3546 Maybank Highway Johns Island 
(click for directions)
• Saturdays Year Round •10:00am – 2:00pm

Rain or Shine

 

It’s a beautiful time of year to “Keep Shopping Local Y’all!”
Our newsletter will be sent the first week of each month.
In this April Newsletter JIFM is exciting to say there will be an abundance of new produce, farmers, and artisans. April is also EAT LOCAL MONTH and we have all you need to fill your local shopping list!


What a perfect time to plant and enrich your own garden! JIFM is here to help with Sea Island Savory Herb Farm and the Master Gardeners on hand for you each week!


And SAVE THE DATE April 23rd
for the Magnolia Garden Club Spring Plant Sale will return to JIFM!


HOOOORAY for furry friends!
The Charleston Animal Society will be at JIFM on April 16th, May 28th, and June 18th to promote and fund raise for local animal adoption!


This Saturday April 9th the Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat will have 2 vintage classic cars on site for your enjoyment!
Find out more about the fundraiser at http://kiawahconcours.com/


L.E.A.R.N. Horse Rescue is offering pony cart rides for you and your furry friends with Smarty Pants the wonder mini horse
April 9th & 23rd.

All proceeds will go to fund hay and feed for the rescued horses!


Come visit LEAP (Lowcountry Equine Assisted Psychotherapy) on April 9th & 30th and learn about their journey to help people through the love of horses. 


Anyone can take a load off at JIFM and play some Chess with Charleston Collegiate Chess Club members! All ages and levels of knowledge are welcome, they will gladly teach you this wonderful game every Saturday!


JIFM Community Bulletin Board
 – Come out to Legare Farms for a fun, wing filled Sunday!

– Want to DANCE? Join us at One Love Fitness Studio to learn Shag and other Ballroom dances (No Partner Necessary)! 
Please respond to johnsislandfarmersmarket@gmail.com if you are interested! We need to fill up some classes!

** JIFM is Pet Friendly, has lots of Cozy Seating Areas, LOTS of FREE Parking, and fun activities for all ages!


April Live Local Musician Line Up for JIFM:
4/9 – Ward Bukheister & Joel of Sol Drivin Train
4/16 – Dallas Baker & Friends
4/23 – Jamie Coan & David Owens
4/30 – Oh Valentino


JIFM MARCH Food Truck Line Up
~ Pysars Pantry Crepe Stand
Baguette Magic Food Truck
~ Notes Curbside Coffees
~ Brownfox Coffee Truck

~ Brailianuts Food Truck
~ Kay’s Southern Gourmet
~ Caribbean Creole Food Truck
~ Cory’s Grilled Cheese
~ Happy Thai Truck
~ Albany Sweet Tooth
~ Pep Rolls 

~ Avila Venezuelan Food Truck


Attention all Farmers Market Friends:

~ Please help us reduce waste output of this loving market by Bringing Your Own Bags to shop with.

~ Also please bring small bills so vendors may provide you change.

We love being here every week for you.
Thanks for being you and doing what you do!


We are pleased to welcome an array of New and Returning vendors for your shopping pleasure:

Artisans:

•    A Familiar Ring
•    Alder Energy Systems
•    Baguette Magic French Bakery
•    Birth Easy & Therapeutic Essential Oils
•    Blue Barn Juice Company/ Gogo Greens
•    Bounce Moms
•    Brown Fox Coffee Co.
•    Charleston Artisan Cheesehouse
•    Charleston Bath Works
•    Charleston Bees & Honey
•    Charleston Charm/ Charles Towne Candles
•    Charleston Collegiate School & Prom Committee
•    Charleston Spice Company
•    Clemson Extension Tri-County Master Gardeners
•    Culinary Creation
•    Designs By PKD
•    Down By The Shore Deli
•    Euro Gift
•    Far Away Places
•    Fruit Creations & Catering by Jestine
•    Granna’s Gourmet
•    Great Food Co-op
•    Gourmet Bay to Go
•    Holy City Interactive Art & Face Painting
•    Kaypea Jewelry
•    Lowcountry Olive Oil
•    Marilyn’s Crafts
•    Mars Art
•    Meathouse Butcher Shop
•    Montessori School of Johns Island
•    My Sweet Clementine
•    Nanna’s Nuts
•    Notes Curbside Coffees
•    Olinda Olives and Olive Oil
•    One Love Kombucha
•    Organic Shea Butter Hut (R)
•    Pat’s Painted Rocks & Crafts
•    Pluff Mud Fiber
•    Rio Bertolini’s Fresh Pasta
•    Root Baking Company
•    Two Fat Cooks
•    Vi’s Salad Sensations

Farmers:

~ Ambrose Family Farm – Naturally Grown Wadmalaw Strawberries and Seasonal Vegetables. 
~ Holy City Farms – The tastiest organically grown hydroponic heirloom tomatoes, mini cucumbers, and micro basil & cilantro!
~ Halo Greens Aquaponic Greenhouse Supplying fresh organic produce 365 days a year with minimal environmental impact using innovative and sustainable practices. Come cut your own herbs & greens!
~ Storey Farms – Johns Island Free Range Happy Chicken & Duck Eggs! No antibiotics or hormones ever! Taste the difference! 
~ Whitemarsh Farm – Locally Grown MUSHROOMS, mostly shiitake & oyster varieties. 
~ Joseph Fields Farms – Organically Grown Johns Island Produce & Regional Produce! 
~ MC Cannon Farms – Organic SC Anson Mills Grains & Field Peas, Nut Butters, Local Berries. 
~ Rosebank Farms – Come shake hands with Sidi himself and buy some of his beautiful Johns Island Grown Produce, Fresh Cut Flowers, and handmade flower arrangements by Deny!
~ Brick House Farms – Grass & Organically Fed Turkey, Beef, Pork, & Chicken! Also featuring amazing Handmade Pickles & Amish Butter!
~ Irish Farms – Local All Natural Produce, Free Range Eggs, Hot Green Boiled Peanuts! 
~ Fat Worm Farm – The Newest Addition to Organically Grown Johns Island Produce. Starting April 30th!
~ Sea Island Savory Herb Farm – A Wide Variety of Perennial Plants, Specialty Herbs, Succulents, and Veggies Starts for your garden!

See you this weekend!

Locally Yours,
The Johns Island Farmers Market

 

 

Hey Folks, This weekend at the Market we will have a sneak peek from Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat.  They will bring two classic cars to highlight their fundraiser that kicks off next weekend April 15-17th.  Tickets are still available.  It will be a whole weekend event with tons of fun activities for all ages.  Check them out at this page for more information

 

Sneak Peek cars from Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat

Sneak Peek cars destined for Fundraiser next week

Also this Saturday Smarty Pants returned to prance kids and parents alike around the field in an effort to raise money for the feeding of lost and abandoned horses.  Come check out their tent for more information and grab a picture with Smarty Pants!

Along with our regular lineup we will have these food options Pysars Pantry, Albany Sweet Tooth, Pep Rolls and Kay’s Southern Gourmet.  Our live musician this week Wade and Joel from ‘Soul Driven Train’!

Come out this weekend and enjoy the marvelous weather, while filling your bags with yummies goodies for the coming up week and don’t forget to grab a snapshot of these cars!

 

 

 

Happy Holidays

Keep Shopping Local Y’all!!!

It’s never too late to decorate!

The local Monroe family will have their beautiful NC Christmas Trees at the market tomorrow.

#BuyLocal and give a tree a home!


Welcoming L.E.A.R.N. Horse Rescue!

Offering pony cart rides with Smarty Pants the mini horse, all proceeds will fund hay and feed for the rescued horses!

Come LEARN more info about this wonderful cause and have some fun!


Be sure to check out Halo Greens Aquaponic Farm Stand this week to cut your own Herbs & Greens!


You have to check out the Living Earth Easy ECO VAN tomorrow only!

This crew is traveling the country to promote sustainable living and practices.

Tour the tiny home and get info about their mobile greenhouse!


The Sun Will Come Out…Tomorrow! It is finally cooling down, so we will bring out the fire pits tomorrow to keep you warm and cozy!

