Month: October 2017

Making Strides

A lot has changed since I last sat down to write about my experience as a VISTA with the Hub City Farmer’s Market. I think the first two months have shown me how dynamic this job can be, and I’ve had a glimpse of the many faces of a developing community. Through people I’ve met…
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First Impressions

Since moving to Spartanburg, SC from Baltimore, MD by way of Cincinnati, OH last Sunday I’ve been settling into my new job, and my apartment, the first place I’ve rented on my own. My roommates are Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) corps members as well, working with their respective nonprofits to better the community…
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Urban Farm Updates, October 5th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? While the plow itself was patented in 1837, it was originally pulled by horses, oxen or people. Tractors weren’t invented in the 1880s; however, they proved to be so useful, that by the 1920s they were becoming already quite commonplace on farms throughout the U.S. What’s Growing On?…
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Farmers’ Market October 7, 2017

Fresh Baked bread and sweet treats are always a staple at HCFM! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Kids activity with Hub City Farmers Market 9:00-11:00 Live music with Bill and Tad’s Excellent Duo on the Wade’s Community Stage 8:00-12:00 Mens Garden Club 8:00-12:00 Mammogram sign up and education with Spartanburg Regional   Vendors Belue Farms: Grass-fed Angus beef,…
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