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.
As told to Kate Olender, Senior Director, Health & Wellness, United Fresh Produce Association Double Up Food Bucks is an incentive program that doubles the value of SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) benefits spent on fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets and retailers. Mike Beal, COO of Balls Food Stores in Kansas City, […]
As told to Kate Olender, Senior Director, Health & Wellness, United Fresh Produce Association At this year’s United Fresh Show, we will honor Eric Goldstein, Chief Executive, School Support Services, New York City Department of Education in New York, NY, with the Produce Excellence in Foodservice Award in K-12 School Foodservice. Eric is dedicated 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.