For years Spartanburg County has been known as the sweet spot for peach lovers near and far. But peaches are just the tip of the food chain in Spartanburg. Farms in the area are producing an incredible abundance and variety of crops, most of which you can buy straight off the vine, tree, or bush.
You’ll have a chance for a meal, to learn about life on a Colonial-area working farm, and to visit the last family-owned working dairy farm in the county. You’ll meet the farms, discover the state’s first co-op grocery store, and how we’re using food service to change lives. There’s plenty for the kids to do, including meeting the animals, visiting the playgrounds, and tasting the freshest produce. Grown In Spartanburg lets you get hands-on with our agricultural traditions.
Pick strawberries or pumpkins yourself. Take a wagon ride and meet the animals on the farm. Shop for a taste of the South that you can take home with you, along with souvenirs. This tour covers all the bases from the field to the table, showcasing the agricultural marketplace in Spartanburg.
Stop by a roadside stand or farmers’ market for a delicious treat, and with our extended growing season, something locally grown is always in season. When looking for that down-home taste, nothing is better than food grown in Spartanburg.
Many of these enterprises are small, family-own businesses and a few are large, family-owned businesses. Farmers keep seasonal hours, so be sure to check on their availability.