SCDA’s New Market Development Team Works to Match Producers and Buyers

  Left: Fire Ant Farms on Johns Island grows fresh vegetables like kale, collards, specialty peppers, turnips, carrots and more. They’ve succeeded during the pandemic by selling at their local farmers market with occasional wholesale opportunities. Center: As a food hub, retailer and eatery, Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery is a key buyer for many Upstate producers. Right: Crescent Farm… read more ›
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How SC Farm to School Teaches Kids about Food and Ag During COVID

The SC Garden Toolkit is one of many resources available for download at scfarmtoschool.com.   Hands On How SC Farm to School Teaches Kids about Food and Ag During COVID Story by Hannah Arndt This story appears in the October 15, 2020 issue of the South Carolina Market Bulletin. October is National Farm to School Month. While COVID-19 has affected the… read more ›
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Certified Roadside Market Program Brings Fresh Produce to SC Communities

Hand Farm Market in Longs, South Carolina is a new member of the Certified Roadside Market Program. The market sells seasonal produce such as squash, cucumbers, watermelons, okra, collards and sweet potatoes. Courtesy photo.   On the Road Certified Roadside Market Program Brings Fresh Produce to SC Communities Story by Eva Moore This story appears in the October 1, 2020 issue… read more ›
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FarmASis Is About Fellowship, Farming

Growing Together FarmASis Is About Fellowship, Farming Story and photos by Eva Moore This story appears in the August 6, 2020 issue of the South Carolina Market Bulletin. “We truly enjoy what we’re growing,” says Bonita Clemons. “We know it tastes different.” She’s sitting in a folding chair in a building on the grounds of Clemson University’s Sandhill Research and Education… read more ›
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School for Agriculture to Kick Off First Year

School for Agriculture to Kick Off First Year John De La Howe Will Provide Ag Education By Hannah Arndt  •  Images courtesy John De La Howe School for Agriculture This story appears in the July 16, 2020 issue of the South Carolina Market Bulletin. On August 17, John de la Howe School for Agriculture will officially kick-off the 2020 school year,… read more ›
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ACRE Awards Seven Entrepreneurs Funding for Their SC Agribusinesses

ACRE Awards Seven Entrepreneurs Funding for Their SC Agribusinesses Story by Jeremy Ward, Agribuisness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship This story appears in the July 16, 2020 issue of the South Carolina Market Bulletin. As South Carolina begins the fierce drive back from the economic shock of COVID-19, agribusinesses will be leading the way in our rural towns. Whether farms have… read more ›
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