From now until September 1st, all donations to Fresh Approach will be matched by the Johnson Ohana Foundation! We have an ambitious mission at Fresh Approach: to create long-term change in local food systems by connecting California communities with healthy food from California farmers and expanding knowledge about food and nutrition. Our three program areas – Nutrition […]
This recipe comes to us from our intern, Elizabeth Frietas! Year-round favorites cabbage and cauliflower are the stars of this hearty soup, but don’t hesitate to give it a seasonal twist: try adding tomatoes, zucchini, or other seasonal veggies when you can find them at farmers’ markets! Serves: 6-8 Ingredients: 1 […]
What program are you enrolled in (what are you studying)?: I’m studying at Metropolitan University in Copenhagen, Denmark, and my program is called “Nutrition and Health.” I’m specializing in prevention of health issues and promotion of a healthy lifestyle. Besides Nutrition and Health studies my program also gives classes about psychology, pedagogy and sociology. Why […]
Fresh Approach is currently looking for three interns for the summer of 2017! These internships will begin in late May, and require a time commitment of at 15+ hours per week. We are looking for two Food Equity and Outreach Interns (South Bay and East Bay), who will help promote the use of CalFresh and Market Match at […]
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 […]