Want your kids to reach for a healthy snack?
Make sure fruits and veggies are in reach.

They learn from watching you. Eat fruits
and veggies and your kids will too.

The Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables Program (JSY) delivers nutrition education to low-income New Yorkers who receive benefits from SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. We hope our articles, recipes and workshops will help you eat healthier and get more out of your food budget.

The Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables Program (JSY) delivers nutrition education to low-income New Yorkers who receive benefits from SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. We hope our articles, recipes and workshops will help you eat healthier and get more out of your food budget.

Eating Fruits & Veggies Affordably

Benefits of Buying In Season

Benefits of Buying In Season

You can find almost any fruit or vegetable at the grocery store year round. But have you ever wondered how far away that food came from? How long has it been sitting around? And have you looked at the high prices of produce from far away?

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Preventing Food Waste

Preventing Food Waste

Follow the tips for refrigeration and storage and you’ll have great tasting fruits and veggies that are safe to eat.

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Upcoming Workshops

SNAP & Other Education and Support Programs

SNAP, the New York State Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is the new name for the food stamp program.

SNAP issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used like cash at authorized retail food stores. Eligibility and benefit levels are based on household size, income, assets and other factors. Learn more and apply.

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