Where to Buy Local

South Carolina Department of Agriculture, in addition to helping farmers grow crops, also helps consumers find those crops.

SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers says the departments’ Certified Roadside Market Program was established in 1972, the first official roadside market program in the state.  This is a guide for consumers to find locally grown food.

In addition, there are farmers’ markets, including the state-run markets, Community Supported Agriculture, also known as CSA’s and so much more.


A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.

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