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The United Fresh Start Foundation is focused on one core mission — to increase children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables.

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“Doubling Up” Produce Incentives In Stores

Jun 07, 2018

As told to Kate Olender, Senior Director, Health & Wellness, United Fresh Produce Association Double Up Food Bucks is an incentive program that doubles the value of SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) benefits spent on fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets and retailers. Mike Beal, COO of Balls Food Stores in Kansas City, […]

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Bringing “the Freshest” to NYC Kids

Jun 07, 2018

As told to Kate Olender, Senior Director, Health & Wellness, United Fresh Produce Association At this year’s United Fresh Show, we will honor Eric Goldstein, Chief Executive, School Support Services, New York City Department of Education in New York, NY, with the Produce Excellence in Foodservice Award in K-12 School Foodservice. Eric is dedicated to […]

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