The Farmers Markets of Beaufort South Carolina
A beautiful Sunday among Beaufort SC neighborhoods begins with sun ripened tomatoes and sweet Carolina blueberries on the docks of Coosaw Point. Health gurus and foodies alike are drawn to the rich flavors that make up one of the best places to live in coastal South Carolina.
Just west of the Beaufort River Bridge, Coosaw Point’s tranquil scenery offers endless relaxation and stunning views. Scenic trails accompanied by sparkling ponds and freshwater marshes attract exotic wildlife and adventurers. An afternoon on the trails, in the tennis courts, or at the pool works up a healthy appetite. Coosaw Point’s convenient location from Downtown Beaufort, allows easy access to the Beaufort SC Farmers Markets to shop for locally grown ingredients for dinner.
From the farm to the table, Beaufort SC Farmers Markets are a staple in the Saint Helena Sound waterfront Coosaw Point community; and wallet friendly! Every Wednesday residents of South Carolina’s Happiest Seaside Towns head over to West Street for The Downtown Beaufort Farmer’s Market. May through September from 2pm to 6pm venders prepare fresh local cuisine made from organic fruits and vegetables. Pair it with live music, arts and crafts, and delicious seafood for some fun in the sun!
April through May, Port Royal Farmer’s Market where crisp apples and homemade jams showcase the best of the local farmers. On Saturdays, the market exhibits a collection of local artists along with delicious cheeses and 100% all naturally grown local fruit and vegetables; broccoli, squash, peppers, pumpkin and local shrimp, to name a few.
A quick fifteen minute ride from Beaufort SC neighborhoods and Coosaw Point, the Pick Pocket Plantation Farmer’s Market is located at the Historic Pick Pocket Plantation.The plantation dates back to the 19th century and holds a festive market on Tuesdays from 1pm to 4pm, and Saturdays 9am to 4pm. Visitors can watch apple butter and sugar cane in the making, while children enjoy an afternoon pony ride on the plantation.
Every Friday from 1pm to 6pm, Main Street in Downtown Ridgeland is lit up by the Hardeeville Farmers & Artists Market. Booths display a collection of home goods and fresh produce accompanied by a small flea market. Located just west of one of the best places to live in coastal South Carolina, venders are able to rent a space for only $5. Find a hidden gem among the arts, crafts, and antiques on display, or treat yourself to freshly baked goods.
Treats are plentiful on the beautiful island of Hilton Head too. South Carolina residents have the Hilton Head Island’s Saturday Farmer’s Market. Just under fifty minutes from Coosaw Point, the Farmer’s Market of Hilton Head Island offers freshly baked pastries, breads and more! Indulge in a sweet tea as the aromas from fresh BBQ pork waft through the air. The Lowcountry marsh views along the highway are reasons enough to make a trip to the Farmer's Market of Hilton Head.
Beaufort SC neighborhoods border a plethora of Farmer's Markets that bring back organic living to the community through local restaurants and neighborhood stores that offer South Carolina’s very own fresh produce. Restaurants such as Panini’s Cafe, Southern Graces Bistro, Rhett House Inn, Papaya Thai Cuisine and Sushi Bar pride themselves on supporting local farmers and serving organic foods for an authentic dining experience. The Herban Marketplace also boasts a collection of fresh produce and locally canned foods tailored to a healthy diet.
Join in on the fun that Beaufort SC Farmer’s Markets have to offer. Wallet friendly farmer’s markets will open a new world of freshly delicious homegrown foods. Be sure to tour Coosaw Point if you're searching for the best places to live in coastal South Carolina in America's Happiest Seaside Town.
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