….Threatens to destroy Indigo Farms Market – A Multi Generational Family ran Organic Farm –

The Carolina Bays Parkway Extension threatens to destroy Indigo Farms,  a “Century Farm”. Located on the state line of SC and NC, in Horry County SC & Calabash NC, it is also part Organic Farm, on land that the Bellamy family has worked for 6 Generations!   At risk of being lost forever!   Please help save the Indigo Farms.

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1542 Hickman Rd. NW, Calabash, NC 28467
(910) 287-6794
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Indigo Farms is a family farm that extends six generations. Besides being a Century Farm it has some rather interesting history of its own. The Bellamy family has its roots in this area since John Bellamy settled in 1766. With relatives including Vaughts, Vereens and Gores our past is intertwined with much of the history in Horry and Brunswick counties.

    The Indigo Branch or Run ( stream ) has a history that also is intriguing. It is one of the shortest routes between the Waccamaw River and the Atlantic Ocean. Native Americans traveled waterways, like we travel highways today. The run was a pathway that enabled them to travel many miles down the river and get to this area only a very short distance from the ocean. The run moves water toward the Waccamaw River not into the ocean. With recent discoveries of Native American settlements at the beach it is evident that the run was a much traveled route.

  The name of the farm comes from the run. It is documented that indigo was one of the crops grown right in this area. After the decline of indigo production by the colonies, indigo was commonly grown for personal use.Local people used to grow it in the early 20th century. We grow indigo here on the farm.

This summer we have three Market Locations! 
Every Thursday we’re set up outside at the International Culinary Institute in the Market Common
Area from 1:00 – 5:00
Myrtle’s MARKET, AKA The Myrtle Beach Farmers Market, is now OPEN!!!
This Market is every Wednesday, Friday  and Saturday from 9:00 – 3:00 
Our Farm Market is OPEN three days each week,
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 9:00 – 4:00.
This is on the farm at 1542 Hickman Rd. NW, Calabash, NC.
Myrtle Beach Farmers’ Market three days each week from April – Oct.
On Thursdays from Fall thru Spring we are at
the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach in Market Common.
We bring a delightful assortment of fruits and vegetables fresh from the farm for your selection
or you may place an order and pick it up at the farmers’ market. 
Evening Hayrides & Bonfires are available by reservation in October and November.  
Indigo Farms

1542 Hickman Rd. NW, Calabash, NC 28467
(910) 287-6794
Market Locations & Hours
Our Farm Market: Our Summer Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 9:00-4:00. 
Myrtles Market: 
The Myrtle Beach Farmer’s Market is on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays
from 9:00-3:00 and is located in Myrtle Beach at the corner of Oak St and 10th Ave.
The International Culinary Institute:  
This market is currently being held outside every Thursday from 1:00 – 5:00 and is
loacated at 920 Crabtree Ln, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577  

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    Agriculture is often seen as “food and fiber” and perceived as an industry or industries. That fits the modern mindset today. But the real value of agriculture is not in commodities but rather as perhaps the best place where the next generations can develop a world and life view that truly makes sense. For thousands of years farms have not only been a source for food but have given society and nations security, promoting family well being and a means of developing knowledge,skills and imagination to future generations. Today’s modern mindset is blind to this fact. This is something that Indigo Farms has worked to provide a healthy alternative that puts farming back in it’s role as not only a resource for food but helping people get a piece of the education the farm experience brings. As one local farmer commented when told farming is a hard life, “farming is hard work but it is a rich life.” Today young and old alike suffer from lives that are  not rich in the awe and wonder of an actual reality that transcends and expands the imagination. The future of healthy farms rests on an informed non- farming populace valuing and supporting their own local farms. 

   Some interesting facts about the family include;

James Samuel Bellamy had four sons ( Chap, Otha, Draughty, Ernest  ) whose farms were side by side. Three of the four married sisters from the Edge family in Tilly Swamp, Horry county.

Mary Thompkins Bellamy was born in a cabin on the farm built by descendants of Native Americans who frequented the river  swamps to hunt and fish.

Visit the store and find some great local and organic choices

  Today the farm is still run by Sam Bellamy with his wife, Sarah, and daughter Sallie. We hope the farm can remain for Sallie’s daughter.

A beautiful history for a beautiful farm.


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Indigo Farms Market 1542 Hickman Rd NW, Calabash, NC 28467

A small family farm growing fruits and veggies.

Many fields certified organic.

Products are available at three locations seasonally.

Pick-Your-Own Seasonally

1542 Hickman Rd NW, Calabash, NC 28467

We can also be found at Myrtle’s Market in Myrtle Beach, SC from mid-April to October.

Farm Market is open 3 days a week, In addition to our produce store, we have a garden center and bakery. Behind our store is a barnyard open for the public to see and experience a variety of animals.  

Indigo Farms Market – A Multi Generational Family ran Farm – 

Organic Farm

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