Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off & Festival

South Carolina's Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is hosting the Commissioner's Cup BBQ competition on March 23rd and 24th at the State Farmers' Market in Columbia.  The first ever Smokin at the Market Barbecue cookoff and festival will hos the best barbecue pit masters to showcase their techniques while having fund and supporting a local charity.  Part of the proceeds of the of the even will benefit the Harvest Hope Food Bank.

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