Month: June 2018

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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Farmers’ Market June 9, 2018

Cucumbers, squash and zucchini!   Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Master Gardeners 8:00-12:00 Junior Leagues “Kids in the Kitchen” 9:00-11:00 Karl Lauber on the Wades Community stage! 8:00-12:00 Sherman College of Chiropractic will be doing health screenings! 9:00-11:30 Spartanburg County Library Book Mobile   Vendors Beachwood: fresh seasonal produce Belue Farms: Peaches, Sweet Onions, Strawberries, Grass-fed…
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Farmers’ Market June 2, 2017

Peaches! Peaches! Peaches! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Master Gardeners 9:00-11:00 Spartanburg Community Drummers on the Wades Community stage! 8:00-12:00 Sherman College of Chiropractic will be doing health screenings!   Vendors Beachwood: fresh seasonal produce Bells Blossoms and Blooms: plants, flower arrangements Belue Farms: Peaches, Sweet Onions, Strawberries, Grass-fed Angus beef, peach wood, Milky Way Farm…
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