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Sara Clow

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A Word from the Warehouse – November 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

At GrowFood Carolina, Thanksgiving is all about the vegetables. Our favorite dishes hail from seasonal Southern produce: sweet potatoes, a good green bean casserole, roasted butternut squash, garlicky kale, a bright beet salad with goat cheese, peppery arugula, Clemson Blue mac and cheese, chestnut stuffing, and honey (on everything). This is, by far, the best time of the year to thank and celebrate our farmers…

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A Word from the Warehouse – August 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

On hot August days in the warehouse, it can be easy to get stuck in the daily grind. We arrive before sunrise, listen to voicemails left the night before, answer emails, jot down orders and load vans for delivery. Forklifts run, phones ring, customers drop in. Wash, rinse, dry, repeat. It can be tough to pause and remember why we put in the…

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A Word from the Warehouse – July 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Layered in a warm pie. Freshly sliced and sprinkled with salt. Diced and tossed in a bright, spicy salsa. Stuck between two pieces of white bread and Duke’s mayonnaise. At the warehouse, all we’re dreaming about and seeing are tomatoes. We’re in the thick of the crop’s season, and our pallets are piled high with juicy red, green and yellow tomatoes. Every tomato is a different shape,…


Bees and cheese

Friday, April 21, 2017

GrowFood Carolina’s customers are all unique, and we’re lucky to work with a wide array of restaurants, retailers and institutions. Our collaboration ensures our community has access to local produce in their grocery store, work cafeteria and favorite food truck. The retail/restaurant hybrid is one of our favorite models because consumers have the opportunity to taste great local products and then take some home. Last year,…


How GrowFood Carolina cultivates connections

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

I wish I could share stories from every farm visit with you. Your support enables these visits, and they are by far the most important thing we do. I learn something new each time—and although operating as a ‘middle man’—GrowFood Carolina strives to market a farmer’s products as the farmers themselves would. Every once in a while, we are able to…

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