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Seeds of Hope

  • Date: June 1, 2019

The Seeds of Hope voucher program begins June 1. The vouchers allow low-income senior citizens, age 60 and older, to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from Seeds of Hope farmers’ markets, as well as other roadside stands and community-supported agriculture programs. To receive vouchers, seniors must show proof of age and residence in Richland County. Senior Resources will be distributing Seeds of Hope vouchers from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on the following dates at these locations:

  • Saturday, June 1– St. John Baptist Church (3404 W. Beltline Blvd, Columbia)
  • Tuesday, June 4 — Grace United Methodist Church (410 Harbison Blvd, Columbia)
  • Wednesday, June 5 — Killian Park/Richland Co. Parks & Rec. (1424 Marthan Road, Blythewood)
  • Thurdsday, June 6 — Hopkins Park/Richland Co. Parks & Rec. (150 Hopkins Park, Hopkins)
  • Tuesday, June 11 — Mt. Nebo Baptist Church (8801 Bluff Road, Gadsden)
  • Wednesday, June 12 — Delta Life Dev. Center (5307 Fairfield Road, Columbia)
  • Thursday June 13 — Eastover Town Hall (624 Main Street, Eastover)

The vouchers can be used at markets and farm stands through October 15. The market schedules are:

Ebenezer Lutheran Church Seeds of Hope Farmers Market
1301 Richland St., Columbia
Thursdays 7:30am – 10:30am

Farmers in the Forest
3400 Forest Drive, Columbia
Wednesdays 3:00pm – 7:00pm

Grace United Methodist Church Seeds of Hope Farmers Market
410 Harbison Blvd., Columbia
Saturdays 8:00am – 12:00pm

Lourie Center Seeds of Hope Farmers Market
1650 Park Circle, Columbia
Wednesdays 9:00am – 1:00pm

Sandhills Farmers Market
900 Clemson Road, Columbia
Tuesdays 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Sara’s Roadside Stand
9201 Two Notch Rd., Columbia
Sunday – Saturday  7:30am – 7:00pm

Soda City
1500 Main St., Columbia
Saturdays 9:00am – 1:00pm

Virginia Wingard United Methodist Church Seeds of Hope Farmers Market
1500 Broad River Road, Columbia
Wednesdays 7:00am – 11:00am

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