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October 28, 2015
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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), healthpromoting herbs and teas and a wide variety of handcrafted bath and body products. Convenient online store 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, special event room and now covered outdoor seating in their new space. The neighborhood joint for libations. 217 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville; 864-631-2525;;

Dark Corner Distillery

A craft micro-distillery embracing the storied and colorful past of Appalachian moonshine. Come to downtown Greenville and visit the multiple award-winning makers of small batch artisanal fine spirits produced in a custom designed 80-gallon still. 241-B N. Main St., Greenville; 864-631-1144;;

Milltown Meadery

Man and bee, together at their very best. The ancient art of mead-making diligently crafted right in Greenville, celebrating and showcasing local honey and other Upstate SC ingredients. 864-735-8464;

Quest Brewing Co.

American and Belgian-style craft beers, made right here in Greenville. Quest Taproom offers growler fills, live music, weekly tours and special events. Tu-Sa. 55 Airview Dr., Greenville; 864-272- 6232;;

Swamp Rabbit Brewery

The Pierson family’s new craft beer hub in northern Greenville County. Take a tour, enjoy a tasting, leave with a growler. Open mic weekend music, an open-air beer garden and a location just off the Swamp Rabbit Trail make this space extra-inviting. 26 S. Main St., Travelers Rest; 864-610-2424;

The Tasting Room

Exclusive wines, gourmet cheeses and craft beer...what’s not to love? And smack dab in the middle of charming downtown Travelers Rest. Join in (bike in on the Swamp Rabbit Trail!) for a tasting and don’t miss the Sunday Funday $5 mimosas. 12 S. Main St., Travelers Rest; (864) 610-0361;;


Furman University

With it’s idyllic campus just north of Downtown Greenville and connected by the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail for runners-bikers-walkers transiting to and from charming downtown Travelers Rest, Furman University is much more than a stellar institution for higher learning. It’s a great place for anyone to grab a bite, a cold beer at the Paddock, hear an outdoor concert, and engage in one of the many continuing ed offerings, whether you are eight or 80. 3300 Poinsett Hwy., Greenville, SC; 864-294-2000;

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;


Holiday Ice

Hometown holiday traditions are the best and Anderson sure does them well. Head on over this season with the family and lace up the skates. Carolina Wren Park, Anderson;


Bethel Trails Farm

All-natural pastured pork, beef, lamb, poultry and eggs from this family farm. With on-farm sales, regular deliveries, and a stocked freezer at the Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery, Bethel Trails makes good food easy to find. 2302 Friendship Church Rd., Gray Court; 864-915-6064;

Crescent Farms

This small, family-operated organic vegetable farm in Clinton with a loyal CSA following delivers some of the region’s finest produce direct to your home table. 3111 Hwy 56, Clinton; 802-380-0605;;

Greenbrier Farms

Roddy Pick and Chad and Amy Bishop run this 300-acre farm, CSA, farm store and event space in Dacusville, a darling of the Upcountry. With great produce and grass-fed livestock, Greenbrier is a source for many local restaurants. 772 Hester Store Rd., Easley; 864-855-9782;;

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;;

Hickory Nut Gap Farm

A fourth generation family farm lead by Jamie and Amy Ager bringing 100% grassfed beef, pastured pork and poultry as well as USDA certified organic produce throughout the Carolinas. Farm store with cafe open 7 days a week. CSA and bulk purchases available as well. 57 Sugar Hollow Rd., Fairview, NC; 828-628-1027;;

Milanesi Farms

Pelzer-based wholesale supplier—only one in the state—of high quality, Kobe-style Akaushi beef. Considered one of the healthiest types of beef in the world and known for intense marbling. Custom butchery available. 864-372- 9040; Pelzer, SC;

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;

Possum Kingdom Kreamery

This Belton-based patch of “goat paradise” offers Grade A raw milk along with hand-crafted farmstead goat cheese and yogurts. The herd is fed a USDA certified organic diet. 520 Acker Rd., Belton; 864-423-4048;;

