Source Guide

November 04, 2016
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Brian S. Kelley Photography
Brian Kelley is a photographer based in Travelers Rest, incorporating several different processes to document his subject matter. His work gives us a snapshot of the world, and of his own visionary eye. 864-907-3386;


Far & Beyond
A locally-based, 100% all-natural products company featuring essential herb blends to keep the bugs away (as well as the aches and pains), health-promoting herbs and teas and a wide variety of handcrafted bath and body products. Convenient online shopping. 864-201-2034;;


The Community Tap
Craft beer and carefully selected wine, on-site pours and growlers to go. A rotating schedule of tastings, a special event room and covered outdoor seating. The neighborhood joint for libations. 217 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville; 864-631-2525;;


Hagood Mill
An historical gem of the Upstate featuring a 1845 gristmill, two restored log cabins, a blacksmith shop, cotton gin, moonshine still and nature trails. Events feature a 3rd Saturday minifestival each month and ongoing educational opportunities. Visit the gift shop for artisan, local products. 138 Hagood Mill Rd., Pickens; 864-898-2936;

John C. Campbell Folk School
Where your inner homesteader, artist and crafter must go someday to feel complete in life. A folk school founded in 1925 in the Danish folkehojskole tradition, this harmonious, charmed mountain enclave offers weeklong and weekend classes (with room & board) in everything from blacksmithing to felt-making to photography to wood-fired cuisine. One Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC; 828-837-2775;

Roper Mountain Science Center
Visit this gem of an educational resource conveniently located near I-85/I-385. A campus designed to engage in science exploration with a planetarium, a living history farm, abundant summer camp options, Second Saturday experiences each month, an annual Blueberry Festival and much more. 402 Roper Mountain Rd., Greenville; 864-355-8900;


Simpsonville Holiday Market at the Clock Tower
Get in the main street spirit this holiday season! Festive and convenient hometown shopping in bustling, blooming downtown Simpsonville. Saturdays, November 26, December 3 and December 10, 5-8pm;

The Community Tap Craft Beer Festival
Now in its 5th year, this quick-to-sell-out gathering for serious local craft beer drinkers is put on by The Community Tap and offers small batch and seasonal samples from over 40 breweries from across the country. Fluor Field, April 29, 2017, 2-6pm.


Bethel Trails Farm
All-natural pastured pork, beef, lamb, and poultry and raised with love on this family farm. With monthly on-farm events the 1st Saturday Nov-May and a regular presence at the Simpsonville Farmers Market, May-Oct, Bethel Trails makes good food easy to find. 2302 Friendship Church Rd., Gray Court; 864- 915-6064;;

Happy Cow Creamery
Farmer Tom Trantham and family run this on-the-farm milk bottling operation, complete with cheerful cows and an on-site store that offers a variety of tasty products from around our region. 332 McKelvey Rd., Pelzer; 864-243- 9699;;

Milky Way Farm
This family-owned dairy is located near Lake Hartwell, with natural raw milk for purchase at delivery locations, select retail stores, and at the farm. 220 Hidden Hills Rd., Starr; 864-352- 2014;

Split Creek Farm
This Grade A goat farm conjures up award-winning cheeses, milk, fudge and yogurt. Stop by the farm to do some shopping and meet the goats. 3806 Centerville Rd., Anderson; 864-287-3921;;

Walker Century Farms
From a farm that’s been in the Walker family since 1898, grass-fed, grassfinished beef and pastured pork, raised with an eye towards the future. Cut-comb honey and goat meat, too. Visit the farm store M and Th-Sa. Host your next farm-to-table event at this picturesque setting in Anderson County. 110 Walker Rd., Anderson; 864-226-2668;;

Whispering Pines
Raising South Carolina’s only dairy sheep along with dairy goats, offering classes on care for both. Specialists in individual and group horseback riding lessons, these folks also have community outreach at heart. Host a Birthday-inthe- Barn for your next shindig. 206 Adams Mill Rd., Mauldin; 864-288-7458;;


AgSouth Farm Credit
Located in SC and GA, this lending cooperative provides financial services for farmers and ag-related businesses. 1325 Pearman Dairy Rd., Anderson; 866-585-6234;


Mother Earth Produce
Where online shopping and convenience meet local and organic. Savvy web-based ordering week to week with no contracts or long term commitments and delivery of your groceries right to your door. 170 Bradley Branch Rd., Unit 11, Arden, NC; 828-275-3500;


Easley Farmers Market
One of the most complete lil’ markets in these here parts. Right in front of Easley City Hall, regular market runs Saturdays Apr-Oct. 205 N. 1st St., Easley; 864-855- 7900;;

Ingles Markets
Founded in 1963, Ingles is a regional grocer that takes pride in providing its shoppers with the best products and prices. All stores are located within 250 miles of Asheville’s distribution center to promote freshness. 2913 US Hwy 70 W., Black Mountain, NC; 828- 669-2941;

