For people living on low incomes, access to fresh fruits and vegetables, and the benefits of a balanced diet, can feel out of reach. Affordability and transportation are often the biggest barriers.
Enter Market Greens, a pilot program running in two Ontario towns, Midland and Stratford, that provides families living on low incomes with market dollars that can be used to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable markets right in their community.
Hear from two Market Greens participants about how the program has impacted them:
- Market Greens in Midland - Read Brittany’s story: https://cfccanada.ca/en/Our-Work/Our-Stories/Brittany-Desroches-Midland
- Market Greens in Stratford - Read Jaime’s story: https://cfccanada.ca/en/Our-Work/Our-Stories/Jamie_Fisher_Stratford
For more details about the program, read this recent post: https://cfccanada.ca/en/News-Events/Latest-News/People-and-programs-1/Market-Greens-helps