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Comment Archives: Locations: Local Food

Re: “Summerville Farmers Market

Save the trek to Market St. and pick up a sweet grass basket from Gigi,next to Gruber Farm stand. Small selection but great prices.

Posted by Paul Brustowicz on August 30, 2014 at 2:18 PM

Re: “Summerville Farmers Market

wish it was open on Sundays too.

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Posted by Barbara Griffith on August 23, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Re: “Summerville Farmers Market

A must visit for fresh eats.

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Posted by Tony Blake on August 23, 2014 at 11:18 AM

Re: “Palmetto Brewing Co.

Fantastic location and great vibe. I have gone to a couple of free events at this location and PBC has a great open air atmosphere.

Posted by Kensie Whitfield on August 15, 2014 at 7:53 PM

Re: “Charlie Brown Seafood

So glad the prices come down on the garlic crabs now that they're in abundance.....also have fresh local shrimp and they are good...nothing like fresh seafood from our coast....the garlic crabs can be messy but are great and enjoyed them very much....

Posted by Denise Caswell on July 10, 2014 at 1:43 PM

Re: “Charleston Bees and Honey

That would be Charleston Petal Pushers dba Main Road Farmers Market, 155 Main Road, Johns Island, SC 843.442.9281 Across from Gilligans Restaurant.

Posted by Chris DeStefano on May 21, 2014 at 10:13 PM

Re: “Christophe Artisan Chocolatier-Pâtissier

They have delicious chocolates, baked goods, coffees, and even baguettes; Where can I get a salami sandwich for myself and a blueberry dark chocolate bar for my wife and then two cups of coffee to wake us both up after? Christophe, that's where.

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Posted by waltermblair on May 2, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Re: “Christophe Artisan Chocolatier-Pâtissier

Oops, my previous review was suppose to reflect 5 stars and not 1. This place is awesome!

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Posted by superKt on May 2, 2014 at 6:46 AM

Re: “Holy City Brewing

The Pluff Mud Porter and Dorchester Lite are my go to beers. Now they have the Follicle Brown in cans too, woohoo!

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Posted by superKt on April 30, 2014 at 3:15 PM

Re: “Homegrown Market

This is a great market that defines the meaning of sustainability by keeping it local. There are lots of vendors selling their amazing products in an easy to park, room to walk about, and fun atmosphere.

Posted by superKt on April 30, 2014 at 3:05 PM

Re: “Famous Mike's Peanuts

While I can appreciate the honorable gentleman's (anti-mike's peanuts) opinion. I have to agree to disagree. Granted he wasn't born here, but Mike has been in this area since the mid-90's which makes him as Charlestonian as anyone else. He's been featured on National Television for his products and his personality; He's sent his product overseas to the troops. The mayors of Charleston and North Charleston frequent his stand at the market. And he's been a fixture at the Charleston farmers market, Charleston Tea Plantation's First Flush festival and MUSC for years. Mike is notably gruff at times, and has a sarcastic wit (comically so), but at least you know without a doubt about his strength of character. His notoriety brings great credit to our beautiful city and its surrounding communities. Your comment smacks of a bias against "northerners", many of whom have contributed greatly to our ranking as one of the country top tourist destinations. Would you (anti-mike) be more comfortable if he dressed like Colonel Sanders?

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Posted by Charlestonian-at-large on February 27, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Re: “Brownswood Nursery

One of the best Nurseries and garden centers in the area for all needs in regards to gardening and plant care.

Posted by chefkober1 on January 20, 2014 at 5:05 PM

Re: “Famous Mike's Peanuts

peanuts are decent, Mike Shaughnessey is about as rude as they come. Typical NJ yankee coming down to the south to sell us fried food and talk terribly about our lifestyle. Hightly recommend you do not give your business to this hypocrite. He needs to take his negative attitude back to the north

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Posted by anti-mike's peanuts on December 13, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Re: “Striped Pig Distillery

Wonderful space for an event. Went to a Guerrilla Cuisine dinner there a couple of weeks ago and was surprised at how pretty the distillery hardware looks with the right lighting and how warm and comfortable the space was - especially for a warehouse and work site, at that (the bathrooms are a literally shining example). A few strategically placed pieces of art (big works well) and beautifully set tables were all that was needed to transform what would be a cavernous area in the back into a really cool, even elegant, venue. I know others worked hard to make that transformation and I WAS under the influence of some fabulous food, but the end result of GC & others' efforts highlighted the possibilities of the distillery space itself. The Striped Pig people proved very hospitable folks, dedicated to their craft and eager to share the process & results with willing fans. Sampled some powerful but oddly delicious moonshine & a more finished product. It is obvious that a great deal of thought went into making this space a welcoming place to hang out, whether for an event or just a visit.

