Working in partnership with Harrisburg Family Healthcare and Wholesome Wave Georgia, the fruit & veggie prescription program enrolls 40 adults each year. The program is designed to serve those who are living in food insecure situations. 

Adult participants with diet related illnesses – such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, or heart disease – receive:

  • free monthly health visits for six monthly
  • a weekly prescription for fresh fruits and veggies for themselves and their family members
  • free tokens to shop for those fruits and veggies at the Veggie Park Farmers Market
  • six free seasonal, plant-based cooking classes
  • healthy, low-cost recipes and nutrition education
  • access to other good food cooking and gardening classes in the Harrisburg community

In order to qualify for enrollment, you must,

  • show high motivation to participate
  • meet health and limited income requirements
  • enroll in our monthly SNAP ED program
  • be available on Tues evenings in May-Oct

If you are interested in participating in this program for 2020, please stop by Harrisburg Family Healthcare at 423 Crawford Avenue to inquire.