To Market

Fairfield County Farmers and Artisans Market opens for the season on Saturday at 117 E. Washington Street. Enjoy vendors, food trucks and children’s amusements from 9 a.m. to noon.

Fairfield Farmers’ Market to open May 21

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Farmers and Artisans Market will open Saturday, May 21 with more vendors, more choices, food trucks, children’s amusements and more fun that ever. “We’ll have lots and lots of vegetables and farm goods,” said the market’s co-manager Michelle Taylor. “Plus we’ll have some new vendors – a cute clothing boutique, jewelry, […]

A Market Christmas

WINNSBORO – Vendor booths filled the spaces of the Fairfield County Farmers and Artisans Market on Saturday for one of four special Holiday Markets. Pictured below, Hazel Wilkes shows her prize turkey artwork from the coloring contest. The Market will be open for two more Saturday Holiday Markets, Dec. 4 and Dec. 11 from 9 […]

Holiday Market Opens Sat.

WINNSBORO – The first of four big Holiday Markets will open this Saturday, Nov. 20 at the Fairfield County market building in downtown Winnsboro. Hosted by the Fairfield County Farmers and Artisans Market, this market day and others on Nov. 27, Dec. 4 and Dec. 11 will feature vendors selling unique holiday gifts – leather […]

Manning helped found The Market

WINNSBORO – When Ernest Manning first got involved in what is now the Fairfield Farmers and Artisans Market in mid-2010, it was a new thing for Fairfield County, started by the former Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce president, Terri Vickers. “It started from a grant, and it was just an idea. We put tents up […]

It’s all about soap, sewing and support of young moms

WINNSBORO – When Michelle Taylor first asked about participating as a vendor in the Fairfield Farmers and Artisans Market, it was because she had 70 dresses she’d made for a fundraiser – an event that had been canceled by the Covid-19 pandemic. She needed a place to sell the dresses and still wanted to use […]

Family’s dream fueled by microgreens

RIDGEWAY – For the Samuels family, the journey from the Columbia suburbs to small-scale farming in rural Fairfield County was a process: a study undertaken, a risk leapt into, and a dream realized. Now in their second year earning their primary income from the crops they produce on their land just outside Ridgeway, they’re continuing […]

Farmers’ market opens new door for Greenbrier gardener

WINNSBORO – At the age of five, he started gardening under his father’s watchful eye. By eight, he was plowing the garden. Today, at 76, Rev. Lonzo Ruff, of Greenbrier, has reached a pinnacle in his gardening life – he’s one of the top-selling vendors at the Saturday morning Fairfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market in […]

Senior vouchers available for Farmer’s Market purchases

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – If you are 60 or older, have a valid drivers’ license or state issued ID, have a low income and live in Fairfield County, you may qualify to receive $25 worth of coupons to buy fresh fruits and vegetables this summer through the Fairfield Farmer’s Market or other certified Fairfield County farmer’s […]

Fairfield Farmers market opens for season