Sean Flynn

2017 AG + ART Tour

By Sean Flynn

Ag plus Art Tour

Our special guests in the studio are Clemson Extension’s Ben Boyles and Michelle Long from the Newberry Chamber of Commerce share with us details about the upcoming South Carolina Ag + Art Tour that will take place every weekend in June. This self-guided tour of designated farms in South Carolina features local artisans and farmer's markets. During this tour, visitors will have the opportunity to see first-hand where their food comes from, watch artists in action and purchase their works, dance to the melodies of bluegrass and folksongs, and learn more about rural life.

Infused Oils

By Sean Flynn

Infused Oils

Infusing oil with fresh herbs and vegetables is a creative way to add flavor and interest to cooking. The basic concept is that the essence of fresh garlic and herbs is infused into oil. Oil infusions are easy to make, but they have a real potential to become unsafe when not properly prepared and stored.

Fox Trot Farm

By Sean Flynn

Fox Trot Farm

This farm in the rolling hills of Lancaster County, SC raises sheep for meat, bees for honey, chickens for eggs and they also do educational tours.

Watermelon Recipes

By Sean Flynn

Watermelon Recipe

The 2017 SC Watermelon Queen Blakely Johnson visited us at "Making It Grow" and shared with us how to make healthy salads featuring SC watermelon. She also provided nutritional information and health benefits for watermelons.

GrowFood Carolina

By Sean Flynn

GrowFood Carolina

Team "Making It Grow" visits GrowFood Carolina in Charleston, SC and talks with general manager Sara Clow. GrowFood officially opened its doors in 2011 at a warehouse in downtown Charleston. Over the past four years, the hub has grown from marketing for 5 producers to more than 75, all in the state of South Carolina. GrowFood provides local farmers the sales, marketing, logistics, warehousing and distribution functions they need and that previously have been available only to large-scale industrial farms.

Loveland Coffee

By Sean Flynn

Loveland Coffee

"Making It Grow" always enjoys it when Jennifer Badger from the South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association comes on the show. This time she invited Beach Loveland from Loveland Coffee. This is a socially responsible Specialty Coffee Roaster & Drive-Thru in Columbia, South Carolina serving Certified Fair Trade Organic Coffee since 2012.

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