Ready Access to Farmers Markets Boosts Fruit and Vegetable Consumption


The latest study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center documents community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs to be a practical way for supplying fresh fruits and vegetables to under-served communities.

The CSA program, Farm Fresh Healthy Living of Forsyth County, N.C., was established by a partnership of university researchers, agencies and organizations using organic practices. The study was published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's journal Preventing Chronic Disease.


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Federal Programs Related to - Food

Programs that provide access to free or low-cost food products by distributing groceries and providing meals.

Food Assistance Programs

Federal Programs Related to - Nutrition

Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling and preparation, and shopping skills. Includes programs on dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

Nutrition Education; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; WIC; ; Nutrition Assistance Programs; Vegetarianism.




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