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Posted by: | Posted on: June 1, 2023

Chiropractor Publishes Book For Moms-To-Be

Dr. Ashley Gonzales-Barwick from Our Patch Family Chiropractic has written a children’s book that tells the story of a mother-to-be receiving prenatal chiropractic care and the benefits that come from it through the point of view of her in-utero baby. 

“This rhyme storybook serves as a reminder that prenatal chiropractic care not only has benefits for mama, but also for her growing child,” says Gonzales-Barwick. “More space in the pelvis = more comfort for mom = more wiggle room for baby = easier birth = happier earthside child.”

Gonzales-Barwick is a Webster-Certified Doctor of Chiropractic and is finishing up her final certification through the Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics.

Grab your copy on Amazon. Mama Gets Adjusted – 

For more information, call 864-704-0920 or visit:

Posted by: | Posted on: June 1, 2023

Palmer Distinctive Dentistry Welcomes New Doctor

Palmer Distinctive Dentistry, a leading holistic dental practice in the Upstate, is pleased to welcome Dr. Ashley Hurley, DMD to their team. Dr. Hurley is a highly skilled and experienced dentist who brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the practice.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Hurley join our team,” said Dr. John Palmer, founder of Palmer Distinctive Dentistry. “Her passion for dentistry, dedication to patient care, and commitment to excellence make her a perfect fit for our practice. We are confident that she will make a significant contribution to our patients’ overall dental health and well-being.”

“I am thrilled to be joining Palmer Distinctive Dentistry and to be a part of such a great team,” said Dr. Hurley. “I am looking forward to getting to know the patients and providing them with the best possible dental care. It is truly an honor to be welcomed into this community, and serve our clients in the Upstate.»

Palmer Distinctive Dentistry is known for providing exceptional holistic dental care to patients of all ages. Their team of experienced dentists and staff are committed to creating a comfortable and welcoming environment for their patients. With the addition of Dr. Hurley, the practice is excited to continue providing the highest quality dental care to the Greenville community.

Palmer Distinctive Dentistry is located at 134 Milestone Way in Greenville. For more information, call 864-879-6494 or visit:

Posted by: | Posted on: June 1, 2023

New Aloe Product HelpsSave Your Skin

Jean Uhlmann, a skin care specialist for L’BRI PURE n’ NATURAL, is excited about a product called Aloe Vera Barbadensis Jelly.

“For 25 years aloe jelly has been the foundation of all our skin care products,” says Uhlmann. “As a topical, it has endless uses – sunburn, bug bites, bruises, poison ivy, sprains, itching and hydration for acne or blemish prone skin. No artificial green dye, fragrance or parabens.  No medicine cabinet should be without it,” exclaims Uhlmann.

As a company, L’BRI PURE n’ NATURAL prides themselves with having aloe vera as the first ingredient in all their skin care products. They also state they don’t contain harmful chemicals or parabens, are cruelty free, and made in the USA.

To receive a free express aloe vera facial or more information on other L’BRI PURE n’ NATURAL products, call 864-985-9777 or visit:

Posted by: | Posted on: June 1, 2023

Nurse Practitioner Opens Regenerative Therapy Business in Travelers Rest

Introducing IV Peptide Clinic: a new business founded and owned by Irina Abrams, a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience in neurological and behavioral conditions. The clinic’s focus is on utilizing peptide therapy, a promising form of medicine that has shown effectiveness in treating some of the most challenging neurological and behavioral conditions.

“It is evident to me that traditional medicine has its limitations, and I acknowledge this reality,” says Abrams. “Many patients with conditions such as Autism, Seizures, Turrets, Chronic Fatigue, Clinical depression, and Dementia have limited options for treatment that come with severe side effects. At IV Peptide Clinic, we offer a new approach that prioritizes patients’ well-being and provides hope for those who have exhausted traditional treatments.”

IV Peptide Clinic is located at 3598 South Carolina 11, Suite 209B in Travelers Rest. For more information, call 888-244-0028 or visit:

Posted by: | Posted on: June 1, 2023

Get off the Grid Fest


A traveling music and sustainability festival is coming to your backyard! Unique among music festivals, GET OFF THE GRID FEST is the Southeast’s premier demonstration of the efficacy of energy independence fueled by the transformative power of music and activism. 

This 3-day extravaganza is designed to educate, entertain and empower with live music, yoga, movement, herbalism, a speaker series, roving performers, local craft vendors, artisanal food and beverages, hands-on workshops, and a robust lineup of amazing musicians and educators. 

The Sustainability Fair offers opportunities to empower your life with hands-on workshops and interactive presentations by over 50 regional practitioners in the areas of regenerative agriculture, energy and the environment, and arts and community amidst a fun upbeat atmosphere.

Offered biennially, the fourth iteration of this traveling 3-day festival will take place August 18th-20th at The Music Camp, a scenic outdoor venue with secluded waterfront groves and mature hardwoods convenient to I-85. Through June, 3-day passes are available for $125. Prices go up to $150 on July 1. Single-day passes are $50. Ages 15 and under attend for FREE when accompanied by an adult ticket holder.

Camping add-ons range from $50-$150. Walk-in, car camping and RV sites are available, as well as Family Camping, Quiet Camping and Eco Camp.  Low-impact camping and primitive skills demos presented by GoSun and Firefly Gathering will take place at Eco Camp. This is an exclusive way to experience the Festival. Eco Campers receive a 3-day pass, catered meals, and a generous tent site within the main programming area for $300/ticket (one ticket admits a tent with up to 4 people). 

