Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice


Chester Farmers and Artisans Market

Chester Farmers and Artisans Market The Chester Farmers and Artisan Market celebrates the summer season with an opening celebration in May of each year.  The market operates on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday every week.  Hours will be 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM each market day.  Saturday market days will include special events sponsored by the […]

Local Produce Safety Coordinator

 Local Produce Safety Coordinator  The Local Produce Safety Coordinator is a full time position (40 hours/week) with the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) and is responsible for offering training and technical assistance to operators of diversified farms seeking USDA Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)/ Good Handling Practices (GHP) and Harmonized GAP Certification.  About CFSA The Carolina […]

Running Games for Kids

Most kids like to run, but many get bored running laps around a track or a gymnasium. Planning organized games that involve running is a great way to get kids to exercise, while still having fun. Whether you’re looking for running games for a sports practice, physical education class, a birthday party, or just to […]

Tobacco-Free Living

Tobacco-Free Living  South Carolina reaches a landmark:  39% of the state’s citizens are now  protected by comprehensive Smoke-Free Workplace laws!  In 2006, the U.S. Surgeon General declared that no amount of exposure to secondhand smoke is safe. In June, 2006 the coastal community of Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina enacted the state’s first comprehensive smoke-free law.Sullivan’s Island made the decision to act […]