FoodShare South Carolina sites in and around Columbia are included. The City of Columbia and the Columbia Food Policy Committee have created new a food access geographic information system map that lists various sites to access healthy food for the whole family. Locations listed on the map include grocery stores, farmer markets, food pantries, FoodShare […]

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Fight Poverty Not the Poor. FoodShare SC’s Advocacy efforts seek to engage in dialogues and advocacy with our elected officials, leveraging our state-wide network and their unique needs and concerns. As a part of these efforts, a FoodShare staff joined others from South Carolina and across the nation to participate in the Poor People’s and […]

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Celebrate the book, Taste the State and the incredible produce here in South Carolina which FoodShare helps distribute to nineteen counties. Learn cultural and food history while tasting a delicious recipe from the book, Taste the State, which explores the rich history of multi-cultural food in the state. You’ll be able to ask the author how […]

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As the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic recedes, what have we learned about our food access needs? In 2019 the Columbia Food Policy Committee held a series of listening sessions with community members and released a comprehensive report and list of recommendations for City Council on how they can build equitable access to healthy foods […]

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We’re so excited to welcome Jamara and Shakya to the FoodShare Fun for the summer of 2022! During their summer internship, we’ll challenge them to take on new projects, grow their skills and jump into the Fresh Food Box world. As a University of South Carolina rising senior and recent graduate, each of them brings […]

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Our Director of Community Partnerships, Courtney Watson, graduated from the Columbia Chamber’s Leadership Columbia program this month alongside a class of new leaders from all industries in Columbia. So many of our recent partnerships and collaborations were born out of this class, it’s a testament to the sense of community Courtney and her classmates built […]

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