Month: June 2017

Urban Farm Updates, June 29th, 2017

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? There are over 20,000 known species of bees, worldwide?! That should be great news for farmers; however, in recent years, bee populations have been steadily declining. Between 2015 and 2016 alone, U.S. beekeepers lost an average of 44% of their colonies. Over the last 6 years a total…
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Farmers’ Market July 1, 2017

Stock up on great local produce for your July 4th party! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 9:00-11:00 Live music with Sydney McMath on the Wade’s Community Stage. Vendors Beechwood Farms: Seasonal Produce Bell’s Blossoms and Blooms: Flower arrangements and plants Belue Farms: Grass-fed Angus beef, Peaches, Strawberries, Savannah sweet onions, peach wood, Milky Way Farm raw milk &…
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Urban Farm Updates, June 22nd, 2017

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Urban Farms are sprouting up all over the world providing people, living and working in cities, with access to fresh local produce all year round. Urban Farms are currently producing enough fresh fruits and vegetables to support 15 to 20% of the world’s food, each year; and some…
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Farmers’ Market June 24, 2017

HCFM is the perfect breakfast spot! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Children’s activity with Junior Leagues “Kids in the Kitchen” 9:00-11:00 Live music with “Bill and Tad’s Excellent Duo” on the Wade’s Community Stage 8:00-12:00 Spartanburg Regional Vendors Beechwood Farms: Seasonal Produce Bell’s Blossoms and Blooms: Flower arrangements and plants Belue Farms: Grass-fed Angus beef, Peaches, Strawberries,…
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Wednesday Market June 21, 2017

Have you been to the Wednesday Market yet? Presents 11:30 — Opening Bell Vendors Coffee Lady 31: fresh herbs, fresh produce, all natural body products Harp and Shamrock Croft: squash, zucchini, cucumbers, beets, spring onions, kale, wax beans, mesclun mix, tango lettuce, leafe lettuce, cut herbs, herb plants, eggs, and goat milk soap HCFM Mobile Market: cabbage,…
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Urban Farm Updates, June 15th, 2017

Fun on the Farm! Do you know what white potatoes, bell peppers, beefsteak tomatoes and purple eggplant all have in common? If you guessed that they are all members of the nightshade family, you are correct! These vegetables are all a part of a very small group of edible plants in the nightshade family; most…
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