Good Food Access & Consumption
Goal: Encourage healthy food access and consumption for all residents in Greater Cincinnati.
• State and local policies ensure consistent funding streams for food-security programs such as Produce Perks and the Ohio fresh food financing fund.
• Local policies incentivize corner stores and small food retailer to sell fresh fruits and vegetables.
• Nutrition education programs in classrooms and cafeterias, which work together with current curriculum standards, are used to help build a better student
What is Produce Perks?
Nine farmers’ markets in Hamilton County are participating in a program that offers incentive dollars to customers utilizing the Ohio Direction Card.
Participating markets include: Northside Farmers Market, Lettuce Eat Well Farmers Market, College Hill Farmers Market, Loveland Farmers Market, Wyoming Farmers Market, and Findlay Market, Findlay Market Farmstand @Price Hill, Findlay Market Farmstand @Walnut Hills, Findlay Market Farmstand @Westwood. The program ran May 1, 2015-April 30, 2016.
See More: http://produceperks.org/