Shop from local businesses, eat a wonderful meal with friends, and kick back in the shade to enjoy some live local music!

** Lauren Cahill of The Lowhills is back at the mic this Saturday! Her angelic voice will lift us all into a beautiful holiday spirit. **

** Pet Freidnly, Cozy Seating Areas, and LOTS of FREE Parking!


Yummies for Your Tummies:

~ Dashi Food Truck – Helping people add a little Sriracha to their Sombreros, Dashi combines Asian & Latin cuisines that will have you taste buds dancing in joy! 

Baguette Magic Food Truck – Fresh, made to order sandwiches on the most perfect of French baked baguettes!  Custom salad creations as well, and not to mention the perfect hand crafted breads and pastires to take home!

~ Cory’s Grilled Cheese Food Truck – Oh the varieties of toppings Cory can add to this classic delight will leave your taste buds singing for more! Not to mention his outstanding omelets and crispy fries galore!   

~ Coffee Cabana & Java Jazz – Serving up the most amazing local coffee, tea, and espresso creations to kick start your day, along with a beautiful variety of fresh fruit and veggie smoothies! Mike sells Locally Roasted Coffee to Take Home as well!


SAVE THE DATE:

12/26/2015 & 1/2/2016 ~ The Johns Island Farmers Market will be CLOSED for a short holiday break to allow all your hard working vendors to rest and relax.

Thank you for understanding!

1/9/2016 ~ HOMEGROWN JOHNS ISLAND FARMERS MARKET 3 YEAR KICK OFF!

We will be back up and running every week starting the 2nd Saturday in January for all your Year Round Local Shopping Needs.


Attention all Farmers Market Friends:

~ Please help us reduce waste output of this loving market by Bringing Your Own Bags to shop with.

~ Also please bring small bills so vendors may provide you change.

We love being here every week for you.

Thanks for being you and doing what you do!


We are pleased to welcome an array of awesome vendors for your shopping pleasure:

Artisans:

 

Farmers:

~ Halo Greens Aquaponic Greenhouse Supplying fresh organic produce 365 days a year with minimal environmental impact using innovative and sustainable practices. Come cut your own herbs & greens!

~ Holy City Farms – The tastiest organically grown hydroponic heirloom tomatoes, mini cucumbers, and micro basil & cilantro!

~ Storey Farms – Johns Island Free Range Happy Chicken & Duck Eggs! No antibiotics or hormones ever! Taste the difference!

~ MC Cannon Farms – NEW Local Dairy Grade A Raw Cow Milk, Ice Cream, & Butter! Local Wadmalaw Shrimp, Organic Anson Mills Grains!

~ Sea Island Savory Herb Farm – The highest quality perennials, veggie starts, unique herbs, and succulents that will add a beautiful addition to your garden and home!

~ Joseph Fields Farms – Organically Grown Johns Island Produce & Regional Produce!

~ Rosebank Farms – Come shake hands with Sidi himself and buy some of his beautiful Johns Island Grown Produce, Fresh Cut Flowers, and Heirloom Pumpkins for eating and decorating!

~ Brick House Farms – Grass & Organically Fed Turkey, Beef, Pork, & Chicken! Also featuring amazing Handmade Pickles & Amish Butter!

~ Irish Farms – Local All Natural Produce, Free Range Eggs, Hot Green Boiled Peanuts!

See you this weekend!

Locally Yours,

The Johns Island Farmers Market

 

 

Johns Island Happenings

Please spread the word to friends, family, and neighbors.

Hand in Hand…

Hello wonderful community!

We at the Johns Island Farmers Market believe that together we can make lasting, loving shifts in how we live and interact. Below are a few up coming projects we are working on to help preserve the rich, rural culture and economy of these Sea Islands. We invite you all to join us at each of these events to raise more energy for creating beautiful realities. Thank you all for the support thus far, as we look forward to an enriching local future.

October 31 Halloween at the Market

Join us in your Costumes for a fun filled Halloween day sure to bring a smile to faces of all ages!

~ Trick or Treating with the Vendors!

~ Mind Boggling Halloween Puzzle Zone!

~ Bobbing for Apples!

~ Dress in Costumes!

