Month: June 2018

Urban Farm Updates, June 28th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Native Americans used to farm, each summer, using the “three sisters” method of growing. They formed hills of dirst, planting corn in the center of the hill, with bean seeds surrounding the corn plant and then squash seeds around the bean seeds. The Corn would grow up tall,…
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Farmers Market June 30, 2018

Pick up all you need for your 4th of July Parties! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 9:00-11:00 O’Shields and Inman on the Wades Community stage! Vendors Beechwood: fresh seasonal produce Belue Farms: Peaches, Nectarines, Sweet Onions, Grass-fed Angus beef, peach wood, Milky Way Farm raw milk & Gouda cheese, Blue Ridge Brinery (formerly Traditional Fermentations) krauts & kimchi…
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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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