The Lowcountry is bursting with local farms and food producers, and the impact on our economy when we buy from local farmers is profound. Making a simple shift in your weekly spending to $10 towards local food could potentially bring millions to the Lowcountry and reduce our environmental impact as a community. The Eat Local Challenge is a great place to start.
Indie label Hearts & Plugs has partnered with Redux Contemporary Art Center to present Redux Residency, a five-show series showcasing 10 bands from the South Carolina music scene on Wednesday nights. Columbia-based trio The Lovely Few and solo artist Michael Flynn (of Slow Runner) kicked off the first week with a dreamy set. It just goes to show you that #WednesdayisthenewFriday.
This year's 10th Annual Wine + Food Festival was a celebration of Charleston's rich culinary history, its international notoriety, and its progressive future. Saltwater Chef was there to get a finger on the pulse of the festivities.
The Inaugural Charleston International Jazz Festival rocked the weekend. A little vision, a lot of hard work, and a stellar line up paid off. (Plus, it never hurts to have Quentin's dreads and Charlton's suave gravitas in the mix.)