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Connecting Communities With Fresh Food


December 13, 2018

How do we increase healthy, fresh foods in rural America? One way is to identify new opportunities for people to access food. Here are five suggestions for your community.

1. Mobile grocery stores or veggie vans are refrigerated vans or trucks that bring affordable produce into communities at a certain time and day. The stores can be an effective way to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to communities that may not otherwise have access to such produce.

2. Community-Supported Agriculture, or CSAs, function like a magazine subscription—a customer pays in advance for a season of produce de...

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