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  • The State Farmers Market south of Cayce is a major seller of locally grown food
    The State Farmers Market south of Cayce is a major seller of locally grown food

You are among our farmers' best customers

We buy $176.3 million more in locally grown food
We bought $176.3 million more from local farmers in 2018 than we did in 2010.
That's surprisingly goods news and it includes all food categories.
The State Farmers Market and other local markets across Lexington County account for much of those sales.
Recent University of South Carolina research shows that we buy tons of locally grown food
What’s considered locally grown? 
It’s food grown within 100 miles of where we live.
It includes restaurants that serve locally grown food.
That's millions of dollars added to our economy.
It produces more than 1,600 jobs and more than $51 million in labor income.
Buying local makes sense - dollars and cents.

The Certified South Carolina Program helps us find and buy locally grown food. 
We'll bet you didn't know our state has more than 24,000 farmers.
Here’s a list of SC grown products.
It also features local farms that sell these items. 
You can also find local produce that’s in season here.

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