Fruit and vegetable prescription program launched for families in need

Although we commonly think of prescriptions as little bottles of pills from a pharmacy, there is another vitally important kind of prescription to keep us healthy: fruits and vegetables from a garden.

To help fill that prescription for low-income families, the SNAP-Ed New York program of the Hudson Valley has begun a Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program (FVRx). It is designed to address food insecurity in addition to providing nutrition education and support.

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