Community Gardens and Farmers Markets

Municipalities throughout Lexington County are embracing healthy eating. The City of West Columbia now has a community garden located on the grounds of City Hall (200 N. 12th Street). The garden is free and open to the public to plant, tend, and harvest. Director of Grants and Special Projects Tara Greenwood said, “The Community Garden […]

ESMM-Lexington County encourages all to get out and enjoy Farmers Markets

Lexington County is home to numerous local Farmers Markets. We even house the State Farmers Market. DHEC created a wonderful interactive tool designed to help folks find markets in the area. Information such as location, times of operation, and forms of payment accepted are listed on the site. Please check out http://gis.dhec.sc.gov/farmersmarketsfor more details! Have […]

Please complete this survey!!!

We want your help in identifying the health issues and needs of Lexington County. The Lexington County Health Partners in conjunction with Lexington Medical Center, have prepared a brief survey we would like for you to distribute to your organization.

Girls on the Run season starting

The Girls on the Run season starts February 4th for all teams in Lexington County.  Do you know a girl who wants to participate in GOTR but doesn’t have a team at her school? Refer her to one of these locations! http://gotrcolumbia.org/ Chapin: Crooked Creek Park (Mon/Fri 3:15-4:30) Downtown: Eastminster Presbyterian Church  (Tues/Thurs 5:30-6:45) Irmo: […]

Healthier Lexington Radio Show

There’s a new voice on the radio, and it’s ESMM Lexington County’s very own Brenda Davis, on 107.9 WLXM.  Tune in on Tuesdays from 9:30-10:00 to hear the latest on building a healthier Lexington County.