The Daily Eastern News

Farmers markets open on Square, 18th Street

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 26, 2019

People in the community and surrounding areas who would like to shop local for fresh produce and handmade crafts can stop at the two farmers markets that Charleston offers every week. The Charleston Farmers Market on the Square takes place on Wednesday mornings from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on the Charleston Courthouse Square. The Market on the Square will run every Wednesday morn...

Support local businesses

Jackson Bayer, Columnist

February 11, 2019

Almost five years ago, I moved to Charleston from Austin, Texas, a city with food so good that New York City now has Austin-inspired restaurants (according to In Austin, there is a plethora of local restaurants that the city’s residents love, to the point that national chains often hav...

Column: Support Charleston by shopping locally

Sierra Falk, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2016

Quenching a shopaholic’s thirst can often entail surfing websites for hours or taking extensive trips to the city, but how convenient would it be to shop in stores just down the street? By shopping locally, your purchases not only contribute to the Charleston economy, but they also give purpose...

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