Growing Up Fresh

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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Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Threatened

Aug 09, 2018

By: Mollie Van Lieu, Senior Director, Nutrition Policy, United Fresh Produce Association As September looms over students’ heads (how is it August already?), so does the deadline for Congress to reauthorize the Farm Bill. While the massive bill garners attention mostly for its agricultural support and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), it also includes […]

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The Value of Fresh for Homeless Kids

Aug 09, 2018

By: Kate Olender, Senior Director, Health and Wellness, United Fresh Produce Association “Fresh produce is part of self-care that many runaway and homeless youth have never experienced,” says Christina McGovern, Director of Development & Marketing at Youth Service Bureau of St. Joseph County in South Bend, Indiana. “We prioritize fresh fruits and vegetables because it shows […]

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