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.
Schools are legitimate volume foodservice buyers that collectively serve fresh produce to 30 million children who participate in the National School Lunch Program each day. They are often the ‘largest restaurant in town,’ and through breakfast, lunch, snacks, and other child nutrition programs, school foodservice plays an important role in introducing fresh produce to children […]
When you stop to consider your daily diet, it’s easy to notice how much fresh produce can truly liven up your meals. In the morning, yogurt goes from plain to exciting when sliced strawberries, blueberries and bananas are mixed in. For lunch, salad becomes Instagram-worthy when filled with bright-colored peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions. […]
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.
IN THE INDUSTRY
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.