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Farmers’ Markets in Savannah, Pooler, Wilmington Is., Bluffton, Hilton Head Is.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Spring means many Savannah-Lowcountry area Farmers Markets reopen for the 2015 Season.

No more excuses for not buying locally-grown fruits and veggies.

Here are our favorites:

Pooler Farmers' Market

Pooler Farmers’ Market
4-7 PM Wednesdays
Open for 2015 season on March 4 2015
Bring the kids to the market from 4:30-5 on Wednesdays for Story time and the tasting station. What a great way to introduce your little ones to seasonal produce.
Located at the Pooler Recreation Complex, 200 Preston Stokes Drive in Pooler, GA., off Pooler Parkway.
Details here.

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Savannah Farmers Markets: Wilmington Island Farmers Markets

Wilmington Island Farmers Market

9 AM-1 PM Saturdays
Opens for 2015 season March 7 2015 & runs every Saturday through June 27.
Saturdays, 9AM-1PM
Storytime 10-10:30 AM
Crafty Corner: Last Saturday of every month from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Located at Islands Community Church, 111 Waltour Road.
Details here.

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The Richmond Hill Farmers’ Market

2-7 PM Tuesdays
Opens for the 2015 season with a soft opening on March 31
Grand opening April 7
Located J.F. Gregory Park, 521 Cedar St., Richmond Hill.
Details here.
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Bethesda Farmers Market

Bethesda Academy Farm & Gardens Farm Stand

An organic farm stand managed by Bethesda students and staff. You can buy fresh produce, organic garden seedlings & farm-fresh eggs. Students are actively involved in planting, cultivating, and harvesting all items on-site at Bethesda Academy using sustainable, organic farming techniques.

Open the public.
3-5PM Wednesdays
Located at Bethesda Academy, 9520 Ferguson Ave., Savannah 31406
Details here or call 912.351.2061 On Facebook here.

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Farmers Markets Savannah

Forsyth Farmers Market
9 AM-1 PM Saturdays
Located at the South End of Forsyth Park, Savannah
Email: forsythfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Details here.

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Farmers Market of Bluffton
Noon-4PM Thursday March 12 (Last Winter Hours Market)
2015 Season Grand Opening, March 19th, 2pm-7pm!
Spring/Summer/Fall Hours, 2PM-7PM Thursdays
Located at Carson Cottages in Old Town Bluffton, 40 Calhoun St. intersection of Calhoun Street & Lawrence Street, Bluffton, 29910-7014
Details here.

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Shelter Cove Park Farmer's Market Hilton Head

Shelter Cove Park Farmers Market

2015 Season dates coming soon
Located Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Details here.
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Free outdoor performances by casts of Forever Plaid & School House Rock @ Bluffton Farmers Market, March 19

Monday, March 9th, 2015

The ‘Broadway On Calhoun’ series continues at the Bluffton Farmers Market Spring Opening on Thursday, March 19 2015.

The cast of the Arts Center’s hit musical “Forever Plaid” will perform along with the Main Street Youth Theatre’s cast of “School House Rock”.

Free and open to the public.

The performances are scheduled to begin at 4:30 P.M. on Calhoun Street in Old Town Bluffton in the open space adjacent to The Dispensary.

The Arts Center’s highly requested “Forever Plaid” is a smash musical filled with close harmony “bop-shoo-bop” hits from the 50s and 60s on March 29 through April 4. The Main Street Youth Theatre’s “School House Rock” is a fun, fast paced pop culture phenomenon which opens on their stage on Friday, March 20.

Sponsors of the event are The Old Town Bluffton Merchants Society, The Bluffton Sun and The Hilton Head Sun and The Farmers Market of Bluffton.

Farmers Market of Bluffton
Located at Carson Cottages in Old Town Bluffton, 40 Calhoun St. intersection of Calhoun Street & Lawrence Street, Bluffton, 29910-7014
2015 Season Grand Opening, March 19th, 2pm-7pm!
Details here.

