Category Archives: Agriculture

Columbia Parks & Recreation Department Offers Free Gardening Workshop Series

The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the Clemson Cooperative Extension to host a series of gardening workshops designed to give participants the tools needed to start and maintain a healthy garden. The free workshops are open to beginner and experienced gardeners. All workshops will be held at 10 a.m. at the Earlewood…
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Columbia Parks & Recreation Department to Offer Free Gardening Workshop Series

The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the Clemson Cooperative Extension to host a series of gardening workshops designed to give participants the tools needed to start and maintain a healthy garden beginning Saturday, March 18. The free workshops are open to beginner and experienced gardeners. All workshops will be held at 10…
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Historic Columbia Hosts Garden Workshop on Saturday, March 25

Hands-on workshop explores hardy tropical plants COLUMBIA, S.C., Thursday, March 16, 2017 – Join Historic Columbia from 10 a.m. to noon for a Garden Workshop, sponsored by Sox & Freeman Tree Expert Co, and explore a variety of hardy tropical plants. Learn expert tips and tricks to keep these exotic tropical plants thriving in your…
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South Carolina Ag and Art Tour set for June

The South Carolina Ag and Art Tour is currently seeking farms to participate in the nation’s largest free farm tour to take place in June 2017. This free, self-guided tour is a great way for farms to showcase their operation and expand their exposure to locals and visitors alike. Tour stops include family farms that produce…
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S.C. Department of Agriculture to host farmers market nutrition program training

COLUMBIA- The South Carolina Department of Agriculture will host Farmers Market Nutrition Program Training. The FMNP allows farmers to accept SC FMNP checks and WIC Cash Value Vouchers. The training will include  rules and regulations of each program including allowable fruits and vegetables, authorized locations and banking information. Attendees will be provided information from the…
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Herbarium curator to lead class on wintertime botany Jan. 20

Calling all nature-lovers! Join us on January 20 at the South Carolina State Library as we learn about wintertime botany with John Nelson, Curator of the A. C. Moore Herbarium. Nelson will lead an hour-long presentation on how to identify regional plants during the cold winter months, offering hands-on advice on how to recognize species…
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