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10:33 am on Thursday May 31, 2012

Weekly Farmers Market Hits the Village Green at Freshfields Village

Enjoy tastes and crafts of the Lowcountry at Freshfields Village’s annual Farmers Market, which will take place Mondays from 4 to 8 p.m. from June 4 until August 27. A variety of food items and wares will be available for purchase, including produce...
10:41 am on Wednesday May 5, 2010

Sweetgrass baskets provide inspiration for Tanzanian neck braces

Image by Flickr user Will McNelis It isn't easy getting medical supplies in the middle of the Tanzanian bush, but thanks to a Medical University of South Carolina neurosurgeon inspired by the sweetgrass baskets made in the Lowcountry, both neck...
5:26 am on Tuesday June 2, 2009

Sweetgrass Festival coming to Mount Pleasant

Image by Flickr user concubineImage by 20090525-sweetgrass.jpg The Sweetgrass Festival on Friday, June 5th, and Saturday the 6th at Laing Middle School will celebrate the rich Gullah Geechee cultural heritage and provides the most extensive showcase...
6:15 am on Tuesday July 15, 2008

Sweetgrass basket camp helps tradition live on

Image by flickr user designatednaphourImage by 20080715basket.jpg Sweetgrass baskets are probably one of the biggest items you can find here in Charleston, costing upwards of $100 for one of good quality. Creative Spark in Mount Pleasant is hosting...
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