On May 25, activists around the world will unite to March Against Monsanto.
Columbia Marchers will meet 1:45pm for an informal “Sidewalk March” down Main St. to the State House. Meet at the Columbia Museum of Art at 1:30!!
Why do we march?
Research studies have shown that Monsanto’s genetically-modified foods can lead to serious health conditions such as . . . → Read More: Columbia March Against Monsanto May 25th at 2pm
This week at City Roots we have Spinach, Radish, Kale, Chard, Carrots, Head Lettuce, Spring Mix Lettuce and Microgreens!
We offer to all SNAP participants a special program in which they will receive “two for one” on all food purchases at City Roots. Please help us get the word out to anyone that may qualify that we . . . → Read More: City Roots News
Update: April 19th got washed out, so Music on the Farm will be moving to the 26th.
Join us on the Farm for Music, Food Vendors, Beer and Wine. $5.00 will help Support your Local Farm!
Online Tickets available Here… or at . . . → Read More: Music on the Farm April 26th 5:30- 10pm
Thanks to all who joined the Spring CSA. Sign up is now closed.
The first pick up date will be April 17th at 12:00pm- 7pm. Produce bags will be available the following day from 9am- 5pm if you can not make the Wednesday pick up.
Summer CSA is still in the works but keep an eye out for . . . → Read More: Spring CSA Closed
At City Roots we are committed to providing fresh, locally grown, Organically Certified food to our families, friends and ALL of our community – especially those that may be able to afford it the least. Many of you may be familiar with the term “Food Justice” which basically promotes access to fresh healthy food to people . . . → Read More: Snap Programs
Spring CSA start date is April 17th from Noon- 7pm. Pick-up for bags will continue every Wednesday from 12- 7pm for 8 weeks.
There are still openings available. If you are interested please visit the CSA tab near the upper right corner of this screen or come visit City Roots Monday- Friday from 9am- 5pm to . . . → Read More: Spring CSA
Featuring Chef Kristian Niemi and Travis Rayle of Rosso’s.
American Harvest Cocktail Reception – The Rosso Cosmopolitano Fizz
First Course: City Roots Red Romaine “Wedge” Salad with Herb-Grilled n’ Chilled SC Shrimp, Spinning Spider Creamery “Black Mountain Blue” Cheese, Pickled Red Onion and House-Smoked Bacon. Served with Creamy Herb Vinaigrette.
Second Course: Ricotta Gnocchi with Rustic Arugula Pesto, Fire-Blistered . . . → Read More: Farm to Table Dinner April 1st 7- 10pm
Farm Bill Extension Presentation
Please save the date to join us at City Roots Farm in Columbia, SC on Thursday, March 21st at 7pm
37 programs did not receive funding under the current farm bill extension, including programs that support organic research and production, farmers markets, beginning farmers and rural communities. Join us for an hour-long talk with . . . → Read More: CFSA Farm Bill Extension Presentation and Music Fundraiser
The inaugural Midlands Farm Tour, happening Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7, 2013 from 1:00-5:00 PM both days, will open the barn doors and farm gates of 11 scenic and sustainable farms. This self-guided tour features working farms and gardens in Richland, Lexington, and Kershaw counties and taps into the Midland’s growing passion for local . . . → Read More: Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Midlands Farm Tour!
We have begun seeding and transplanting for our spring season. So far we have planted radishes, carrots, arugula and spinach as well as transplants of kale and lettuce. This week we have harvested: Bulls Blood and Chioggia Beets, Winterbor Tuscan and Red Russian Kale, Purple Haze Carrots, Rainbow Chard, Spinach, Mesclun Lettuce Mix, and Microgreens.
City Roots is . . . → Read More: City Roots News