Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Blog · GrowFood Newsletter · News

A Word from the Warehouse – March 2017

by Sara Clow
Spring is ramping up! Before the sudden burst of fresh vegetables, we, at GrowFood Carolina, are celebrating a few of our favorite products that are available year-round, including all things dairy: Lowcountry Creamery milk, yogurt and crème fraiche and cheeses from Split Creek Farm, Burden Creek Dairy and Charleston Artisan Cheesehouse.

South Carolina’s homegrown dairies need our support now more than ever. Dairy prices nationwide are dropping thanks to new federal subsidies that are meant to assist large corporations. Yet, smaller farms are unfortunately left figuring out how to cover their operational costs with less revenue.

This month, we are making it easier for you to directly help our dairy producers. Our warehouse team organized a Milk March with local cafes and shops in Charleston. We welcome you to visit one of our Milk March partners this month and pick up a loyalty card. After purchasing six items that incorporate a Lowcountry Creamery product (think lattes, ice cream or a slice of pizza), you will be entered to win a swag bag of GrowFood Carolina and Lowcountry Creamery goodies! To read more about this month’s Milk March, see a full list of partners and explore how GrowFood Carolina supports local farmers and eaters like you, moo-ve over to our website.

Featured Story

SC Food Hub Network is helping to grow local food producers, consumers throughout the state

The Greenville News just published an in-depth feature on the South Carolina Food Hub Network, a collection of food hubs from across the state that is working together to support small producers, expand access to locally grown food and strengthen our economy. GrowFood is playing an active leadership role in organizing the network, which aims to become fully operational by next year.

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Post of the Month
Featured Recipe

Asiago Peppercorn Dressing

Ashley Thomas with Fresh Beet Nutrition shared this awesome recipe for Asiago Peppercorn Dressing that she whisked up using Lowcountry Creamery yogurt. This dressing is simple and easy to make, and its tangy flavor gets us a little more excited to bring our spring salads for lunch.

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P.S. Look AHEAD TO Next Month!

April is Lowcountry Local First’s Eat Local Month and their 7th annual Eat Local Challenge. The GrowFood Carolina/Coastal Conservation League Team is taking a page from March Madness and predicting victory in April, but we love healthy competition and encourage you to participate. Commit to shifting part of your weekly spending to buy local food. Pledge now on your own or organize a team to try and beat us!

Quote of the Month

“If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.”

 

-Julia Child

 


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