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    Social Media Coordinator at ByFarr

    Chesson Merritt

    Chesson is a Columbia native that loves to share her passion about all things local through her writing and photography. She enjoys exploring the South, one craft brewery at a time, with her husband and daughter and running local 5k races. You can spot her behind the lens of a camera, cheering on Clemson, or biking around Kiawah Island. At ByFarr, she creates social media content and works with clients to tell their stories.

    Baking new memories

    When it comes to the holidays, the biggest and most memorable celebrations are focused on gathering around the table to enjoy a meal together with your family...

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    Great connections happen here

    Just north of Laurens Street you’ll find a 40-acre farm with a sage green barn highlighted by bright blue doors...

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    Maintain a Healthy Business in 2022

    You’ve checked and finalized all of your lists—gift lists for your family, guests lists for your parties, shopping lists for your holiday meals—but have you worked on the most important list of all?

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    Our 2021 Social Mission: Aiken Center for the Arts

    You can be inspired by the ever-changing artwork in the Main Gallery Exhibit, which features artists from around the world as well as local and regional talent from the South...

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    Gettin’ saucy with it

    Donald Waters can recall back to his childhood in Beech Island, SC, where his father, Jack, first taught him how to make his famous recipe for BBQ sauce

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    Market days are back!

    Big! News! Just in time for summer, The Market returns to The Alley this June from 6 to 8pm on Thursdays.

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    Authentic: Becky Risher

    In 1955, Becky Risher’s father came to Aiken and shortly after getting settled, he planted his first garden

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    Aiken Center for the Arts

    With a rich history that tells the story of creativity in our city, Aiken Center for the Arts provides our region with the best available instruction in fine arts and crafts

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    Spotlight: Dr. Carson Kight

    Smiles all around! That may not be the motto Dr. Carson Kight lives by, but it certainly is how she leaves her mark in our community...

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    Redefining access to excellence in the arts

    Renowned artists + live performances + safety-conscious viewing = pure Joye

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    Fig Authentic: Byron Bush

    Byron Bush is one of those warm and captivating people you feel like you have known forever the minute you meet him...

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    Introducing our Social Mission Partner 2021: Aiken Center for the Arts

    Fig's purpose is to serve our community well, and that goal would simply be unattainable without the hard work of nonprofits like Aiken Center for the Arts...

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