Food Security Coalition
The mission of the Greenville County Food Security Coalition is to build connections among Greenville County community members and food system partners to foster creative solutions to ensure equitable access to sufficient, nutritious and culturally appropriate food, as well as to advocate for a community driven food system that improves the quality of life for all people.
We envision a Greenville County where all community members have equitable access to healthy foods, comprehensive community infrastructure to support those in need and a support system that enables individuals to move towards permanent food security.
Equity and Inclusion: We are mindful of cultivating inclusive spaces that support and celebrate the diverse cultural needs and lived experiences of our community’s members. We seek to create environments that reflect the full spectrum of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual identity and orientation, ability, economic status, immigration status and religion. We embrace the rich tapestry of knowledge and experience present in our community and will prioritize the voices of those who are most impacted by food system injustice, in the design and implementation of the work.
Dignity: We believe everyone has the right to nourishing food at all times and deserve to be treated with honor and respect during times of adversity..
Transparency: We maintain open communication so that all partners have equal access to information about opportunities, community resources and the strategic direction of the coalition.
Collaboration: We recognize each other’s diverse strengths, support one another and work together towards our common goal.
Action: We use a community action plan to catalyze action with a willingness to adapt based on community feedback or changing conditions in our community.
Resources & Information
Join a workgroup: Work groups exist as a way to build community participation and take action on the goals and priorities of the Greenville County Food Security Coalition. Anyone who lives or works in Greenville County can join a workgroup at any time. Email email@example.com to join a workgroup or learn more.
- Emergency Food System
- Food Equity and Access
- Steering Committee
- Food Equity Action Board
Attend Partner Meetings: Bi-monthly partner meetings are an opportunity for coalition partners to share updates, report progress and stay connected. Email Susan Frantz to be added to email invitations.
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