First Annual USC SOM Healthy Strides 5K and Community Health Fair

The First Annual USC School of Medicine will present the Healthy Strides 5K and Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 15th, 2017 will all proceeds benefitting FoodShare. The Healthy Strides 5K check in will begin at 8 AM with the race beginning at 9 AM. The Community Health Fair will follow from 10 AM- 2 […]

Posted on January 12th, 2017


FoodShare Columbia: Another Great Way to Increase Access to Healthy, Affordable Foods with SNAP

March is National Nutrition Month. Throughout the month, USDA will be highlighting results of our efforts to improve access to safe, healthy food for all Americans and supporting the health of our next generation. Read more here: http://blogs.usda.gov/2016/03/30/foodshare-columbia-another-great-way-to-increase-access-to-healthy-affordable-foods-with-snap/

Posted on March 30th, 2016


FoodShare Columbia creators aim to eliminate city’s food deserts

Affordable fresh produce can be hard to find for Columbia families who live in “food deserts,” which are communities that lack grocery stores and supermarkets. Read more here: http://coladaily.com/2015/08/30/foodshare-columbia-looks-redefine-citys-food-deserts/

Posted on August 30th, 2015


USC, local groups launch FoodShare to improve access to healthy food

COLUMBIA, SC – The University of South Carolina’s school of public health and its medical school are teaming up with community organizations to help people get increased access to fresh and healthy fruits and vegetables. Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/news/local/article31512314.html

Posted on August 19th, 2015


Grocery gap keeping many areas from having fresh produce

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) — Imagine living in an area, where accessing fresh food is a struggle. These areas are called food deserts, it’s a place where low income people may not have access to a car, or access to a store that sells fresh foods. Food deserts are even here in Midlands. Read more here: http://wach.com/news/local/grocery-gap-keeping-many-areas-from-having-fresh-produce

Posted on August 9th, 2015