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These three local agriculture businesses are doing things differently

The SC Department of Agriculture just awarded three Greenville County agriculture businesses with grants celebrating their entrepreneurship and innovation.

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A day on the farm. | Photo by Farm In The Wildwood

Lettuce applaud the three Greenville County businesses that received grants from the SC Department of Agriculture’s Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship. The center aims to support local agriculture businesses by celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship.

  • Farm in the Wildwood | This farm uses eco-friendly methods to grow its vegetables and it will use the grant to make improvements to its facilities, improve marketing, and expand its products.
  • The Pickled Pepper People | You know them for their spicy slaw, but did you know this business uses a traditional Haitian family recipe and sustainably sourced local vegetables? It plans to use the money for new equipment, marketing, and other expenses.
  • Growing Green Family Farms | Using regenerative agricultural practices like compost, this farm plans to use the money to expand its packing shed and walk-in cooler to increase production + support other farmers in need of a food safety-certified space.

See the full list of grant recipients across the SC.

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