Month: April 2018

April Showers

This month we’ve turned up the heat at the market. With spring hot on our heels it’d been a challenge getting everything organized for the upcoming season. Summer is the busiest time of year for HCFM and our farmers. After going home to Baltimore for Easter, I returned to Spartanburg to find everything in bloom.…
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Farmers’ Market April 21, 2018

Strawberries are here!!   Presents   8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Kid’s Activity with HCFM 9:00-11:00 Angela Easterling on the Wades Community stage! 8:00-12:00 Master Gardeners is in our Non-Profit booth 8:00-12:00 Sherman College of Chiropractic   Vendors Bells Blossoms and Blooms: plants, flower arrangments Belue Farms: Grass-fed Angus beef, Savannah sweet onions, peach wood, Milky Way Farm raw milk…
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Urban Farm Updates, April 19th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Cabbage, Cucumbers, Zucchini, Radishes, Celery and Tomatoes all contain higher water content than Watermelon?! Watermelon contains 92% water. Cucumbers, Zucchini, Radishes and Celery are 95% water, Tomatoes are 94% water and cabbage is 93% water! So the next hot summery stretch that comes around, instead of reaching for…
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Farmers’ Market April 14, 2017

Spring has sprung at HCFM!   Presents   8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Kid’s Activity with Junior League of Spartanburg’s “Kids in the Kitchen” and Hub City Kids! 9:00-11:00 O’Sheilds and Inman on the Wades Community stage! 8:00-12:00 Master Gardners is in our Non-Profit booth 8:00-12:00 Bearden Josey Mobile Mammography 8:00-12:00 Sherman College of Chiropractic   Vendors Belue…
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Urban Farm Updates, April 12th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Pineapples will continue to soften after being harvested, but they will not get any sweeter after harvest. Sugar from the plant is stored in the fruit, so they don’t produce any more sugar after they are harvested. If you buy a really firm pineapple, try storing it upside…
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