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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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Farmers’ Market March 31, 2017

Opening Day 2018!   Presents   8:00 — Opening Bell with Bill Barnet 8:00-12:00 Kid’s Activity with Junior League of Spartanburg’s “Kids in the Kitchen” 9:00-11:00 Angela Easterling and The Beguilers on the Wades Community stage! 8:00-12:00 Wade”s Resturant will be passing out tea and other goodies! 8:00-12:00 Wellcare is in our Non-Profit booth 8:00-12:00 Health Screenings…
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Urban Farm Updates, March 29th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Unlike most other varieties of fruit, Grapes do not continue to ripen after being harvested. Most fruit varieties will continue to ripen for several days after being picked, especially when they are left out at room temperature. You can slow the rate of ripening by storing most fruits…
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Marching on

Winter Markets have finally come to a close! After three glorious winter months with Ciclops Cyderi and Brewery as our gracious host, its time to return to Northside Harvest Park. As we reflect on the winter, we think of the successes of our farmers, and the satisfaction of our customers with the goods they were…
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Urban Farm Updates, March 22nd, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Strawberries and Cashews are the only fruit to carry their seeds on the outside of the fruit?! Interesting! What’s Growing On! So what did you all do to celebrate National Ag Day? I hope you didn’t miss it! This year, on March 20th, we celebrated the 45th National…
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Urban Farm Updates, March 15th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Dark leafy greens are among the vegetables that contain high quantities of Vitamin C, most of which actually contain more Vitamin C than an Orange. Here is a rundown of the fruit and veggies that contain more Vitamin C per serving than an orange, which has 69.7mg of…
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