Category Archives: Agriculture

Johns Island Farmers Market is open through the Winter

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Just because all other markets in town are closed until Spring, doesn't mean locals must give up their farmers market fun and delights! The Johns Island Farmers Market launched into its third year of consistent full year operation on Saturday January 9th. Charleston’s only year round market is open every Saturday, rain…
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Registration open for South Carolina Agritourism Conference

WEST COLUMBIA- The South Carolina Agritourism Association (SCAA) is hosting their first Agritourism Conference, January 21-22, 2016 at the State Farmers Market. Registration is open now through January 6 at scagritourism.org. This compelling conference will provide learning opportunities through a day-long farm tour, and a second day of educational workshops appropriate for new-comers and those…
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In Hot Water Farms LLC launches Kickstarter campaign

Orangeburg, SC, November 2015 – In Hot Water Farms, LLC announced their new Kickstarter Campaign, a mission which aims to leverage crowdfunding to raise the funds needed to construct an aquaponic farm in time for the 2016 growing season. The campaign will target anyone in the United States in an effort to raise awareness of…
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Lowcountry counties among those declared USDA primary disaster areas

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Nikki Haley today announced that United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack has issued a disaster designation for counties in South Carolina that suffered damage and losses due to heavy rains and flooding. The governor requested the disaster designation in an October 19 letter. A secretarial disaster designation makes farm…
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