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'Tis the season: 2014 Farmers Markets are opening!

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- If the warmer temps are reminding you about your New Year's resolution to be healthier, now is the time to stock up on fresh, local veggies!

Farmers markets all over the Lowcountry are gearing up for business and we've compiled a list of opening dates for the market near you.

The Sunday Brunch Farmers Market on James Island started the season off first, opening up at  Medway Park in Riverland Terrace on Sunday, March 23.

Georgetown kicked off their new season Saturday, April 5. They're located on East Bay Park but there's another one on Pawley's Island on Duncan Ave. at the Recreation Center that starts Wednesday April 9.

Mount Pleasant sets up shop at Market Pavilion on Coleman Boulevard at Moultrie Middle School on April 8, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Opening day will feature live entertainment by Yee Haw Junction. Future farmers markets will be held every Tuesday.

Summerville starts up April 12 at 200 S. Main Street in the First Citizens Parking Lot. They're open from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Free parking is available for shoppers in the Town Hall parking garage.

The big farmers market in Charleston's Marion Square is also opening April 12, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. They'll kick off  with Citadel Recognition Day. Corps of Cadets freshmen will dress for parade and march down to Marion Square, the site of the original Citadel campus.

North Charleston will be starting their market a few days later on April 17. Located at the Felix C Davis Community Center at 4800 Park Circle, they run from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m. every Thursday.

Hilton Head's Shelter Cove Farmer's Market comes back this year with new dates and times. The market will be held every Tuesday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. starting April 29. It's located at Shelter Cove Community Park.

Goose Creek holds their farmer market at 150 Howe Hall Rd. and will open Saturday, May 3 at 8 a.m.

Colleton's Farmers Market's opening day is May 3. It's held on Tuesdays from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 506 E. Washington St. in Walterboro.

Another market in Mount Pleasant, this one at Towne Centre will open May 10. Vendors will be set up on Theatre Drive from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Freshfields Village's market sits at the crossroads of Kiawah, Seabrook, and Johns Island. They start up in June and run from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

We called Moncks Corner's farmers market and we were told they're open year round. They're located at Gulledge and Heatly streets every Saturday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.




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