Greenville County Growing a Culture of Health

Greenville County’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management is working with local community members to increase access to healthy foods one garden plot at a time.  Community members, with limited access to land or ideal growing conditions, now have the opportunity to plant a garden at one of two local parks: at the Pavillion Recreation Complex and East Riverside Park.… Read more

Healthy Options at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, eating meals away from home is associated with a higher body weight. This is due to many factors; for example, food prepared away from home is typically higher in calories, fat, and sodium, and tends to come in larger portion sizes.… Read more

Nutrition Solutions Joins LiveWell on the Menu

LiveWell Greenville is on a mission to “make the healthy choice the easy choice” by creating and maintaining a community that supports healthy eating and active living. We are always looking for partners who help us to achieve our mission; that’s why partnering with Nutrition Solutions was a no-brainer.… Read more

New Partnership with Aramark at Bob Jones University

In the Spring 2017 semester, students and visitors at Bob Jones University’s Dining Common have some new reading materials at the table. LiveWell Greenville partnered with Aramark, BJU’s food service provider, to create messaging to promote healthy food choices in the Dining Common.… Read more

LiveWell Greenville and Benji Bars Make it Better

“Together, LiveWell Greenville and Benji Bars Make it Better.” Those are the words of Julie Maddox, the creator of Benji Bars. And we agree. Julie is a mom on a mission – she created Benji Bars to provide a healthy snack for her son with Type 1 diabetes.… Read more

Super ‘Nola Natural is LiveWell Approved

LiveWell Greenville is excited to announce our partnership with Super ‘Nola Natural granola. This Greenville-made granola is packed with real, whole, natural foods. There are four different flavors, and all have been LiveWell Approved. Choose between Cranberry Apple Walnut, Pumpkin Fig Pecan, Banana Choco Almond, and Pear Vanilla Hazlenut.… Read more

Euphoria Festival’s Healthy Lunchtime Throwdown

Last year LiveWell Greenville and our partners invited Greenville County students ages eight to 12 to submit a healthy lunchtime recipe to compete in Euphoria’s 2015 Healthy Lunchtime Throwdown. Four students were selected as finalists and competed in a live competition at the Euphoria Jazz Brunch last September.… Read more

Healthy Options Easy to Find at Dogwood Café

The Dogwood Café at Pelham Medical Center (PMC) has made it easier for guests, visitors and employees to make healthy choices. PMC has partnered with LiveWell Greenville to find and label dozens of its healthiest menu items through the LiveWell on the Menu program.… Read more

Mill Village Market opens in West Greenville

Residents of a West Greenville neighborhood got a new point of access this month with the opening of Mill Village Market! The storefront is an extension of the growing food access work at Mill Village Ministries; what began with Mill Village Farms extended into a mobile market that already stops two locations on Saturdays during the growing season.… Read more

LiveWell on the Menu adds Palms Cafe!

It can be tough to make healthy choices while eating away from home, which is why LiveWell developed standards for healthy foods in Greenville County. We’re building partnerships with restaurants, vendors and retail outlets to make whole foods and low fat, low calorie, low sodium options easy to find.… Read more