73. Shop a Farmers Market
The farm-to-fork movement has gained momentum and popularity in recent years. As a result, farmers markets are “cropping” up everywhere.
Shopping for local produce and products in the laid-back ambiance of a Lowcountry farmers market is not only economical, but it is very entertaining. There are a number of Hilton Head area farmers markets:
• Bluffton – Traditional Farmers Market, Buckwalter Place, 2:00-6:00 p.m., Tuesdays from May through to the end of October.
• Beaufort – Pick Pocket Plantation Farmers Market, 93 Trask Farm Road, 2:00-7:00 p.m., Tuesdays. 203-417-7512.
• Hilton Head Island – Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane; Tuesdays from April 29 through October 28, 4:00-7:00 p.m; June 17 to August 12 (Tuesday Night Fireworks) 4:00-9:00 p.m. 843-681-7273.
• Beaufort – Downtown Beaufort Farmers Market, Freedom Mall on Bay Street (in front of the Downtown Marina), 2:00-6:00 p.m., Wednesdays from May through to the end of October.
• Bluffton – Bluffton Farmers Market, Calhoun Street, 2:00-7:00 p.m., Thursdays (seasonal hours). 843-415-2447.
• Beaufort – Habersham Farmers Market, Habersham Marketplace, 4:00-7:00 p.m. Fridays. 843-846-3444.
• Beaufort – Pick Pocket Plantation Farmers Market, 93 Trask Farm Road, 9:00-4:00 p.m., Saturdays. 203-417-7512.
• Port Royal – Port Royal Farmers Market, Heritage Park on Ribaut Road, 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Saturdays (seasonal hours).
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