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Abundant Seafood

Charleston, SC

Established in 2007, wholesaler of fish and seafood.

Mark, a 30 some-odd year fishing veteran, specializes in keeping fresh, sustainable caught local seafood. He has a long resume of working closely with government to improve the health of the resources and the viability of the industry.

Mark’s boat is named the Amy Marie and he fishes 50-60 miles offshore (just inside the Gulf Stream where the current is too swift to bottom fish) and anywhere off the coasts of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.

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Ambrose Farms

Wadmalaw Island, SC

135 Acre family owned farm run by son Sam and Pete, his father, who has grown up in Charleston making a living on the earth and has been a farmer since 1976.

Ambrose Farms is one of Charleston’s area favorite You-pick farms featuring a wide variety of herbs and produce from asparagus to watermelon. 

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Anson Mills

Columbia, SC

Anson Mills is proud to provide America’s finest chefs with fresh native stone-ground organic ingredients. We cold mill all ingredients to order, chill vac pac them immediately, and ship them same day.

Established in 1998 the company produces Hand- made mill goods from organic heirloom grains.

Glenn Roberts is a Charleston based historic restoration consultant and 30 year veteran of restaurant and hotel concept design and devoted artisan of milled goods.

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Bear Creek

Leipers Fork, TN

Bear Creek Farm, a sustainable grass-fed, grain-finished cattle and hog farm, raises all-natural Angus beef and heritage hogs in a responsible and humane way. We rely on outstanding genetics and Certified Humane practices to produce healthy, tasty beef and pork without the use of hormones or antibiotics.

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Bentons’s Country Hams

Madisonville, TN

Hams and Bacon-dry curing process.  Slow cured using salt, brown sugar and sodium nitrate. Typically aged 9-10 months.

Business started in 1947 by the late Albert H. Hicks, a dairy farmer who began curing and selling country ham.  Allan Benton took over the business in 1973.

Hams are available either un-smoked or hickory and applewood smoked.

Uses certified organic Berkshire hogs from small farmers that are raised on pastures.

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Blackbird Farms

Hendersonville, NC

Family owned and operated farm since1933 that consists of two 4 acre organic fields, and one 10 acre conventional field.

We strive to produce top quality organic and conventional herbs and produce with an emphasis on using as many natural farming methods possible.

They specialize in heirloom tomatoes but grow a little of everything, from Arugula to Zucchini.

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Bourbon Barrel Foods

Louisville, KY

They take standard condiments and age them in bourbon casks, the result:  extra-smoky sauces and spices that add a hint of booze.

A maker of gourmet food is a maker of gourmet food products that reflect the rich heritage of Kentucky’s Bourbon Country, “The Napa Valley of the Bluegrass”

To make quality gourmet sauces and seasonings by adhering to a three-word philosophy:  slow, small, and simple.

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Broadbent’s B&B Food

Kuttawa, KY

There’s Kentucky country ham, and then there’s Kentucky country ham from Broadbent’s. The makers of award-winning Kentucky country ham, hickory smoked bacon, and smoked sausage. The tradition of making products of the highest quality has been the same for over 100-years. Whether your tastes in Ham flavor is salty or sweet, we’ve got the perfect Ham for your Christmas celebration! Please Browse through our selections, all guaranteed to please!

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Burden Creek Dairy

Johns Island, SC

Burden Creek Dairy is an artisan goat dairy specializing in the freshest Grade A milk and cheeses. Located on John’s Island, SC, it is their goal to create the ultimate farm to table experience.

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Carolina Heritage Farms

Florence, SC

CHF is located in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina.

They specialize in naturally raised heritage pork and southern open pollinated corn. They firmly believe that in order to save a rare heritage breed you must get them back on the table.

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Counter Cheese Caves

Charleston, SC

Counter Cheese Caves is Nora Granger and Eric Casella. They are a small-scale cheese distributor working directly with American cheesemakers to represent and sell their cheeses in the Charleston area. They made it their mission to become experts on every step between the initial milking and the consumption of cheese.

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Filli-West Farms

Vance, SC

Started in May 2009 – raising Pastured Broilers and Turkeys, Stewing Hens and Eggs.

All natural process of raising in traveling hen houses and no hormones or antibiotics used.

