Calendar of Events


Aug
15
Tue
Farm to Institution Garden Workshop @ Richland Library North Main
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a workshop of hands-on gardening training, designed for all skill levels and based on successful gardens in South Carolina. This workshop will be led by Jackie Jordan, Clemson Master Gardener and it will be an opportunity to meet and network with other community gardeners.

Register at link above.

Salad plantation in a square garden at sprinftime, and some tomato plantation and flowers.

Sep
19
Tue
SC Farm to Institution Summit @ The R2I2 Conference Center
Sep 19 all-day

Save the date for the SC Farm to Institution Summit, held in Columbia, SC.

More details to follow!

 

Nov
6
Mon
WHOLESALE SUCCESS Comprehensive Training for Fruit and Vegetable Crop Farmers in Best Practices for Post-Harvest Handling, Packing and Marketing @ Coastal Research & Education Center
Nov 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:45 pm

Tremendous opportunity for farmers looking to enter the Institutional market through a wholesaler! The goal of the training is to build the capacity of farmers to meet the burgeoning demand for locally/regionally grown fruits and vegetables. Theses training’s will guide participants in developing skills that are key to success in the marketplace, including post-harvest handling, cooling, packing, buyer-seller relationships, contracts, grade standards and more. Workshop includes a Wholesale Success manual, training, and lunch. Offered on November 6th or 9th 2017.

Nov
9
Thu
WHOLESALE SUCCESS Comprehensive Training for Fruit and Vegetable Crop Farmers in Best Practices for Post-Harvest Handling, Packing and Marketing @ Madren Conference Center
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:45 pm

Tremendous opportunity for farmers looking to enter the Institutional market through a wholesaler! The goal of the training is to build the capacity of farmers to meet the burgeoning demand for locally/regionally grown fruits and vegetables. Theses training’s will guide participants in developing skills that are key to success in the marketplace, including post-harvest handling, cooling, packing, buyer-seller relationships, contracts, grade standards and more. Workshop includes a Wholesale Success manual, training, and lunch. Offered on November 6th or 9th 2017.

Jan
17
Wed
SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo @ Florence Civic Center
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm

Make plans to attend and learn what’s new in agriculture at the 2018 SC AgriBiz & farm Expo! Farm to Institution will be partnering with Carolina Farm Stewardship Association to host the fruit and vegetable track of the workshops.

News** the event is free this year with separate tickets available for purchase for the SC Taste dinner and the Commissioner’s Breakfast events.