Thursday, October 8, 2009

Heathwood Hall is Hosting Dr. Ann on Nov. 7, 2009

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School is hosting a special event featuring Dr. Ann Kutze who will be speaking about healthy eating choices for your children. Dr. Ann is a nationally recognize author and speaker on this subject. Registration is $10. After the talk, Dr. Ann will be available to answer questions and meet with participants in a lively food forum under the Campus Center. Several local restaurants and vendors will be on hand to offer delicious and nutritious samples, including ZPizza, El Burrito, Pinckney Produce and more!
This event is open to the public, so please invite your friends. Space is limited Register early using the online registration form at

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Community Gardens Act of 2009

Earlier this year the "Community Gardens Act of 2009" was introduced as a Congressional Bill that would provide grant funding for community gardens. The bill states that establishing community gardens increases the general availability of fresh fruits and vegetables, helps to reduce greenhouse gas emmissions, promotes healthy lifestyles and educates the public on the importance of gardening and food production. To read the text of this bill, to follow the progress of this bill and/or to learn more details about the bill (committee hearings, sponsors, etc.), please go to:

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Rain Barrel Workshop

On October 17, the Hub City Farmers Market will be sponsoring a Rain Barrel workshop put on by Clemson Extension agent George Dickert. The cost is $65. This is a great opportunity to learn how to make and use a rain barrel and to acquire one at reasonable price. For more inform...ation, please call the Hub City Farmers' Market office at 864-585-0905 or e-mail