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

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

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

Find your Healthy Eating Style!

Everything you eat and drink matters – the right mix can help you be healthier now and in the future. To find your healthy eating style, focus on making a few of these small changes…

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Fill up on Fiber

Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables Nutritionists are often asked, “Which fruit or vegetable has the most fiber?” The good news is…all fruits and vegetables contain fiber!  Eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables of all kinds supplies a ‘mixed bag’ of fiber with many health benefits. 

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Orange Cranberry Cooler

Healthy Homemade Drinks

Sugary drinks may be advertised as healthy, but don’t be fooled.  Sports drinks, energy drinks and soda contain a lot of sugar – more than you might think! 

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Eat Healthy and Save Money – FREE Online Course

Eating Healthy on a Budget” is a free online course filled with tips and activities to help you save money as you shop and cook for your family.  Eating healthy can be easy no matter what your budget!  Click HERE to take the course and start saving today.

See what people are saying…

“I tried the salad today and I really liked it. In fact, I am going to make it tonight for dinner.”
(JSY Workshop Participant)

“I learned that one container has more than one serving. That is really important to know!”
(JSY Workshop Participant)

“I don’t eat fruits and vegetables and never have.  After today’s workshop, I am going to add some fruits and vegetables into my meals.”            (JSY Workshop Participant)

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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