Reedy River Farms

Farmer George Dubose and team bring sustainable urban farming to a hyper-local level, located in downtown Greenville along the Swamp Rabbit Trail and serving area consumers and restaurants with year-round produce. 78 Mayberry St., Greenville; 864-419- 0385;

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, chat with owners Evin Evans and Pat Bell, and meet the goats. 3806 Centerville Rd., Anderson; 864-287-3921;;

Timberock Heritage Poultry Farm

The pride and specialty of Agnew Hopkins, poultry expert and Food & Beverage Director at Hopkins Farm. Years of careful breeding of heritage chickens, turkeys and ducks results in some of the region’s finest sustainablyraised eggs and poultry. 3717 Fork Shoals Rd., Simpsonville; 864-243-4010;;

Tyger River Smart Farm

Local “plant person” (with a Master’s in Plant Molecular Biology), Ryan Oates developed this Duncan-based hydroponic business specializing in a wide variety of healthy greens and leafy vegetables. 609 E. Main St., Duncan; 590-2456;;

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-in-the- 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;


The Farm Cart

With the goal of “making local convenient”, this newly launched local food distributor provides fresh local produce, humanely- raised meats, and pastured dairy products to area restaurants and homes. Taylors;


Bee Well Honey Farm & Natural Market

More than 100% raw honey and beekeeping supplies, the folks at Bee Well stock their market with raw milk and Amish butter, hormone-free beef and free-range eggs, gourmet sauces and mustards, locally-made candles, pottery and more. 205 Hampton Ave., Pickens; 864-898- 5122;;

Easley Farmers Market

One of the most complete lil’ markets in these here parts. Right in front of Easley City Hall, Saturdays 8am-noon through Oct 4 with a special holiday market on Nov 8. 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 pitstop off the Swamp Rabbit Trail. With a fierce attention to accessibility, you’ve never had an easier time eating or shopping for local food. 205 Cedar Lane Rd., Greenville; 864-255- 3385;;

Slow Food Earth Market & Seasonal Educational Events

Slow Food, an organization that fosters quality, sustainability and social justice, puts on their May-Sept monthly farmers market: products with integrity, cooking demos and kid-friendly activities in NOMA Square as well as offering expertled cooking classes year-round at various Upstate locations. Earth Market location: 220 N. Main St., Greenville;;

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;

Woodruff Holidays on Main Crafts Market

Check out the region’s latest example of a downtown community energizing itself with local food and craft shopping opportunites. Th, Nov. 19, 2-8pm, 121 S. Main St., Woodruff; 864-476-2133;


Bon Secours St. Francis Health System

Our community is lucky to have the support of St. Francis, which provides both necessary health services and encouragement for wholesome living. 1 St. Francis Dr., Greenville;;

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 11, Greenville; 864-313-8812;

Crockett Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Mary Crockett knows the value of good nutrition, and she starts there when it comes to kids’ teeth. Board Certified and specializing in preventative oral hygiene, comprehensive orthodontic treatment and restorative dentistry. 102 S. Venture Dr., Greenville; 864-234-9800;

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., Simpsonville; 864-987-5995;

Greenville Health System

With eight major health campuses, a network of MD360 Urgent Care locations across the Upstate, and the most extensive network of doctors around, GHS is a regional healthcare force to be reckoned with, and grateful for. 877-GHS-INFO;


Appalachian Regional Commission

A federal-state partnership working towards sustainable community and economic development across Appalachia. Active partner in promoting healthy local foodways throughout the region. 202-884-7700;;

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.

City of Travelers Rest

A town on fire with energy and development, TR’s newly inaugurated Trailblazer Park boasts a permanent farmers market pavilion and grassy amphitheater to host an amazing lineup of food, music and movies for the season ahead. With the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail hugging Main Street, it’s no wonder the community is abuzz with new shops, restaurants and visitors galore.