November 12 Horse Preservation Group

We are organizing a group of local horse lovers interested in preserving the equestrian culture of our community.

Please join us for an initial kick off meeting to make contacts and establish project goals on Thursday November 12th at 6:30pm in the Johns Island Public Library Meeting Room.

We will take this time to gather information on locations of equine properties, and share some of the visions and projects we aim to undertake in developing ways the community can share, preserve, and learn more about lifestyles with horses (i.e. Mullet Hall usage, connective island trail system). We hope to see you there!

December 5th Homegrown Holiday Bazaar

Making it easy for you to do your holiday shopping from local businesses is what we are passionate about, and this event makes it oh so much fun! You don’t want to miss:

~ Triple the amount of Local Vendors

~ Dickins Carolers

~ Multiple Food Trucks, Local Beer & Wine

~ Pony & Hay Rides

~ Santa & Mrs Claus with their Elf

~ Huge Silent Auction

~  Lots of Holiday Activities and More!

We would love for you to be a part of this event! Please email johnsislandfarmersmarket@gmail.com for more information.

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JOHNS ISLAND FARMERS MARKET HOURS are NOW:

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Every Saturday, Rain or Shine, YEAR ROUND!

As the beautiful fall weather graces us with cooler temperatures and longer nights, we will move into our later hours this Saturday to allow you more shopping pleasure in these most pleasant of days.

Forget your worries and visit us every Saturday from 10:00am – 2:00pm for all your local and sustainably sourced shopping needs, meals from local food trucks, and smiles from the sounds of local music.

How much of your grocery list can you get locally?

Thank you all for your loving support each week in creating a place of joy and positive growth for our community!

“Keep Shopping Local Y’all!”

Deepest Thanks & Smiles,

The Johns Island Farmers Market

3546 Maybank Highway Johns Island(click for directions)

• Saturdays Year Round •

SUMMER HOURS 9:00am – 1:00pm

Rain or Shine

JIFM wants to send much love and support to the entire SC community right now by hosting a food drive. Please bring non-perishable goods to the market with you this Saturday that will help our fellow locals displaced by the storms.

Below is a list of goods needed.

There will be bins for collections.

Thank you all for your kindness! #ChalrestonStrong



It has been a bit unsettling in the Lowcountry over the past couple of weeks, so please take time to love yourself, unwind, and relax with Cody O’Dowd of La Joya Wellness. We will offer a Beginners Gentle YOGA class at the market tomorrow starting at 9:30am.

Bring a mat or towel. 

All Levels, Ages, and Souls are Welcome.  


Holy City Farms is back and they do have a limited selection of tomatoes and a few of their new MICRO GREENS available first come first serve!

And please support this loving local farm at:

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE for the

Holy City Farms Fundraiser:

BUY TICKETS AND DONATE AT THE MARKET!

4949 Maybank Highway, Wadmalaw Island

Sunday October 18, 2015 from 1pm-5pm

BBQ, Vegetarian Sides, Beer, Wine, and Cupcakes

Silent Auction Table

Blind Wine Pull

Live Bluegrass Music

Face-Painting, Bowling, and Hula Hoops


Fall Gardening time is here as Sea Island Savory Herb Farm returns! Get the most healthy, beautiful plants started & grown on Johns Island. 

Come talk to the Clemson Extension

Tri-County Master Gardeners about those fall gardens!

 Their mission in joining our market is to educate you about proper gardening practices. They will offer free information and handouts on various gardening topics!

Bring your Soil Samples for them to collect and assess!


Welcoming Blue Barn Juices!

Take home the endless benefits of local, organic, cold-pressed juices every Saturday!

Speaking of healthy beverages…

Bring your bottles back to refill at One Love Kombucha each week!

Your gut will thank you!


JIFM is proud to debut Viscid Surf Wax!

Based on the idea that there’s a value to something being made by hand with love and authenticity and care, a local Charleston surfer developed a hand-poured, organic wax blend made with no harsh chemicals and from locally sourced ingredients. We’re proud to offer a homegrown surf wax that provides an unmatched grip and lasting traction.

We hope you’ll be proud to call it your brand!


