Join Our Virtual Citizens Planning Academy

This online, interactive course is designed to help Greenville residents, business owners, and neighborhood leaders understand processes that drive local planning and land use policy decisions, as well as the roles and perspectives of diverse stakeholders. Eight one-hour lunch and learn-style sessions will take place over Zoom beginning on Wednesdays in April.

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Local Farms, Local Food: Part 4 - May 8th, 2018

Folks from Grassfat Farm, Greenbrier Farms, Greenville Tech Culinary Institute, and Grits and Groceries share their thoughts on what a thriving local food scene means to the Upstate. read more

By Guest Contributors

Local Farms, Local Food: Part 3 - May 1st, 2018

Jonathan Willis from Farm Fresh Fast and Leland Gibson from Gibson Organic Farms weigh in on what a thriving local food scene means to the Upstate. read more

By Guest Contributors

County Comp Plan Update - April 28th, 2018

Greenville County has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for assistance with their upcoming 10-year comprehensive plan update. Proposals will be accepted until mid-May, and the contract should be awarded/negotiated by early June, according to the RFP. read more

By Lisa Hallo

The Anchorage: Local Flavor, National Acclaim - April 25th, 2018

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

By Sally Boman

Local Farms, Local Food: Part 2 - April 17th, 2018

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

By Guest Contributors

Local Farms, Local Food: Part 1 - April 16th, 2018

Bioway Farms, Caroland Farms, and Clemson Area Food Exchange weigh in on what a thriving local food scene means to the Upstate. read more

By Guest Contributors

Legislative Update 2018 Week 9 - March 12th, 2018

What's happening with the Conservation Bank? With Energy? read more

By Shelley Robbins

Thank you to our 2018 ForeverGreen Luncheon Sponsors - March 5th, 2018

Upstate Forever’s ForeverGreen Annual Awards Luncheon was extra special this year, thanks in big part to our generous sponsors. read more

By Aldon Knight

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