Our Carolina Foothills

An NC-SC, four-community partnership (Saluda, Columbus, Tryon and Landrum) to promote the incredible equestrian and wine industries of the area, along with a bevy of great restaurants, events and beyond. Super helpful website for planning your next visit. 828-817-1079;;


Providing renewable water resources to the Upstate community. Public outreach programs promote clean waterways, public health and general environmental stewardship. 561 Mauldin Rd., Greenville; 864- 299-4000;

SC Agritourism Association

Exciting new initiative by the SCDA to promote agritourism across the state. Website with over 140 farms a nd search function by county. Get out, take the kids and explore! Contact director Jackie Moore to join the new SC Agritourism Association and to get your farm listed. 803-734-2144;;

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;


1826 On The Green

Thoughtful bistro fare, well paired with wine and craft beer, served in on the square in historic, quaint Pendleton. A charming culinary destination most definitely worth the trip. 105 Exchange St., Pendleton; 864-646-5500

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;;

Bocca Pure Italian

Classic, family-friendly Italian cuisine prepared fresh daily by Chef Horacio and team just north of Cherrydale on Poinsett Hwy. Weekly specials always on offer, as well as hand-made salad dressings bottled to take home. 2660 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville; 864-271- 7877;

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;


Visit this award-winning, architecturally phenomenal and completely locally-inspired restaurant, created by JHM Hotels and nestled along Main Street at NOMA Square/Hyatt Regency. Executive Chef Trevor Higgins and his culinary team highlight seasonal, local ingredients at every turn. Open seven days a week: breakfast, brunch, dinner and lunch. 220 N. Main St., Greenville; 864-298-2424;


You’ll find something for everyone at this family restaurant in the heart of downtown TR. From wings and flatbread pizzas to a full slate of specialty salad and entrees, the team of John and Marvin Short and Cory Satterfield bring their longtime catering expertise to a full-service, sit-down outlet. 24 S. Main St., Travelers Rest; 864-834-4050;

Sidewall Pizza

Brick-oven goodness, handcrafted to order with authentic Italian and high quality local ingredients, all enjoyed along the main drag of bustling Travelers Rest. Fresh, inventive salads, a solid selection of beer/wine and delightful outdoor seating complete the experience. 35 S. Main St., Travelers Rest; 864-610-1406;

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 halfprice bottles of wine on Saturday nights, well worth the trip to Anderson. 127 N. Main St., Anderson; 864-965-9030;;

Tandem Creperie and Coffeehouse

On the corner of delightful and delicious, this sunny spot serves up some of the tastiest sweet and savory crepes around. Complement yours with a house-made soda or thoughtfully crafted Counter Culture coffee. 2 S. Main St., Travelers Rest; 864-610-2245;

Tom’s BBQ

Called Greenville’s catering headquarters for a reason, Tom’s BBQ makes anything, from a family picnic to a corporate function, smokey good. 1143-D Woodruff Rd., Greenville; 864-288-2652;

Upcountry Provisions

This bakery and bistro serves up a mean breakfast, lunch and dinner and caters 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;;

Whistle Stop at the American Café

Newly-renovated cafe by the third generation of Styles family to own the location, this is truly a piece of Travelers Rest history. Visit the vintage steam engine out front and enjoy Southerninspired cuisine inside, or on the rooftop deck overlooking the bustling GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail. 109 S. Main St., Travelers Rest; 864-WHISTLE;


Black Mountain Chocolate

North Carolina’s original bean-to-bar chocolate with Appalachian-inspired flavors. Packaged treats include cocoa nib granola, tasty drinking chocolate and chunks for cooking too. P.O. Box 21673, Winston-Salem, NC; 336-293-4698;

Carolina Parakeet TeaBird Teas

Dedicated to preserving a lifestyle of civility, hospitality and health through the enjoyment of teatime, Carolina Parakeet offers tea filters and teapots, classes on tea etiquette, a myriad of loose tea varieties and the prettiest packaging around. Find them across the Upstate and online. 864-261-0704;;

Due South Coffee Roasters

A vibrant hub of good coffee and community-building leading the way in a renovated former mill in Taylors. Fine coffee mixed with regular live music creates stellar ambiance. 250 Mill St., 4C, Taylors; 864-283-6680;;

Fields of Gold Farm

Goat milk gelato from a beautiful biodynamic and “beyond organic” farm in Western NC is available at the Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery. PO Box 1642, Hendersonville, NC; 828-692-7096;;

Good to Go Juice

Raw juice blends with essential oils produced right here in the Upstate. Cleanse packages, workshops and deliveries available. Store location offers full menu of salads, wraps, quinoa bowls and more. 5000 Old Spartanburg Rd., Taylors; 864-244-2733;

Great Harvest Bread Co.

