Month: October 2015

The Next Generation of Leadership at HCFM

One Door Opens . . . Market Friends, I wanted to pass on some big news, and present an incredible opportunity for someone. In mid-November, I will be leaving HCFM to open an office for a state-wide nonprofit in Spartanburg. I leave after much thought and prayer, but feel like with the year we’ve had,…
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Farmers Market week 32, October 31, 2015

Come Trick or Treat with us! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 9:00 – Bringing it Home series continues with a class on making stage 2 baby food 8:00-12:00 – Free kids activity at the HCFM booth! We are decorating pumpkins! 8:00-12:00 – Come Trick or Treat at the market! 10:00 – Kids costume parade. Line up…
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Colors of the Season

Great thoughts from our friends at Spartanburg Regional! Colors of the Season Mama always said to eat carrots “for your eyes.” Well, as usual, it seems that Mama was on the right track. Carotene, the pigment responsible for the beautiful orange color of carrots and many other fruits and vegetables, has been shown to delay…
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Farmers’ market week 31, October 24, 2015

Come spend Food Day with us! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 9:00 – Bringing it Home series begins with a class on making Stage 1 baby food 8:00-12:00 – Free kids activity with Junior Leagues Kids in the Kitchen 8:00-12:00 – Healthy Smiles is in our non-profit booth 8:00-12:00- USC at Hub City booth with market experience…
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USDA Awards HCFM SNAP Support Grant

We are very excited to share this news – USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service awarded Hub City Farmers’ Market, Eat Smart Move More South Carolina, and the University of South Carolina’s Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities a Farmers Market SNAP Support Grant. What will it mean for HCFM and SNAP shoppers? It…
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Bringing It Home – Again!

Fighting Obesity Starts at the Earliest Stages of Development Last year, we tested a series of classes we called “Bringing It Home.” The idea behind the classes was to teach parents how to use the market to feed themselves and their young children. I largely credit this idea to my wife, who has had our…
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