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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

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

    Sumter Street Grocery701 W Sumter St., Florence, South Carolina 29501

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

 

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 of Metrolina Food Bank: Total Ministries, Spartanburg, SC

Second Harvest of Metrolina Food Bank: Believer’s Fellowship, Spartanburg, SC

Second Harvest of Metrolina Food Bank: Tyger River – Carpenter’s Table, Moore, SC

Second Harvest of Metrolina Food Bank: Trinity, Union, SC

Second Harvest of Metrolina Food Bank: Union Council on Aging, Union, SC

Golden Harvest Food Bank: Progressive Church Denmark, Denmark, SC

Golden Harvest Food Bank: Ehrhardt Southern Methodist Church, Ehrhardt, SC

Golden Harvest Food Bank: Christ Central Allendale, Allendale, SC

Harvest Hope Food Bank: Richland County Emergency Food Pantry, Columbia, SC

Harvest Hope Food Bank: New Deliverance Outreach Ministry, Florence, SC

Harvest Hope Food Bank: Southern Calvary Baptist Church, Florence, 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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