• Emily Worth

CCU promotes sustainability and local businesses through farmers market


The Athenaeum Press attended the farmers market to teach students about the history of Conway, and promote the showing of Gullah Roots that streamed on Oct. 23, at 1 p.m. in the Lib Jackson Coastal Theatre. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

This mother-daughter team, Perle and Co Boutique use polymer clay to make colorful, statement earrings. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

There was no shortage of fresh, local produce at this event. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Students were able to choose from a variety of handcrafted artisan soaps and chapsticks from Bolla Botanicals. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Students browse the wide variety of unique jewelry presented at Golden Zen Boutique's stand. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Students sort through racks of clothing at Sustain Coastal's Pop-up Thrift. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Smoke City Foods offered tastings of their different sauces. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Stacy's Kombucha promotes the power of probiotics with a variety of delicious flavors. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

A Southern event is never complete without some hot boiled peanuts, courtesy of J&J Farms. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Carolina Bean Dip sampled their delicious, cheesy dips for students. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Coastal Carolina students filled the sidewalks of Prince Lawn to shop local in between classes. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

The Power of Elderberries booth offers a natural remedy for ailments such as a weak immune system, the common cold and inflammation. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

The Coastal Conservation League attended this event to encourage CCU students to get involved with local conservation efforts. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

The CCU Social Justice Club was at the market to promote their club and hand out reusable bags. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Sustain Coastal held a pop-up thrift shop where every item was only $1. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Students were encouraged to activate their green thumb and take home a new plant. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Rabbit and Rose Home Rituals sold homemade candles and room spray to spread positive vibes in your own home. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

One of a kind jewelry made from recycled and repurposed materials. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

An activity at the Sustainability Fair asked students to declare their commitment to sustainability. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Mountain Man Honey came equipped with many different types of local honey. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Mobile coffee bar, Caspin Coffee, offered students a quick, caffiene fix. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Members of Sustain Coastal offered free plants to any student who completed a scavenger hunt around the market. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Lucid Coast sells eco-friendly candles inspired by the low country. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Jammy Girl makes and sells sweet smelling self care products. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Empress Bake Shop at Home Grown Farms brought many different flavors of their signature macarons. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Deidre Laser sits with her handmade sea glass jewelry. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Coastal Corn has options for the sweet-toothed student and the savory treat lovers. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

CCU's chapter of Love Blue came out to inspire students to keep our oceans and beaches clean. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

CCU Center for Global Engagement was at the market to promote the Chants Abroad program. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

Awal Wandering offered unique, wooden bracelets and earrings. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

A representative from the Horry County League of Women Voters encouraged students to ensure they are registered to vote this fall. Photo courtesy of Emily Worth.

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