Despite what you may think, mead is an ancient beverage that is making modern strides. Made with honey, the mead fermenting process is a lot like cooking. There is A LOT of tasting along the way. Wandering Bard Meadery in Mauldin is making mead in various flavors to suit any taste.
Learning a new language isn’t the easiest skill to acquire, especially when you try to pick it up later in life. East Link Academy is making it easier than ever to learn Mandarin Chinese with their immersion techniques. That is why we have partnered with them to bring you ITK’s Brain Bites: 2 Minute Mandarin. In these short, informative, and fun videos you’ll get a jump start on learning a new skill. Tune in as one of the instructors from East Link teaches you how to say “Thank you” and “Goodnight” in Mandarin.
Learning a new language isn’t the easiest skill to acquire, especially when you try to pick it up later in life. East Link Academy is making it easier than ever to learn Mandarin Chinese with their immersion techniques. That is why we have partnered with them to bring you ITK’s first ever Brain Bites. In these short, informative, and fun videos you’ll get a jump start on learning a new skill. Tune in as one of the instructors from East Link teaches you how to say “I love you” in Mandarin.
Charlotte Anderson developed a curiosity for bees that she nurtured into a passion, beekeeping. Realizing that something must be done, Charlotte has researched ways of fighting to protect bees from a deadly parasite. Undaunted by the challenge, Anderson became a certified Master Beekeeper.
The Heirloom Companies, based out of Campobello is a family-owned business producing stunning iron and woodwork. The owners are dedicated to their customers, adopting a “never say no” policy. From humble beginnings in a garage, you may recognize The Heirloom Companies’ work as it is featured prominently across the Upstate.
Lindsey B Social is the brainchild of New York transplant Lindsey Breitwieser. Instead of outright social media management, Lindsey focuses on social media coaching. Lindsey B Social is all about connecting communities, whether through her social coaching or influencer management.
Craft beer is taking over the Upstate… there’s no denying it. But sometimes it’s difficult to know what to order. “What flavors are in this?” “HOW much alcohol is that?!” “Isn’t all craft beer bitter?” We’ve decided to take this to the experts. Stephanie King, our Social Media Director (and craft beer enthusiast), is visiting local brewers to learn about their beer, and who exactly will enjoy it! Hint…. just about everyone. In this episode of Upstate on Draft, Stephanie chats with Tom Davis, Brew Master, and Bill Davis, Taste Master, of Thomas Creek Brewery about their seasonal Scottish Ale, Gallabrae. Check out the video below to learn all about it!
When most folks think about Abbeville, SC, it is doubtful that community vibrancy is the first thing that comes to mind. We’re here to change that. Over the past few years, the City of Abbeville has quietly produced (and is still producing) a one-of-a-kind downtown experience in the Upstate.
We get it, life isn’t always easy. There’s the hustle, and then there’s the bustle; sometimes things get lost in the shuffle. Sometimes, you need that little something that will make your life easier. That is why we have sought out the experts, those paragons of wisdom who really KNOW their craft. We picked their brains, and got them to give us the tips of their trade. We’re passing that knowledge on to you so that it is easier for you to love life…locally.