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April FooDs Day!


April Foods Day!

As you flip your calendar and look out upon the perfect spring day we have been blessed with, get ready for a food event-packed month, starting with the second early-season First Friday Farmers Market at Patrick Square this coming Friday, April 5., and you still have a couple of hours to order on CAFÉ today:

Information about Friday’s Market:

David Stevenson, Guitar Professor at Clemson University, will perform live from 4 pm – 6 pm. David will be performing classical guitar pieces as well as pop and rock arrangements and he will have two CD’s of his original pieces for solo guitar available for purchase.

April Featured Vendor: Friends at the Farm and Catering – Townville, SC
Val Lowe and Katie Tillman
will bring their cooking trailer for cooking demonstrations. Shoppers can also enjoy food sampling and purchase specialty food items and pottery.

2013 Market Partners are the City of Clemson, Patrick Square, and the Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce.

Come enjoy First Friday at the Clemson Farmers Market and get your weekend off to a great start! For vendor information, Market schedule, and directions visit


Appalachian Organics – Pickens
Organic gardening products
Black Fence Farm – Anderson
Heirloom vegetables, fruit, and herbs
Carolina Parakeet – Anderson
Loose Teas
Country Craft Gourds – Hendersonville
Unique handmade gourd crafts
Crafts, Needles and Threads – Pendleton
Crafts, hand-sewn items, and jewelry
Crescent Moon Farm – Westminster
Goat’s milk, cheese, and soap
Douglas’ Japanese Maples – Easley
Trees and plants
Friends Farm and Catering *– Townville
Produce, specialty food items, and pottery
Goodlife Garden – Liberty
Produce, herbs, and eggs
Green Hills Jewelry and Crafts – Anderson
Handcrafted jewelry, candles, and embroidered bags & wallhangings
Hanging by a Thread – Seneca
Hand-crocheted items
Henson’s Farm – Marietta
Plants and Jerusalem artichokes
*Loose Stone Farm – Central / Clemson Area Food Exchange

Produce, herbs, and nature-based arts & crafts as well as the potential full range of products on the CAFÉ market (often coffee and milled goods)
Mockingbird Mountain Jams and Salsas – Salem
Jams, salsas, and handmade crafts
Relay for Life of Pendleton/Clemson – Clemson
Handmade arts & crafts
SAFE – Salem
Handmade jewelry
Sweet Song Bird Houses and Bible Bug Creations – Anderson
Guitar bird houses, Bible Bug prints cards, and bookmarks
Upcycled Stuff – Greer
Bird and butterfly feeders, garden art, small home accessories, jewelry,
and pet beds & toys
The Happy Berry, Six Mile
Blueberries, Blackberries, Jams & Preserves, Eggs, Plants
The Village Baker, Pendleton
Artisan Breads, Desserts, Cookies, Pastries
Walker Century Farms – Anderson
Grass-fed finished beef and pastured pork products

Eat well and stay well! Lance