Fairfield Forward brings FoodShare hub to the county

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Forward has now affiliated with FoodShare SC to create a food hub that will provide boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables every week at deeply discounted prices. The boxes can be purchased by anyone – inside or outside of the county. The boxes are filled with 9 to 11 varieties of fresh […]

Fairfield Forward connects the county to make it better

WINNSBORO – Community organizations in Fairfield County have long recognized an important truth: If they worked together, they could accomplish more. This idea has underpinned the formation of several community coalitions over the years, which continue today in the form of Fairfield Forward, a local nonprofit that links community organizations together with nonprofit partners and […]

O Baby!

WINNSBORO – Cheryl Brown, Clinical Nurse at the John Martin Primary Health Care Center helped distribute baby baskets and cleaning supplies to citizens at a baby drive held Aug. 20, at the Health Care Center.  Diapers, clothes, baby products, feminine care products and cleaning supplies were distributed to 72 families during the drive-thru event.  The […]

Fresh Food for Fairfield

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Council Chairman Neil Robinson, Councilman Clarence Gilbert and Clerk to Council Patti Davis help to distribute food boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables to Fairfield residents during the county’s sixth free food distribution last week at Fairfield Middle School.

6th food distribution set for Aug. 13

WINNSBORO – The sixth Fairfield County distribution of free boxes of fresh produce is scheduled for distribution at five separate locations at the same time – Thursday, Aug. 13, at 5 p.m. Boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables will be limited to two boxes per car, one box per household. The five food distribution points […]

Sharing Food

Distribution volunteers Rep. Annie McDaniel and Fairfield County Recreation Department employee Larry Perry load boxes of fruits and vegetables into 200 vehicles at the Fairfield County Commerce Center during the County’s fifth food distribution event. Sponsored by Fairfield County Council and Fairfield Forward, the event distributed a total of 800 boxes at the Commerce Center, […]

Alston trailhead improvements to promote western Fairfield

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A hike Tuesday on the part of the Palmetto Trail that runs through western Fairfield County and ends at the Alston trailhead, brought together several partners in an effort to enhance the trail and to encourage people to come out and enjoy the outdoors with their families. The hiking event from Peak […]

4 food shares set for Thursday, July 17

WINNSBORO – The fifth Fairfield County mobile food pantry is scheduled for distribution in Fairfield County at four separate locations at the same time – Thursday, July 16 at 5 p.m. Food Share boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables will be distributed to the first 200 households at each location. Boxes are limited to two […]

Fairfield Provides Relief

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Fairfield County Council and Fairfield Forward provided more than 300 free boxes of fruits and vegetables for county residents on Tuesday, June 23 at three locations: Fairfield County Admin building and the Ridgeway and Greenbrier fire stations. Shown here are some of the Ridgeway volunteers loading food boxes.

Pick up free groceries on June 23

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Council, in cooperation with Fairfield Forward, will provide free boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables for Fairfield County residents on Tuesday, June 23, at three separate locations: Fairfield County Administration Building, 350 Columbia Road in Winnsboro Ridgeway Fire Station, 350 South Palmer Street, Ridgeway Greenbrier Fire Station, 3025 State Highway 269 […]