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Sponsorships!

Well, we said we were going to do it, and we are. Earth Day seems like a great time to announce the initial group of sponsors for HCFM. First, let me explain briefly what these sponsorships mean and do for us. In just the last two years, we have grown from 1 full-time and 2…
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What Is Competition?

In the last month, I’ve sat in on countless meetings. I mean, seriously, I cannot begin to list all the meetings I’ve attended since mid-March. I’ve officially stopped booking them for the next two months in fact. I digress. In the last month, I can count several important conversations with other farmers markets. Some of…
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FM Week 4 — 4.18.15

Fruit season starts with strawberries! Activities 8:00 Opening bell 8:00 — 12:00 Kid’s Activities/Cooking Demonstration:  Junior League of Spartanburg is back with “Kids in the Kitchen” 9:00 — 11:00 Music: Walkout Records is on the HCFM stage with Hans Rosser and Hollie B   Vendors Bells Blossoms and Blooms: Flowers and potted plants Baguette and Co: French…
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Living a Community Market

Eat Healthy, Support Local, Love Your Community, Get Your Hands Dirty? We see these terms thrown around often (the first three, at least); we throw these terms around ourselves. We hope we live by them as well. If we live by our mission to improve the supply, demand, and access to healthy, local food, we…
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What We’re Reading: Marco Canora’s “A Good Food Day”

Some people binge-watch TV shows on Netflix, I binge-listen to Heritage Radio Network (http://www.heritageradionetwork.org). I’m especially a big fan of the shows focusing on food, farming, and wine. Recently, I ran across a podcast on HRN featuring Chef Marco Canora. He was touting his new book, A Good Food Day, and his story really stuck with me.…
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FM Week 3 – 4.11.15

We have an exciting weekend planned, including new kids activities, a West African Drumming demonstration, and much more! Activities 8:00 Opening bell 8:00 — 12:00 Community Booth: Hub City Hogfest will be on hand to talk about next week’s big event! 9:00 — 11:00 Kid’s Activities: Sara Harding will be helping kids plant flowers that attract beneficial bugs and pollinators 9:00…
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