In The Kitchen

Lowcountry Food Bank Grant from Carnival Foundation supports BackPack Buddies program to fight childhood hunger

The Lowcountry Food Bank announced June 17 that it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Carnival Foundation to help fight childhood hunger in Charleston County. The grant helps fund the BackPack Buddies program, a weekend hunger-relief program that ensures children have adequate amounts of healthy food to eat at home on the weekends,…

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Charleston County Public Library Participating in Charleston County School District’s Seamless Summer Feeding Program

The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) has partnered with the Charleston County School District (CCSD) to serve free hot lunch to children this summer through its participation in the Seamless Summer Feeding Program. The Summer Feeding Program allows school districts to provide free summer meals to children and teens in low-income areas during the traditional summer vacation period. The…

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S.C. Farmers and Roadside Market App Makes Healthy Eating Easier

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) wants to remind residents of the S.C. Farmers and Roadside Market App to find and buy fresh produce locally.  The web-based app shows the location, hours of operation and accepted payment types – including WIC, SNAP and senior voucher programs – for hundreds of farmers markets and roadside produce stands…

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Improved Wellness Culture Celebrated in Schools Across CCSD

The MUSC Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness (BCCW) in partnership with Charleston County School District celebrated over 80 schools and their wellness efforts Tuesday, May 21, 2019. This 11-year-old health initiative was created with the goal of improving nutrition and increasing physical activity for students and staff by motivating districts and schools to make policy,…

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IN MEMORIAM: Leah Chase, Legendary ‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’ and Civil Rights Icon Dies at 96

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Known as the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” Leah Chase carved out quite the niche in and around New Orleans for more than six decades. During that time, she fed individuals like Quincy Jones, Jesse Jackson, Duke Ellington, Thurgood Marshall, James Baldwin, Ray Charles, Presidents George W. Bush…

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