Seeds of Hope farmers markets

June 21, 2014 

Peppers for sale at the SodaCity Market on Main Street.


Seeds of Hope is a series of farmers markets located at South Carolina churches featuring produce by small-scale black farmers in the state. Some of the Seeds of Hope markets opened a few weeks ago, and all will run through the summer.

Here are the markets open in the Midlands:


Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 8 a.m.-noon, 1100 Sumter St., (803) 771-7300

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2701 Heyward St., (803) 799-1746


Lourie Center, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 1650 Park Circle (Maxcy Gregg Park), (803) 779-1971


The Carolina Apartments, noon-2 p.m., 3201 Meadowlark Drive, (803) 754-6200

Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 8 a.m.-noon, 1301 Richland St., (803) 765-9430

Tree of Life Congregation, 8 a.m.-noon, 6719 N. Trenholm Road, (803) 787-2182


Ashland UMC, 8 a.m.-noon, 2600 Ashland Road, (803) 798-5350

Christopher Towers, 9 a.m.-noon, 1805 Devine St., (803) 799-5876

Grace UMC, 8 a.m.-noon, 410 Harbison Blvd., (803) 732-1899

Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 8:30 a.m.-noon, 3707 Moss Ave., (803) 787-7968

Shandon UMC, 8 a.m.-noon, 3407 Devine St., (803) 256-8383

Virginia Wingard UMC, 8 a.m.-noon, 1500 Broad River Road, (803) 772-0794

Washington Street UMC, 8 a.m.-noon, 1401 Washington St., (803) 256-2417

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