Harvest Festival at Bloody Point Lighthouse, Pig & Oyster Roast
Fall was in the Lowcountry air on October 1st, 2016 as the 1st Annual Harvest Festival kicked off! Folks gathered at The Bloody Point Lighthouse on Daufuskie Island as they enjoyed a roll-up-your-sleeves good time with a Pig and Oyster Roast, historical presentations, games for kids, and gift certificate giveaways! Admission was FREE to the event; however, there was a small charge for food which included all-you-can-eat pork, oysters, sides, and non-alcoholic drinks.
Glen Roberts of Carolina Gold Rice Foundation was on hand speaking on the history of Carolina Gold Rice and preparing rice harvested from rice field planted on property. Mr. Roberts is well known around the World for his expertise and knowledge of this native agricultural treasure. He is the founder of Anson Mills, Astisan Mills Goods. In addition, Leanne Coulter, of Daufuskie Blues, was here demonstrating Indigo dyeing. She discussed its uses and how it originally came to the Carolina's.
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