Cream of the crop – Port Royal Farmer’s Market showcases summer harvest

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Every Saturday, hundreds of patrons come to the Farmer’s Market in Port Royal to buy some of the freshest, best, yummy goodies that range from organic fruits and vegetables to fresh seafood, to flowers and plants, pastries, breads, pastas and just about anything you can think of. Don’t let another Saturday go by without checking out this wonderful shopping experience. Open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturdays, rain or shine. The market is located on Ribaut Road outside of the Naval Hospital entrance in Heritage Park. Come for breakfast, lunch or just to have some family fun.

Top photo: Many who shop at the Port Royal Farmer’s Market take the opportunity to make it a family outing. Here, Linda Cox, left, Lynn, Amber and Will Rice and Caleb Rice purchase some fresh greens from one of the many vendors. Photos by Bob Sofaly.

The Port Royal Farmer's Market is just off South Ribaut Road Between Port Royal Baptist Church and U.S. Naval Hospital Beaufort.
The Port Royal Farmer’s Market is just off South Ribaut Road Between Port Royal Baptist Church and U.S. Naval Hospital Beaufort.
Debi Kid, a volunteer with Lowcountry Raptors, holds General Beauregard, a large Great Horned Owl. Kid said Gen. Beauregard was a "ham" and seemed to like having his picture taken.
Debi Kid, a volunteer with Lowcountry Raptors, holds General Beauregard, a large Great Horned Owl. Kid said Gen. Beauregard was a “ham” and seemed to like having his picture taken.
Nancy Lane of Tavino's Wood Fired Oven, shows off a "Margarita" pizza with fresh basil. All natural ingredients, many purchased the same day from other vendors at the Port Royal Farmer's Market make for a wonderful meal.
Nancy Lane of Tavino’s Wood Fired Oven, shows off a “Margarita” pizza with fresh basil. All natural ingredients, many purchased the same day from other vendors at the Port Royal Farmer’s Market make for a wonderful meal.
Pizza made the old fashioned way in a wood-fired brick oven, Jim Tavino of Tavino's Wood Fired Oven, slides in a pizza.
Pizza made the old fashioned way in a wood-fired brick oven, Jim Tavino of Tavino’s Wood Fired Oven, slides in a pizza.
Carson McDowell, a junior raptor handler with the Lowcountry Raptors, holds Breezy, a 2-year-old Barred Owl, during the Port Royal Farmer's Market. The Lowcountry Raptors had several different owls on display.
Carson McDowell, a junior raptor handler with the Lowcountry Raptors, holds Breezy, a 2-year-old Barred Owl, during the Port Royal Farmer’s Market. The Lowcountry Raptors had several different owls on display.