Food that’s local means food that’s fresher and tastier.

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Certified SC Grown

The Certified South Carolina program is an exciting cooperative effort with farmers, processors, wholesalers, retailers and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) to brand and promote South Carolina products. When consumers can easily identify, find and buy South Carolina products, they are taking home fresher, tastier foods and supporting local farmers.

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Certified Farmers Markets

We all know the freshest, tastiest food is local. And when it comes to South Carolina, we have an abundance of it. Our state grows everything from apples to zucchini, including blackberries, green onions, leeks and rice. So where can you find all this delicious, locally grown food? Find out and help support local farmers.

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Certified Fresh Pick


Discover what produce, meats, specialty crops and products are in season.

Fresh On The Menu App

A simple, free way to find restaurants and recipes that feature South Carolina’s freshest foods. Free download for mobile and tablet.
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South Carolina Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Report is published weekly…

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🍑 Peaches just might be the sweetest part of our summer. McLeod Farms is a #CertifiedSC farm producing some of SC's…

Every week Commissioner Hugh Weathers answers questions about what’s going…

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Have you heard? It's #BeefMonth 🐄 in South Carolina. We're celebrating with Lydia Yon and @YonFamilyFarms in Ridge…
Family farms and family recipes make for the best meals. #CertifiedSC farm, Old Tyme Bean Co., does it right from s…
It is prime watermelon season in South Carolina! When picking your 🍉 look for a sweet-smelling, heavy melon with a…

South Carolina Livestock Report is published weekly except Thanksgiving and Christmas by…

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RT @WPRawl: 🎬 behind the scenes 🌱 harvesting collard greens 📍 Pelion, SC 📅 June 2018 #backtofresh #naturesgreens #collardgreens #Certifi