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
  • Helping Hands Ministry, Woodruff, SC
  • Union Council on Aging, Union, SC

Golden Harvest Food Bank:

  • Trinity Church of God Ministries, 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, Pamplico, 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.

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