Here’s Why You Need to Stop by the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

Visiting a farmers market is like looking through a window into the community. You get to see all of the small businesses come together– it’s truly a representation of the town. The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is a great stop while you’re vacationing in the Lowcountry. Not only can you get fresh produce and delicious local goods to make some meals in your vacation rental, but you can also find some souvenirs to bring back home!

About the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is fun for everyone! Whether you have the whole family in tow or are heading out for some fresh produce with your sweetheart, you’ll love the community vibe of the market. 

We always recommend checking out our local markets while staying at a Charleston Coast Vacations rental. Our properties have gorgeous kitchens, and the produce and products at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market speak for themselves. You can easily throw together a delicious salad with the freshest ingredients around! 

When Is the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market?

The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market runs every Tuesday, April through September, from 3:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Where Is the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market?

Directions to the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Pavilion is located at the Moultrie Middle School at 645 Coleman Blvd in Mount Pleasant. It’s right down the street from Shem Creek, so you can easily head there afterward for a walk on the dock or a drink at the many restaurants!

What You’ll Find

The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is home to some of the freshest produce and goods in our area. Vendors typically sell fruits, vegetables, freshly picked flowers, local seafood, canned goods, and snacks. They have everything you need to make a meal, and the non-perishables are great to take home with you!

Our Farmers Market Summer Salad Recipe

The beauty of a farmers market summer salad is that you can use whatever produce is available! Fresh produce speaks for itself– you hardly have to flavor or season it at all. The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market usually has great protein options like shrimp that you can grill up to make the salad a meal, or you can use it as a side dish. Here’s what we like to include: 

  • Salad greens such as spinach, butter lettuce, or romaine 
  • Three or more veggies such as tomatoes, cucumbers, corn (you can cut it straight off the cob onto your salad), radishes, peppers, and/or sweet onion
  • Top with fresh herbs and a light dressing. To make our dressing, we use olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, and garlic. 
  • Cheese and protein are optional

Book Your Getaway Today

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Are you ready to experience the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market? Book your getaway with Charleston Coast Vacations! We offer a variety of rental properties located all along the Charleston Coast. Whether you’re looking for a beachfront home or pool access, you’ll find it with Charleston Coast Vacations. Browse our homes to choose your favorite, then book your stay. Please reach out with any questions during the booking process– we’re happy to help. 

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