Area Guide | Farm
About Town: Farmers Markets Around Kiawah River
As the region’s first agrihood, Kiawah River features a working farm partnership with local Johns Island farmers complete with beef cattle, chickens, bees, produce, flower fields and a goat dairy. By fostering farm-to-table living, we have created a self-sustaining community that prioritizes residents’ wellness and a strong connection to nature. When we’re not enjoying fresh veggies from the Kiawah River Farm, the abundance of nearby farmers markets keeps our bellies full and families happy.
We’ve compiled a list of our favorite farmers markets to visit near Kiawah River so you can enjoy fresh produce all year long.
Sunday Brunch Farmers Market: Sundays, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m., James Island
Enjoy live music, fresh produce and goods from local artisans at the Charleston Pour House on James Island every Sunday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sea Island Farmers Market: Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Johns Island
On Johns Island, enjoy fresh produce, a rotating schedule of food trucks and local artisans just ten minutes from Kiawah River. You can also find hats, mugs and T-shirts from The Goatery at Kiawah River Farm and local goods from Storey Farms and Spade and Clover!
Mosquito Beach Farmers Market: Sundays, 3-9 p.m., Folly Beach
Located near the eclectic beach town of Folly Beach, Mosquito Beach Farmers Market offers ethnic food experiences, live music, native storytelling and educational activities.
Tobin’s Farmers Market: First Sunday of each month, 12-4 p.m., downtown Charleston
Explore one of downtown Charleston’s best-kept secrets on the first Sunday of each month. In partnership with the Quaponda Tribe, a local Indigenous alliance, the Tobin’s Farmers Market includes donations to community programs and nonprofit organizations in the Lowcountry diaspora, as well as local produce and live music.
Charleston Farmers Market: Saturdays, 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. [April-November], Marion Square
Set in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, enjoy one of the region’s largest farmers markets featuring Lowcountry farmers, growers, prepared and packaged food, artisans, crafters, live performers and community groups and activities. In addition, a variety of plants, cut flowers, breakfast and lunch vendors and live entertainment can be enjoyed in Marion Square.
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market: Tuesdays, 3:30-7 p.m. [April-September], Mt. Pleasant
A gathering place for locals and visitors to leisurely explore, the Mount Pleasant Farmer’s market features farm goods, produce and live music. The festival-like atmosphere of the Mount Pleasant farmer’s market begins each Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. in a pavilion adjacent to Moultrie Middle School.