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Geechie Boy Market and Mill

Edisto, SC

Geechie Boy Mill may be best known for grits (they grow their own corn, grind their grits with antique machinery but corn is far from the only thing the Edisto Island farmer harvests. On the 2.5 acres adjacent to their market, Johnsman grows a host of vegetables that he sells directly to the Lowcountry’s best restaurants. Just down the road, he and his wife tend another 20 acres of squash and tomatoes.

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Grow Food Carolina

Charleston, SC

Grow Food Carolina was establish in April of 2010 with the help of Sara Clow and the Coastal Conservation League. Their mission is help link local farmers to local and regional markets by providing adequate infrastructure and coordination so that fresh produce can move seamlessly from local farmers’ land to consumers’ hands. The League purchased an abandoned warehouse building in Charleston with the intention of performing these local distribution functions.

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Horsecreek Honey Farm

Bowman, SC

Horsecreek Honey makes Artisanal Handcrafted Raw Honey using pure practices striving to keep their bees in the most natural way. They produce raw honey, with nothing added, nothing removed, no filtering and no heat.

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Jam Beverage Company

Charleston, SC

Jam Beverage Co. is a small family-owned company, producing Hand-Crafted Drinking Vinegars in Charleston, South Carolina. Our vinegars are made with all natural ingredients, without the presence of additives, preservatives or artificial flavorings. We are committed to utilizing as much fresh local produce our neighboring farms have to offer. Building personal relationships with our local farmers is very important to us, not only providing us with the freshest bounty, but boosting our economy close to home.

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Joseph Fields Farm

John's Island, SC

50 acre family farm, Joseph is a 3rd generation farmer. Jams and in-season fruits and vegetables available May-August locally grown and organic. Grows specialty and heirloom products for several chefs.

Fields Farm was one of the first to become certified organic and persuaded other farmers not only to switch fields from soy and corn to fruits and vegetables but to also try organic practices.

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JQ Dickinson Salt Works

Malden, WV

Seventh-generation salt-makers; one could say salt-making runs in their blood.  They have returned to their family’s 200-year-old farm to harvest a rare salt from deep below the majestic Appalachian mountains of West Virginia.

Our salt making is a unique and innovative process, completed by hand without the use of big machinery and chemicals.  We work to enhance the natural properties of the salt, using the power of the earth and hand-made tools to produce an extraordinarily pure product.

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Kurios Farms

Moncks Corner, SC

Growers of hydroponic tomatoes, buttercrunch bib lettuce, European burpless cucumbers, basil and black cherry tomatoes from October to July.

The growing season is different from outdoor farming as it begins in November and ends in July.  The alternative growing season works well for restaurants.

Entirely hydroponic greenhouse growing 1,440 dirtless plants that climb on wire trellises.

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Lindera Farms

Marshall, VA

At Lindera Farms, we take locally and sustainably sourced agricultural products of pristine quality, and ferment them into wines which we then age into vinegar. This makes for a robust, versatile vinegar with chefs, bartenders, home cooks, and health conscious individuals in mind.

The resulting product is extremely versatile; and can be used as a finishing vinegar, for seasoning, vinaigrettes, gastriques, cocktails, shrubs, as a drinking vinegar, and many people actually enjoy it straight! Be sure to check out our recipes page to see how some of the best culinary minds in the country are using it!

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Lowland Farms

Johns Island, SC

At Lowland Farms, we practice organic and sustainable farming methods.  We do not use any synthetic chemical fertilizers or pesticides.  We just started farming this land and hope to attain organic certification in three years.  We use organically certified seed as well as heirloom varieties of seed.  We also utilize a crop rotation and cover crops, working to rebuild the soil so we can farm not just this year, but for many years to come.

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Manchester Farms

Columbia, SC

Bill Odom is a Clemson graduate in Poultry Science.

The farm is the oldest and most respected, and largest producer of farm raised quail in the U.S.

No Antibiotics or growth hormones. Breed of Quail are Pharaoh or Coturnix

This species is naturally disease resistant than wild bird species allowing them to use no antibiotics.

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Mepkin Abbey

Monck's Corner, SC

White Oyster Mushrooms grown and may be purchased through Piggly Wiggly grocery stores. However, dried oyster mushroom products are available on the Abbey’s website or in the gift shop.