Founded with a corporate philosophy of serving customers and the community with a lot of heart, this Greenville bakery has delivered over a decade of delicious handcrafted breads, cookies and bars out of their Woodruff Rd. location, as well as at many area farmers markets. 1467 Woodruff Rd., Greenville; 864-286-6944;

Harvest Moon Baby Food

Crafted locally by two moms who wanted a better option for their own children. Cute packaging in individual servings made with organically grown produce sourced close to home. Convenient online ordering and weekly home delivery ensure optimal product freshness and quality for your little one. 864-423-7193;;

Kuka Juice

These lovely local ladies now have a physical store to help you satisfy your fresh, cold-pressed juice fix in steady fashion. Delicious flavor combinations like “Kick Some Acid” and “Skinny Genes” keep you and your belly smiling. Connect on social media, visit the store or order home delivery. 101 W. Camperdown Way #102, Greenville; 864-905-1214 or 864-787-9746;;

LaRue Fine Chocolate

With a commitment to using fresh, local and high quality ingredients, Elizabeth McDaniel, a graduate from Ecole Chocolat, offers exquisitely packaged, inventive chocolates, individually handcrafted with care. Pickens; 864-616-1991;;

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 The Forest Coffeehouse, in many fine restaurants and retailers in the Upstate and beyond. 864-836-8332;;

Nellie T’s

With Traditional, Spicy and Seriously Hot flavors, this locally-produced gourmet line of pimento cheeses more than satisfies your Southern comfort food craving. 14 Manorwood Ct., Simpsonville; 864-640-9133;

Sallie’s Greatest

Handcrafted herbal jams by Sallie herself, with inventive flavor combinations that stretch from sweet to savory with ease. (Try Blackberry Spice + Sage for glazing your next pork roast.) Beautiful corporate and gift options, and easy userfriendly online ordering. Cameron; 803-823-9075;

Spice Society

Elegantly packaged in beautiful canisters and glass bottles, these hand-selected spices are sourced with a fervent commitment to organic and non-GMO practices. Check out this glorious new line that’s landed in a few select outlets in Greenville and Travelers Rest. Available at Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery, Rick Erwin’s Deli & Market, Cafe at Williams Hardware and The Cook’s Station. 864-508-4091;


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;;

Chocolate Moose

Downtown Greenville’s cupcake heaven: nine fresh fabulous flavors every day, plus vegan and gluten-free cupcakes, cake pops and puddings. Weddings, cupcake decorating parties and deliveries available from the Moose Mobile! 120 N. Main St., Greenville; 864-232-2121;;

Front Porch Fixins

Visit this darling, small town retail destination for seasonally-inspired and homey gifts and groceries in the heart of Powdersville. 10205 Anderson Rd., Easley; 864-558-0332

Greenville Jerky & Vine

This family-owned downtown store features high quality jerky (including trout!) along with regional wines produced in the Carolinas and Georgia. Plenty of other artisanally crafted specialty food products from the area round out the shelves. 36 S. Main St., Greenville; 864-982-5802;;

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 features locally roasted coffee, a smart selection of beer and wine and tasty, seasonally-inspired bites. 130 S. Main St., Greenville;

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;;

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;;

Vom Fass

Specializing in fine culinary oils, caskaged vinegars, rare spirits, liquors and much more, this new addition to the Woodruff Rd. area offers retail shopping along with special sampling and tasting events for the discerning gourmand. 4 Market Point Dr., Greenville; 864-288-3277;

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