The United Fresh Start Foundation is focused on one core mission — to increase children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables. We believe every child should grow up with access to fresh, wholesome fruits and vegetables to ensure a stronger, healthier future.
By: Kate Olender, Senior Director of Health and Wellness, United Fresh Produce Association Every year, the United Fresh Start Foundation hosts the 50 leading school foodservice directors from across the U.S. at its School Foodservice Forum and Fresh Festival, taking place this year, June 25-27 in Chicago. The event facilitates connections between school foodservice professionals […]
By: Ben Massoud, Communications Manager, United Fresh Produce Association “When you come to camp, you don’t automatically think of fresh. We sought to change that,” says Cory Harrison, Camp Executive Director of YMCA Camp Greenville, in the mountains near Cleveland, SC. Thanks to a United Fresh Start Foundation Community Grant, that change came last summer. […]
Our vision is that all schools provide easily accessible, high-quality fresh fruits and vegetables during breakfast, lunch, snacks, and school-based events every day. Learn more about our efforts.
Our vision is that all afterschool, weekend, and summer programs where kids gather or are collectively served food provide fresh fruits and vegetables. Learn more about our efforts.
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Our vision is to build collaboration of United Fresh Produce Association members with schools and community organizations serving children food. Learn more about our efforts.