Swamp Rabbit Café & Grocery
The perfect pit stop off the Swamp Rabbit Trail. With a fierce attention to accessibility, you’ve never had an easier time eating or shopping for local food. Swamp Pizza (and beer!) soon to land in a converted shipping container out front. 205 Cedar Lane Rd., Greenville; 864-255-3385;;

Travelers Rest Farmers Market
Only in its 3rd season, this local and organic-friendly market is a juggernaut of community energy. In addition to an impressive roster of vendors, nosh from food trucks, enjoy regular Market Talks by chefs, farmers and master gardeners, and take part in a wide range of special events. Winter CSA Program launches Nov 1 and The Very Merry Local Christmas Market happens Sat Dec 10, 12pm-4pm. 115 Wilhelm Winter St., Travelers Rest;

Whole Foods Market
America’s first nationally-certified organic grocer. This Austin-based standard bearer is your stop for high-quality natural and organic foods, home and body care, along with top-notch customer service. 1140 Woodruff Rd., Greenville; 864-335-2300;


Creative Living Wellness
Your self-care specialists providing one-on-one expert consultation in healthy nutrition and lifestyle choices. Family and partner consultation available. Group classes, private yoga and meditation instruction, infrared sauna therapy, herbal supplement products and more. 700 E. North St., Unit 5, Greenville; 864-313- 8812;

Franz Family Spinal Care
Near Woodruff and Batesville, Drs. Benjamin and Monika Franz collaborate to provide their clientele with gentle and effective chiropractic care based on holistic principles of health. 205 Bryce Cir., Suite A, Simpsonville; 864-987- 5995;

YMCA Camp Greenville
A family tradition for over 100 years, this 1400 acre haven for summer campers is perched on a picturesque mountain top in Greenville County and is proud to be the 5th largest YMCA camp in the country, with phenomenal and inclusive programming. 864-836-3291;


Kehl, Culbertson, Andrighetti, LLC
A full-service law firm founded and staffed by people with a sense of place and a true passion for community. Whether it’s real estate, corporate, family, probate or beyond, they have you covered. 114 Manly St., Greenville; 864-370-8222;;


City of Landrum
Brimming with unique antique and speciality shops, delicious local eateries, beautiful bed and breakfast escapes, vibrant equestrian culture. Nestled in the Blue Ridge foothills, charming downtown Landrum awaits.

Greenville Recreation District/ GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail
The ultimate recreation experience in Greenville County is the 21 mile (and growing) Swamp Rabbit Trail. A former north-south rail line, the trail connects the community through both exercise and fun.

Pickens County
A quiet, beautiful area of the Blue Ridge foothills, brimming with sweeping mountain vistas, excellent rock climbing and cycling trails, sparkling lakes, the historic Hagood Mill with its 19th century working gristmill, busy farmers markets and local arts, crafts and music galore.

South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA)
YOUR state resource for all things agriculture. Promoting and enabling SC farmers and food products, consumer safety and access. Look for Certified SC Grown and Fresh On The Menu labels wherever you buy or dine. State Capitol Complex, Wade Hampton Bldg., 5th Floor, Columbia; 803-734- 2210;


American Grocery Restaurant
Chef/owner and husband/wife Joe Clarke and Darlene Mann-Clarke are responsible for this bonafide treasure, a restaurant that celebrates seasonal cuisine and locally-sourced products from table to glass. 732 S. Main St., Greenville; 864- 232-7665;;

Leopard Forest Coffeehouse
A hub for coffee (proudly serving TR’s own Leopard Forest brand) and community along the Swamp Rabbit Trail. Enjoy your caffeine, a local artisan-baked snack, grab a paper or conversation and refuel thyself. 27 S. Main St., Travelers Rest; 864-834-5500;;

Mr. Rivers Breakfast Joint
From the dynamic duo Summer and Joe Fredette comes their newest creation, a breakfast spot in downtown Anderson right next door to SummaJoe’s. 125 N. Main St., Anderson; 864-965-9030; 864-760-0597;

Southern Pressed Juicery
The latest creative debut from the Table 301 restaurant group, this healthy and hip oasis offers 100% cold-pressed juices made from organic fruits and vegetables along with a robust menu of vegan, raw hand-crafted, quick-grab snacks, energy bowls, salads and more. 2 W. Washington St., Greenville; 864-729-8626;

Owners Joe and Summer Fredette work closely with local farmers to create their seasonal menu. Pizza, sandwiches and the best shrimp cakes around. With half-price bottles of wine on Saturday nights, well worth the trip to Anderson. 127 N. Main St., Anderson; 864-965-9030;;

Table 301
Locally-owned restaurant group dedicated to the highest standards of hospitality. 11 brands and counting: Soby’s, Soby’s on the Side, Highway 301 Food Truck, Jianna (OPENING SOON!), The Lazy Goat, The Loft at Soby’s, Nose Dive, Papi’s Tacos, Passerelle, Southern Pressed Juicery, Table 301 Catering. 207 S. Main St., Greenville; 864-232-7007;;

