Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Community Survey and Results

The below survey was administered to the Aiken Community in 2011. Purpose of the survey was to detemine the lifestyle habits of the residents of Aiken. Please review the survey and results below. If you did not have a chance to complete the survey, please feel free to complete it and return it by mail […]

Workplace Survey

The Eat Smart Move More Aiken Coalition is your advocate for healthy eating and activie living. In order to better serve you, we would like to gather some information about the health and wellness programs/activities that are in your workplace. Please take a few moments to fill out the Workplace Survey and return to Corine […]

Aiken Food Summit

We are hosting a Food Summit in conjunction with USC-Columbia. This summit will unite various agencies who serve food and give them information on how to serve healthier food choices. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Theresa Tobin by phone at 221-5293 or by email at Please call and REGISTER for this […]

COPASCities Partnership

Partnership We are interested in establishing partnerships with community groups that aim to improve the local food system to prevent childhood obesity. Food systems changes are the ways people, policies, and environments work together around how people grow and obtain their food. The partnership will allow the University of South Carolina (USC) and Eat Smart, […]

Little “Green” Fingers

As a result of the buzz surrounding Eating Smart and Moving More, East Aiken School of the Arts P.E. teacher started a Garden Club in 2012 for approximately 30 of its students. One of the activities of the Garden Club was to start a garden for the students whereas they would be the main attendants […]

Community Gardens Channel Healthy Options and Better Health

Issue In 2010, ESMM Aiken County conducted a survey regarding its most important health concerns within the county. This survey included questions such as access to affordable healthy foods and access to fruits and vegetables. According to the Robert Wood Johnson County Health Rankings for 2010, only 29% of Aiken County residents reported having access […]