Month: August 2017

Urban Farm Updates, August 31st, 2017

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? One bushel of wheat weighs approximately 60lbs, and contains an average of 1,000,000 kernels of wheat?!! One bushel of wheat can be used to make an average of 60lbs of whole wheat flour, and can be made into roughly 45 (24oz) boxes of whole wheat cereal or 90…
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Farmers’ Market September 2, 2017

Apple season has begun! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Chiropractic screenings with Sherman College of Chiropractic. 10:00-12:00 Live music with Mary Norris on the Wade’s Community Stage   Vendors Beechwood Farms: Seasonal Produce Belue Farms: Grass-fed Angus beef, Peaches, Cucumbers, Non-GMO sweet corn, Savannah sweet onions,Tomatoes, Cantaloupe, peach wood, Milky Way Farm raw milk & Gouda…
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Urban Farm Updates, August 24th, 2017

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Hydroponic gardening uses less water to sustain each plant than traditional, conventional farming; and produces a higher annual yield compared to traditional, conventional farming. Because farmers traditionally grow their hydroponic plants in a greenhouse, they are also less susceptible to pests, and are not limited by the traditional…
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Farmers’ Market August 26, 2017

Cooking demos at this weeks Market! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Kids activity with Junior League of Spartanburg’s “Kids in the Kitchen” 8:00-12:00 Chiropractic screenings with Sherman College of Chiropractic. 8:00-12:00 Cooking demos with Chartwells 10:00-12:00 Live music with Aaron Toler on the Wade’s Community Stage   Vendors Beechwood Farms: Seasonal Produce Bell’s Blossoms and Blooms:…
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Urban Farm Updates, August 17th, 2017

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Farming originally began around 10,000 B.C., when nomadic tribes began to cultivate plants during their travels. This is when the 8 “founder crops” appear in the modern plant record. These initial crops include: emmer wheat, einkorn wheat, hulled harley, peas, lentils, bitter vetch, chick peas and flax. I…
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Farmers’ Market August 19, 2017

Great shopping, Fire engine tours, McGruff the Crime Dog! It is Community Safety Day at this week’s Market! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Kids activity with Hub City Kids 8:00-12:00 Chiropractic screenings with Sherman College of Chiropractic. 8:00-12:00 Health screenings with Spartanburg Regional 10:00-12:00 Live music with “South of Charlotte” on the Wade’s Community Stage Vendors…
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