The Carolina First Saturday Market in Downtown Greenville, SC provides excellent shopping for freshly grown, local produce, gourmet foods and fresh flowers. It takes place at South Main Street and McBee Avenue in Downtown Greenville, SC from 8am until 12pm.
The Carolina First Saturday Market is a fun, free, peaceful experience in Downtown Greenville, SC. In addition to fresh, locally grown goods, it also features live music and interactive events for the whole family. Over 50 vendors generally attend the market, which is open every Saturday until October 30, 2010, except for October 9, 2010 because of Fall for Greenville.
At this time of the year, you will likely be able to find apples, green beans, cabbage, cucumbers, okra, peas, peppers, pumpkins, squash, and tomatoes at the market on September 17, 2010.
The Carolina First Saturday Market is an excellent community event in Greenville, SC that promotes local businesses. By buying locally grown produce, you can be confident that your money will stay within our community. In the long run, practices such as this will greatly benefit our local economy. There are many other reasons why buying local provides so many benefits.
By keeping local farms in business, they will not be forced to sell their land that could eventually turn into development. In addition to lending a helping hand to the farmers, you will actually be able to meet the farmer that is growing your food and they are more than happy to talk to you about their growing techniques and even give you cooking tips.
Carolina First Saturday Market
South Main Street and McBee Avenue