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  • GROW Aiken GROW Aiken

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Mission Statement

The vision of GROW Aiken is ​a healthy community (mind, body and soul) utilizing locally grown and raised food as the vehicle for returning to and maintaining health and wellness.

Description

Our values will guide our way.

  • Local Food Accessibility - We value community residents having access to food that is grown and raised locally.
  • Affordable Food Options - We value food being an affordable commodity for most.
  • Local Food & Nutrition Advocacy - We value being a loud voice for local food and food based nutrition.
  • Health Education - We value the benefit of educating the community on how food can be good medicine.
  • Natural Health Alternatives - We value the use of natural foods and methods for developing and maintaining good health.

Our priorities will determine the roads we take towards accomplishing our vision.
  • We will promote programs that encourage community residents to increase the quantity of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables into their daily diets.
  • We will provide educational opportunities for local residents to learn about food based nutrition.
  • We will connect community residents with local food producers.
  • We will work to develop and support local farmers who support our vision.
  • We will work to develop and support affordable local food options for the community.
  • We will promote natural health solutions including eating the highest quality, most nutritious food and exercise.

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