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Pilot Projects

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Farm to Retail*

  • The goal of Farm to Retail is to increase the amount of fresh, frozen or canned fruits and vegetables sold in locally-owned convenience stores. Participating Farm to Retail sites are committed to stocking, displaying and promoting at least two varieties of fruits and at least two varieties vegetables (without added sugar, salt, or oil). The fruits and vegetables can be the fresh, frozen, or canned.
  • Pilot site listing:

Enoree Mart1598 Highway 92, Enoree, South Carolina 29335   map 

Ham’s Grocery100 Batchelor Dr, Blacksburg, South Carolina 29702  map

City Gas & Fuel275 S. Palmer St., Ridgeway, South Carolina 29130  map

Sumter Street Grocery703 W Sumter St., Florence, South Carolina 29501  map

Roger’s Convenience Store, 841 Oakland Rd, Hamer, SC 29547  map

Shorty’s Horizon, 8471 Savannah Hwy, Norway, SC 29113  map

Branchville Food Mart, 210 Dorange Rd, Branchville, SC 29432  map

 

Farm to Food Bank*

  • The goal of Farm to Food Bank is to increase the amount of fresh, frozen or canned fruits and vegetables distributed at food banks and food pantries. Participating Farm to Food Bank sites are committed to promoting healthy eating by distributing of fresh, frozen or canned fruits and vegetables (without added sugar, salt, or oil) along with nutrition education materials.
  • Pilot site listing:

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina:

Voice of Triumph, Blacksburg, SC

Greater St. James Temple, Inman, SC

Bethlehem Baptist Church, Moore, SC

Tyger River – Carpenter’s Table, Moore, SC

Believer’s Fellowship, Spartanburg, SC

Seeds of Hope, Spartanburg, SC

The Salvation Army of Spartanburg, Spartanburg, SC

Total Ministries, Spartanburg, SC

Mon-Aetna Food Ministry, Union, SC

Trinity, Union, SC

Union Council on Aging, Union, SC

 

Golden Harvest Food Bank:

Christ Central Allendale, Allendale, SC

Blair D. Crosby Wellness Center, Bamberg, SC

Barnwell Bamberg Baptist Association, Denmark, SC

Progressive Church Denmark, Denmark, SC

Ehrhardt Southern Methodist Church, Ehrhardt, SC

Willie R. Dickerson Food Pantry, Ehrhardt, SC

 

Harvest Hope Food Bank:

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Bishopville, SC

United Way Kershaw, Camden, SC

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Chester, SC

Richland County Emergency Food Pantry, Columbia, SC

Manning Baptist Church, Dillon, SC

Brown Chapel AME, Elloree, SC

New Deliverance Outreach Ministry, Florence, SC

Southern Calvary Baptist Church, Florence, SC

St. James AME, Marion, SC

Christ is the Answer SDA, Orangeburg, SC

St. Luke Baptist Church, Winnsboro, SC

 

*The Healthy Small Retail and Food Bank Collaborative, which consists of members from Farm to Institution, SC Department of Health and Environmental, SC Department of Agriculture, Clemson University, GrowFood Carolina, Lowcountry Food Bank, SC Association of Convenience Stores, SC Community Loan Fund and SC Department of Commerce, provides guidance on the Farm to Retail and Farm to Food Bank pilot programs. The Farm to Retail and Farm to Food Bank programs will be piloted in the following counties: Allendale, Bamberg, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chester, Dillon, Fairfield, Florence, Kershaw, Lee, Marion, Orangeburg, Richland, Spartanburg and Union.


Technical Assistance

We are here to help with program development, farmer outreach, and procurement assistance.
At times, we can also provide funding for projects. Contact us!


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