Upstate Headlines: The Season’s Best

Upstate Headlines: The Season’s Best

Upstate-Headlines-bannerA collection of the top Upstate headlines for the week of April 18th, 2018

Upstate Headlines: The Season’s Best!

From farmers to entrepreneurs, there are countless people who make the Upstate the best place to live. In this week’s Upstate Headlines, we discuss how fresh produce and farmers markets are coming to town. Whether you’re in Greenville, Spartanburg, or somewhere in between, there is no better time to get out, explore, and enjoy where you live!

Upstate Prepares for Best Peaches in a Decadeupstate headlines fruit

Spartanburg and the rest of the Upstate could be heading into it’s best peach crop in years. Due to a number of factors, including a long winter and the timing of the bloom period, the region is primed to produce. Georgia might be known as the Peach State, but S.C. Department of Agriculture said Palmetto State growers actually produce more than triple the amount of peaches (measured in pounds) on an annual basis compared to Georgia.

Greenville’s TD Saturday Market Returns the First Week of May

On Saturday mornings from the beginning of May until the end of October, two blocks of downtown Greenville’s Main Street are transformed into a bustling farmers’ market aptly named the TD Saturday Market. Entering the market you’ll see around 75 white tents — each one housing a vendor selling the season’s freshest produce. There are so many things to love about Greenville’s Saturday market — May 5th can’t come soon enough!

Spartanburg In Search of Vendors for Spring Market

Calling all growers, crafters and artisans: the Spartanburg Tractor Supply store is inviting local vendors to showcase their homemade and homegrown goods at its spring Market Day event Saturday, May 12. Vendors with expertise in everything from homemade crafts, candles, and soaps to honey, eggs, produce, baked goods, gardening, furniture and more are encouraged to sign up.


Did You Know?

New Natural Gas Plant Begins Operations in Anderson

Renowned, Farm-to-Table restaurant, Husk, Launches Lunch Service

Mauldin Coffee Co Seeks to Raise Money for Permanent Location