Applications are being accepted for eco-conscious vendors and friendly volunteers!

GET OFF THE GRID FEST is located at 600 Bruckner Road Spartanburg, SC 29307. Gates open at 1 pm on Friday, August 18 and close at 8 pm on Sunday, August 19. To purchase tickets or to apply to vend or volunteer, visit: or email: [email protected]. See ad, inside front cover.

Posted by: | Posted on: June 1, 2023

Couple Starts New Energy Wellness Center in Greenville

Recently engaged couple, Elizabeth Stump and Josh McGinn, have started a new business together in Greenville: Regenerate Wellness Center – a private membership association.

The concept is centered around all life being energy, and every cell in your body is a mini-battery pumping out 70-90 millivolts – when healthy. Our cells lose this energy causing diseases due to the daily onslaught of our environment, including unhealthy frequencies, radiation, toxins, and chemicals. The Energy Enhancement System provides an energetic environment that helps bring your cells back to the healthy 70-90 millivolts, allowing the body to naturally heal itself and detox. 

Stump says, “This technology helps the body heal and recover by reenergizing on a cellular level. The benefits are boundless.”

ReGenerate Wellness Center is located at 2084 Woodruff Rd, Ste A in Greenville. To get your 50% off your first visit, call: 864-887-2617 or text: 864-419-2884. For more information visit:

Posted by: | Posted on: June 1, 2023

Veteran Teams Up With Water Filtration Company

eteran Shaun Anderson has partnered with Ultra Blue Hydrology, a company that provides high-quality whole house water filtration systems. Ultra Blue Hydrology has been in the business of offering premium water purification and conditioner systems since 2014, featuring a 7-layer media for superior filtration. They also offer free installation and lifetime service for their equipment. Anderson explains that chlorine in our water can be harmful to our health when we cook, bathe, and consume it, and that utility companies can use excessive amounts. Using Ultra Blue Hydrology’s system removes harmful chemicals like chlorine, potentially reducing the risk of cancer by 93%. Learn more at

As an incentive for Locally Grown readers to learn more and get their water tested, Ultra Blue Hydrology is offering a $100 gift card of your choice to Locally Grown advertisers like acupuncture, foot care, and even Garner’s!

For more information, call: 864-640-8151 or 866-602-7171 or visit:

Posted by: | Posted on: June 1, 2023

Wearable Neurotech Patch Offers Help With Cognitive Issues

BJ Evans of Standing on 2 Feet has a new entry in her wearable neurotech business. It is a non invasive, hypo allergenic, drug free patch called Flow.

Evans says, “We all know brain fog can negatively affect work and personal life. Sufferers are receiving cognitive help with clarity, calmness, focus, concentration, memory improvement, attention span and more.”

For more information on the Flow patch and other categories of wearable neurotech products, call 864-421-5334. Or visit:

Posted by: | Posted on: June 1, 2023

Garner’s Natural Life Holds Summer Health Fair

Garner’s Natural Life, one of the leading health and wellness stores in the Upstate, is excited to announce their upcoming Summer Health Fair. The event will take place on Saturday, June 10th at their S. Pleasantburg Dr. location.

The Summer Health Fair is a fantastic opportunity for the community to learn more about their products and meet their well-educated staff.

Garner’s Natural Life is dedicated to providing customers with natural and organic products that promote healthy living. At the Summer Health Fair, attendees can expect to learn more about supplements, essential oils, and other natural remedies to improve their health.

“We’re excited to host our Summer Health Fair and bring together the local community to learn more about natural health and wellness,” says Susan Ledbetter, marketing manager of Garner’s Natural Life. “We believe that taking care of your health should be a top priority, and we’re looking forward to sharing our knowledge with our customers.”

Garner’s Natural Life is located at 27 S. Pleasantburg Dr. in Greenville. For more information and to learn about their other locations, visit: or call 864-242-4856.

Posted by: | Posted on: March 9, 2023

Non-Toxic Nail Salon and Beauty Bar Opens in Greenville

The nation’s first non-toxic nail and beauty franchise system, freecoat nails™ is proud to announce its newest franchise partners and entrepreneurs, Laura and Doug Stout. They recently joined the freecoat nails family to add a unique layer of healthy nail and beauty options in Greenville. The new freecoat nails recently opened in the well-known Augusta
Road neighborhood.

“We are so excited to offer the Greenville community a place to retreat and enjoy some self-care in a beautiful, non-toxic salon with an exceptional team of technicians,” says owner, Laura Stout. “We are a perfect spot for a quick escape for individuals or a small group. We can’t wait to welcome you to our fume-free, toxin-free, and jet-free nail studio and beauty bar!” exclaims Stout.

The surge in the clean beauty industry is driven by the use of harmful, toxic chemicals in many of today’s traditional nail salons. Most notable, freecoat nails eliminates six of the most dangerous chemicals found in conventional nail salons, including camphor, dibutyl phthalate, formaldehyde/formaldehyde resin, xylene, triphenyl phosphate, and toluene. These chemicals are highly disruptive to guest health and wellness, linked to causing headaches and respiratory issues. They can lead to long-term effects like lung disease, cancer, reproductive problems, and fatigue. 

Freecoat nails is located at 1445 Augusta St. (locally known as Augusta Road) in Greenville. For more information, call 864-528-7951 or visit: