Main Library Auditorium - Learn how to make a recipe with seasonal summer ingredients. Explore the benefits of adding these ingredients to your diet, as well as nutrition information and sustainable urban agriculture techniques with representatives of MUSC’s Urban Farm. 

A liability waiver must be completed prior to participation in program by either the participant or the parent or guardian if the participant is younger than 18 years old. *Registration is required. Call 843-805-6841 to register*  

What's a Charlie Cart? Good question! The Charlie Cart is a mobile kitchen classroom that delivers hands-on nutrition education. Lowcountry Food Bank and the Charlie Cart provide the tools and knowledge children need to make healthy choices for life. Cooking is an ideal medium for learning: it is hands-on, engaging and rewarding. Hands-on learning promotes success across disciplines and develops collaboration, critical thinking skills, and subject mastery. 

These programs are made possible through a partnership with the Lowcountry Food Bank through its Nutrition Initiatives, as well as The Janet E. Segal Library Legacy Fund. The Lowcountry Food Bank is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that distributes donated food to a network of nearly 300 member agencies throughout 10 coastal counties in South Carolina, including soup kitchens, homeless shelters and emergency food pantries. The Janet E. Segal Library Legacy fund, a project of the Library Foundation of the Lowcountry, was established in July 2018 to honor Janet and to continue her passion for public libraries in the Charleston area. 

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