Tuesday, October 22, 2013

BOONANZA at the State Farmers Market-THIS FRIDAY

Celebrate fall and Halloween at BOONANZA at the State Farmers Market October 25 in the Certified SC Grown Farmers Sheds. The free trunk-or-treat event is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. or while candy supplies last.

Bring your little ones for a safe trick-or-treating venue, where they will enjoy both candy and healthy treats. Bouncy houses, agriculture activity areas, and pumpkin painting are all part of the event. Pumpkins will be available for purchase, but the painting is a free activity.

BOONANZA at the State Farmers Market 
October 25, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
State Farmers Market 
3483 Charleston Hwy., W. Columbia, SC
Certified SC Grown Farmers Sheds

Monday, October 21, 2013

Carolina Children's Garden Update

The Carolina Children's Garden at Sandhills (900 Clemson Rd, Columbia, SC 29229) is proud of their most recent installation.  Through generous donations and grant funding, the garden has dedicated a "Fountain for Youth" to Ann Lewis, Richland County Master Gardener.  The drinking fountain is for people and pets, hikers and visitors!!

Upcoming events at the Garden:

  • Programs and fundraisers with Children and Gardening Authors
  • Planting healthy foods and harvesting them
  • Decorating the garden for the Holidays
  • Saturday programs for children
  • Arbor Day activities
Arbor Day activities are scheduled for Friday, December 6th at 4pm.  There will be tree plantings and the first 100 children to attend will receive a free Virginia Pine Christmas Tree seedling.

For more information on any of the above, visit the Carolina Children's Garden website at carolinachildrensgarden.org.