Fruit and vegetable lovers — and even those simply looking to eat healthy — know that the best produce is generally the freshest available. And there’s no better way to get the freshest of produce than to go directly to the source.
With plenty of local farms nearby, visitors to the Myrtle Beach area don’t have to settle for packaged and/or processed foods — fresh is an easily accessible option here. Next time you’re looking for fresh produce on the Grand Strand, pay a visit to one of these top Myrtle Beach area farmers markets:
Myrtle’s Market: Set to reopen in April 2018 on a spacious and newly renovated site at the corner of Mr. Joe White Avenue and Oak Street in downtown Myrtle Beach — which is only a mile from The Breakers Resort — this farmers market features some of the area’s freshest seasonal fruits and vegetables. Local growers and providers offer their farm-fresh produce here directly to the public alongside other vendors who present their wares in a fun, family-friendly environment. To learn more about market dates and hours, visit the City of Myrtle Beach’s website or the market’s Facebook page.
The Market Common Farmers Market: Found on spring and summer Saturdays at Myrtle Beach shopping/dining/entertainment hot spot The Market Common, this farmers market sees vendors line Deville Street and the median on Howard Avenue to sell their farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as baked goods, seafood, flowers and other plants, jams and jellies, artisan crafts, and more. Visit The Market Common’s website for more info on hours and location.
Conway Farmers Market: Held on Saturdays in May through October at the corner of Laurel Street and 2nd Avenue in historic downtown Conway, this market attracts vendors selling fresh and local produce, arts and crafts, jams and jellies, baked goods, flowers, seafood, and more. For more information, visit the Conway Farmers Market’s Facebook page.
Fresh Produce Stands: Stands selling farm-fresh fruits and vegetables can also be found at select roadside locations throughout the Grand Strand. Keep an eye out for these conveniently located vendors as you adventure your way around the area, and stop in for some fresh to-go produce.
These are just a handful of the many area farmers markets where visitors to the Grand Strand can grab the freshest of locally-grown fruits and vegetables. Visit the Waccamaw Market Cooperative website to discover even more.
Once you’ve grabbed the freshest groceries around, head back to the Atlantic oceanfront to enjoy the comfortable accommodations and wide-ranging amenities at The Breakers Resort. Book your Myrtle Beach getaway today — we’re looking forward to serving as your home away from home during your Grand Strand getaway!