Blythewood cut-flower farm on AG + Art tour

BLYTHEWOOD – Influenced by her grandmother, who grew roses, Linda Bradley has had a life-long love of flowers. “As I grew,” Bradley said, “so did my interest in growing flowers. I enjoyed working in our home garden with my father. In college, I studied botany and horticulture, among other things.” In the mid-2000s, Bradley began […]

AG + Art farm tour set for June 29-30

BLYTHEWOOD – Three Blythewood area farms will participate in Richland County’s inaugural AG + Art Tour, June 26-27. The tour will feature not only working family-owned farms and their produce, but local artisans and musicians as well, many of whom will be performing at the various farms. The tour features some of the beautiful farms […]

New Market building shines at Farm to Table dinner

WINNSBORO – The County’s new Market building was the perfect venue for Fairfield County AG + Art’s Farm to Table dinner. More than a hundred guests enjoyed chicken and vegetables fresh off several Fairfield County farms. Chef Maocia Coleman-Owens of Exquisite Catering turned out a meal that brought many compliments to the chef. The Cornwallis […]

Hundreds tour Fairfield farms, enjoy art and music

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – This year’s Fairfield County AG + Art farm tour was a homegrown and handmade experience that lasted through the weekend. Hundreds of families toured 10 farm/art venues that stretched from Ridgeway to Blair as well as five ancillary locations (shops and restaurants) in the downtowns of Winnsboro and Ridgeway. Sponsored by the […]

AG + Art tour set to be a weekend of farm fun, June 15-16

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – The county will once again be showing off its fair fields and farms during the fifth annual Fairfield County Ag + Art Tour. The farm sites on the tour will feature their home-grown produce as well as local artisans and musicians. “The tour is an introduction to some of the beautiful farms […]

AG + Art Tour: Fairfield County

Celebrate farm food June 13

WINNSBORO – The name of the county, Fairfield, is believed to have originated with Lord Cornwallis when, during the Revolutionary War, he and his British Troops wintered in Winnsboro. While taking in the view of the surrounding area from his second floor window, Cornwallis is said to have declared, “Oh, what fair fields.” Next weekend […]

AG + Art Farm Tour

Ag + Art In the Works

WINNSBORO – Brad Hoffman and Valarie Clowney (holding shirt) dropped by the Ridgeway Tow Council meeting last week to promote the 2019 Ag + Art tour that will take place in Fairfield County June 15-16. Standing behind them are, from left, Ridgeway Town Councilmen Don Prioleau, Dan Martin, Mayor Heath Cookendorfer and Councilman Rufus Jones. To […]

The 2018 Fairfield Ag + Art Tour

JENKINSVILLE – On June 14 there was a six-course dinner with musical entertainment by the lake at The Pearl of Monticello. The following Saturday morning, hundreds of fun-loving families traipsed through the Fairfield County countryside looking for farms, artists, musicians, food and fun. They found it on the annual self-guided Fairfield Ag + Art Tour. […]