The image on the left is the cover of Garden & Gun’s Spring 2007 debut issue. Eight years later, the Charleston, South Carolina publication shines bright as a beacon in the troubled magazine industry.
But it famously wasn’t always so. From a feature article this weekend by Charleston Post and Courier reporter David Wren:
“We did four issues the first year, seasonal, and then in 2008 we were set to do six issues, but things were going so well that we did a seventh devoted to food,” [founder, president and CEO Rebecca] Darwin said.