Regional Workshops

Core programming will be complemented by regional workshops to be held throughout five (5) regions of the state: Upstate, Catawba, Midlands, PeeDee, and Lowcountry.  These workshops will offer critical opportunities for local peer and resource networking, as well as provide additional instruction on production topics tailored for each region and managed by regional partners.  Regional programs run from November, 2018 through May, 2019, and there are no additional workshop fees for participants to attend these regional workshops.

*Workshops marked with an * fufill the regional programming requirment for SC New and Beginning Farmer Program Participants.

2018 - 2019 SCNBFP Regional Workshop Schedule

Catawba Region | Lowcountry Region | Midlands Region | Pee Dee Region | Upstate Region

Catawba Region

  • Coming Soon!

Lowcountry Region

  • *Soil Fertilization & Cover Crop Evaluation
    Monday, January 28, 2019
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Clemson Extension Office, Colleton County
    611 Black Street, Room 222
    Walterboro, SC 29488
    Cost: $20.00
    Deadline to Register: 1/24/2019
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    Contact: Alta Mae Marvin, 843-549-2595, Ext 126

  • *Pre-Plant Growers Meeting
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019
    8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    USDA Vegetable Lab
    2700 Savannah Hwy
    Charleston, SC
    Cost: $5.00
    Deadline to Register: 1/24/2019
    Contact: Zack Snipes, zbsnipe@clemson.edu

  • *Selling Through Food Hubs
    Wednesday, March 13, 2019
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Grow Food Carolina
    900 Morrison Drive
    Charleston, SC
    Cost: Free
    Deadline to Register: 3/12/2019
    Contact: Alta Mae Marvin, 843-549-2595, Ext 126

  • *Diversifying the Farm
    Saturday, March 30, 2019
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Brant Family Farm
    585 Pineland Road
    Varnville, SC
    Cost: $20.00
    Deadline to Register: 3/27/2019
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    Contact: Alta Mae Marvin, 843-549-2595, Ext 126

  • *New Growers Toolbox
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    Coastal Research & Education Center
    2865 Savannah Hwy
    Charleston, SC
    About: Introduction to Ergonomic Tools such as sprayers, seeders, hand tools, tractors and networking with local and regional resources.
    Deadline to Register: 4/9/2019
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    Contact: Alta Mae Marvin, 843-549-2595, Ext 126

Midlands Region

  • *Cover Crops and Soil Health
    Date and Location TBD

  • *Pollinator Habitat
    Date and Location TBD

  • *Small Scale, Sustainable Livestock & Produce Production/Technology Workshop
    Carolina Bay Farms
    Date and Time TBD

  • *Social Media Workshop
    Date and Time TBD
    Lexington Extension Office
    605 West Main Street
    Suite 109
    Lexington, SC 29072

Pee Dee Region

  • *GAP Workshop
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    Pee Dee Research & Education Center
    2200 Pocket Rd, Florence, SC 29506
    Contact: Jennifer Boyles, 843-616-0786

  • *50 Years of Growing Vegetables Workshop
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Pee Dee Research & Education Center
    2200 Pocket Rd, Florence, SC 29506
    Contact: Jennifer Boyles, 843-616-0786

  • *Organic Workshop
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    Pee Dee Research & Education Center
    2200 Pocket Rd, Florence, SC 29506
    Contact: Jennifer Boyles, 843-616-0786

  • *Quickbooks Workshop
    Tuesday, April 9, 2019
    Pee Dee Research & Education Center
    2200 Pocket Rd, Florence, SC 29506
    Contact: Jennifer Boyles, 843-616-0786

Upstate Region

  • *Bedding Down the Farm – Wrapping up the Growing Season and Getting Ready for Winter
    Saturday, January 5, 2019
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Clemson Student Organic Research Farm
    190 Field Station Drive
    Clemson, SC 29634

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    Contact: Kelly Flynn, 864-656-5057

  • *Understanding Your Soil Test
    Wednesday, December 18, 2018
    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Agricultural Services Lab - Clemson, SC
    W Cherry Rd, Clemson, SC 29631

    About:
     
    Contact: Kelly Flynn, 864-656-5057
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