SC Plants the Seed

SC Plants the Seed

Building a better world starts with you and your health. This family-centered program gives children a free book, teaches children how nutritional foods factor into a healthy lifestyle, and offers adults an opportunity to learn healthy ways to prepare and store fresh fruits and vegetables.

Presented in partnership with the South Carolina State Library, S.C. Department of Heath & Environmental Control (DHEC) and S.C. Department of Social Services (DSS). [...]  read more

Summer Reading Program

Every year we look forward to spending the summer with our summer readers.  This year we have a special treat.  Thanks to a surprise grant from Duke Energy, we will be taking our readers to Ripley’s Aquarium in Charleston!  Each year, the Duke Energy Foundation donates $30 million in charitable grants to communities just like ours.  We are very grateful for their generosity!  

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JUNE 21, 2017 – SC Plants the Seed Program

Wednesday we participated in the . Farmers, librarians, and state employees are banding together to launch the SC Plants the Seed program, providing fresh produce to people across South Carolina. The goals of SC Plants the Seed are to promote early literacy and lifelong learning, to increase awareness about locally farmed produce, to provide lower income and rural populations the chance to buy healthier foods, and to educate residents about safe food preparation and storage. Public libraries, in partnership with the South Carolina State Library, Department of Social Services, Department of Health and Environmental Control, and local farmers, will provide training on nutritional foods and free children’s books to all SC Plants the Seed attendees. [...]  read more