The Road to Urban Farmraising

Thanks for supporting our Fall Farmraiser! Someone asked me at Mike Martin and Gena Januseski's Purposeful Entrepreneurship event last Monday how I got started with Fresh Future Farm. When I think back on it, this whole concept of creating a place-based and equitable...

Fresh Future Farm Announces FARM STAND OPENING!

The Farm Stand Opening will be open to the public from 3 pm – 6 pm on Tuesday, October 6th Until renovations are complete on a donated modular building, FFF plans to host weekly farm stands for the community. Fresh Future Farm is focused on improving the environment...

Being Brave When You Encounter the Unexpected

Although Fresh Future Farm is a labor of love, it is extremely HARD to bootstrap an inner-city farm from the ground up (pun intended). If it was all up to me, our farm store would be open today but it hasn't worked out that way. Sometimes there is discouragement when...

Winter/Spring 2015 Fresh Future Farm in Pictures

The race is on to get the farm and store up and running. Here are several photos of us working towards that goal. Whew! Thanks to Nick Tittle of Surplus Permaculture, our interns Susannah and Ralsie, Job our main neighborhood farming helper, Fresh Future Farm board...

Growing Up for Great Things in 2015

We're cooking with proverbial gasoline at the farm right now! Not only have we started seeding our commercial crops but we have also connected with other partner organizations to get the business growing well into the new year. Here are several ways in which you can...

Synergistic Chat with Chef BJ Dennis and Nick Tittle

Amazing things can happen when you remove barriers to access! Nick and I took a break from building farm features to chat with Chef BJ Dennis on ideas that will bring the Chicora-Cherokee community together through skill building and community outreach. Here's a brief...

From Soul Food Junkies to Food Desert Transformation

Last night, MUSC's School of Health Promotion and Slow Food Charleston partnered to host a screening of Byron Hunt's film 'Soul Food Junkies.' This film did an excellent job of covering all the complicated nuances that influence how a generation is being harmed by the...