Clemson Cooperative Extension is joining with the nonprofit FoodShare to offer free healthy cooking classes. All recipes are diabetic friendly. Read more.

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One of the ways Foodshare South Carolina helps fill in the gaps is by providing nearly 20 pounds of fresh produce at a low price for families receiving SNAP benefits or meeting the qualifications. Read more.

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Duke Energy kicks off monthlong campaign providing nearly $400,000 to help fight hunger in South Carolina for the holiday season. Funds will support more than 60 feeding programs throughout November. The effort will spotlight organizations that work to reduce lack of consistent healthy meals across the state, including FoodShare South Carolina. Read More

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Culinary Medicine is the emerging field of using evidence-based nutrition science in the preparation of food in order to address an individual’s health conditions. Currently, diet-related illnesses are the cause of over 20% of deaths in adults in America and an expensive strain on our healthcare system. At FoodShare, we practice culinary medicine through our […]

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SNAP/EBT users will soon be able to order online through FoodShare South Carolina’s secure portal, eliminating the need to come to a physical FoodShare location to order. This option will be launched at FoodShare’s Columbia site later this Fall and will expand to additional FoodShare county hubs in the months following the Columbia launch. FoodShare […]

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Beverly Wilson, co-founder and executive director of FoodShare South Carolina has announced her departure from the organization, effective this month, transitioning into a new role at Prisma Health Accountable Communities. Stepping into the role of  interim executive director is Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, FoodShare’s Director of Advocacy and Policy. Omme brings with her an immense passion for […]

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In addition to their amazing work running FoodShare Lee County, Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church has a vibrant Food Ministry program to serve the needs of their community. Lee County has an adult obesity rate of 40%, and 21% of the county residents qualify as food insecure while 30% of Lee County residents have income […]

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and FoodShare Bamberg County, partner to produce and deliver boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables every other Thursday to the community that include recipe cards for healthy meals from DHEC’s SNAP-Ed Nutritional Education program. Now, thanks to the sponsorship of Healthy Blue South Carolina, a division of Blue Cross […]

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SCDSS has announced that January 31, 2023 will be the end of the federally-approved Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotments for South Carolina households. South Carolinians will return to receiving regular benefit amounts monthly. This will make a big impact on many households, particularly elderly and moderately low income.  January has been designated as […]

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Food insecurity and access in rural communities is real for many families living in food deserts. At the SC Rural Resource Coalition Annual Meeting on Dec. 7, 2022, Giany Didier Guedjo from Carolina Human Reinvestment – CHRSC, Courtney Watson from FoodShare South Carolina, and Stephanie Jones & Albert Rice from  Saltcatcher Farms will discuss the […]

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