Early Tuesday mornings from March through December you can find a collection of local artisans gathering together at the Sea Pines Center located in the Sea Pines Plantation in Hilton Heads Island SC. From 10am -2pm you can visit with potters, bee keepers, bakers, soap makers, and basket weavers. The market is within easy distance of resorts such as Marriott’s Monarch at Sea Pines as well as Marriott’s Heritage club at Harbour Town.
At the market, you will find a array of fresh produce. The seasonal produce found at the market is locally sourced and brought in just for the occasion. The tomato’s found here are some of the best in the area. Island Kettle Corn generally makes a appearance with their sweet and salty popcorn made to perfection which is sure to be a treat on the beach. Giving visiting guest a opportunity to bring souvenirs of the low country back home with them they have a array of artisans. You will find Copper Tree Pottery featuring artist August Kroken, as well as handmade jewelry from other artist from the local area. Bootlegger Soap Company is there with their famous soap made from local beer and sweet smelling bath bombs made by hand. If it is food you are looking for you will be able to find everything from southern BBQ , she crab soup, and lobster rolls to baked goods that will be sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. For guest staying outside of Sea Pines Plantation in locations such as the Marriott Grande Dunes or Marriott’s Harbour Point at Shelter Cove a visit to the market adds to any visit . With a mere $6.00 entrance fee you have all that Sea Pines has to offer at your finger tips. From the Shops of Sea Pines, to Harbour Town, to South Beach, or a visit to Lawton Stables, Sea Pines is a destination within itself. The farmers market is sponsored by Low Country Produce and run by long time Hilton Head Island local Pamela Martin Ovens who opens every market by the ringing of a cow bell. Make sure to plan a visit on a Tuesday to explore the area and visit the market. It really is a fun activity that should not be missed!