Get Fresh!

August 2020
Written By: 
Ashley Daniels
Photographs by: 
courtesy of Waccamaw Market Cooperative

Outdoor farmers markets offer local produce and more

Local fruits and veggies are always a market highlight.

Not only is Myrtle Beach fertile in the surrounding coastal waters brimming with fresh seafood, but also on the lands that produce fresh fruits and vegetables practically year-round. And this is the perfect season to stop by and pick up some fresh foods and produce at one of the many outdoor farmers markets throughout Horry and Georgetown counties, with a smattering made possible by the Waccamaw Market Cooperative (WMC). Here’s where to find them and a sampling of what you’ll find when you get there:

4468 Mineola Ave., Little River
Through Oct. 29: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What you’ll find: Variety of fruits and vegetables, dog food and treats, and more.

925 1st Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach
Through Oct. 30: Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What you’ll find: Variety of fruits and vegetables, eggs, handcrafted jewelry, natural soaps and lotions, dog food and treats, men’s shaving products and more.

Myrtle’s Market, 10th Ave. and Oak St., Myrtle Beach
Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during market season.
What you’ll find: Variety of fruits and vegetables, handcrafted goods and more.

(Left) Local artisans offer high-quality crafts; (Right) Fresh flowers are a perfect pop of color.

Deville Street (The Market Common), Myrtle Beach
Through Oct. 31: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What you’ll find: Variety of fruits and vegetables, eggs, gourmet popcorn, baked goods, teas, artisan soaps and bath products, handcrafted jewelry, handmade baskets, dog treats and more.

Surfside and Willow Drive N. (beside the Surfside Library), Surfside Beach
Through Oct. 27: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What you’ll find: Variety of fruits and vegetables, floral arrangements, baked goods, teas, handcrafted soaps and essential oils, homemade jewelry, artwork and more.

Under the Main Street Bridge, Conway
Through Oct. 31: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What you’ll find: Variety of fruits and vegetables, baked goods, artisan soaps and bath treats and more.

122 Screven St., Georgetown
Through Oct. 24: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What you’ll find: Variety of fruits and vegetables, floral arrangements and more.

For more information, visit waccamawmarkets.org.