The City Magazine Since 1975

April 2012

Tour three local greenhouses where dedicated gardeners create a nurturing refuge for their prized plants - and themselves

Cookbook author Matt Lee has a lot on his plate—luckily, he has helping hands in his kitchen

The South Carolina Herbal Society cultivates cooks, gardeners, and healers alike
Yates Dew goes with his gut on his latest album
 The Stingrays team up to grow a community butterfly garden
A local writer schools readers in grammar through her humorous book series
In his successful second career, Fred Jamar paints vibrant and otherworldly pictures of Charleston
Falling hard for an “inland” Eden, historic Hampton Park
How one woman’s final act of generosity transformed her family’s beloved farm into a future county park
Lanterns to illuminate your outdoor spaces
Keep those April showers coming with a watering can picked from this spring’s fresh crop
Chef Bacon’s homegrown goodness remains unfussy and divinely nourishing
Extra Virgin Oven (EVO) chef Matt Russell fills culinary canvases with local, seasonal flavors
Kurios Farms grows celebrated produce year-round with hydroponic farming
More and more wineries are getting in touch with Mother Nature with organic and biodynamic farming and winemaking practices. Taste the difference with these varieties.
Learn to make one of Butcher & Bee’s most popular sandwiches—the Vietnamese bánh mì
GrowFood Carolina helps small farmers serve an increasing need for local produce