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Amanda Benson-Bremseth

Nutrition Educator Assistant
Food Safety and Nutrition Program Team, Lexington County Cooperative Extension Office

Office: Lexington County
Phone: 803-359-8515


 Educational Background

BA Humane Education
University of Tennessee Knoxville 2004


Amanda joined the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program team in January 2016. She has had a long love affair with all things nutritious and tasty, including incorporating international approaches to food prep into home-style meals. If it is edible and from the plant kingdom she loves it! Her hobbies include hiking, writing about food, shopping for vintage housewares and using them to decorate her 1957 rancher home, and advocating for animals. Her husband Joshua is in the Doctoral Physical Therapy program at USC and they spend their free time catering to their 3 animals: Binky Brunson, Mr. Marshmellow Spot and Elvis the dog.

 Extension and Outreach

Amanda's work centers around using the Eating Smart Being Active and Choose Health, Food, Fun and Fitness curriculums to educate under-served families in Lexington County SC.