FREE cookie decorating, holiday crafts with Santa & Mrs. Claus, Dec. 20, Wilmington Island

Monday, December 15th, 2014

free holiday kids' events Savannah Wilmington Island

Calling all kids! Mr. & Mrs. Claus hope you join them at the Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market for their 1st Annual Christmas Crafty Corner for Kids, Sat. Dec. 20, 10:30am-12:30pm.

There’ll be Christmas cookie decorating, ornament making, reindeer puzzles, Christmas card making and more holiday crafts to get you in the creative spirit.

All kids welcome!

The YMCA Competitive Gymnastic Team Elves will lend a helping-hand and the Christmas Market Express Train will be there for your riding pleasure

All arts and crafts activities for the kids are FREE. But please, please RSVP so organizers will have enough supplies. Please click here for more details & to RSVP.

This will be the last market of the fall season.

Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market
111 Walthour Rd, Wilmington Island, 31410

FOR MORE FAMILY HOLIDAY EVENTS IN SAVANNAH & NEARBY, CLICK HERE. 

Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market Opening Day is Sept. 6 2014, Savannah

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Savannah Farmers Markets: Wilmington Island Farmers MarketsYou’re invited to the Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market Opening Day: Sat., Sept. 6 2014, 9 am-1pm

The Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market will be at:
Islands Community Church
111 Waltour Road
Wilmington Island, Georgia

Free and open to the public. The market will feature food & non-food vendors; monthly guest chef; weekly special guest; story time; musical acts and non-profit events.

*No market 11.29.14

Open to the public Saturdays 9am-1pm

For more Farmer’s Markets in Savannah, Richmond Hill, Bluffton & Hilton Head Is., click here.

U-pick farms: Dempsey Farms on St. Helena Is. near Beaufort, S.C.

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

 

u-pick farms Savannah Dempsey Farms Beaufort S.C.We often hear from readers looking for u-pick farms now that the u-pick strawberries & blackberries are over for the season at  @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens (formerly called The Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens ) in Savannah.

So we were thrilled to spy Dempsey Farms on St. Helena Is. while en route to Hunting Island State Park recently.  Now picking at Dempsey Farms: tomatoes, sweet corn, bell pepper, cantaloupe, eggplant, watermelons and flowers. Special on canning red ripes. Please bring own containers for u-pick canning tomatoes.

Call(843) 838-3656 after 9am for daily updates on picking conditions. UPDATE: Dempsey Farms is closed for the Summer 2013 picking season & reopens in October 2013)

Dempsey Farms is located on Hwy 21 south 11 miles east of Beaufort. Email dempseyfarms@dempseyfarmsupick.com

Dempsey Farms is a working family farm growing what they sell. Availability of vegetables may be limited at times due to weather conditions. For a farm fresh experience stop by and pick with Dempsey Farms.

This would be a great daytrip to pair with a visit to the  The Kazoo Factory museum tours in Beaufort, S.C. & visit to the lighthouse at Hunting Island near Beaufort.  Info on Hunting Island here.

Dempsey Farms U Pick, 1576 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island, SC, (843) 838-3656, Hours this week: 9am to 6pm Monday thru Saturday

Other u-pick farms in the area:
Boone Hall Farms (Closed for the summer 2013 season)
U.S. Highway 17, Mount Pleasant.
When/what: June, blackberries and blueberries; mid-June-October, tomatoes; August-September, muscadines.
Information: 843-856-5366; http://boonehallfarms.com/about.php

Baldwin Grape Vineyard (picking season starts at the end of August)
6517 Savannah Highway (US 17)
Ravenel, South Carolina 29470
843.889.2769 / 843.889.3034

You’re invited: FREE Farm Swap at Hunter Cattle Co., Statesboro

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Come out to Hunter Cattle Co. farm on September 29th from 10am to 2pm to set up as a vendor or just enjoy local goodies at this free event!

This is a great opportunity to meet local farmers and learn about backyard homesteading! Bring the family and enjoy the farm.

The Burger Barn will be open. Prices range from $5-$10.

