Fruit and Veggie Prescriptions Give Low-Income Families a Leg Up to Tackle Obesity

Fruit and Veggie Prescriptions Give Low-Income Families a Leg Up to Tackle Obesity

Grist recently featured the fruit and veggie prescription program, Fruit and Veggie Rx. The program works with health clinics to give vouchers to low-income and obese families that are redeemable at local farmers’ markets. This simple, family-based approach ensures that healthy eating habits are supported by access to the freshest, most nutritious food available and… Read more »

Farm Fresh Choice Is Open for Business at Spiral Gardens

Farm Fresh Choice Is Open for Business at Spiral Gardens

Farm Fresh Choice, Spiral Gardens, and Network for a Healthy California collaborated to pull off a great opening celebration for the Tuesday produce stand. There was a great turnout from new and old supporters, and the new location is looking tidy thanks to two volunteer work parties. Games, spoken word, and a cooking demonstration were… Read more »

Monday Produce Swaps at the Ohlone Greenway

Monday Produce Swaps at the Ohlone Greenway

Are you an urban gardener? Do you have a surplus of lemons that you would love to trade for lettuce? Transition Berkeley is hosting a weekly crop swap at the Ohlone Greenway, at Sacramento and Delaware Streets across from the North Berkeley BART, starting Monday July 18th. Stop by every Monday between 6:30-7:30pm to meet… Read more »