Upcountry Provisions
This bakery and bistro serves up a mean breakfast, lunch and dinner, with catering to boot. Fresh breads are out of this world. Great stop near the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail. Open Tu-Sa. 6809 State Park Rd., Travelers Rest; 864-834-8433;;

Vault & Vator
COMING SOON! From the masterminds at American Grocery Restaurant, Greenville’s first speakeasy. Expect craft cocktails in an art deco-inspired environment that harkens back to another time and another level of appreciation of a fine drink. 655 South Main St., Ste. 100, Greenville;;


Consuming Fires
Greenville’s national award winning (6 and counting!) hot sauce. Four signature flavors: Smoked Jalapeno, Smoked Andouille, Smoked Habanero and NEW! Serrano Mojo. Visit website for online ordering or a list of local retail outlets. 864-569-3374;

Leopard Forest Coffee
From their sustainable (and humanitarian-minded) Zimbabwean coffee farm, Leopard Forest direct imports, expertly roasts and grinds their beans in Travelers Rest. Owner Ildi Revi is a Master Certified Cupping Judge. Available online, at Leopard Forest Coffeehouse, in many fine restaurants and retailers in the Upstate and beyond. 864-836-8332;;

Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice
For over 25 years, this proud, familyrun and certified Women’s Business Enterprise has brought daily freshsqueezed Florida citrus to family tables throughout the Southeast. Enjoy classic orange, fresh lemonade, honey tangerine, beet-orange (launching in Nov!), ruby red grapefruit and more. Available at area grocery stores including Ingles Markets, Publix and the Hub City Co-op.

Sallie’s Greatest
Handcrafted herbal jams and simple syrups by Sallie herself, with inventive flavor combinations that take your food and drink to delicious new levels. Some of our favorites: Peach-Basil, Blackberry-Sage. Beautiful corporate and gift options, and easy user-friendly online ordering. Cameron; 803-823- 9075;

Super ’Nola Natural
Nutrient-dense and packed with flavor, this delicious granola is made right here in the Upstate. Visit the website for easy online ordering and a listing of local retail outlets. Pumpkin-Fig- Pecan makes us particularly happy. 40 Rushmore Dr., Greenville;;

Incredible local food visionaries and Slow Food enthusiasts Jan Wesley and Renato Vicario artfully craft and directly import their delectable red wines, grappas, fruit brandies and liqueurs (as well as estate-bottled, cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil) from their farm in Tuscany.


BookQuest Used and Collectible Books
A used book lover’s haven located in delightful downtown Fountain Inn. Decades of book industry experience and smart, friendly, personal service provided by owner Dianne Bailey. 108 S. Main St., Fountain Inn; 864-408-9747;;

The Chocolate Moose
Downtown Greenville’s cupcake heaven. Multiple fabulous flavors every day (plus vegan and gluten-free options), cake pops and puddings. Espresso drinks, breakfast options and an expanding list of savories. Weddings, cupcake parties and more! 130 S. Main St. (inside M.Judson bookstore), Greenville; 864-232-2121;;

Couture Cakes of Greenville
Your go-to place for the ultimate cake or custom cupcake creation. From the smallest gatherings to the most elegant weddings, this outfit specializes in inventive and personalized designs. Family recipes welcome! 1325 Miller Rd., Ste. H, Greenville; 864-288-6610;;

M. Judson
These “Booksellers & Storytellers” are located in the iconic, original Greenville Courthouse, right in the heart of the city. Curated books celebrating Southern authors and stories, cookbooks galore, and a delightful array for children and YA. Thoughtful gifts, irreverent cards, a busy calendar of author events and plenty of book club action. Cafe partner The Chocolate Moose provides plenty of good eats and drinks. 130 S. Main St., Greenville; 864-603-2412;;

Metro Reprographics
Focused on quality copying, scanning, finishing and imaging services. Owner Dan McNamara and team are your friendly and very community-minded printers. 109 Woodruff Industrial Ln., Greenville; 864- 234-4926;;

Oil & Vinegar
Former Johnson & Wales Culinary Instructor Veera Gaul and husband Joe are proprietors of this downtown haven for some of the finest and artisanallycrafted specialty oils, vinegars and spices around. Friendly, expert customer service and special tasting events abound. 220 Main St., Greenville, 864-241-6689;

The Spice & Tea Exchange
Specialists in hand-mixed aromatic spice and herb blends, as well as gourmet sugars, teas and salts from around the world. 124 N. Main St., Greenville; 864- 509-0125;;

Sunstore Solar
Committed to providing the Upstate with alternative energy solutions for the past 35 years. Visit the Greer showroom and help improve the collective community carbon footprint. 3090 S. Hwy 14, Greer; 864-297-6776;;

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