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Upstate Forever's work preserving farmland helps prevent urban sprawl, boosts community health, and contributes to a thriving regional food community.
For our Spring Issue of the Upstate Advocate, we reached out to local farmers, restaurateurs, retailers, and other stakeholders asking them what a thriving local food scene means to them. Here, in the words of some of the people who know best, are a few reasons why Upstate Forever is working so hard to protect our region's vanishing farmlands.
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Greg McPhee says his primary job as a chef is “trying not to mess things up" when it comes to the fresh, locally sourced ingredients that shape the heart of his menus at The Anchorage. read more
Crescent Farm, Earth Blooms, and Eat Smart Move More SC discuss why it’s important for the Upstate to have a robust local food scene. read more