Carolina Hash: A Taste of South Carolina

Join us as local food and history combine in a presentation and screening led by filmmaker Stan Woodward. Learn the significance of this regional culinary favorite and how its flavor reflects the culture and communities of South Carolina.

What better way to gear up for Laurens County’s yearly barbeque festival, Squealin’ on the Square, than by learning what makes our local food unique?

Did you know that hash is regional to South Carolina? Did you also know that its flavor changes depending on what part of the state you’re in?

Stan Woodward, an award winning filmmaker popular for documentaries such as It’s GRITS, uses his talent for documenting Southern life by bringing a local voice to the story of hash and hashmasters within South Carolina.

This program is funded in part by South Carolina Humanities. The mission of South Carolina Humanities is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. This not-for-profit organization presents and/or supports literary initiatives, lectures, exhibits, festivals, publications, oral history projects, videos and other humanities-based experiences that reach more than 250,000 citizens annually. South Carolina Humanities receives funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as corporate, foundation and individual donors. It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from throughout the state.

This program is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Laurens Library at 864-681-7323.