Project Fresh 2013
What Is Project FRESH?
Project FRESH is a
program that makes fresh produce
available to low-income,
nutritionally-at-risk participants by using
Michigan farmers' markets.
Who Is Eligible
For Project FRESH Coupons?
Women and children (ages 1-4) currently
enrolled in the WIC program can get
coupons for fresh fruits and vegetables.
How Do Project FRESH
Each client receives a $30 booklet
of fifteen $2 coupons to be used June 1
through October 31 in the year the
booklet is issued. Coupons can only be
used to buy LOCAL fresh fruits and vegetables
at authorized farmers' markets.
What May Be Purchased
With Project FRESH Coupons?
buy locally grown fresh fruits or
vegetables, but are especially
encouraged to buy broccoli, carrots,
potatoes, squash, peaches, apples and
tomatoes. A variety of produce rich in
vitamins A, C, and folic acid are
is Project Fresh? Project Fresh will
take place at the Flint Farmer's Market
on the following Tuesdays: