Savannah Valley District

4-H Summer Camp- Clarendon County

Alyssa Jones, Clarendon County 4-H Agent Clarendon County 4-H has had a great summer! We held a summer camp the week of June 11th that focused on 4-H topics. The students learned about agriculture and animals, healthy food choices, advancements in technology and design, and natural resources. We had an excellent presentation from our 4-H […]

FoodShare Hampton at Huspah Missionary Baptist Church

Michelle Altman, Rural Health Extension Agent – Hampton County In 2021, two corporate grocery stores closed permanently in Hampton County. Supply chain issues were/are affecting current grocery stores. Hampton County has a population of 18,180 and a Food Insecurity Rate of 16.6%. Adult obesity ranked at 45%. The poverty rate is 19.6%. Chronic health issues […]

Homemaker’s Column: Healthy Snacking

HOMEMAKER’S COLUMN BY: CHRISTINE PATRICK COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT HEALTHY SNACKING Planned snacks help you stay committed to a healthy diet. If you made a New Year’s resolution to improve your health by losing weight, then you should plan nutrient-rich snacks that balance out your daily menus and provide the most nutrition from calories consumed. What […]

Dianna Richardson – Nutrition Educator – Aiken County

Dianna Richardson is a Nutrition Educator in Aiken County. She started with Clemson Extension in April 2018. She is from Alaska and has always worked in the health field until she moved to SC nineteen years ago. Since Dianna moved to South Carolina, she has mainly worked in a kitchen. Nutrition Education is just an […]

4-H at Home

South Carolina 4-H youth development has been working hard to innovate engaging hands-on activities for youth. Despite the many challenges this pandemic has brought on, we remain committed to providing quality hands-on learning opportunities. Distance-learning programs are available for families to complete safely in their homes. We encourage youth and their families to try something […]