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Posted by Dee Pierson on November 18, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Re: “MUSC Urban Farm

Come celebrate Food Day at the MUSC Urban Farm on Thursday October 24th, 2013.
This is the second annual Food Day event at the Urban Farm. This year activities planned for the day include:

• 11:00-11:30am: Self-guided tour and see what’s new on the Farm
• 11:30am-12:00pm: Janice Ryan-Bohac, PhD, Charleston Plant Breeding Co. will discuss a new kind of potato she has bred with optimized nutrition and flavor
• 12:00-12:30pm: Sodexo cooking demo including samples of sweet potato cheddar cake -ginger lime marinated shrimp and savory walnut kale
• 12:30-12:40pm: Reading of the Food Day proclamation by Mayor Pro Tem Dudley Gregorie
• 12:40-1:10pm: Celebrity Mr. /Ms. “SWEET” Potato head contest. Come cheer on local celebrities as they compete for bragging rights by crafting the most creative “Mr. or Ms. Sweet Potatohead”. Participating this year are David Quick, Post & Courier, Carolyn Murray, WCBD News 2, Debi Chard, WCSC Live 5 News, Jon Bruce, WCIV ABC News 4, Jay Shadix, 96.9 The Wolf, and Mike Seekings, Charleston City Council.
• 1:20-2:30pm: FUN FALL ACTIVITIES: spoon races, giant jump rope and sack races will get hearts racing and perhaps spark a competitive streak among participants
Sodexo will be offering Wellness grab and go healthy lunches for $5 while supplies last and look for King of Pops with some new fall favorites. Heirloom herbs & vegetable starters will be available for sale by Humble Farms as will Urban Farm t-shirts for sale – assorted styles and sizes. $1 off when purchased during the event, (cash or check only).

In keeping with the theme of sustainable food, non-perishable donations are requested to help the Lowcountry Food Bank “Feed the Need” and will be combined with the sweet potatoes that will be harvested during the day.

Open to members of MUSC and the general community.

Posted by Suzan Benenson Whelan on October 22, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Re: “Caw Caw Creek

I heard that Caw Caw Creek Pork is being sold every thing is 33%off! Promo code "smoke" ......Taken From facebook, Smoke Sale! All website (cawcawcreek.com) orders using coupon code "smoke" will receive a 33% discount. Shipping and handling charges still apply.

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Posted by SC Farmer on October 4, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Re: “Lowcountry Olive Oil

The downtown location will open soon. Until then visit http://www.lowcountryoliveoil.com/ to find lowcountry olive oil at a retailer or farmer's market location near you.

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Posted by Laurie Benjamin on September 24, 2013 at 7:10 AM

Re: “MUSC Urban Farm

Our current schedule is
7:30-8:30 Weds. Early bird maintenance
12:00-1:00pm Thurs. Lunch and Learn
4:00-5:00pm Work and Learn
1st and 3rd Saturdays, 9:00-11:00am - Work and Learn with kid friendly activities

Posted by Suzan Benenson Whelan on September 19, 2013 at 2:21 PM

Re: “Myers Blueberries

The best orchard I've seen! Big, ripe, sweet blueberries, and easy picking. Well worth the trip to Summerville.

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Posted by BotanicalPam on June 26, 2013 at 8:12 AM

Re: “Charleston Farmers Market

It would be fantastic if you could just add RightOnQue barbeque to your vendors! We appreciate your article, we really enjoy being a food vendor at the Charleston Farmers Market!

Posted by Gregg Howard on May 31, 2013 at 10:18 PM
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