October 17 - 21, 2017 

Noon - 9:00 PM

Union County Agricultural Fair

Come visit PPG's booth at one of the best county fair's in the Southeast! We will have drawings for door prizes each day. We hope to see you!

November 3, 2017

1:00 - 5:00 PM

Community Wellness Event

PPG is proud to team up with Welvista, VCOM and USC-Union for this community health fair featuring free screenings as well as access to many health and wellness resources. This event will be held in the Truluck Gym at USC-Union. Please spread the word!

October 14, 2017

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

"Plant-Based Nutrition" Workshop

PPG will host Terri Edwards, Food for Life Instructor, for a workshop on plant-based nutrition for chronic disease prevention and reversal. Edwards will do a presentation along with a sampling of yummy plant-based foods! Click below to register!​​

September 16, 2017

​10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

"Creating A Year-Round Survival Garden" Part III Fall Session

Union natives and gardening enthusiasts Tommy Sinclair and Buddy Blackmon will return for part three of their three part series on how to create a survival garden. Join us and learn about sustainable living! 

February 24, 2018

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

"Food is Fuel" Workshop

In recognition of Heart Health Month, registered dietitian Kerri Stewart and Lori Boyd, RN and coordinator of the Joe R. Utley Heart Resource Center, will host a workshop on keeping your heart healthy through healthy food choices.

March 10, 2018

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

"Victory Garden" Workshop  Come learn how to create your own year-round vegetable garden. Volunteers Tommy Sinclair and Buddy Blackman will show you "step-by-step" how to turn your own backyard into a healthy and sustainable food source for your whole family! 

        Winter/Early Spring 2018 Events 

April 7, 2018

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

"Fireflies in the Garden"

This will be our third annual spring garden party and signature fundraiser for PPG. Members from the community and beyond join us for fun and fellowship as we celebrate spring in the Piedmont. CLICK ON GREEN BUTTON TO PURCHASE TICKETS!

October 3, 2017

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

"Phenology (Flowering)" Lecture

PPG welcomes Michael Cope, a PhD candidate at Clemson University and former PPG intern. Michael will speak to members of the Union County Beekeepers Association on the impact of extreme weather on phenology (flowering of plants) and how it affects pollinators. 

January 6, 2018

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

"Healing Gardens" Workshop

Explore the concepts of therapeutic spaces and learn how gardens contribute to human health and well-being with Dr. Ellen Vincent, Lecturer with the Horticultural Program at Clemson University.


Fall 2017 Events