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 Eleven-year old Aniana had never tasted a blueberry until she tried one in Kids Cuisine. She had also never tried watermelon. It turns out she likes the taste of both! For Aniana, it’s an added bonus that that eating fruit helps keep […]
By: Kate Olender, Senior Director of Health and Wellness, United Fresh Produce Association During the United Fresh Show in Chicago last month, the United Fresh Start Foundation hosted the School Foodservice Forum. The annual event facilitates connections between school foodservice professionals and the fresh produce industry to provide more fresh produce to more children. To […]
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.