Last Wednesday night, staff nutrition educators Diego and Chantal made a big splash in Richmond.. with an enormous pile of kale. Dozens of elementary school children tore into leaves of kale, pulling leaf from stem. The kale leaves found their way into big, communal mixing bowls, where scores of little hands massaged the green veggies […]
Freshest Cargo is now on Winter Break! The trucks will restart service at a to-be-determined date in January 2017. Stay tuned and check our schedule for updates!
In this week’s edition, learn about our impact at Richmond’s Literacy for Every Adult Program, hear about our upcoming benefit dinner at Sanctuary Bistro, preview our list of upcoming fall events, and grab a recipe for a kiwi-fig smoothie bowl! Click here to view our newsletter for October 31st, 2016.
Freshest Cargo is growing to be more than a farmers’ market on wheels. Freshest Cargo is excited to start delivering to Starbrite Market, a new Healthy Corner Store in San Jose, now participating in the Health Trust, Good To Go campaign! Starbrite Market, located at 894 Delmas Ave in San Jose, completed its first order […]
Our partners at Santa Clara County United for Health are offering a FREE Chronic Disease Self-Management Program this December. The four-day program is designed for those who suffer from one or more chronic illnesses, and gives participants the skills to manage their health, stay active, and maintain a fulfilling life. We think this program would […]
PICH Success Story_Improving Access to Healthy Food
What program are you currently enrolled in? I go to Diablo Valley College in Pleasant hill, and study Nutrition. Why did you want to intern with Fresh Approach? After volunteering at the Farmers’ Market in Concord for a couple months, I got more interested in eating healthy, and wanted to contribute one further step. […]
What program are you currently enrolled in? I am finishing my third year at UC Berkeley as a Public Health major. Why did you want to intern with Fresh Approach? I was drawn to Fresh Approach because of the nutritional classes that this organization offers. I come from a family who struggles with eating healthy, and many […]
This year Fresh Approach has been partnering with the Pittsburg Unified School District (PUSD) to support their Farm-to-School efforts. PUSD Child Nutrition Services Director Matt Belasco talks about what PUSD is doing and the partnership with Fresh Approach that has brought the Freshest Cargo Mobile Farmers’ Market to PUSD schools in this video from the […]