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Produce Perks Midwest Receives $850,000 in Ohio’s State Operating Budget

Produce Perks Midwest has been appropriated a total of $850,000 over FY20-21 in the Ohio State Operating Budget. With strong, bipartisan support from the Ohio Legislature, Produce Perks Midwest was able to secure $250,000 in each fiscal year to expand programming and operations of its flagship program, Produce Perks. Produce Perks is Ohio’s nutrition [...]

By |2019-08-15T11:36:19-04:00August 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Produce Perks Midwest Receives $850,000 in Ohio’s State Operating Budget

Produce Perks Midwest Hiring Program Coordinator

Produce Perks Midwest​ is a regional nonprofit that pioneers solutions to address inequities within our food system. Our work increases affordable access to healthy food, supports farmers and​ ​strengthens local economies - in our most underserved communities. _____________________________________________________________________________________ Title: Program Coordinator, part-time (approximately 25 hrs/week) Reports to: Statewide Program Manager FLSA: Non-Exempt Date: July 2019 Summary: Produce [...]

By |2019-07-09T13:49:47-04:00July 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Produce Perks Midwest Hiring Program Coordinator

Produce Perks Now at Country Fresh Stops

A little outside the box thinking can go a long way towards solving a problem. This year, Produce Perks is working with Rural Action and ACEnet to address healthy food access in the Athens region. Athens County has one of the highest food insecurity rates in the state of Ohio, and thousands of individuals [...]

By |2019-05-22T11:44:12-04:00May 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Produce Perks Now at Country Fresh Stops

Produce Prescription Program (PRx): 2018 Impacts and 2019 Growth

The Produce Prescription Program (PRx) is Produce Perks Midwest’s newest effort towards improving the health of underserved regions by increasing affordable access to healthy foods. Funded through a grant from Interact for Health, PRx supports families impacted by food insecurity and nutrition-related disease. There is a desperate need for improvement in nutrition and food [...]

By |2019-07-02T16:22:57-04:00May 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Produce Prescription Program (PRx): 2018 Impacts and 2019 Growth