Farmers Markets Invade Folly

Quick quiz: Which Folly market's pictured here? (Hint: Friday's Farm & Artist Market doesn't debut until Sept. 13.)

Quick quiz: Which Folly farmers market is pictured here? (Hint: Friday’s Farm & Artist Market doesn’t debut until Sept. 13.)

At the start of August, Folly Beach didn’t have its own farmers market. By the end of September, the community will have two.

The Folly Beach Farm & Artist Market debuts next Friday, Sept. 13, just weeks after the Folly Beach Farmers’ Market began convening on Wednesday evenings. While organizers initially contemplated a joint effort, diverging visions resulted in the bifurcated set-up.

For non-Folly folks, here’s a guide to keeping the markets straight: Continue reading