A huge motivator for Zachary and I is celebrating where we live and all the people that make it so special. From Mexico, Houston, New York, and Charleston… we have always made an effort to support local, dine local, shop local, and eat local. If you are off this Saturday and have a whole day to kill in the lowcountry, we have made the perfect itinerary for you.

*Make sure and bring along a cooler bag, a mason jar to hold flowers, and a picnic blanket*

9:00AM: ISLAND PROVISIONS

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YOU MIGHT HAVE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO SLEEP IN AND HAVE A SLEEPY & SLOW SATURDAY MORNING. IF SO, HEAD OVER TO ISLAND PROVISIONS TO GRAB SOME GREAT COFFEE TO WAKE YOU RIGHT UP. I AM A SUCKER FOR THEIR COLD BREW WITH THE HOUSE CREMA! ALSO, IF YOU ARE IN THE MARKET FOR EXTRA PROVISIONS & GREAT WINE YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT PLACE.

9:30AM: SEA ISLAND FARMERS MARKET

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I AM SURE YOU HAVE HEARD ME MENTION THE SEA ISLAND FARMERS MARKET IN EVERY NEWSLETTER SO FAR, BUT TRUST! IT IS SUCH A SPECIAL MARKET AND MOST DEFINITELY OUR FAVORITE FARMERS MARKET IN THE LOWCOUNTRY.

FIRE ANT FARMS: FIRST THINGS FIRST, YOU MUST HEAD OVER TO FIRE ANT FARMS TO PICK OUT SOME GLORIOUS PRODUCE. THEIR BOOTH IS ALWAYS GLOWING FROM TOP TO BOTTOM AND THERE IS ALWAYS AN ARRAY OF GOODIES TO CHOOSE FROM.

TWO FAT COOKS & HALF CROWN BAKE HOUSE: GRAB YOURSELF A MORNING PASTRY FROM TWO FAT COOKS OR A LOAF OF CAROLINA RICE BREAD FROM HALF CROWN BAKEHOUSE- BAKED BY JUSTIN CHERRY OUT OF HIS WOOD FIRED OVEN.

STOREY FARMS: GRAB YOURSELF A DOZEN (OR TWO!) OF EGGS! BY FAR, THE MOST FLAVORFUL EGGS YOU CAN GET AROUND.

LOWCOUNTRY FUNGI: ALWAYS SURPISED AND ALWAYS JAZZED TO GRAB PUFF BALL & OYSTER MUSHROOMS.

RIO BERTOLLINI FRESH PASTA: WE LOVE HAVING THEIR TORTELLINIS IN OUR FREEZER WHEN WE ARE “COOKED” OUT, AS WE CALL IT. THEY HAVE BEAUTIFUL FRESH & FILLED PASTAS READY TO TAKE HOME.

GREEN GROCER: CIRCLE BY CELESTE ALBERS BOOTH TO SAY HELLO, GRAB SOME OF HER INCREDIBLE BEESWAX CANDLES AND JERSEY COW BEEF. A FUN CELESTE STORY- SHE USED TO DROP PRODUCT OFF AT HUSK AND EVERYTIME I SAW HER, IT TRULY MADE MY DAY. I WOULD RUSH TO HELP PUT AWAY HER ORDER JUST SO I COULD BE IN HER PRESENCE. CELESTE IS THE EPITOME OF A WOMAN WHO IS PASSIONATE ABOUT LIFE, THE LITTLE THINGS, AND HAS THE MOST INSANE WORK ETHIC THAT I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN DRAWN TO AND ADMIRED. THE LAST TIME I SAW CELESTE BEFORE I LEFT THE KITCHEN AT HUSK, SHE TOLD ME THAT SHE NAMED ONE HER JERSEY COWS AFTER ME. TALK ABOUT THE GREATEST COMPLIMENT A 24 YEAR OLD GIRL COULD RECEIVE.

10:30AM: HEAD OVER TO ROSEBANK FARMS

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ROSEBANK FARM STAND IS VERY NEAR AND DEAR TO US. NOT ONLY IS IT ONE OF OUR FAVORITE ERRANDS TO RUN FOR THE BUSINESS, MISS COOKIE TWO STEP ABSOLUTELY ADORES A WEEKLY TRIP UP THERE. THEIR HEIRLOOM PUMPKINS AND GOURDS ARE AT THEIR PEAK, GRAB SOME TO DISPLAY ON YOUR MANTLE, ADD TO THE COLLECTION ON YOUR FRONT PORCH, OR ROAST FOR DINNER. DON’T FORGET TO GRAB A FRESH BOUQUET ON YOUR WAY OUT- YOLANDA IS THE MOST TALENTED AT BOUQUET BUNDLES.

11:00AM:  SWING BY THE ANGEL OAK

JOHNS ISLAND

IT IS THE ULTIMATE PLACE TO STUMBLE ACROSS TOURISTS BUT FOR GOOD REASON. THE ANGEL OAK IS A MARVEL AND THERE IS A CERTAIN ENERGY THAT IS UNPARALLED.  PROTECT & PRESERVER THE ANGEL OAK BY VISITING -> https://www.lowcountrylandtrust.org/community-programs/angel-oak-effect/

11:30AM: TAKE A DRIVE OUT TO WADMALAW AND VISIT DEEPWATER VINEYARD & EAT SOME WELTON’S FINE FOODS

ONCE YOU CROSS OVER THE TINY BRIDGE TO WADMALAW, IT MIGHT FEEL LIKE YOU ARE IN THE COUNTRY… WELL THAT’S BECAUSE YOU ARE! ROLL DOWN THE WINDOWS, TURN BOB DYLAN UP, AND ENJOY THE RIDE OUT TO DEEPWATER VINEYARD. WE WILL BE DOING A POP UP THERE THIS SATURDAY 10/23/2021 FROM 11:00-4:00PM. COME SIP SOME MEAD UNDER THE OAKS WITH US AND ENJOY THE REST OF YOUR EARLY AFTERNOON.

2:00PM: IF YOU ARE STILL UP FOR IT, DRIVE OUT TO ROCKVILLE!

ROCKVILLE IS OUR SECRET SPOT AND I FEEL LIKE IT IS WORTH SHARING. ROCKVILLE IS A QUAINT TEENY TINY FISHING VILLAGE ON BOHICKET CREEK (WHICH STEMS OFF THE EDISTO RIVER) AND IS COMPROISED OF A CHURCH, A PARK, A FEW HISTORICAL HOMES, AND CHERRY POINT SEAFOOD & BOAT LAUNCH. BRING YOUR PICNIC BLANKET TO THE PARK AT THE CHERRY POINT BOAT LAUNCH, WATCH THE DOLPHINS & TURTLES, AND SOAK IT ALL IN.  YOU ARE WELCOME <3

IF YOU HAVE ROOM IN YOUR COOLER, SWING BY CHERRY POINT SHRIMP CO TO PICK UP SOME FRESH SHRIMPYS BEFORE YOUR RIDE BACK TO CHARLESTON.

WANT TO STOCK YOUR FRIDGE ON THE WAY HOME? SWING BY LOW TIDE BREWING AND GRAB SOME CANS OF TIDE CHASER TO BRING BACK WITH YA!

EXPLORE THE LOWCOUNTRY Y’ALL AND COME SEE US THIS SATURDAY 10/23/2021 AT DEEPWATER VINEYARD!

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