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Upstate Forever is growing and looking to fill several integral roles on our team: Assistant Director of Development, Clean Water Project Associate, and Communications Coordinator.

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The Upstate Update: July 2021 - July 18th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, we share an important action alert for Greenville residents, the difference your support makes, and more recent news and updates. read more

Join us on July 20th at 6 pm to protect farms, forests, and rural areas - July 16th, 2021

On Tuesday, Greenville County Council will cast votes regarding two critically important issues that will shape the future of Greenville County and impact the lives of all Greenville residents. We need you to join us for the Council meeting at 6:00 pm to show your support for responsible growth and greenspaces. read more

How we would like to see the proposed Article 3.1 replacement ordinance strengthened - July 12th, 2021

Here's what you need to know and how to get involved now to protect farms, forests, and rural areas in Greenville County. read more

The Upstate Update: June 2021 - June 20th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, we share a list of the Upstate's farmers markets where you can buy fresh and local produce this summer, an important update on a Greenville County land development regulation, welcome new faces to the UF team, and more. read more

Commemorating Juneteenth - June 18th, 2021

To commemorate Juneteenth, the day the last remaining enslaved African Americans were emancipated in 1865, we reflect on the grave injustices of the past and reaffirm our commitment to strive towards a more equitable future. read more

Upstate SC Farmers Markets - June 16th, 2021

Eat local this summer! We've compiled a list of the farmers markets in each of Upstate SC's 10 counties so you can eat fresh, locally grown food and support local agriculture all season long. read more

What happened on Article 3.1 yesterday & what's next - June 16th, 2021

A disappointing update regarding the proposed replacement of Greenville County's Article 3.1, a local land development regulation that sets out basic criteria for subdivision approval in unincorporated parts of the county read more

Action alert! Greenville County Council committee has weakened Article 3.1 replacement - June 11th, 2021

Your voice is needed now to protect rural Greenville County from rampant suburban-style sprawl. read more

By Lisa Hallo

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