ORIGINAL SC | Gullah Chef Sallie Ann Robinson

By Tabitha Safdi

The Gullah Cooking DivaIf you asked Sallie Ann Robinson her purpose in life, she would answer, "To make everyone happy through food." Robinson, a sixth-generation native of Daufuskie Island, is a celebrity chef, television personality, and authority on Gullah tradition. As the author of two cookbooks , she is renowned for her culinary expertise and knowledge of the Southeastern United States Gullah culture. In author Pat Conroy’s 1972 novel, The Water is Wide, a reminiscence of his year spent teaching 5th through 8th grades in Daufuskie Island’s tiny schoolhouse, Robinson, a student, is remembered as “Ethel.” When...

All-Natural SC Farm | Slow-Roasted Pork Recipe

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Pictures of Thames Farm in Fort Lawn, SC.Thames Farm in Fort Lawn, South Carolina, raises all-natural pastured meats for those in Chester County and surrounding areas. “All-natural” means they don’t include additional hormones or unnecessary antibiotics in their meats. The idea for this all-natural farm came about in 2013, when Amy Thames and Kent Thames, spouses and co-owners, decided that they wanted to know exactly what was going into the meat they were eating, and the only way they would know for sure is if they raised the animals themselves. Be sure to keep an eye out for a full story on Thames Farm on SCETV.org in the future...

How to Make An Armadillo Trap

By Sean Flynn

An Armadillo Trap Making It Grow visits with Hank Stallworth of Calhoun County, SC and learns how he deals with the invasive armadillos on his property. We learn that Hank's friend Kevin Collins took the recommended trap design and made a wooden version that seems to effectively trap the armadillos.

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

By Sean Flynn

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Clemson University's Dr. Joseph D. Culin and Clemson Extension Agent LayLa Burgess share with our viewers information about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. This small, aphidlike insect that threatens the health and sustainability of eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) and Carolina hemlock (Tsuga caroliniana) in the Eastern United States.

Maca & Almond Butter Energy Bites

By Sean Flynn

Maca & Almond Butter Energy BitesLaurie Elizabeth Aker from Earth Fare stopped by "Making It Grow" this past Valentine's Day to share this tasty treat that also has some health benefits. Laurie used maca powder to create some Maca and Almond Butter Energy Bites that she says are also great for an afternoon pick-me-up. Find the recipe at Earth Fare at: https://www.earthfare.com/recipe/maca-almond-butter-energy-bites/

S.C. Specialty Food Association and Savvy Foods

By Sean Flynn

S.C. Specialty Food Association and Savvy FoodsJennifer Badger with the South Carolina Specialty Food Association and Will Lacey from Savvy Foods bring's his signature hand crafted cooking sauces, barbecue sauces, marinades, and dry rubs to "Making It Grow."

What is South Carolina 811?

By Sean Flynn

Man marking property Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty talks with Charleigh Elebash, Public Awareness Manager for South Carolina 811 about the importance of calling their service before you dig on your property.

Irmo Town Park

By Sean Flynn

Irmo Town ParkClemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Irmo, SC and talks with Public Services Director Whitt Cline about the Irmo Town Park. This park features walking trails, an amphitheater and picnic areas.

Red Worms and Louisiana Swamp Worms

By Sean Flynn

WormsClemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to a Worm Farm near Simpsonville, SC where Terry Unger raises Red Worms and Louisiana Swamp Worms. Terry takes us through the process on how he cares for these worms and also talks about how they are used for fishing or for composting.

The New Nutrition Facts Panel

By Sean Flynn

The New Nutrition Facts PanelClemson Extension’s Food Safety & Nutrition Team Members Dr. Kimberly Baker and Shana Madden join "Making It Grow" to talk about the new Nutrition Facts Panel. People look at food labels for different reasons. But whatever the reason, many consumers would like to know how to use this information more effectively and easily. Kimberly and Shana will explain to our viewers how to use nutrition labels to make quick, informed food choices that contribute to a healthy diet.