Williamston Homestead Festival

Attended the Williamston Homestead Festival last weekend.  It was a free, family friendly event held at Mineral Spring Park in downtown Williamston.  Celebrating a lifestyle of self sufficiency, the festival offered classes, vendors and a seed swap table.  Homesteading can be characterized by agriculture, textiles, clothing, or craftwork.  I wanted to learn more about sustainableRead more

Discover Supermarket Strategies

The Psychology Behind a Grocery Store Discovering The Fresh Market When I moved to Greenville, South Carolina, I had no idea I would be giving up my Kroger rewards card.  Not one Kroger grocery store in the Upstate.  However, I have discovered The Fresh Market.  Similar to a Whole Foods, but much smaller in scale,Read more

Bereavement Comfort Food

Morning the loss of friends… So, the last couple of days have been difficult.  I found out that a friend I met while working at the Home Depot nearly 18 years ago, has passed away.  This followed by a rash of news that flooded my inbox regarding other former co-workers that have passed away withinRead more

Farmer’s Market Weekend

Great finds at the weekend Farmer’s Markets Wonderful weekend to get my first look at the Farmer’s Market in Travelers Rest, South Carolina.  I had anticipation and excitement about seeing what over 60 vendors had to offer in the Upstate.  I was impressed with the entire organization of the vendors and pedestrian pathways. Greenbriar FarmsRead more

Greer, South Carolina Farmers Market Opens

Greer Farmer’s Market Edibles Greer, South Carolina has opened their annual farmer’s market before most others in the Upstate.  Approximately 20 vendors were available.  Meat, seafood, micro greens, artisan breads, herbs and homemade products were set up and ready to sell.   The rain held off for the opening day of farmer’s market season.  AlthoughRead more