Author: Partner Stories

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Produce Prescriptions are More Important – and Popular – Than Ever.

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Produce Prescriptions are More Important – and Popular – Than Ever.

Nationwide, programs providing chronically ill people free and discounted produce are seeing a surge of demand during the pandemic. Since 2019, the VeggieRx produce prescription program in Chicago has offered food-insecure residents with diet-related illnesses free local produce every week. Patients receive prescriptions from primary care physicians and dietitians, and can pick up […]

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