Food Recovery Network
The Food Recovery Network is an on-campus club that coordinates food donations from campus to local charities like Oliver Gospel Mission, Transitions Homeless Center, and Ronald McDonald House. Together we’ve donated over 20,000 lbs. of food to local residents.
Indah Coffee Co.
Indah Coffee is a small coffee roaster right here in Columbia. They have traveled the world to build relationships with women-owned coffee farms. Indah provides unique coffee blends just for Gamecocks.
King of Pops
King of Pops began in Charleston as a popsicle stand, and has since grown to be a favorite desert for South Carolinians. They even run their own small-scale farm for many ingredients. Stop by for an Unexpected Moment of Happiness (UMoH) courtesy of King of Pops.
Certified SC Grown
Certified SC Grown is run by the SC Department of Agriculture to identify and promote local South Carolina products.
Scoopy Doo Gelato
Scoopy Doo Gelato makes premium gelato and sorbetto from scratch at their shop in Five Points. Visit Global Café to try a scoop!
Farm to Institution
Farm to Institution connects local farmers with distributors, schools, and workplaces to provide fresh, quality ingredients and educational opportunities.
GrowFood Carolina is a non-profit operated by the Coastal Conservation League in Charleston. They have relationships with South Carolina growers to develop small-scale local farms by assisting them with marketing, crop planning, and distribution efforts. Find the Fork!
Atlas Organics is our campus composting partner. Together we’ve expanded USC’s composting program and diverted nearly 200,000 lbs. of organic waste away from landfills.
Senn Bros. Produce
Senn Brothers Produce is located in West Columbia, SC and provides most of our fruits and vegetables on campus.
Carolina Food Co. is committed to building meaningful partnerships in Gamecock territory. We’ve joined with local farms, small businesses, and non-profit organizations to source high-quality ingredients, serve those in need, and help cultivate a healthy food system in the Midlands.