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FM Week 2 – April 4

It’s Easter weekend, and the weather looks Spring-like! Check out the activities and lineup: Activities 8:00 Opening bell 8:00 — 12:00 Cooking Demo/Kid’s Activity: “Kids in the Kitchen” with the Junior League of Spartanburg 8:00 — 12:00 Kid’s Activities: Easter themed crafts 9:00 — 11:00 Music: Walkout Records on the HCFM Stage with Hans Rosser, Holly B, and…
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Opening Day 2015!

We have a great opening market day planned for you this Saturday, March 28. Check out the activities and lineup: Activities 8:00 Opening bell with Spartanburg Mayor Junie White 8:00 — 12:00 Cooking Demo: Gray Wagoner from Chartwells 9:00 — 11:00 Kid’s Activities: Hands on Nature Table — working with plants and soil 9:00 — 11:00 Music: Walkout Records on the…
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More Than Just a Market

It’s a great catchphrase, isn’t it? It’s even better when it truly means something. When we have gone out into the community and tried to explain who we are, and what we do, we inevitably hear “Wow, we didn’t know all the things you do.” We can all relate to the problem: you immerse yourself…
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Down on the Farm

Market Season Starts March 28! If you’re reading this post, I’m sure you are well aware the Saturday market season starts March 28 at Northside Harvest Park. What you might not know is the work that we do prior to Opening Day. Now, of course, there are a bunch of loose ends that always need…
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17 Things to Do on a Snow Day (Grown-Up Edition)

Seriously, what is up with Snow Day in the South? I will be the first to admit it: Southerners typically have a pretty short memory when it comes to snow. We kind of lose our mind, turn one-part giddy school-kid, one-part restless adult when the snow piles up (truth in advertising, it is cloudy and…
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Feed Yourself

During World War II, when the government imposed food rationing, there was a threat of true food scarcity in this country. The government urged people to plant gardens to help supplement the food supply. In the spirit of the times, the cheery term “Victory Garden” implied that the food our parents and grandparents grew was…
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