Food that’s local means food that’s fresher and tastier. Our state grows a wide variety of fruits & veggies from apples to zucchini. So where can you find all of this delicious, locally grown food? Find out and support local farms and farm stands by visiting certifiedscgrown.com. Here are a few:
SC State Farmers Market – Cayce
3483 Charleston Hwy | 803.737.4664
Buy watermelon, peanuts, butter beans, beets, and peaches in July and corn, okra, zucchini and cantaloupe in August at the SC State Farmers Market. In September enjoy sweet potatoes, muscadine grapes, apples and kale. Specialty products, artisan items, and more! Open Mon-Sat 6am-9pm; Sun 12-6pm.
Cold Creek Nursery – Aiken
398 Hitchcock Parkway | 803.648.3592
In July and August purchase fresh tomatoes, squash, and cucumbers, while in September enjoy apples. Sells eggs, local honey and pumpkins (in October), as well as delicious homemade jams! Open Mon. – Sat. 9am – 6pm and Sun. 1pm – 5pm.
Four Oaks Farm – Lexington
4856 Augusta Road | 803.356.3194
Enjoy tomatoes, watermelon and peas in July and August. Homemade pimento cheese and chicken salad for sale. Also, try their peach, fig, or pear preserves. Offers homemade soups and casseroles. Open Mon. – Sat. 9am – 6pm.
Wingard’s Market – Lexington
1403 N. Lake Dr | 803.359.9091
Potatoes, onions, squash, blackberries, lots of local produce and grits. Sells pork products & fresh SC shrimp. Open Mon. – Sat. 8:30am – 6pm.
Heritage Fields Farms – Irmo
10350 Broad River Rd. | 864-8FARMS8
Known for day lilies and irises, also sells locally produced fruits and vegetables and artisan products. Open daily.
Wood Produce – Northeast Columbia
9201 Two Notch Rd | 803.699.9137
In July and August enjoy vine ripe tomatoes and fresh shelled beans and peas. They close on Labor Day, but reopen for business on the first of October selling pumpkins, mums, and local honey. Open 7 Days a Week: Mon. – Sat. 8am – 7pm, Sun. 9am – 6pm.
Seigler’s Farm Gate Produce – Aiken
145 Anderson Pond Road | 803.226.4510
Squash, kale, sweet potatoes, jams, jellies, spices and more! Open Mon. – Thurs. 9am – 6pm, Fri. – Sat. 8:30am – 6pm
Livingston Farms – Swansea
1653 Southbound Road | 803.530.3169
Offering delicious peaches, corn, and tomatoes. Opened through October Mon. – Fri. 10am – 4pm and Sat. 8am – 4pm.
The Farmer’s Shed – Lexington
2514 Augusta Hwy | 803.996.0700
Homemade desserts, take and bake casseroles and chicken salad. Also, enjoy collard greens, apples, homemade jams, peaches, okra, snow peas and more. Open Mon. – Thurs. 10am – 7:30pm, Friday 10am – 9pm and Saturday 10am – 6pm.