EdVenture Eats

EdVenture Eats is serving our community through healthy nutrition education. Each program initiative is designed to empower people to adopt a more nutritious diet as part of a healthy lifestyle.


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Recent programs

  • City of Columbia Health and Wellness Challenge -In partnership with City of Columbia, our Cooking Lab chefs prepare healthy and inexpensive meals with families from our local community. 
  • Cooking Matters
  • Culinary Medicine - In partnership with Beverly Yates Wilson, director of Foodshare S.C., the program guides first and second year medical student from the University of South Carolina through healthy recipes and highlights the messaging the soon-to-be-doctors will be able to share with their patients. 
  • Culinary Quest - In partnership with Richland School District Two, EdVenture is exploring opportunities to build a workforce development program with future chefs, while providing them with hands-on experience necessary to matriculate successfully into collegiate culinary programs. (Set to begin mid-fall to early-spring.
  • Let's Move/City of Columbia - Cookbook - In partnership with the City of Columba, Cooking Lab staff has developed Fit for a Kid, a free collection of recipes targeted to children about healthy eating and physical activity. Copies are distributed through EdVenture Eat programming.
  • Parks & Recreation Partnership


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Ashley Hutto, ahutto@edventure.org

Kenny Smith, ksmith@edventure.org

Dr. Kathie Williams, Director of Family & Community Health
803-400-1133, kwilliams@edventure.org


Cooking Lab classes are supported by:

Lipscomb Family Foundation


EdVenture Eats is supported by:




Hours Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Members Free
Children and Adults $11.50
Seniors (age 62+) $10.50
Military (with ID) $10.50
Educator (with ID) $10.50
Groups (15+ w/RSVP) $8.50
Children under two Free