How Upstate Forever is responding to COVID-19

Our Greenville and Spartanburg offices have closed while Upstate Forever staff work from home to help protect the health of each other, our families, and our communities. But while we are not together in the office, we remain together in our continued efforts to protect our region's critical lands, waters, and unique character.

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Upstate Forever

Board of Directors & Advisory Council

Margaret Harrison

Margaret Harrison

Margaret Harrison, of Pelzer, SC, is retired after a 35-year career as a research administrator with Mitsubishi Polyester Films of Greer, South Carolina. Now a full-time farmer, she is the co-owner of H & G Produce, a family-owned farm established in 2012 that provides a variety of vegetables to the public and to local businesses.

A passionate advocate for local farmers and agricultural issues, Margaret currently serves as the co-chair of the Farm Bureau Women Committee and as an advisor for the USDA FSA committee of Greenville/Pickens County. Farm Bureau Women coordinate agricultural education and promotional activities at county, state, and national levels. Their work includes supporting important family and agricultural legislation, youth programs, educational activities, leadership development and commodity promotions.

Margaret is also currently serving as a member of the Upstate Forever Land Trust Committee. She is married to Bryant Harrison, and they have four daughters and six grandchildren. She is a long-time member of St. Matthews Baptist Church, where she serves as president of the deacons' wives.

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