Healthy Carolina Farmers Market Events Spring 2015
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.
Special Events for the spring season include:
Tuesday March 17th:
Gamecocks Thrive for Physical Wellness
Handouts will be provided on physical activity, tobacco cessation, the benefits of quitting smoking, and heart health in preparation for Kick Butts day on March 18th and the American Heart Association's 2015 Midlands Heart Walk on Saturday March 21st. #TobaccoFreeUSC #MoveWell #HeartHealth
Tuesday, March 24th:
Gamecocks Eat Right
National Nutrition Month. The dietitians will be out at the farmers market celebrating National Nutrition Month with samples and fun nutrition games for students. #EatWell
Tuesday, March 31st:
Gamecocks Stand Up
Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Stand Up Carolina will be presenting their clothesline project! A live t-shirt painting session will be taking place in order to emphasize the importance of consent, acknowledge accountable bystanders, and raise awareness about sexual assault. #StayWell
Tuesday, April 7th:
Gamecocks Enjoy Life
National Public Health Week. Rally to make the U.S. the healthiest nation by 2030! Campus Wellness will be at the market to promote “Healthy Minds and Brains” for their April Aging Initiative. #CelebrateWell
Tuesday, April 14th:
Gamecocks Go Green
Celebrate the Earth Jam Music Festival. Student bands and musicians will be playing at the farmers market, along with tables full of sustainable arts, crafts and organizations. #GoGreen
Tuesday, April 21st:
Gamecocks Explore Culture
Learn about cultural wellness, opportunities on campus to explore culture, and learn how to cook a healthy meal with Carolina Dining’s cooking demonstration! #ExpressWell
Travel Lightly Day 2015
In support of Healthy Carolina’s vision, USC’s Bike Advisory Committee will be sponsoring the 4th Annual Travel Lightly Day in partnership with Parking Services, Outdoor Recreation, and Sustainable Carolina. Students who travel to and from campus on this day via bike, off-campus shuttle, or carpool will be eligible to participate in a scavenger hunt to win cool prizes. Scavenger hunt stamp cards will be handed out from 8:30-10:00 a.m. at the student surface lot behind the Coliseum, the Russell House bike rack and the shuttle stop on the Horseshoe. To participate, take your card to get stamped at the main offices of Parking Services, Sustainable Carolina, or Outdoor Recreation’s bike shop. You must then bring your card by the Healthy Carolina table at the Farmers Market on Greene Street before 1:30 p.m. to be entered into the raffle.
Tuesday, April 28th:
Gamecocks Support Local
Farmers Market Appreciation Day. Come out to the Healthy Carolina table to share your favorite thing about the farmers market. Since April is also National Humor Month, we will be having a contest for the best joke! Enter for a chance to win a prize! #BeWell
*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.