A community of Roman Catholic Trappist Monks established in 1949 on the site of the historic Mepkin Plantation located on the Cooper River.

The fungi grows on 5 foot high columns, stuffed with recycled straw and implanted with spores.

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Normandy Artisan Bakers

Charleston, SC

After studying at the Ecole Française de Boulangerie et de Patisserie d’Aurillac in France, owner Mike Ray opened a small bakery in Charleston in 1999. Specializing in traditional French breads, Normandy Farm Artisan Bakery now provides bread to some of the best restaurants in Charleston. Visit either of our two cafĂ©s and try our pastries, sandwiches, and desserts.

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Oliver Farms

Pitts, GA

The oil business came about from an idea several years ago when fuel prices soared and the American economy faltered. There was a lot of talk about alternative fuel sources. That sparked an interest in an area that I knew very little about. Clay provides us with toasted benne oil, green peanut oil and pecan oil which are used as finishing oils, salad dressings and occasionally as the main component in various hummus and spreads that we make

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Owl’s Nest Plantation

Cross, SC

This farm is a Certified Naturally Grown Farm and full service organic and natural food purveyor serving the general public, restaurants, retail and wholesale accounts.  Many of the items that they sell grow directly on the farm or are procured from other farmers in the local area.

David acquired 30 acres and currently 12 acres are under cultivation of which 95% of the fruits and vegetables that are grown are of heirloom varieties.

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Rosebank Farms

Johns Island, SC

A Johns Island staple for over 20 years, Rosebank Farms is a 75-acre farm that grows local produce, curates a variety of local goods and bouquets of fresh flowers.

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Split Creek Farms

Anderson, SC

Split Creek Farm became a commercial Grade A goat dairy in 1985. A small-scale cheese operation started in 1988 in response to a growing demand for domestic goat cheeses and as a means to utilize seasonal excesses of milk. Production progressed from the original four-gallon vat batches to the current 150-gallon vat operation, which began in August of 1990.

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Storey Farms

Johns Island, SC

Storey Farms features free range eggs from chickens and ducks. These are produced in the most sustainable and ethical methods possible.

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Sunburst Trout Farms

Waynesville, NC

Three generations of the same family strive to maintain an innovative, modern trout production while keeping that personal touch only a family can provide.

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Texas Olive Ranch

Carrizo Springs, TX

100% Pure Texas Extra Virgin Olive Oil is pressed from arbequina variety olives.

The ranch grows Arbequina and Arbosana trees from Spain and Koroneiki trees from Greece.

The arbequina variety was developed in Spain and is suitable for growing in the sandy loam (mixture of clay and sand) soil of the Middle Rio Grande Valley, the climate is similar to southern Spain.

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TN Sweetwater Valley

Philadelphia, TN

Our farm, located between the towns of Philadelphia and Loudon, is in the heart of southeast Tennessee’s dairy-rich Sweetwater Valley. It is known for its agricultural vitality and progress. We’re proud to be a part of this rich farming region. While today’s Sweetwater Valley Farm cheese is produced in a state-of-the-art facility, owner John Harrison has preserved the fine art and craft of making cheese in the traditional farmstead manner in which we control the process from cow to consumer in order to create high-quality cheddar cheese.

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Vertical Roots

Charleston, SC

Founded in Charleston, SC, they’ve repurposed old shipping containers to create an indoor, fully automated, vertical farm that allows them to produce crops year round, regardless of seasonal conditions. They are committed to environmental consciousness, using energy efficient practices to generate the highest yield while working towards net-zero carbon footprint.

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Videri Chocolate

Raleigh, NC

Staffed by undeniably good people, Videri Chocolate makes handcrafted bean-to-bar chocolate. They source beans supporting cacao farmers who are committed to high quality and sustainable farming practices.

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White Stone Oyster Company

White Stone, VA

White Stone Oyster Company uses a proprietary method to grow, nurture, and harvest our premium oysters.

Nothing affects the quality and flavor of an oyster more than it’s habitat. That’s why we raise or oysters at the surface of the water, where the Chesapeake Bay meets the mouth of the Rappahannock River, and where food density is highest and water quality is purest.

The result is an ideal habitat that, coupled with our unique growing method, allows us to cultivate a plump, high quality oyster with well-balanced flavor that can be enjoyed year-round.

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