Monthly Meetings

Eat Smart Move More Lexington County has resumed its monthly meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 11:30-1:00. We welcome all current and potential partners to host a meeting at their facility where there will be a special partner spotlight on their entity. We have exciting funding opportunities and want to grow our […]

Chapin promotes Active Community Environment thanks to grant

The Town of Chapin has been working for months to promote an active community environment through its participation in Eat Smart Move More Lexington County. This coalition of local governments, health and recreation agencies, and the Central Midlands Council of Governments has worked to increase access to public sidewalks, sponsor events that support healthy life […]

West Metro Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan Survey

For those not able to attend the public open house meetings for the West Metro Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan, here is your chance see the draft recommendations for the bike and pedestrian network and to provide your input.  See all of the materials that were on display at the meetings by clicking on the […]

Season’s Final Downtown Market in Chapin

Chapin, SC (September 18, 2017) The Chapin Downtown Farmer’s Market will conclude its inaugural season on Saturday, October 7 with an Oktoberfest flair, including German music, food and beer. The market runs from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in the 100 block of Clark Street in downtown Chapin provides residents and visitors with a healthy […]

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 more details! Have […]