Highway 52, this farmers market is open year round and is a great place to stop on the way to Myrtle Beach.
The South Carolina State Farmers Market houses a plethora of fresh produce from farmers and vendors from around the state. While this state farmers market runs year round, the peak season for local produce is April through October. The South Carolina State Farmers Market is located at 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia, SC.