Hunter Cattle Co., 934 Driggers Road, Brooklet, Ga., 30415, www.huntercattle.com

Savannah, Lowcountry Farmers’ Markets, 2012

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

No more excuses for not buying locally-grown fruits and veggies. Check out these Savannah and Lowcountry Farmers’ Markets that are open and ready for business or opening in April.

The Richmond Hill Farmer’s Market
Opens April 3 2012, 3-7 PM Tuesdays at JF Gregory Park under the pavillion.
Bring the family to J. F. Gregory Park for the Richomnd Hill Farmer’s Market. Each week, the market will offer the best in local produce and crafts.
520 Cedar St., Richmond Hill, GA 31324
912.572.5888
Email: mcleodah@aol.com
http://www.RHGA-Market.com

Forsyth Farmers Market held Saturdays in Savannah
9 AM-1 PM Saturdays
South End of Forsyth Park (Between the basketball and tennis courts)
Email: forsythfarmersmarket@gmail.com
More info here.

Farmers Market of Bluffton held Thursdays 2012
2-7 PM Thursday
Carson Cottages in Old Town Bluffton, 40 Calhoun St. intersection of Calhoun Street & Lawrence Street, Bluffton, 29910-7014
More info here.

Hilton Head Island Farmer’s Market opens April 6 2012
8:30 AM-1 PM Fridays through Dec. 7 2012
Historic Honey Horn
70 Honey Horn Plantation Road, Hilton Head Is., 29926
Fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, flowers, preserves, pasta, bread and more. Free parking. More info at (843) 422-4168
More info here.

Forsyth Farmers Market, Savannah

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Fresh, regionally grown food and food products sold by the farmers.

9 AM-1 PM Saturdays @ South End of Forsyth Park, Savannah
Email: forsythfarmersmarket@gmail.com
More info here: www.forsythfarmersmarket.org

Forsyth Farmers Market held Saturdays in Savannah

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Fresh, regionally grown food and food products sold by the farmers
April 2nd through November 19th 2011
South End of Forsyth Park (Between the basketball and tennis courts)
Email: forsythfarmersmarket@gmail.com
More info here: www.forsythfarmersmarket.org

Hilton Head Farmers Market every Friday through October 2011

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Held on Fridays April 1 2011 through October 2011. Fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, flowers, preserves, pasta, bread and more. Free parking. More info at (843) 422-4168 or www.farmersmarkethiltonheadisland.com .

Farmers Market of Bluffton held every Thursday

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Markets held every Thursday. (843) 415-2447 or www.farmersmarketbluffton.com .

Hilton Head Island Farmers’ Market held on Fridays

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Opens April 6 2012 through December 7 2012. Fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, flowers, preserves, pasta, bread and more. Free parking. More info at (843) 422-4168 or www.farmersmarkethiltonheadisland.com .

Farmers Markets in Savannah, Bluffton, Hilton Head Is.

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

No more excuses for not buying locally-grown fruits and veggies. Check out these Savannah and Lowcountry Farmers Markets that are open and ready for business now that spring is here.

Forsyth Farmers Market held Saturdays in Savannah through Nov. 19 2011
9 AM-1 PM Saturdays
South End of Forsyth Park (Between the basketball and tennis courts)
Email: forsythfarmersmarket@gmail.com
More info here.

Farmers Market of Bluffton held every Thursday
2-7 PM Thursdays
Carson Cottages in Old Town Bluffton, 40 Calhoun St. intersection of Calhoun Street & Lawrence Street, Bluffton, 29910-7014
More info here.

Hilton Head Island Farmer’s Market held on Fridays through October 2011
8:30 AM-1 PM Fridays
Historic Honey Horn
70 Honey Horn Plantation Road, Hilton Head Is., 29926
Fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, flowers, preserves, pasta, bread and more. Free parking. More info at (843) 422-4168
More info here.

Bluffton Farmers’ Market

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Markets held every Thursday. (843) 415-2447 or www.farmersmarketbluffton.com .