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Bird’s Eye View of Charleston, 1872 On Friday, I was excited to attend the latest meeting of the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation at the Clemson Organic Research Station. Typical of the meetings I’ve attended in the past, much of the information was frankly over my head- I’m a cook, not a geneticist. But the mission of the CGRF seems to gear towards the convergence of culture and agriculture. Its essence lies not just upon what had Chef Dan Barber calling the “myopic focus on rice  “neurotic”‘ but on the macro- the entirety of agriculture within the Lowcountry during the age of rice culture. On May 20th, the Old Village Post House will host our second Carolina Rice Kitchen Dinner. I’m calling this one...

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