Hemp Farming Permit Applications to Open Jan. 1

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 20, 2021 Hemp Farming Permit Applications to Open Jan. 1 COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce hemp farming permit applications for the 2022 growing season – with fees cut in half. Thanks to the support of… read more ›
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Funds Available to Help SC Farmers Improve Food Safety

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2021 Funds Available to Help SC Farmers Improve Food Safety SCDA Allocates Federal Funds for Produce Safety, Other Farm Support COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is proud to announce the On-Farm Improvement Cost Share Program. Through USDA… read more ›
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Get Ready for the Holidays at the Greenville State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 22, 2021 Get Ready for the Holidays at the Greenville State Farmers Market GREENVILLE – The Greenville State Farmers Market is spreading holiday cheer throughout December with its Christmas Saturdays at the Market. On the first three Saturdays in December, the market… read more ›
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Kick Off the Holiday Season at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 17, 2021 Kick Off the Holiday Season at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market FLORENCE – The Pee Dee State Farmers Market is gearing up for the holidays with our Christmas Market on December 4-5, 2021. This seasonal shopping event will feature… read more ›
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‘Tis the Season for a Country Christmas Celebration

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 9, 2021 ‘Tis the Season for a Country Christmas Celebration COLUMBIA – The jolly tunes of the Christmas season will be playing throughout the South Carolina State Farmers Market on Sunday, Nov. 28 from 1 to 5 p.m. as we host our… read more ›
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Farmers Market to Host Bluegrass Festival

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 21, 2021 Farmers Market to Host Bluegrass Festival WEST COLUMBIA – The South Carolina State Farmers Market and the legendary Bill’s Music Shop & Pickin’ Parlor have teamed up to create a family-friendly Bluegrass Festival at the market. The inaugural festival will… read more ›
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