Month: June 2018

Farmer’s Market June 23, 2018

Summer Produce is here! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Junior League of Spartanburg’s “Kids in the Kitchen” 9:00-11:30 Spartanburg County Library Book Mobile 9:00-11:00 Bill and Tad’s Excellent Duo on the Wades Community stage! Vendors Beachwood: fresh seasonal produce Belue Farms: Peaches, Nectarines, Sweet Onions, Grass-fed Angus beef, peach wood, Milky Way Farm raw milk &…
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Just Peachy

This month I’ve been fortunate to celebrate several accomplishments, both personal and with my VISTA service. There has been a lot of positive momentum in the last month, and it is kind of heartbreaking that I only have one month left to go. In some ways I feel like I am just hitting my stride. …
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Urban Farm Updates, June 21st, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Coffee beans are not a bean at all; they are actually the seed of trees within the coffea family. The fruit of these trees are harvested, the seeds are removed, roasted and ground up to form what we know as coffee. Coffee trees grown at higher elevations tend…
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Farmers’ Market June 16, 2018

Come out and sample the best peaches in Spartanburg! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Peach samples 8:00-12:00 Master Gardeners 8:00-12:00 Hub City Kids 9:00-11:00 Angela Easterling on the Wades Community stage! 8:00-12:00 Sherman College of Chiropractic will be doing health screenings!   Vendors Beachwood: fresh seasonal produce Belue Farms: Peaches, Sweet Onions, Strawberries, Grass-fed Angus beef,…
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Urban Farm Updates, June 14th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? One type of Potato Blight in Ireland, first appearing in 1845, was responsible for the near complete potato crop loss across all of Ireland?! This fungus blight resulted in a crop loss than was the cause of roughly half a million human deaths, and which started a mass…
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Urban Farm Updates, June 7th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Sweet Potatoes and Yams are NOT the same thing! Sweet Potatoes grow as root nodules underground, like a traditional potato. Yams grow above ground, like a fruit, hanging off the vine. Sweet Potatoes are botanically in the Morning Glory family, while Yams are more closely related to Lilies.…
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