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Community organizations turn to rain gardens to prevent flooding in East Palo Alto

Palo Alto Online | Nov 28, 2023

Efforts to curtail the effects of flooding are more important than ever as California heads into an ‘El Nino’ year, a period of cooler and wetter weather.

Fighting for Social Justice, One Veggie at a Time

The Farmers’ Truck | April 21, 2020

In this second article from the Inspiring Changemaker Series, The Farmers’ Truck shares the story of Andy Ollove, Food Access Program Manager at Fresh Approach.

“Lettuce” Learn About Nutrition Through Fresh Approach’s Veggie Rx Program

Silicon Valley Voice | November 25, 2019

How our VeggieRx Cooking & Nutrition Classes are helping people build healthy habits in Silicon Valley.

A Fresh Approach for
Food Trucks

Contra Costa Marketplace Magazine | November 1, 2019

An interview with our Director of Programs, Laura deTar, about the history of the Mobile Farmers’ Market in Contra Costa County.

Change In Food Stamp Allocation Rules Could Impact CalFresh Program

CBS KPIX Bay Area | July 23, 2019

Learn how our Mobile Farmers’ Market truck is making healthy food more accessible for families receiving SNAP (food stamps) in Contra Costa County. With video.

Freshest Cargo’ food truck brings the freshest produce to De Anza’s campus

La Voz News | November 20, 2018

Read how our Mobile Farmers’ Market truck is tackling food insecurity on college campuses in the Bay Area.

A Fresh Approach to Food Insecurity

Planet Forward | July 2, 2018

Read how our community education – and our VeggieRx Nutrition and Cooking classes – are helping empowering local communities with the skills to prepare and cook with healthy foods.

A Farmers’ Market on Wheels

Inside Kaiser Permanente | June 5, 2018

See our Mobile Farmers’ Market truck in action in Richmond, CA in this fantastic video short.

East Bay Program Subsidizes Low-Income Families Eating Healthy

CBS KPIX Bay Area | December 10, 2017

See how the Matching Programs at our Mobile Farmers’ Market trucks are helping low-income Californians eat healthier.

Only Half of Eligible Contra Costa Residents Enroll in Food Stamps

Richmond Confidential | November 29, 2017

Read how our Mobile Farmers’ Market provides low-income residents of Contra Costa County access to healthy, affordable, farm-fresh foods.

Goodness to Go:
Mobile Farmers’ Markets

Edible Silicon Valley | November 6, 2017

Read how our Mobile Farmers’ Market truck is improving healthy food access in Silicon Valley.

Mobile Farmers Market Provides Fresh Produce

NBC Bay Area | July 24, 2017

Read about the launch of our Mobile Farmers’ Market route in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park.

Mobile Farmers’ Market Provides Healthy Food Options

The Advocate | July 6, 2017

Read how the Mobile Farmers’ Market truck is bringing affordable food to college campuses.

Under SF: Community First – Fresh Approach

KSFS | March 15, 2017

Watch this interview with a Fresh Approach nutrition educator, and hear how our programs are helping empower people to make healthy lifestyle changes.

Shop the Truck

Edible East Bay | August 9, 2016

Read how our Mobile Farmers’ Market brings delicious, fresh produce to low-access communities throughout the Bay Area.

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