Small Business

Made Here | What "Homegrown" Really Means to Baker Farm

December 4, 2018 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Baker Farm Crochet Items

The Lowrance Family bought Baker Farm in 2006. Neither Allen Lowrance or Sarah Lowrance came from farming families, but agreed it'd be "a nice way to raise the girls." Now about 12 years later, Sarah says "My favorite part is probably seeing my kids' enjoyment of it." Their...

Made Here | Random Homemade Stuff

November 27, 2018 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Rockin' Rags handmade items

Rockin' Rags , random homemade stuff, was created in 2010 when Diane Cranford launched her Etsy page. She uses a lot of recycled fabric, saying she will create using "anything I find out there that needs a new home." Of small businesses in the area, Cranford says "I think...

SC Business Update from Alan Cooper

April 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Alan Cooper

An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community. Mike Switzer interviews Alan Cooper, founder and editor of three online business news websites in South Carolina: MidlandsBiz , UpstateBizSC , and...

Agape Chocolates

February 15, 2018 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Agape Chocolates

Our special guests for this "Making It Grow" episode were Suzy Ellison from the South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association and James Stefanakos of Agape Chocolates in Graniteville, SC. James not only creates varieties of chocolates...

Persimmon Hill Hops

November 20, 2017 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Hops

Clemson Extension Agent Paul Thompson visits Persimmon Hill Hops in Smyrna, SC and talks with owner Larry Feller on how they grow, harvest and package hops.

Motor Supply Co. Bistro

November 6, 2017 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Motor Supply

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Motor Supply Co. Bistro in Columbia, SC and talks with Chef Wes Fulmer about their farm to table practices. Motor Supply has been serving fresh, local and diverse dishes in the heart of the...

Pawleys Island Hammocks | ETV Shorts

August 8, 2017 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Hammocks

More than a century ago, a riverboat captain set out to make a comfortable rope bed that was perfect for those Lowcountry nights. Now you can still find hand-crafted hammocks on Pawleys Island made in the same tradition.

Embroidering Starfields | ETV Shorts

July 4, 2017 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Starfields

Gaffney Embroidery is a unique shop that creates all of the starfield patterns that go on our American Flags. It's one of the few in the United States and they are located in Gaffney, S.C.

Strawberry Hill USA | ETV Shorts

June 20, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Strawberry Hill USA

This family-owned market in Gaffney, S.C. is filled with plenty of fresh fruit along with homemade ice cream! The folks at Strawberry Hill USA in Gaffney talk about their loyal customers who become more like family with each return.

The Cordial Churchman | ETV Shorts

June 6, 2017 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
The Cordial Churchman Bowties

The Cordial Churchman bowtie company all started when Ellie Stager made a bowtie for her husband, Andy, back in 2009. The business is booming with an office on Main Street, national and international sales, and even a charity to benefit the people of Haiti.

Ruff and Company | ETV Shorts

May 23, 2017 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Ruff and Company

Located in downtown Ridgeway, South Carolina, Ruff & Company is hardware store with a twist. Ruff & Company started in 1840 and has long since been a landmark in the community. The store has lots of antiques on display for guests to see.

Q&A | Learn to Love Engineering with RumbleLab

July 27, 2016 - Posted in Business by Andrea Esselman
Moultrie Ball, founder of Rumble Lab

School can be boring. Summer can be boring, too. Honestly, kids find a lot of things “boring.” Moultrie Ball experienced this in his own childhood, and now he combats the boredom in other children by teaching them important science and engineering concepts through his...

Columbia Native, CEO of The Euniek Group, Stands Out in the Music Industry

November 19, 2015 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
Kevin Felder

Kevin Felder is a businessman. He grew up in Columbia, South Carolina. After spending ten years in the radio industry, Kevin decided to step into the world of advertising. His company, The Euniek Group , helps small and medium-sized businesses navigate through radio,...

Q&A | A Conversation with Partners Alana Jordan and Carol Smith from big eyed bird creative

August 10, 2015 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
big eyed bird creative

Creativity is key to innovation, period. That's why the Carolina Money team decided to talk to the founders of a company that has been active in the community through the creation of unique perspectives for clients, such as Evolution Partners, Rosewood Crawfish Festival,...

Q&A | A Conversation with Mike DuBose, Business Owner

June 16, 2015 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
 Mike DuBose, Business Owner

Mike DuBose was born into a family with an entrepreneurial streak dating back to the early 1900s. Despite a potential genetic predisposition to lead, however, DuBose’s family never directly taught him how to start, manage, or own a business. He earned his knowledge through...

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