Category: Healthy News & Ideas

From Chef Derrick’s Kitchen #5 – Cooking with Spinach

Spinach is tough to grow in the Upstate, but a few farmers make a go of it. Here are some great recipes from our friends at Spartanburg Regional and Morrison Healthcare. Cooking with Spinach Spinach may not cause Popeye-sized muscles to spontaneously pop up, but it’s a delicious, nutritious vegetable. Fall is the perfect time…
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Extended Markets – Now It Gets Fun!

I remember years ago I had a rare Saturday morning off in late October. My wife got me up and we headed to the market. I was excited because in those days I rarely got to go, and I couldn’t wait to see all the vendors, the shoppers, and the goings-on of the bustling market.…
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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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