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Food Day at the Urban Farm

(Employee Wellness)

October 24
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
MUSC Urban Farm
Suzan B. Whelan

Fall into the spirit of the season with Food Day, a nationwide celebration and movement toward more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.

Educational and hands-on activities include:
11:30-12pm "Keeping it Real - Obstacles to Eating Real Food" talk.

12-12:30pm Squashing Your Fall Vegetable Fears -How to Prepare Our Fall Harvest talk and demonstration.

12-3:30pm Fall Festival Fun
Fall themed activities include:

Pumpkin Painting and Contest
Show off your artistic skills decorating pumpkins.

Celebrity Pumpkin Carving Contest
Cheer on local celebrities as they compete to see who can come up with the most creative design using the MUSC letters or logo and food.

Pumpkin Bake-off
Start your ovens to create your favorite pumpkin dish. We are looking for recipes that are healthy and use natural ingredients. Baked goods will be judged based on taste, appearance, and nutritional value. Submit your recipes to by 5pm, Friday, October 19, to be entered in the contest. If you have any questions about recipes, email Janet Carter at More information to follow.

Pumpkin Seed Spitting Contest
Ready? Aim...Spit! Everyone is a kid when it comes to this competition. Each contestant gets 3 tries to launch a seed the farthest distance.

4:00pm-6:30pm - Cooking demonstration and discussion on health benefits of local produce by Charleston Area Dietician and Cullinarians.

171 Ashley Avenue · Charleston SC 29425 · (843) 792-2300