Clemson Area Sustainable Resources
Forx Farm: 5575 Dobbins Bridge Rd, Anderson, SC 29626, Ph: 864-328-1475. Call for their hours. Their products include: Artisan Gouda Cheese from raw milk. They keep Honey Bees, who provide their Wildflower Honey. Forx Farm products are sold on a regular basis at local farmers markets across upstate South Carolina which include: AAFFA Anderson, Travelers Rest, Earth Market, Greenville, Easley and Simpsonville
Happy Cow Creamery: 332 McKelvey Road, Pelzer, SC 29669, Phone: (864) 243-9699. Store Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 – 7:00. Happy Cow is a unique on-the-farm milk bottling operation offering high quality fresh milk directly from its own dairy cows. Whole Milk, Chocolate Milk, Cultured Buttermilk, and Strawberry Milk are just a few of the products offered at the on-site-store.
Wilson's Old Time Meat Market and Butcher Shop: Open Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm and on Saturday from 8am to noon and located at 250 Richland Rd., Westminster, SC 29693. Phone: 864.882.9073. Wilson Processing is a full -service butcher shop, meat market, and grocery store with a complete retail market open to the public. Wilson's provides full-service processing for beef, hogs, goats, and sheep with freezer wrap and vacuum packing options available.
Split Creek Goat Farm: 3806 Centerville Road, Anderson, SC 29625. Phone:(864) 287-3921.E-mail: email@example.com. Tours are available, and visitors can stop by the farm Monday-Friday 9am to 6pm and Saturdays 2-5 pm.
They are Gold medal winners in national competitions for their cheeses, fudge and milk, Split Creek constantly strives to provide superior goat milk products. They are owned by Evin J. Evans and Patricia Bell. A retail gift shop featuring goat milk products and folk art is open to the public.
Hochstetler’s Country Store: 1470 S. Walnut St, Seneca, SC 29678 (Corner of Wells Hwy. & S. Walnut St. The store is open Monday – Friday 9;30 – 5:30 and Saturdays from 9:30 to 5:00. It is your source for all your bulk and natural foods. The cooler section is packed with lots of delicacies and specialty products, like locally produced raw milk, Feta Goat Cheeses and a large variety of meats and frozen products.
Eating Less Meat, Plant-Based Diet
Vegan Outreach (https://veganoutreach.org/)
www.bluecanoe.com (organic clothing)
www.10,000Villages.org (Fair Trade)
Climate Change: Websites
www.Union of Concerned Scientists.org
www.UUMinistry for Earth. org
Climate Change: Books
1. The Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture. Mary Pipher, 2013. Selected for our fall, 2013 Green Sanctuary Book Dialogue. An excellent resource for learning how to heal ourselves and our community as we work toward environmental justice on Earth.
2. The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and other Converging Catastrophies of the Twenty-First Century. James Howard Kunstler, 2005.
3. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail of Succeed. Jared Diamond,2005
4. Hot, Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution and How it Can Renew America. Thomas L. Friedman, 2008
5. HOT: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth. Mark Heatscaard, 2012.
6. The Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis Will Bring on the End of Shopping and the Birth of a New World. Paul Gilding, 2011.
Additional books of interest
Outgrowing the Earth
Plan B: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble
The Earth Policy Reader
Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth
The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices
High Tide: The Truth About Our Climate Crisis
Paper or Plastic: Searching for Solutions to an Overpackaged World