Shop from local businesses, eat a wonderful meal with friends, and kick back in the shade to enjoy some live local music!

** Pinkerton and the Brinks will bring the tunes to us this Saturday.  This wonderful local band plays some original tunes along with classic folk and modern rock hits.  Come grab a chair for a listen under the shade of the Live Oak! **

** Pet Freidnly, Cozy Seating Areas, and LOTS of FREE Parking!

** Bounce Moms Bounce House and Slide, You Relax, They Bounce!

 ~ 15% off Private Event Rental when Booking at the Market!!!


Yummies for Your Tummies:

  ~ Charleston Caribbean Creole Food Truck – This food truck brings the caribbean to the Lowcountry.  Try the Fried Gator Wings or Jamaican conch fritters with sweet potato fries.  Either way, Chef Frisco will make a terrific dish full of flavors!

~ Pysars Pantry Crepe Stand – Made from scratch & made to order crepes with savory and sweet toppings galore! Customize yours to tantalize your taste buds!   

~ Coffee Cabana & Java Jazz – Serving up the most amazing local coffee, tea, and espresso creations to kick start your day, along with a beautiful variety of fresh fruit and veggie smoothies! Mike sells Locally Roasted Coffee to Take Home as well!

Gourmet Sorbet – Keeping you cool with a deliciously fun variety of Fresh Fruit Sorbet like cantaloupe, beet, and ginger! Also be sure to try her savory treats of grilled cheese!


SAVE THE DATE:

10/17/15 ~ Haut Gap Steel Drum Band Performance

10/24/15 ~ Magnolia Garden Club Fall Plant Sale

12/5/15 ~ HOMEGROWN HOLIDAY BAZAAR ~ Now accepting vendor and sponsor applications! Contact us if you are interested on our website (click to link). 


Attention all Farmers Market Friends:

~ Please help us reduce waste output of this loving market by Bringing Your Own Bags to shop with.

~ Also please bring small bills so vendors may provide you change.

We love being here every week for you.

Thanks for being you and doing what you do!


We are pleased to welcome an array of awesome vendors for your shopping pleasure:

Artisans

  • A Familiar Ring
  • Alan Small Nautical Charts
  • Blue Barn Juice
  • Bounce Moms
  • Bulls Bay Salt Works
  • Butter Me Up Natural Nut Butters
  • Charleston Bath Works
  • Charleston Bees & Honey
  • Clemson Extension Tri-County Master Gardeners
  • Clothes On A Bus
  • Coffee Cabana & Java Jazz
  • Far Away Places
  • Fruit Creations & Catering by Jestine
  • Gourmet Bay to Go
  • Marilyn’s Crafts
  • Meathouse Butcher Shop
  • Olinda Olives and Olive Oil
  • One Love Kombucha
  • Organic Shea Butter Hut
  • Rio Bertolini’s Fresh Pasta
  • Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce
  • Two Fat Cooks
  • Vi’s Salad Sensations
  • Viscid Surf

Farmers:

Holy City Farms – Shawn will be back with us to raise awareness of the fundraiser needed to save their farm along with selling a few of those amazing tomatoes and a new growth of micro greens!

Storey Farms – Free Range Happy Chicken & Duck Eggs, Green Grocer Local Grade A Jersey Cow Milk!

Sea Island Savory Herb Farm – The highest quality perennials, veggie starts, unique herbs, and succulents that will add a beautiful addition to your garden and home! 

Joseph Fields Farms – Organically Grown Johns Island Produce & Regional Produce! 

Rosebank Farms – Come shake hands with Sidi himself and buy some of his beautiful Johns Island Grown Produce & Fresh Cut Flowers!

Brick House Farms – Grass & Organically Fed Turkey, Beef, Pork, & Chicken! Also featuring amazing Handmade Pickles & Amish Butter!

Irish Farms – Local All Natural Produce, Free Range Eggs, Hot Green Boiled Peanuts! 

See you this weekend!

Locally Yours,

The Johns Island Farmers Market

Always Accepting Farmers & Artisans!

Email us at johnsislandfarmersmarket@gmail.com for applications!

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