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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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Potatoes USA Uses Social Media to Help Kids

Apr 09, 2018

By: Kate Olender, Senior Director, Health & Wellness, United Fresh Produce Association How does the largest vegetable commodity board develop personal relationships that build business and help kids eat better? Through a social media campaign that surprises communities with school salad bars! Through “21 Weeks of Giving,” Potatoes USA, which represents more than 2,500 potato growers and […]

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“Fun Fruit Fridays” Get Kids Through the Weekend

Apr 09, 2018

By: Kate Olender, Senior Director, Health & Wellness, United Fresh Produce Association To many kids, fruits and veggies are reserved for meals, while candy and sugary desserts are offered as a reward for finishing homework or chores. But at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center in Muskogee, OK, fresh fruit is the treat. With […]

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