Chapin, SC (July 24, 2017) The Chapin Downtown Farmer’s Market returns Saturday, August 5 at 8:30 am in the 100 block of Clark Street in downtown Chapin. This market provides residents and visitors with a healthy and fun shopping alternative with local growers and artisans selling fresh produce, dairy products and meats as well as handmade items like candles, jewelry, soaps and woodcrafts.
The theme is Famously HOT for August, Chapin musician Curt London will be the featured entertainer, and we will have an interactive Worm Composting demo provided by Clemson Extension. Master gardener Nancy McCarter will lead this 30-minute demonstration beginning at 9:30 am as part of our health and wellness series.
Sponsored by the Town of Chapin and Farm Bureau Insurance, and in cooperation with a grant from Eat Smart, Move More Lexington County, the downtown market features the following local vendors: Bower Farms, Mt. Horeb’s Community Garden, Cross Creek Acres, The Classy Cruet, Agu’s All Natural Salve, Ma’Lily, Dr. Al Coston, Jr. with Family Practice of Chiropractic, Sonshine and Grace, West Ridge Farms, The Coffee Shelf, A Through Z Designs, Crooked Creek Art League, Sweet Relief Bakery and Pelicans Snoballs NW. Lake Murray Power Squadron is the Non-Profit of the Month and will be educating the public on safe boating practices. And the Town of Chapin will have its Heart of Lake Murray 2017 Labor Day T-shirts on sale, too.
The market runs 8:30 – 11 am on the first Saturdays of the month through October.
Growers and vendors interested in signing up for future markets can access the market rules and application on the Town’s website - www.chapinsc.com. And follow the market’s Facebook page to stay informed of the latest updates and vendor additions.