Healthy Carolina Farmers Market Events Summer 2016

Please join us for The Healthy Carolina Farmers Market beginning at 9:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. on Greene Street, between the gates, outside Russell House.


Tuesday, September 6
FEEL WELL:  Join Mental Health Initiatives as they raise awareness of National Suicide Prevention week.  Resources will be provided about Counseling and Psychiatry on campus.  Quotes and motivational messages will be handed out as well.
This weeks recipe: Pasta Primavera

Tuesday, September 13
LIVE WELL: Come celebrate Wellness Week with us at the Healthy Carolina Farmers Market! Learn about all of the different resources available on campus to help you #LiveWell this year! After that, decrease your stress by hanging out with some therapy dogs!
This weeks recipe: Green Smoothie

Tuesday, September 20
EAT WELL: Having a positive relationship with food is important for your mental health!  Join the on-campus to learn about foods that boost your mood and energy and learn about resources for disordered eating on campus!
This weeks recipe: Quinoa Tabbouleh

Tuesday, September 27
MANAGE WELL: Finances can be a huge source of stress for students. Come and see the Student Success Center at the Farmers Market to learn some skills that will make money management woes a thing of the past.
This weeks recipe: Chickpea Crunch

Tuesday, October 4
BE WELL: Mindfulness is achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment.  Learn how to use mindfulness to relax and reduce stress with us at the market!

Tuesday, October 11
STAY WELL: October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so join Faculty and Staff Wellness at the Health Carolina table to learn more about how you can prevent breast cancer!

Tuesday, October 18
MOVE WELL: Do you know how to get the help you need at USC? Celebrate Health Literacy Month at this week’s farmers market by learning how to better participate in your medical decisions and understand your health care!
This weeks recipe: Butternut Squash Mac n Cheese

Tuesday, October 25
LEARN WELL:  October is National Walking Month!  Walking is a great way to decrease stress and take care of your body! Come out to have your body fat percentage read by Campus Wellness and learn about daily exercise. Be sure to walk to the market if you can!
This weeks recipe: Pumpkin Muffins

Tuesday, November 1
CELEBRATE WELL. Homecoming! Learn about the upcoming homecoming events for the week and tell us why you fell for Carolina!  Cocky and the cheerleaders will join Gamecock fans at the market, so come on out and get your picture taken with our beloved mascot!

 Tuesday, November 15
SLEEP WELL: As final exams quickly approach, stop by the Healthy Carolina Farmers Market to learn about the importance of sleep and how it impacts your academic career & mental health!
This weeks recipe: Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili 

*The Healthy Carolina Farmers Market is a rain or shine market; however,
staff reserve the right to cancel the market in the event of inclement weather.
**Dates and events are subject to change.
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