Business & Economy

The Columbia Floods and the Problem with Impervious Surfaces

June 19, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by I. King
The Columbia floods and the Impervious Problem

The word catastrophic was coined to describe the 2015 floods in Columbia, South Carolina. The severe flooding trapped residents in their homes, standing by for rescue teams' assistance. Photos from the Weather Channel compare normal conditions to flood conditions and the...

Kindbelly

June 12, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Kindbelly

Kindbelly is a healthy alternative for both breakfast and lunch in Myrtle Beach, SC. Their cafe serves organic kombucha on tap, smoothies with locally sourced, organic microgreens, wraps, salads, acai and pitaya bowls, as well as a small hot menu from their grill.

Bulls Bay Sea Salt

June 6, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Salt

Bulls Bay Sea Salt produces solar-evaporated sea salt, harvested from just minutes north of Charleston from the pristine waters of Bulls Bay, SC.

2017 AG + ART Tour

June 1, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Ag plus Art Tour

Our special guests in the studio are Clemson Extension’s Ben Boyles and Michelle Long from the Newberry Chamber of Commerce share with us details about the upcoming South Carolina Ag + Art Tour that will take place every weekend in June. This self-guided tour of designated...

Furman Student's Experience with Greenville's BlueCross BlueShield Internship

May 31, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by I. King
Meg Demaar on her first day at BCBSSC

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is the only South Carolina-owned and operated health insurance carrier. They have been offering security to Palmetto State citizens for more than 65 years and is one of South Carolina's largest employers. In addition to their service...

Jody Martin, Executive Director, SC Agribiz and Farm Expo

May 31, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Jody Martin, Executive Director, SC Agribiz and Farm Expo

Amanda McNulty interviews Jody Martin, Executive Director of the S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

Charleston Harbor Receives Fund for Deepening

May 30, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Charleston Port

The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project has received $17.5 million in construction funding as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2017 Fiscal Year Work Plan. An additional $16.1 million is dedicated to the project for operations and maintenance, which includes dredging...

Cam Crawford, President of SC Forestry Association

May 24, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Cam Crawford, President of S.C. Forestry Association

Amanda McNulty interviews Cam Crawford, President of S.C. Forestry Association, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Fox Trot Farm

May 22, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Fox Trot Farm

This farm in the rolling hills of Lancaster County, SC raises sheep for meat, bees for honey, chickens for eggs and they also do educational tours.

Beau Sorenson, SC Natural Resources Conservation Service

May 17, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Beau Sorenson, S.C. Natural Resources Conservation Service

Amanda McNulty interviews Beau Sorenson of S.C. Natural Resources Conservation Service, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

GrowFood Carolina

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
GrowFood Carolina

Team "Making It Grow" visits GrowFood Carolina in Charleston, SC and talks with general manager Sara Clow. GrowFood officially opened its doors in 2011 at a warehouse in downtown Charleston. Over the past four years, the hub has grown from marketing for 5 producers to more...

Loveland Coffee

May 11, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Loveland Coffee

"Making It Grow" always enjoys it when Jennifer Badger from the South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association comes on the show. This time she invited Beach Loveland from Loveland Coffee. This is a socially responsible Specialty Coffee...

Brandon Velie, SC Chef Ambassador

May 10, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Brandon Veile, SC Chef Ambassador

“Making It Grow” host Amanda McNulty interviews Brandon Velie, SC Chef Ambassador, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017. Original SC highlights Chef Velie and his restaurant Juniper . Follow the link and “carpe...

Bee Well Honey

May 3, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Bee Well Honey jars

Team "Making It Grow" visits with the 2016 South Carolina Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Farmer of the Year Kerry Owen of Bee Well Honey in Pickens, SC. Owen’s business focuses on streamlined production and distribution. In addition to raising bees and running a store, Owen...

Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador

May 3, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador

“Making It Grow” host Amanda McNulty interviews Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

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