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Seedlings is a farm to table restaurant at to The Children’s Museum of The Upstate featuring healthy, delicious, and locally sourced food items for children and families.
Seedlings will work with local farmers to obtain over 80 percent of the restaurant’s ingredients, offering healthy menu items in a family-friendly atmosphere. Our menu will be made up of popular items that kids love, and features organic foods, house-made sauces, local fruits and vegetables, and free-range meats. Guests can go beyond a typical eating experience to explore our garden and wall of microgreens, or enjoy our interactive events and seasonal tastings throughout the year!
Each month, TCMU and Seedlings will highlight a different farm or health-focused organization in the Seedlings Restaurant. Keeping the goal of healthy living in mind, Seedlings is a farm to table restaurant located on the first floor of The Children’s Museum of the Upstate featuring healthy, delicious, and locally sourced food items for children and families.
Seedlings works with local farmers to obtain over 80 percent of the restaurant’s ingredients, offering healthy menu items in a family-friendly atmosphere.
Programs and interactives take place monthly in Seedlings! Children and families will have opportunities each month to meet the farmers who provide food to the restaurant and to participate in meaningful activities related to growing food and living healthy.
January 13th at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Kaland Farms is a small farm in the Upstate of South Carolina specializing in Poultry, Produce, and Honey. Kaland Farm raises hormone free, antibiotic free, free range chickens and turkeys. They also raise bees and grow seasonal vegetables! Kaland Farms provides a lot of the food provided in Seedlings.
Drop in between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to meet some guests from Kaland Farms! Children will have opportunities to learn about locally grown food and to plant seeds to take home to continue their learning. Introducing children to farms and gardens is an important part of learning about healthy eating and food production.
January 27th at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Ceder Creek Mountain Farm specializes in native grasses, shrubs, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, and hydroponic vegetables and herbs. They have four greenhouses with one dedicated to hydroponic production. Cedar Creek Farms takes pride in offering premium clean, chemical free produce that not only tastes better than the mass produced factory farm products but is better for you.
Drop in between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to meet some guests from Cedar Creek Mountain Farm! Children will be able to see how greens grow in this system and plant their own seeds. Additionally, children will be able to check back to the café to see the growth of plants in the upcoming weeks to continue their learning.
February 10th at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Sharon Hill Farm a family-owned and operated farm by the Deckers in Sharon, SC and the Reinhardts in Rock Hill, SC. Their combined locations helped them name Sharon Hill Farm. They sell pasture-raised poultry. Antibiotic and hormone-free, their chickens are moved to fresh grass daily and have plenty of fresh air and sunshine!
Drop in between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to learn about incubating chicks and how this happens in Seedlings!
March 10th at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Yea, that Garden Guy and Home Gardens: Located in Greenville, SC, That Garden Guy crafts beautiful and functional edible gardens and landscapes.
Drop in between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to learn about starting your own garden and get some special seeds to get started.
March 31st at 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Upstate Greens Tasting Sessions: Participate in a tasting session and learn uses for microgreens at home! Children will love learning about how microgreens grow, what they taste like, and how to use these in your healthy lifestyles. Drop in between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. for this activity with Upstate Greens.
April 7th at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Atlas Organics recycles food waste, turning it into a valuable soil amendment to promote sustainable agriculture and landscaping.
Drop in between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to meet some guests from Atlas Organics and to learn more about keeping our Earth cleaner through composting.
Child (ages 1-15): $9
Child Under 1: FREE
Seniors (+65): $9.50
300 College Street
Greenville, SC 29601